“The Fascinating World of Ferns” – Breaking Ground with Jacob Suissa
In the past few years, the popularity of ferns among houseplant owners has grown higher than perhaps at any time since the Victorian era. Their elegant fronds provide a calming relaxation that most other plants can’t quite accomplish.
Compared to flowering plants, ferns have been relatively neglected by scientists. But these ancient plants harbor many delightful secrets, from quirky reproductive strategies to a friendly relationship with ants! Please join NSF Postdoctoral Fellow Jacob Suissa as we discuss the fascinating world of ferns!