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Trees not as “sound asleep” as you might think

Quite fascinating! High-precision three-dimensional surveying of 21 different species of trees has revealed a yet unknown cycle of subtle canopy movement during the night. The ‘sleep cycles’ differed from one species to another. Detection of anomalies in overnight movement could become a future diagnostic tool to reveal stress or disease in crops. Read the full article on Science Daily

One Response

  1. Very interesting and a good find.
    It would be even more so to learn how the impact of wind was separated from this finding…..

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