Etiqueta: climbing plants

Plantes enfiladisses: carabassera
The mystery of movement in plants

[caption id="attachment_1828" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Tendrils of squash (Cucurbita maxima). / Foto: Valentín Rodríguez[/caption] The Mystery of Movement in Plants: Darwin and the Circumnutation of Climbing Plants. Plants are able to bow and bend, a movement known as circumnutation, by means of which they can wind around

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Darwin’s Garden

Charles Darwin has been, without doubt, one of the most transcendental scientists of all times. Nevertheless, some researchers have objected that his work is based more on the collection of data taken from other sources than fruit of his own research.