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Shift of weather patterns necessitates rethinking of reforestation methods
... hot dry conditions before they've had a chance to acclimate
and recover from the stress of planting. Rethinking planting time could remedy the loss due to droughty conditions, Taylor said. Traditional methods prescribe planting in the winter, but conditions ?primarily soil moisture and availability of planti...
Scientists: As rainfall changes, tropical plants may acclimate
...ve found that plants in Hawaii have the ability to acclimate
to big changes in rainfall in at least one important respect ?how they get nutrients. The plants largely rely on one form of the vital nutrient nitrogen in moist areas. But in the still wetter terrain that characterizes some rainforests, they switch ...