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Microbe-stuffed soil crusts menaced by climate change

Using a novel method to detect microbial activity in biological soil crusts, or biocrusts, after they are wetted, a Penn State–led research team in a new study uncovered clues that will lead to a better understanding of ...

Largest study of its kind explores rare heat patterns in plants

In a new study published in The Plant Journal, researchers at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, University of Hamburg and partners have developed new approaches to compare and investigate the ability of plants in the genus ...

More efforts are needed to protect orchids in karst forests

Karst forests develop in a karst landform, and have complex vegetation types and high biodiversity, and are rich in endemic species. As one of the important and special plant groups in the karst habitat, many orchids have ...

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