Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 4, 2018

Why Are Rare Plants Rare

ScienceDaily reports

Rare plant species suffer more from disease than commoner species. The fact that rare species are more susceptible to attack by micro-organisms living in the soil, such as fungi and bacteria, may in fact be one of the reasons they are rare. Biologists have been trying to work out why some species are rare, while others are common, since Darwin’s time and a new study provides a possible answer.

Read article at  Why rare plants are rare — ScienceDaily


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