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 […]

Fall colors above average this year

Karl Niklas, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of plant biology, focuses on the relationship between plants and the physical environment, predicts the 2015 fall season will be filled with beautiful, vibrant colors despite the lack of rainfall.   Niklas says: “Autumn coloration will be average or perhaps better than average this year. “Leaf coloration depends […]