The first hybrid plant | Botany: A Blooming History
Thomas Fairchild was the first to artificially cross two plant species and produce a new hybrid plant. This brought him into conflict with the teachings of the day, which considered all life to be God’s creation.Tweet
Why can we classify species? | Botany: A Blooming History
Timothy Walker explores how Darwin's Theory of Evolution influenced 19th century botanists' understanding of how and why plants evolved into different groups.
The first classification of plants | Botany: A Blooming History
Timothy Walker explores the beginnings of the classification of plants.