Wood may be 10 million years older than thought!

A study of 400-million-year-old samples of fossils has revealed that woody plants appeared about 10 million years earlier than previously thought.

Encroaching woody plants don`t slurp up water

A study at the Texas A and M University, US has suggested that the assumption that encroaching woody plants slurp up water and drain nearby rivers in a area, is not true, and clearing these plants might make drought worse.