Research for lasting impact

Here's how Maria, a UMD graduate student, is studying how Northern Red Oak respond to different climate conditions. 
After collecting acorns and getting them ready to plant, they're put into chambers meant to increase the temperature by a couple of degrees. The end goal is to create best practices for seed collection."Trees are one of the most important things in our ecosystems," says Maria. "So if we have a way to contribute with science, that's very valuable for all of us."
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Climate Change and Trees - Maria Jose Gomez Quijano

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