Tree life after death? Tree community supports those with no leaves
I was recently shared this article. I find it fascinating.
Even after a tree loses it leaves, or is chopped down, some still live:https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL2102/S00066/the-mysterious-existence-of-a-leafless-kauri-stump-kept-alive-by-its-forest-neighbours.htm
By Sebastian Leuzinger, Professor, Auckland University of Technology & Martin Karl-Friedrich Bader, Senior Lecturer in Ecology, Auckland University of Technology Plants use their leaves to make food from the sun’s energy and carbon dioxide. ...www.scoop.co.nz