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Science article: Carbon trade among trees

Posted: 18 Apr 2016, 18:04
by Alwin
Maybe you have already seen this Science article: Belowground carbon trade among tall trees in a temperate forest
Scientists found that adult trees share significant amounts of carbon with their neighbours over a huge network of mycorrhiza fungi.

"Forest is more than the sum of its trees!"
This idea seems to be quite new to scientists. :)