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Reproductive strategy of a lichenized fungus shifts along a climatic gradient

Life history theory predicts that plants in adverse environments for juvenile performance start reproduction at a smaller size and exhibit higher reproductive allocation compared...

Female sterility and hermaphrodites coexist in Cardamine amara

Tedder et al. report a new putative case of androdioecy in Swiss populations of the Arabidopsis relative, Cardamine amara (Brassicaceae).

Plants, grafty little critters…

Plants seem to have hit upon an asexual method that can give rise to new species.

Apomixis and reticulate evolution in Aspleniaceae

Ferns have the highest proportion of apomictic species in all plant groups, but the reasons for this are unclear. Dyer et al. determine the...

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Phylogeny, age and adaptive evolution of genus Allium

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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

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