Trees are not as 'sound asleep' as you may think     2018/04/20 17:28

High-precision three-dimensional surveying of 21 different species of trees has revealed a yet unknown cycle of subtle canopy movement during the night. The 'sleep cycles' differed from one species to another. Detection of anomalies in overnight movement could become a future diagnostic tool to reveal stress or disease in crops.

Wood formation model to fuel progress in bioenergy, paper, new applications     2018/04/20 17:28

Need stronger timber, better biofuels or new sources of green chemicals? A systems biology model developed over decades of research will accelerate progress in engineering trees for specific needs.

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