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Scientists call for action to tackle a tree species invading Jamaica’s national parks

An Australian escapee from a botanical garden, now accounts for more than 10% of tree stems in a Jamaican National Park

Good news for plant scientists who feel the need for speed

How fast does wheat need to be? You might look for taste and texture in a loaf, but why would anyone care about speed?

Sex-specific morphology and physiology in Ceratodon purpureus

Separate sexes and biased sex ratios are common in bryophytes, yet little is known about how fine-scale, sex-specific morphological traits are correlated with physiology...

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A key protein may help trigger germination in Arabidopsis seeds

Seed germination is a critical step in the life cycle of flowering plants. Since seeds contain limited reserves, seed germination has to...

Daffodils and Snowdrops react differently to warming seasons

Daffodils and Snowdrops need the right temperatures in a few seasons to germinate. Will a changing climate cause problems?

Changes in How a Plant Breathes Aren’t Always Matched by Changes in Its Anatomy

You can't predict how a Yucca gloriosa will react to drought from its anatomy alone.

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.