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Daily Archives: Sep 20, 2012

Wicked Plants

Dr Caitlin Kight recently broadcast a programme on SourceFM about the nastier side of plants. You can view the in-studio video recording here or...

Small is beautiful… and more feminine…

Do our crop plants have to be as big as they are? Eh? Well, not such a daft question as you might think. Searching...

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New grapevine model better predicts whole-canopy gas exchange

Models considering only the maximum photosynthetic capacity for all leaves over-estimated net carbon dioxide exchange by nearly a third.

Phylogeny, age and adaptive evolution of genus Allium

The genus Allium L., one of the largest monocotyledonous genera and one that includes many economically important crops with nutritional and medicinal...

Plants from different climates can react to drought in similar ways

How do plants react when circumstances change? One method can be to evolve a local adaptation. Another can be be phenotypic plasticity,...

Not All Pine Needles Are Identical: Lower Crown Loss in Pinus radiata

When fungal infection comes to Pinus radiata, it can run through the bottom of the crown of the tree, removing its leaves....
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