May 17, 2017

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    #BotanyLive is… LIVE!

    #BotanyLive, a series of plant-based videos from various locations, for Fascination of Plants Day is now live. You can get a list of events at the Botany Live website. It’s not a full list of events because anyone can join in. We’re recommending Periscope, but you’ll see that the front page of the site is […] More

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    Nutrient foraging linked to population growth in understory shrubs

    Temperate forests have experienced surges in nitrogen supply since pre-industrial times, together with understory disruptions such as invasions and declines of formerly abundant species. Caplan et al. suggest that there may be a mechanistic link between these shifts, and show that rates of biomass production and population growth in forest shrubs are associated with nutrient […] More