Climate change may confuse switchgrass dormancy cycles

CenUSA collaborator D.K. Lee was quoted in "Climate change may confuse plant dormancy cycles" in the online publication Phys.org. Lee and his research team looked at "the interplay in soil temperature, day length, and dormancy  in switchgrass and prairie cordgrass. 

In addition to the short piece in phys.org you can learn more in the journal article: Jia Guo et al. Growth and Development of Two Perennial Grasses in Ambient Light Conditions during their Natural Dormant Period, Crop Science (2017). DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2016.09.0823

Aug 09, 2017