Tagged: forest ecology

The mysterious existence of a leafless kauri stump, kept alive by its forest neighbours - Guest Work

Guest Author Feb 16, 2021

Sebastian Leuzinger, Auckland University of Technology and Martin Karl-Friedrich Bader, Auckland University of Technology Plants use their leaves to make food from the sun’s energy and carbon dioxide. With very few exceptions of parasitic plants, no tree is known to grow without green foliage — or to be more precise, no tree can start life without leaves or some … Read More