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Fraxinus excelsior, Hildersham

Observed: 2nd April 2012 By: martinjohnbishopmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plantsmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plantsmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plantsmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plantsmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

One small plant in bud; one large tree in flower

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) interacts

Comments

jhn7's picture

The mystery deepens!

Do you think it is age? If it is nearby it can't be soil.

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)

martinjohnbishop's picture

What about the genes?

Early developers and late developers; some QTL that governs opening time, perhaps. Compare http://www.genetics.org/content/183/1/325.abstract

jhn7's picture

My goodness!

I'm not sure I understand the abstract but take your point!

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)