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Effect of simulated warming on Leymus chinensis grasslands of northeast China

Mean global temperatures have risen by almost 1°C since 1850 and are predicted to continue to rise through to the end of...

Modelling leaf growth in Garlic

A new crop model highlights the importance of storage conditions for garlic growth.

Source, Sink, or Both?

There were many great articles concerning cross-disciplinary research at the interface between plant biology, mathematics and computer science before the launch in silico Plants (isP). We are excited for isP to be home to these types of articles in the future.

Meet the meat-munching plants

Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution edited by Aaron Ellison and Lubomír Adamec, 2017. Oxford University Press. Famously, Charles Darwin’s opinion of the Venus fly-trap...

Sex-specific morphology and physiology in Ceratodon purpureus

Separate sexes and biased sex ratios are common in bryophytes, yet little is known about how fine-scale, sex-specific morphological traits are correlated with physiology...

3 Ways To Investigate Herbicide Resistance In Weeds

How does the evolution of herbicide resistance relate to plant physiology? A new paper in AoB PLANTS suggests a few ways to find out.

Warming reduces stress in Antarctic moss

In moss-dominated regions of the Western Antarctic Peninsula, dramatic climate features have profoundly impacted moss biology and terrestrial ecology. In a study focused on...

Variation in outcrossing and photosynthetic rates in Clarkia reveals independent evolutionary transitions

Adaptive hypotheses to explain the evolution of self-fertilisation in plants are well-characterised, but alternative evolutionary pathways are underexplored. The mating systems and photosynthetic rates...

Matching roots to their environment (Special Issue)

How the roots of land plants evolved, how root ecology affects the utilization of soil resources, and the influence of plant roots on biogeochemical cycles.

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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,...

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....

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...
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