The belowground growing season

Source: Nature.com

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 20 December 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-021-01243-y

As temperatures rise, plants unfold their leaves earlier in spring, but whether plant roots respond similarly is seldom quantified. Now, a meta-analysis suggests that leaf and root phenology do not respond to warming in the same way, even within the same plant types.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-021-01243-y