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Exploring the inner world of carnivorous plants


Exploring the inner world of carnivorous plants


Professor Enrico Coen from the John Innes Centre has been awarded €2.5M EU funding to explore the growth and evolution of carnivorous plants.

"To understand the origin of such forms, we need to know how they develop and how one form may be derived from another," said Lee.

The researchers in Coen's group will focus on a genus called Utricularia, commonly known as bladderworts.

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