Not only did the weeds grow much larger in hotter, CO2-enriched plots — a weed called lambs-quarters, or Chenopodium album, grew to an impressive 6 to 8 feet on the farm but to a frightening 10 to 12 feet in the city — but the urban, futuristic weeds also produced more pollen.
Monday, June 30, 2008
Can Weeds Help?
Can Weeds Help Solve the Climate Crisis? - Global Warming - Environment - NYTimes.com: