Global Change threatens high-mountain plants

Saxifraga longifoliaThe University of Barcelona has recently published a short report about our publication in Plant Physiology: Adaptation of the Long-Lived Monocarpic Perennial Saxifraga longifolia to High Altitude.

This report highlights how the climate change could be threatening high-mountain plant species such as Saxifraga longifolia. It also talks about the importance to understand the cold adaptation mechanisms to understand and predict niche shifts due to global warming.

http://www.ub.edu/web/ub/en/menu_eines/noticies/2016/11/039.html?

 

 

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