TTPB1: Why Study Plants? 

What do we get from plants? How and why do we study them?Why Study Plants? Plants provide us with oxygen, food, fuel and fiber, medicines, biofuels, ecosystem services etc. 

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  2. Why Study Plants? Teaching Guide

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  6. How plant science is rewriting our future stories

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