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UCLA life scientists, working with colleagues in China, have discovered a new method to quickly assess plants' drought tolerance.
UCLA life scientists have discovered new laws that determine the construction of leaf vein systems as leaves grow and evolve.
New research by UCLA life scientists could lead to predictions of which plant species will escape extinction from climate change.
The size of leaves can vary by a factor of 1,000 across plant species, but until now, the reason why has remained a mystery.
Vegetation in an area may determine its usable water supply, ecologists find.
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