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Drought tolerance strategies of conifer species in the northwestern US

As trees photosynthesize, using carbon from the atmosphere to grow and store energy, they also lose water to the air (transpire). During...

Could you chief-edit Annals of Botany?

Professor Pat Heslop-Harrison, the Chief Editor of Annals of Botany, is standing down in Summer 2020 after twelve very successful years at...

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What creates Gentiana diversity in mountains?

The Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (QTP) is extremely rich in species, but why? One recent explanation is the mountain‐geobiodiversity hypothesis (MGH) by Mosbrugger et...

Modelling Three-Dimensional Leaf Shape Variation

L-Cucumber’s leaf prototype mimics leaf shape of stressed plants.

How does variation in traits of Tunisian oak seeds affect survival?

Oaks are the dominant species of tree in many Mediterranean forests. However, the climate of the Mediterranean basin is predicted to change...

How Important Is Leaf Realism in Functional-Structural Plant Modelling?

Making a realistic plant in a computer model is possible, but is it necessary. All the computations generating the plant slow down...