A new database of leaves promise not only to help identify plants around us, but also to identify plants known only from fossils.
Sometimes the best strategy for a young plant is not the same as the best strategy for an old plant. Some heteroblastic plants can switch how they grow but what triggers this?
With climate change, plants start colonising new areas, but how will new regions become tropical? A new study hints at the start of the process.
Fibre concentration and dry matter content can be considered as good predictors of both digestibility and decomposability.
Does “Essentials of Developmental Plant Anatomy” cover the essentials of developmental plant anatomy? Nigel Chaffey looks over the introductory textbook.
Could leaves be causing communication chaos in modern life?
Draco cornutus lizards live longer thanks to leaf-like colouration and mimicry.
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Linking ethylene to nitrogen-dependent leaf longevity.