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Trees grow faster in hot inner-cities

John Kerr posted in on May 7th, 2012.

A study by Kiwi and US researchers, published in Tree Physiology, shows that warmer urban nights can increase tree growth. Native red oak seedlings, planted in Central Park, New York, put on eight times more biomass in one summer, than those planted in close-by suburban and rural areas. The hypothesis that increased growth was due to […]

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