Hey, and friends of Mastodon: Send me your recommendations on what to read/watch to learn the basics of plant biology.

I'm a lay person, but would like to get a grasp of the key mechanisms at work in plant life. Long reads are good, as long as they start with the equivalent of high school biology.

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@readsteven You could check out "In Defense Of Plants". It has lots of fascinating posts on various aspects of plants biology.

Probably not suitable to learn the basics, though. ๐Ÿ™‚

@readsteven I read this book about a decade ago - a gift from a plant-person friend. It was interesting and fairly easy to read, with sometimes entertaining line-drawing illustrations:

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