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Forestry

Hummingbirds show up when tropical trees fall down

Credit: Photo by Henry Pollock, University of Illinois. URBANA, Ill. - When the tree fell that October in 2015, the tropical giant didn't go down alone. Hundreds of neighboring trees went with it, opening a massive 2.5-acre gap in the…

Oak genomics proves its worth

Landmark 10 article collection clarifies oak evolutionCredit: New Phytologist Lisle, Ill. (April 20) - A year and a half following the publication of the pedunculate oak genome by France's National Research Institute for…

Spores, please!

Gypsy moth larvae love poplar leaves infected by fungiCredit: Franziska Eberl, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Black poplar leaves infected by fungi are especially susceptible to attack by gypsy moth caterpillars. A…

Logging threatening endangered caribou

University of Guelph researchers found changes in habitat and food webs caused from deforestation is threatening the endangered woodland caribouCredit: Dr. Tal Avgar Cutting down forests means we're also cutting down woodland…