parasitic plants
Mistletoe Lacks Key Energy-Generating Complex
Mistletoe Lacks Key Energy-Generating Complex
Shawna Williams | May 3, 2018
The parasitic plant manages to go without a component of mitochondria found in all other multicellular life forms.
Contributors
Contributors
Ben Andrew Henry | Feb 1, 2017
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2017 issue of The Scientist.
A Walk on the Wild Side
A Walk on the Wild Side
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2017
Plants have so much to teach us.
This Parasitic Plant Steals More Than Nutrients From Its Hosts
This Parasitic Plant Steals More Than Nutrients From Its Hosts
David Smith | Feb 1, 2017
The plant Lophophytum pilfers mitochondrial genes from the species it parasitizes.
Interspecies RNA Shuffle
Interspecies RNA Shuffle
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 14, 2014
Researchers report the first example of large-scale RNA-based communication between species—a parasitic plant and two of its hosts.