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Evolutionary history of plants

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Plants were not the first photosynthesisers on land; weathering rates suggest that photosynthetic organisms were already ...

First Land Plants and Fungi Changed Earth's Climate, Paving the ...

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The largest genetic study ever performed to learn when land plants and fungi first appeared on the Earth has revealed a plausible biological cause for two major ...

The oldest land plants (1) - Xs4all

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Introduction to the first land plants, known from fossils.

Science: Insects Evolved With Earth's First Land Plants | AAAS - The ...

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Nov 6, 2014 ... A new timeline for insects shows that the creatures first evolved 479 million years ago — earlier than previously suspected — and that their ...

The Evolution of Plants - Antranik.org

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Jun 28, 2011 ... The first group of plants that made it on land are best known as ... Early land plants reproduced with spores that would swim (with little whipping ...

BBC - Earth News - Fossils of earliest land plants discovered in ...

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Oct 12, 2010 ... Plants first colonised land more than 472 million years ago, according to a fossil discovery in Argentina.

Origin and early evolution of land plants

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However, additional phylogenetic dilemmas are the evolution of bryophytes from algae and the transition from these first land plants to the pteridophytes.

Evolution of Plants - Biology Encyclopedia - cells, body, human ...

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Since bryophytes are land plants, they need to support themselves in air. ... first appeared in hornworts and mosses is evidence that vascular plants evolved from  ...

Fragments of the earliest land plants : Abstract : Nature

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An additional complicating factor is that there is a significant hiatus between the appearance of the first dispersed spores and fossils of relatively complete land ...

The First Land Plants - Plants of the Eastern Caribbean

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Feb 7, 2013 ... The first plants were algae and these still thrive in a range of aquatic habitats today. (Do not fall into the trap of thinking because algae have ...

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First land plants plunged Earth into ice age | New Scientist

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Feb 1, 2012 ... Never underestimate moss. When the simple plants first arrived on land, almost half a billion years ago, they triggered both an ice age and a ...

Evolution of Land Plants - Boundless

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Learn more about evolution of land plants in the Boundless open textbook. ... Land plants first appeared during the Ordovician period, more than 500 million ...

The first land plants pretty much ruined the entire planet - io9

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Feb 1, 2012 ... The first, moss-like plants emerged on land about 470 million years ago. In just 25 million years, they stripped the planet of vital minerals, ...