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Life Sciences => Plant Sciences, Zoology & Evolution => Topic started by: colarris on 01/02/2010 20:42:54

Title: How do trees survive in winter without leaves to photosynthesize?
Post by: colarris on 01/02/2010 20:42:54
How do trees survive in winter without leaves to photosynthesize?

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Title: How do trees survive in winter without leaves to photosynthesize?
Post by: LeeE on 01/02/2010 21:16:58
Trees that shed their leaves in winter don't really do very much during that period and so don't need much in the way of resources.  It's similar, in the most general of ways, to hibernation of animals.