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Aerobotanists wanted! Apply at the Zooniverse

Some of us like to help save the planet. Others prefer to relax. Now a new site at the Zooniverse means armchair botanists can do both as they explore the Amazon rainforest.

Twitter versus Facebook: February 2016

What did you feel the love for around Valentine's Day? Our look back at Twitter versus Facebook continues...

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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....