Goldilocks tree leaves | Science News

News

Goldilocks tree leaves

Sweating in the heat or huddling in the cold keeps temperatures favorable

By
12:01pm, June 11, 2008

Tree leaves do a pretty good job of achieving temperatures that are just right for photosynthesis, even if it’s too hot or too cold where they live, a new study shows.

This article is available only to subscribing members. Join the Society today or Log in.

Get Science News headlines by e-mail.

More from this issue of Science News

[title_1]