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The flower that never blooms

When a plant gives up photosynthesis, it can find that it's an advantage to give up a lot more too.

Competitive conifers prefer an uneven canopy

LIDAR survey of forests in Borneo and Japan shows that in the canopy conifers and broadleaf trees are battling to extract the most energy from the sun.

Free—open access paper: Isolated history of the coastal plant Lathyrus japonicus (Leguminosae) in Lake Biwa, an ancient freshwater lake

Lathyrus japonicus commonly inhabits seashores. However it also grows near the shores of an inland lake (Lake Biwa, an ancient japanese freshwater lake) where...

What happens now to agriculture in Japan?

There's an interesting post on Alex Tiller's Blog on Agriculture and Farming that I missed earlier. Alex asks Will Agriculture in Japan Survive? It's a...

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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...

Complex interplay of responses when plants experience canopy shading

Plants react to both decreased red:far red ratio and decreased photosynthetically active radiation, and in different ways.
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