Month: October 2018

Plant Hormone Group “Strigolactone” Investigated as a Key to Helping Plants in Space

The fact of the matter is: if you study plants in space- you’re going to eventually be studying fungi in space.  There is a very important relationship between a plant and a fungus that farmers, botanists, and plant enthusiasts all pay close attention to.  And now it’s one that astrobotanists are also closing in on.  …

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Everyone Can Stop Asking Me When Weed Is Going To Space Because It Technically Is Now.

When I get asked about astrobotany and growing plants in space, 1 out of 10 people will eventually say something along these lines. “Astrobotany? You guys should send weed to space.” “Astrobotany? Have you guys sent weed to space?” “Astrobotany? Is that like getting high on plants?” “Arabidopsis is a weed?  So you guys have …

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