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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.

Not All Pine Needles Are Identical: Lower Crown Loss in Pinus radiata

When fungal infection comes to Pinus radiata, it can run through the bottom of the crown of the tree, removing its leaves....

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.

Cyanobacteria: Good week, or bad week..? Part IV

This is the last of our quartet of blog posts looking at the newsworthy world of the blue-greens, and looks at those...

Cyanobacteria: Good week, or bad week..? Part III

This is the third of our quartet of posts looking at the newsworthy world of the blue-greens. Image:...

Venus flytraps meet post-capture energy needs with cyclic electron transport

A switch from linear to cyclic electron transport provides the extra boost needed until energy can be taken up from the insect itself.

Cyanobacteria: Good week, or bad week..? Part I

This is the first of what is hoped to be a series in which Mr P. Cuttings looks at a group of...

Seedling responses to salinity of 26 Neotropical tree species

How will coastal ecosystems change when some seedling can tolerate rising tides, and others cannot?

How does partnership work for a lichen in the Antarctic?

Lichens are partnerships between algae and fungi. In the Antarctic Lichens offer algae shelter against the cold, but also an uncertain future.

Morphological and physiological traits determine Arundo drought recovery

Arundo donax often reproduces clonally, but a new study finds small differences can affect how it recovers from drought stress.

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Botanists Pull Apart the Genes of Bananas to See How They Came Together

Banana genes reveal how they may have passed through other hybrid stages.

Sympatric moss populations can form true hybrid zones

Hybridization between species has not been considered an important factor in the evolution of mosses. The moss life cycle has led many...

A key protein may help trigger germination in Arabidopsis seeds

Seed germination is a critical step in the life cycle of flowering plants. Since seeds contain limited reserves, seed germination has to...

Daffodils and Snowdrops react differently to warming seasons

Daffodils and Snowdrops need the right temperatures in a few seasons to germinate. Will a changing climate cause problems?
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