Never go shopping hungry, my partner tends to say! Last time we went shopping hungry, we came back with heaps of delicious things including two little ceramic pots filled with a salted caramel dessert. The dessert was great and the pots are, too. With my recently started hobby of bryo cultivation, I did not have … Continue reading Two thalloids in pots – The Common and the Cup-shaped Liverwort
Recently I started growing bryophytes at home! I thought it would be a fun project and that it will provide me with material to play around with. Apart from the joy of growing something, there are several other good reasons for cultivating bryophytes. The cultivation of a species allows you to observe its development. Being … Continue reading Bryo cultivation – First attempts
Everybody seems to know that DNA, genes, and genomes are made up of the four letters A, T, G, and C. But how many of these are there in a genome? Do different species have different genome sizes? What is the situation in bryophytes? And, how much DNA is there in a whole bryophyte plant? … Continue reading How much DNA is there in a bryophyte?