Tagged: Plant Biology
Plant species that survived the K–Pg extinction event had fast-growth ecological strategies corresponding to high assimilation rates & low carbon investment
Were UK MPs wrong for employing gardener to remove autumn leaves by hand from lime trees in New Palace Yard?
A recent report by Kadaba Seshadri et al. documents use of bamboo as a breeding base for Indian frogs.
Cavitation resistance is crucial to coping with and surviving drought.
Plants seem to have hit upon an asexual method that can give rise to new species.
This study of the fossilised stem of a royal fern in Lahar deposits from Korsaröd in Scania includes cellular details that are ‘exquisitely preserved’.
A study shows coral polyps actively generate micro-currents and eddies to promote nutrient inflow and exchange of materials using externally located cilia.
Whilst it is claimed that only the taxman can get blood out of a stone, it seems that some plants can abstract water from stone-like minerals. Arguably, ahead of light, water is the most...
There is an ancient and time-honoured association – maybe co-evolution even – between birds and flowering plants, e.g. in respect of pollination and dispersal of the fruits/seeds of the latter by the former. Now,...