News tagged with trees

Growing better trees faster

A new research collaboration could significantly increase the quality and economic productivity of one of the UK's largest crop outputs, Sitka spruce conifer trees.

dateJul 19, 2017 in Environment
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Seedlings face uphill battle with climate change

Scientists found that certain species of trees will not rapidly advance uphill as global temperatures rise. In other words, subalpine forests will not follow the climate up the mountain. Using field experiments in the Rocky ...

dateJul 13, 2017 in Environment
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How mountains hold carbon

Mountain forests are better at storing carbon – well, actually, they're better at everything – according to a new study by researchers at NSF-funded projects CyVerse, Jetstream, and the Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory.

dateJul 06, 2017 in Environment
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