Research report 2017 - Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology

Predicting adaptability of wild plants to global change

Weigel, Detlef
How do wild species respond to the climate change we currently experience? Scientists from the institute have discovered that the ability to adapt to extreme climate events is not uniformly distributed even within a single wild plant species. Hence, predictions of the future distribution of species are only meaningful if differences both between and within species are taken into account.

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