Category Archives: Amaranthaceae

Dr M and his students go on a New Year Plant Hunt!

Dr M’s New Year Plant Hunt (borrowed from the idea by BSBI) took place on Tuesday 14th January 2014. Three groups of MSc Plant Diversity and MSc SISS students walked the University of Reading Whiteknights campus for 1 hour each in the chilly sunshine … Continue reading

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Fat Hen; pesky weed or nutritious fare?

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Chenopodium album L., or Fat Hen is a renowned agricultural weed throughout temperate regions (Aper et al., 2010), so somewhat unsurprisingly it has found its way onto Whiteknights campus! Although farmers seek to eradicate this troublesome weed to reduce crop losses … Continue reading

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