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Comparison of winter and summer dormancy in herbaceous perennial species

Are winter and summer dormancy symmetrical seasonal adaptive strategies?

Risky Business For Heather

A new study finds increased temperature requirements for germination of heather (Calluna vulgaris) seeds from colder climates.

Temperature limits for relictual rainforest Araucariaceae

Temperature limits for relictual rainforest AraucariaceaeMany relictual rainforest species, such as those in the Araucariaceae, are at risk from anthropogenic climate change. Offord explores...

Functional significance of style length in Mertensia

Mertensia fusiformis (Boraginaceae) is a spring-flowering perennial showing pronounced intraspecific variation in style length and stigma–anther separation. Forrest et al. show that population-level variation...

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How do you get more DNA down a pollen tube?

A common event for flowering plants is whole genome duplication (WGD), where a plant gets extra chromosomes. It’s often studied in mature...

Simulating the effects of local adaptation and life history on the ability of plants to track climate shifts

Local adaptation is common but not universal in plants and results from the interplay of gene flow with natural selection. Gene flow...

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.