Etiqueta: functional traits

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Plants growing at extremes follow the global rules

19 de March 2020CREAF

CREAF takes part in an international study aboy Arctic tundra leads by iDiV where they discover that tundra plants are more diverse in how they cope with cold climates than previously thought.  In a warming world, these tundra plants will benefit from having a wide range of ways to adapt to the changing climate.

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From the Arctic to the tropics: researchers present a unique database on Earth’s vegetation

19 de November 2018CREAF

Which plant species grow where, alongside which others - and why? In a new study, an international research team presents the world's first global vegetation database which contains over 1.1 million complete lists of plant species for all terrestrial ecosystems.

Knowledge

Why are there so many plants?

1 de December 2017Jaume Terradas

Which characteristics of the environment and living beings can explain the great diversity of plants and life in general on Earth?

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We are looking for a candidate for a doctoral fellowship about Phoenicean juniper and drought

24 de May 2016CREAF

We seek a candidate to apply for a 4 years doctoral fellowship to carry on in the CIBIO (Vila do Conde, Porto) and CREAF (Bellaterra, Barcelona) within the Doctoral Programme in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution (BIODIV), funded by the “Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia” (Portugal).

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Wood and leaf densities explain how forests function across the globe

24 de December 2015Albert Naya i Díaz

Understanding ecosystem dynamics can lead to greater benefits in forest management, species conservation, and carbon sequestration. A new study puts forward results which can be generalized for the whole globe and to 53,000 tree species thanks to the large quantity of data gathered and analyzed.

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