Trichomes control flower bud shape by linking together young petals

@article{Tan2016TrichomesCF,
  title={Trichomes control flower bud shape by linking together young petals},
  author={Jiafu Tan and Sally-Anne Walford and Elizabeth S Dennis and Danny L. Llewellyn},
  journal={Nature Plants},
  year={2016},
  volume={2}
}
Trichomes are widespread in plants and develop from surface cells on different tissues1. They have many forms and functions, from defensive spines to physical barriers that trap layers of air to insulate against desiccation, but there is growing evidence that trichomes can also have developmental roles in regulating flower structure2,3. We report here that… CONTINUE READING