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Lessons from a meadow
March 17, 2014
Presenting in a study in which some of the most comprehensive information on blooming cycles was collected over the course of four decades, results show that the timing of events within biological communities is more complex than previously thought. The results have implications for models designed to help predict how climate change may affect ecosystems.
University of Arizona
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