Valley oak tree could provide insight into how plants will adapt to climate change.

The valley oak, a tree species native to California, is at the root of a new means of determining an organism’s genetic fitness in the face of climate change.

A UCLA-led study found that under current global warming conditions, trees such as valley oaks are unable to thrive, adapt and proliferate as before. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America in November.

https://dailybruin.com/2020/01/05/valley-oak-tree-could-provide-insight-into-how-plants-will-adapt-to-climate-change/

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