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Domestication influences morphological and physiological responses to salinity in Brassica oleracea seedlings

Wild germplasm can potentially be used to improve the salt tolerance of crops by the identification of useful genes and incorporation of these into salinity-sensitive cultivars.

Succulents will be winners and losers in a hotter climate

How well do we know succulent plants? According to a new paper by Dr Olwen Grace of Kew Gardens, not as well as we should.

Plant parts doing unexpected things: Part 1 (or, Giving transpiration a little boost…)

In order to survive in desert-like areas. date palms substantially rely on the exploitation and recharge of the stem reservoir in their water budget.

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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...

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...