Is timing everything?

The first paper from my PhD has been published (cue woops and cheers!) – It’s super exciting (though has not been without some stressful moments!) My research looks at how the timing of nutrient uptake by plants could contribute to plant coexistence in complex environments, such as tropical rain forests and grasslands, where we can’t currently explain plant … More Is timing everything?

Too hot to germinate?

Last week Hugh Pritchard, Senior Research Leader, of the Comparative Seed Biology group at the Millennium Seed Bank came and gave a seminar about the consequences of climate change on seed germination. His talk was full of interesting insights – I’ve summarised what stood out to me. Climate change and seed germination Climate change will … More Too hot to germinate?