Specialization for water retention came from a layer of cork on the roots’ exterior.
How have the roots of maize changed since the introduction of synthetic nitrogen fertiliser in the 1940s?
Optimum vegetation for the roe deer reproductive season is coming earlier in the year, but the birth dates lagging, leaving less forage for deer at a critical time.
Changes in leaf anatomy, more than hydraulics, allowed the ferns to thrive in a high light environment.
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?
Some flowers only smell at day and some only at night, but how did they evolve these different rhythms? In our study, we investigate if populations of the same orchid species that are more pollinated either at day or at night show different scent emission rhythms.