For the first time, two tree species more commonly found in warmer southern Ohio are being planted in a northern county's park.
(Phys.org)—An ecologist who has examined research into the genetic lineage of populations of native British ash trees claims that significant differences in their DNA could make the majority less at risk from ash dieback ...
It's a little tree with big personality - fringe tree, or Chionanthus virginicus.
The UK Government has recently imposed a ban on importing foreign ash trees in order to prevent the spread of fungal disease Chalara, which kills the trees and has entered the country via imports from Europe.
Forestry scientists at Oregon State University have demonstrated for the first time that the growth rate and other characteristics of trees can be changed through "cisgenics" - a type of genetic engineering that is conceptually ...
Avocados aren't just nutritional powerhouses; they're also the chief ingredient in such party favorites as guacamole dip.
Computational biologists at the University of Pennsylvania say that species are still accumulating on Earth but at a slower rate than in the past.
The rush to plant trees to offset carbon emissions could have a harmful impact on Australias native environment if it is not very carefully managed, some of the nations leading ecologists have warned.
Home to jaguars, harpy eagles and red-eyed tree frogs, tropical forests support some of the rarest species on the planet and are the most biodiverse ecosystems on land. Understanding why some species are common while others ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- The ability of plants to absorb carbon dioxide emissions from human activity appears to be surprisingly robust as the climate warms, according to groundbreaking research.