It may be that buds in winter are ‘on pause’ and they are in fact prepared to protect their contents in the changeable spring weather.
The closeness of plants affects architectural plasticity and carbon uptake.
Using computational models to overcome the shortcomings of high throughput phenotyping field data.
Botanists have discovered the world’s largest plant in Shark Bay, but Shark Bay is unusually salty – so how could a plant thrive there?
The Quantitative Plant website is a comprehensive database of public datasets for plant phenotyping, image analysis software tools and models for plants.
Timing is everything. For seeds it’s a matter of life or death.
Presenting BioCro II: an updated software package for modular crop growth simulations.
Analysis of 31 tropical woody species with spines on their trunk has uncovered new explanations for the presence of spines on trees.
In the future, some plants may wear monitors to keep track of water loss.
Botanists have found a bodyguard that can protect blueberry plants from cold or drought shocks – but instead of protecting the outside of the plant, it lives inside it.
If a plant wants to produce a clone of itself, then it’s usually best to keep the new shoots close.
Model identifies optimal light conditions to manipulate the circadian clock.
There’s more to seed survival than just seed mass.
Findings could help wine industry adapt to climate change