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Males become female when striped maples take a health hit

Above a certain trauma threshold, male trees had a high probability of becoming female, possibly in a bid to better their chances at reproduction.

Patterns of sex expression, health and mortality in a sex-changing tree

The ability of individuals to change sex during their lifetime is known as environmental sex determination (ESD). This ability represents a unique life history...

Unravelling the roots of lianas

Woody vines collectively known as lianas are fundamental components of tropical forests but their root structure is largely unexplored. Stems of Sapindaceae display diverse...

Where did mangos come from?

The importance of the combined effect of geomorphological and climatic factors in shaping plant species distribution.

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