Plants Cope With Global Warming

March 2007
Science Teacher;Mar2007, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p12
Academic Journal
The article explains the global warming effects on slow-growing and fast-growing plants. Evolution within a species is thought to be an extensive process, however one research team proved otherwise. Arthur Weiss, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California Irvine (UCI), had a research team experiment with mustard seeds. The group of seeds that was grown after a water drought bloomed earlier, proving that this species had adapted better and quicker than those grown before the drought.


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