Extra care should be taken to avoid misinterpretation of data when looking at centuries-spanning specimens.
Mistletoe is said to ward off evil, but it cannot ward off climate change. However, a new study from Spain shows it might be able to escape the worst for a while.
William Hammond, on an increasing threat to trees in the USA and elsewhere – drought and the embolisms it causes.
How will increasing temperatures affect plants where temperatures are hottest? A paper in the Journal of Ecology looks at plants around Kilimanjaro.
Plant science has a central role to play in so many of the global challenges facing the world today, including our future food security, the conservation of biodiversity, sustaining ecosystem services, improving global health and mitigating impacts of global climate change. The UK is internationally recognised for its excellence in plant science, and as such is well positioned to help provide solutions across the range of challenges facing the planet now and in the future.