Research Progress

The Effects of Oil Exposure on Indigenous Oil-degrading Bacteria in Phragmites Australis Dominate...

The Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico had a profound impact on the Gulf Coast marshes. An understanding of how indigenous oil-degrading bacteria respond to oil exposure is important for...

Scientists Reveal Effect of Maize Residue Retention on Nitrous Oxide Emission

In conservation tillage systems, at least 30% of the soil surface remains covered by crop residue which generally contains significant amounts of nitrogen. Crop residues are important resources inv...

Scientists Developed an Integrated Multi-scale Approach for Restoring Degraded Forest Ecosystem

Natural forest degradation caused by human activities is one of the most serious problems that threaten human wellbeing and biodiversity conservation.

Inconsistent Reproductive Strategies of Pine Trees to Cope with Drought Stress

Over the past decades, drought events have been widely reported in almost all forest biomes around the world. Substantial evidence has suggested that trees might exhibit remarkable phenotypic plast...

Researchers Reveal the Effects of Gap Size and Within-gap Position on Sprout Regeneration of Domi...

Secondary forests, derived from the natural regeneration of primary forests after destructive disturbances, have become major forest resources worldwide. Compared with primary forests, several prob...