Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 3, 2012

How Drought Creates Good Fall Color

National Geographic published a story  on how this past year’s drought has let to a good fall foliage season, especially in the Northeastern U.S. The drought increases the concentration of anthocyanins,  which are the natural pigments that produces the reds and purples in many tree species. Read more at: Fall Leaves: “Ideal Conditions” Seen for Foliage in U.S..


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