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Join us to find out just what’s going on under the surface of the weird and wonderful world of plants.

Pick of the week

Unconventional reproduction

Offspring aren’t necessarily produced by one male and one female, and this week’s pick, a brand new article about unconventional reproduction, explores the different ways that this can happen, including self-pollination, hermaphroditism and the science behind ‘virgin births’.

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