Hot days, cold nights mean fantastic fall foliage forecast in New York

Karl Niklas is a Cornell University professor of plant biology whose research focuses on the relationship between plants and the physical environment. Niklas predicts bright 2017 fall foliage in New York state based on the season’s adequate rainfall and amicable temperatures. Bio: https://plantbio.cals.cornell.edu/people/karl-niklas Niklas says: “Based on past experience and current information about this year’s growing conditions […]

Drought conditions dry up hope for bright colors

Karl Niklas, Cornell University professor of plant biology whose research focuses on the relationship between plants and the physical environment, predicts the beauty of the 2016 fall foliage season will all depend on where you are in New York state. Bio: https://plantbio.cals.cornell.edu/people/karl-niklas Niklas says: “Our record drought will have a significant and negative affect on Autumn […]

Good news for leaf peepers, beautiful fall foliage expected

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Sept. 26, 2013 Good news for leaf peepers, beautiful fall foliage expected Karl Niklas, Cornell University professor of plant biology whose research focuses on the relationship between plants and the physical environment, predicts the 2013 fall season will be filled with beautiful, vibrant colors. Niklas says: “Autumn coloration will be […]