Researchers found response of how plants respond to the changing environment in geological time

Plant fossils provide important information on the interactions between plants and environmental change. A recent study in volume 58 of «Chinese Science Bulletin» showed that the plant traits were strongly affected by changing environment. By examining oak fossils from different geological periods of southwestern China, the authors found stomata density of oaks show significantly negative correlation with ancient CO2 concentration which is important to understand response of plants to changing e…

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-09/scp…



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