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In Defense of Plants
In Defense of Plants Podcast
Plants are everything. They are also incredibly interesting. From the smallest duckweed to the tallest redwood, the botanical world is full of wonder. Tune in for a podcast celebrating everything botany.
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4.8 stars from 1,432 ratings
Excellent topics!!
Just bought Matt’s book and am enjoying it so much. This is the best podcast and the topics are just great. I also bought “Darwin and the Art of Botany “ after listening to the episode of the same name. Both books are on Amazon. I’m planning on working my way through every single episode !
Podsforever via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/24/23
Love this podcast. I can't stand the babble in most podcasts! Let's get to the science people. This is a perfectly run informational cast 💚Read full review »
KEMorgan123 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/20/23
Cactus Hunters episode
Unfortunately after having listened to a dozen or so episodes it seems to me that the host is more concerned with convincing his guests that he’s knowledgeable about the topic which they are an expert on. I’m at the 39min mark of the succulent episodes and I don’t know anymore about succulents...Read full review »
harryKronikJr via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/22/23
Recent Episodes
Fossil hunting is like playing the lottery, your odds of hitting big are infinitesimal, but it can happen. Such was the case for Dr. Bob Gastaldo and colleagues when they unearthed the remains of Sanfordiacaulis densifolia, an extinct tree from the Carboniferous Period unlike anything we have...
Published 02/25/24
Published 02/25/24
Litter trapping plants don't worry about soil, they make their own! Because so many species in the tropics grow either epiphytically or in nutrient poor soil, some of them have turned to alternative solutions. Their anatomy is such that they collect everything from dead leaves to bird droppings....
Published 02/18/24
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