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Flowering Time and Temperature Variation

I have been at this for some time with Ben VanderWeide, and hopefully we are nearing publication. The focus of most work to date that studies how variation in temperature affects when things flower has focused on species that flower … Continue reading

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What the January?

I feel like I blog as much about weather as I do about ecology, but the craziness on the plains is impossible to ignore. Today Topeka, KS surpassed its record high for the MONTH of January. It was 75 degrees. … Continue reading

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Flowering time and warming

It is a prevailing view that species that flower late have ¬†flowering dates that are less sensitive to warming that species that flower early (See Wolkovich et al. 2012,¬†Nature). If I do a quick analysis of the earliest and latest … Continue reading

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