In the future, some plants may wear monitors to keep track of water loss.
Qu’est-ce qui se cache derrière les schémas de répartition des plantes, et existe-t-il des caractéristiques communes aux plantes rares ? Une équipe de botanistes a passé en revue des articles pour le découvrir.
What’s behind the patterns of plant distribution, and are there any common features of rare plants? A team of botanists has been reviewing articles to find out.
A new database of leaves promise not only to help identify plants around us, but also to identify plants known only from fossils.
Fait vos jeux, but while there will be some winners, the odds are stacked against most plants doing well in the future.
Ecologists have found that weeds are far more valuable in supporting biodiversity than we give them credit for.
Smartphone apps are a tool that could help monitor, predict, and ideally prevent the spread of invasive species. But are they living up to their full potential?
An earlier spring changes the growing conditions for trees, and not always for the better.
The ability to smell smoke is important if you’re expecting a fire – but some plants have altered how they use this sense to modify how they grow.
A moth could be interfering with a pitcher plant’s reproduction by developing a taste for flowers – or at least parts of a flower.
Research published in Phytobiomes shows that cover crops could help improve the health of crops.
A common claim is that rising carbon dioxide is actually good for plants. Research from Sweden shows that reality is more complicated.
In the 800s, Mayan cities in southeastern Mexico and Central America were abandoned – just as drought hit the region. But a botanical study shows that the connection between drought and depopulation was not simple.
A 19th century idea of how grass grows has proven more accurate than later ideas, according to new research.