Hirase Sakugoro: a unique researcher who overturned common knowledge about plants

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He is Hirase Sakugoro. (Source : イチョウ精子発見の検証)


The ginkgo, which is primarily known as a street tree, turns its leaves from green to yellow in autumn. It’s often called a living fossil because it’s one of the oldest tree species, and its existence can be traced back over 200 million years. It means that it coexisted with dinosaurs. read more