A tree stump that should be dead is still alive

by Cell Press   The Kauri tree stump in the study. Credit: Sebastian Leuzinger / iScience Within a shrouded New Zealand forest, a tree stump keeps itself alive by holding onto the roots of its neighboring trees, exchanging water and resources through the grafted root system. New research, publishing July 25 in iScience, details how surrounding trees keep tree stumps alive, possibly […]

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