News tagged with tree species

Related topics:

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
shares6 comments 0

Animals and fungi enhance the performance of forests

A new study shows that in addition to the diversity of tree species, the variety of animal and fungus species also has a decisive influence on the performance of forests. Besides timber production, forest performance contributes ...

dateAug 02, 2018 in Ecology
shares5 comments 0

Rare pear expedition bears fruit in Kyrgyzstan

A new population of one of the world's most endangered trees, the Bukharan pear, has been confirmed in a remote corner of Kyrgyzstan. The discovery of an estimated one hundred mature trees in a single location provides a ...

dateJul 03, 2018 in Ecology
shares12 comments 0