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When speed is a problem in mangrove restoration

Rapid restoration isn't always the best restoration, when the restoring species is invasive.

Soil chemistry, not short-term deer exclusion, explains understory plant occupancy in Pennsylvania oak forests

A study of deer browsing has uncovered the contribution of soil chemistry to ‘the ghost of herbivory past’.

Leaf:wood allometry and functional traits explain variation in growth rate of rainforest trees

Plant growth rates drive ecosystem productivity and are a central element of a species’ ecological strategy. For seedlings grown under controlled conditions, a large...

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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.

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,...