Ancient grains of pollen reveals adaption to environment

Grains of pollen in fossil of the conifer Cheirolepidiaceae from the Triassic-Jurassic period, show that species had the ability to adapt to changes in the environment.

Fossil of the Cheirolepidiaceae that researchers have examined pollen from. Photo: Prof. J. van Konijnenburg - van Cittert, University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

Wolfram Kürschner from the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo together with researchers from the Universities of Portsmouth and Exeter have recently published an article about fossil of conifers from the Triassic-Jurassic period. The article is published in the Journal Proceedings of the Royal Society (abstract).


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Published Sep. 13, 2013 10:36 PM - Last modified Sep. 13, 2013 10:36 PM