Bioscience

Lifeblood of leaves: Vein networks control plant patterns

November 23, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: ScienceDaily] – New University of Arizona research indicates that leaf vein patterns correlate with functions such as carbon intake and water use — knowledge that could help scientists better understand the complex carbon cycle that is at the heart of global climate warming.

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