Molecule of the Month: Pollen

Pollen is the source of all plant life on Earth. Coming in a different range of consistencies, colours, and types pollen is integral to not only the life cycle of the plant, but also serves agricultural purposes. Plants can undergo different types of reproduction, depending on whether their flowers contain both male and female sexContinue reading “Molecule of the Month: Pollen”

Molecule of the Month: Auxin

As the bitter, cold winter comes to a slow end in the Northern Hemisphere we are reminded of the warmth and light that spring gladly offers. The icy patches are replaced by the buds and shoots of daffodils, tulips and crocuses that may have planted in the dead of winter. This re-awakening of Mother NatureContinue reading “Molecule of the Month: Auxin”