New Phytologist

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Wiley-Blackwell (publisher) Wiley-Blackwell
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United Kingdom UK
History
1902-present
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6.516 (2010)
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The bark side of the force

What forces enable trees to stand upright? To grow straight, plants need a motor system that controls their posture by generating forces to offset gravity. Scientists have long thought that this motor force was controlled ...

dateAug 07, 2018 in Ecology
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Hijacking hormones for plant growth

Hormones designed in the lab through a technique combining chemistry, biology, and engineering might be used to manipulate plant growth in numerous ways, according to a New Phytologist study.

dateAug 08, 2018 in Biotechnology
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Aphids manipulate their food

How do aphids reproduce on plants so successfully? This is among the questions that Professor Dr. Caroline Müller and her research team are addressing at Bielefeld University's Faculty of Biology. They have discovered that ...

dateAug 01, 2018 in Ecology
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Predicting tree mortality

A combination of drought, heat and insects is responsible for the death of more than 12 million trees in California, according to a new study from UC Santa Barbara's National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS). ...

dateJun 09, 2015 in Environment
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