Profiles in Botany: Charles Edgar Dickinson, Jr.
Haters have been around for a long, long time. They existed well before the late great legend of hip-hop the Notorious B.I.G. helped popularize the term to the mainstream in…
Profiles in Botany: Margaret James Murray Washington
There is a Holy Trinity of work done by hand that the most revered Black rural Southern women—ones that have been given sainthood status in the community—have all seemed to…
Marie Clark Taylor and the Wonder of “Aliveness!”
Have you ever looked at a living plant cell under a microscope? Though science classes across the country offer this opportunity routinely now, it was once a quite rare occurrence.…
How a Plant Gets to Market
Why should you care where your petunia comes from? The best reason is that knowing the basics behind any consumer-goods supply chain leads to a better understanding of cost and…