Thursday, September 30, 2010

Short plant biology videos worth watching...

A collection of interesting or useful plant biology videos on YouTube (and maybe elsewhere) with brief commentary, assembled by the team at - Plant Biology Videos on YouTube. If you know of any plant biology videos that should be featured in this blog, please add them in a comment. Thanks!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Arabidopsis Flower in 3D

Impressive 3D reconstruction of the flower stalk and single flower of Arabidopsis, using serial sectioning and After Effects. Wow! It's time to learn After Effects...

Kenaf Callus Hoedown

A stop motion video of the techniques for plant tissue culture. Quirky and cool! A grand prize winner in the ChloroFilms contest.

Pollination Methods: Solanum

How to make your own crosses of potato and tomato, explained in detail. A ChloroFilms winner.

"Sweet Home Apparatus" - the ultimate Golgi music video

"Hey there, little lady, how're ya' feelin' tonight?" So begins a sweet and romantic and whimsical song about the Golgi apparatus. Yes, the Golgi apparatus! A winner in Chlorofilms contest #1.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

laBloomba - dancing flowers to the music of La Bomba

You will be rocking to time-lapse footage of flowers opening, dancing. Fun! A 1st prize winner at (contest #1).

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Fastest Flights in Nature: A Fungal Opera

High speed videos of fungi blasting their spores into the air - a microscopic cannon! A 2nd prize winner in Chlorofilms contest #1.