plant biology

Plant physiology will be major contributor to future river flooding, UCI study finds

By hoarding water underground, vegetation will help saturate soil, boosting rain runoff

Researchers discover that climate change is improving U.S. farmers’ corn yields – for now

Corn farmers in the U.S. have seen a fivefold increase in crop yields since the 1940s. Advances in farm technology have largely been credited for the production boost, but a study published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by UCI, University of Minnesota and Harvard University researchers shows that climate change […]

Scientists project a drier Amazon and wetter Indonesia in the future

UCI-led study examines role of plants, trees in global transfer of rainfall

UCI-led genomic study reveals clues to wild past of grapes

Humans may have gathered them for 15,000 years before cultivating the fruit as a crop