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Higher Temperatures Hurt Cash Crops

Posted by: Scott Trimble
March 30, 2020

Temperature is one of the essential factors that influence plant physiological processes. Its influence can be felt from germination to the production of fruits in plants. Thus, the rising temperatures associated with climate change could have a profound impact on ...

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Defoliation Shifts Allocation of Resources in Plants

Posted by: Scott Trimble
March 24, 2020

Carbon allocation by individual plants gives us information on carbon cycling and sequestration by forests. How a plant invests its resources in different functions depends on the species and also the stress it might face during its life cycle. Plant ...

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Measuring Soil Carbon Flux

Posted by: Scott Trimble
March 17, 2020

The carbon fluxes of many terrestrial ecosystems are well known. However, below-ground carbon’s contribution to the carbon cycle of different ecosystems has yet to be defined and quantified for forest soils. Since most of the carbon fluxes are occurring out ...

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Leaf the Graph Paper Behind: Real-Life Applications for Leaf Area Meters [WEBINAR RECORDING]

Posted by: Scott Trimble
March 12, 2020

Last Thursday, we hosted our monthly webinar and this time we focused on Leaf Area Meters!  Application Scientist, Galen George, took a look at several studies that have used Leaf Area Meters in a variety of ways.  We know the ...

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How are Gaseous Pollutants Influencing Crop Growth?

Posted by: Scott Trimble
March 12, 2020

The rising air pollution worldwide has spurred research into possible beneficial or adverse effects on plants and crops. These surprising findings provide an insight into the internal processes of plants that were otherwise unknown. New technological developments are being used ...

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