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Mystery solved – biologists in Dresden explain the genetic origins of the saffron crocus

Medicinal plant, bed of the gods, spice, and source of conflict – saffron is shrouded in myth

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Stowaway fungi hitch a ride with birds to be with their plant partners

Scientists have shown that fungal hitchhikers use birds to colonise new territories with their plant partners

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Mystery solved – biologists in Dresden explain the genetic origins of the saffron crocus

Medicinal plant, bed of the gods, spice, and source of conflict – saffron is shrouded in myth

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Thank you to all of our reviewers in 2018!

Thank you to all the individuals that reviewed manuscripts for the journal in 2018!

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Stowaway fungi hitch a ride with birds to be with their plant partners

Scientists have shown that fungal hitchhikers use birds to colonise new territories with their plant partners

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London, UK, 4–5 September 2019
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