Fascination of Plants Day
Collection of Planty-y Infographics
The goal of this activity is to get as many people as possible around the world fascinated by plants and enthused about the importance of plant science for agriculture and sustainable production of nutritious food, as well as for horticulture, forestry and the production of plant-based non-food products such as paper, timber, chemicals, energy and pharmaceuticals.
There are 766 events around the world, quickly have a look if there is anything happening nearby: https://plantday18may.org/
Follow the official @PlantDay18May Twitter account and see what's happening around the world: https://twitter.com/PlantDay18May
To celebrate our green friends, Plantae Fellows and American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) Conviron Scholars have complied infographics with lots of fun facts about plants. Scroll down and Enjoy!
If you prefer, view a booklet of the infographics: http://pub.lucidpress.com/b27a...
What plant did Henry VIII describe as a ‘wicked weed that would spoil the drink taste'? 🍻
What plant did the Aztecs put in their chocolatl to make it taste like a Vanilla Latte? ☕️🌸
Infographic by @herrera_h, Plantae Fellow
Read about the History of Vanilla: https://www.nationalgeographic...
What plant is named 'youth producing' but can give you a hangover? 🍸🍇
Infographic by @GOESbyJuniper, Former ASPB Conviron Scholar
Read about the science of distilling gin: https://www.chemistryworld.com...
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