Plant culture: thirteen seasonal pieces. May--two pictures of springtime.

@article{Battey2003PlantCT,
  title={Plant culture: thirteen seasonal pieces. May--two pictures of springtime.},
  author={Nicholas Hugh Battey},
  journal={Journal of experimental botany},
  year={2003},
  volume={54 386},
  pages={
          1313-6
        }
}
  • N. Battey
  • Published 1 May 2003
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of experimental botany
In May, flowering time, nature animates the northern world. Botticelli’s Primavera expresses this by reference to Lucretius’ ancient poetic description of the procession of the spring months, and by connecting earthly love and procreation to the divine spirit of love. Our modern Primavera II is inspired by progress in understanding the genetic mechanisms controlling flowering time in Arabidopsis. It rejoices in the repressions, activations, reinforcements and redundancies of molecular biology… 
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