Not only did the bats reduce the number of caterpillars, they also reduced defoliation by a factor of five.
Despite the importance of high-latitude surface energy budgets for land-climate interactions in the rapidly changing Arctic, uncertainties in their prediction persist.
Researchers at UMass Amherst deploy fluorescent paint, pipettes, tents, tweezers and scissors to trace three-way connection between plants, pathogens and bees
Experiments show a variety of cover crop management programs can produce weed-suppressing cover crops.
As temperatures rise, the life span of a crucial pollinator diminishes to the extent it may not be able to do its job.
Botanists uncover the reason for an orchid’s delicate shape, deforestation is probably worse than you thought, and a test of killing weeds without herbicide.
Scientists take different approaches to tackle crop pests, and a well-known plant produces a protein that inhibits tumour growth in mammals.
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?