The increasing population of liana inhibit a forest's ability to capture carbon

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Liana Vines

As tropical forests take over abandoned agricultural land, scientists expect these new forests to mop up industrial quantities of atmospheric carbon. However, the growing population of liana may be hindering the carbon absorption of the trees. This invasive vine is more drought-tolerant than most other trees, allowing the vine to flourish in times of disparity. Read More at Science Daily.

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