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Conifer Care

Conifers are commonly planted in North America to provide year-round screening, as windbreaks or as focal trees in the landscape.

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11/14/19
Breeding and Restoring the Next Generation American Elm

Iconic tree species include those native trees that once dominated the typical American city landscape. The American elm and chestnut are the first two that come to mind, and now ash trees are similarly under significant threat of loss.

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9/26/19
Impact of Significant Weather Events on Plant Death in Managed Landscapes

Intensively managed landscapes, like those found in many public gardens, attempt to mitigate the impact of significant weather events through irrigation, improving soil characteristics, and mulching.

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7/9/19
North American Forest Futures 2018–2090: Scenarios for Building a More Resilient Forest Sector

North American forests and forest management institutions are experiencing a wide range of significant ecological disturbances and socioeconomic changes, which point to the need for enhanced resilience.

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3/19/19
Shifts in the Abiotic and Biotic Environment of Cultivated Sunflower under Future Climate Change

Sunflower is a unique model species for assessing crop responses and adaptation to climate change. We provide an initial assessment of how climate change may influence the abiotic and biotic environment of cultivated sunflower across the world.

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2/27/19
A Citizen’s Guide to Creating Pollinator Habitat in Connecticut

This guide is applicable to other states and is a good framework for those interested in creating pollinator habitat. 

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2/9/18
Climate is Changing Collections Management

As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents.

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9/24/16