Why is the decline of pollinators one of our most critical environmental issues? Pollinators provide a crucial ecosystem service valued annually at $125 billion globally ($15-$20 billion in the U.S) in the pollination of our food crops.
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Bees may seem like uninvited guests at your picnic -- but before you shoo them away from the fruit salad, think twice, as they play a critical role in making your picnic possible.
How do plants prevent too many pollen tubes from entering a single ovule? And what if a sperm is defective?
LONDON -- Scientists are showing off a little-known property of some common garden flowers: They're iridescent, meaning that light shimmers off them l...
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