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How Plants Adapt to Different Temperatures

Méndez-Vigo et al. explore how plants from different world regions adapt to different temperature conditions. Plant Cell https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.18.00938.    By Belen Méndez-Vigo and Carlos Alonso-Blanco  Background:  Plants adapt to seasonal and yearly fluctuations in ambient temperature…

How Signals in Plant Leaves Influence Flowering

Brambilla et al. describe antagonistic signals in rice leaves that control flowering https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.17.00645 By Vittoria Brambilla Background: A plant’s lifecycle is marked by a major switch occurring when the plant stops producing leaves and starts to make flowers. This switch is…