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Table 2 Examples of social media use in the plant sciences

From: The value and use of social media as communication tool in the plant sciences

  Example Author/curator URL
Plant science news ‘Functional Biology of Plants’ Martin Hodson and John Bryant https://www.facebook.com/FunctionalBiologyofPlants
‘Science and Plants for Schools’ Science and Plants for Schools https://www.facebook.com/scienceandplants
‘Kamoun Lab’ Kamoun Lab. The Sainsbury Laboratory https://twitter.com/kamounlab
‘Cytogenomics and Epigenetics Laboratory’ Laboratory of Plant Molecular Cytogenetics, University of Sao Paulo https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cytogenomics-and-Epigenetics-Laboratory/160417117341406
Plant science blogs ‘AoB Blog’ Annals of Botany http://aobblog.com/
‘Weeding the Gems’ GARNet http://blog.garnetcommunity.org.uk/
‘All Under One Leaf’ UK Plant Sciences Federation http://blog.plantsci.org.uk/
‘Berry Go Round’ Plant blog carnival http://berrygoround.wordpress.com/
‘Plantcellbiology.com’ Anne Osterrieder http://www.plantcellbiology.com/
GMO Pundit David Tribe http://gmopundit.blogspot.co.uk/
‘The New York Botanical Garden’ New York Botanical Garden http://nybg.tumblr.com/
Magazine-style ‘Arabidopsis’ GMI Vienna http://www.scoop.it/t/arabidopsis
‘Plant Biology Teaching Resources’ Mary Williams http://www.scoop.it/t/plant-biology-teaching-resouces-higher-education
‘UBC Botanical Garden’ UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research http://pinterest.com/ubcgarden/
Video, audio and photos ‘ChloroFilms’ ChloroFilms http://www.chlorofilms.org/
‘Musical Cells’ Anne Osterrieder http://www.youtube.com/plantendomembrane
‘Inner Worlds’ John Innes Centre http://www.youtube.com/user/InnerWorldsJIC
‘Plant News: audio’ Gatsby Plants http://www.gatsbyplants.leeds.ac.uk/news_type.php?type=audio
Plant microscopy Fernan Federici http://www.flickr.com/photos/anhedonias/
Groups ‘Plant Science’ on Google+   https://plus.google.com/communities/107276823972957651082
‘Botany’ http://www.reddit.com/r/botany/
  ‘UK Plant Sciences Federation UK Plant Sciences Federation http://www.linkedin.com/groups/UK-Plant-Sciences-Federation-4498840