McAllister et al. demonstrate the utility of rh-qPCR to quantify ophiostomoid fungi in situ from MPB and pine DNA extracts
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What is it that gives bamboo its rapid growth? One team has been looking for the answer not with the fastest plants, but with the slower variants to see what they lack.
Joseph Stinziano investigates how something you might find in jam controls how easily trees open or close access their leaves.
Water flows down, so how can even the tallest trees draw it up to the top of the canopy?
Chemical isotopes in tree rings can help us learn about past environments, but how can you extract them without interfering with measurements?