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Shoots
Seeking the root causes
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Plant roots are anything but the passive piping systems that they might appear to be. A group of researchers at the 2018 SEB Annual Meeting chatted about how roots can be shaped by the environment, and how they help plants adapt to increasing pressures brought on by climate change.

Jessy Silva
Travel grants to go - Jessy Silva
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Jessy travelled to Gifu, Japan to attend the International Association of Sexual Plant Reproduction Research (IASPRR) conference and present her research entitled “Unravelling the importance of FLA5 (Fasciclin-like Arabinogalactan Protein 5) in Arabidopsis reproduction”.

Dorina Podar
Spotlight on Dorina Podar
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Angie Burnett catches up with Dorina Podar, a long standing SEB member and researcher at Babes-Bolyay University, Romania. Dorina researches heavy metals and plants and Angie finds out how and why.

pbj
New antifungal proteins in plant biofactories
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Disease-causing fungi that infect plants, animals, and humans pose a serious threat to human and animal health, food security, and ecosystem resilience. In this article, Shi et al. report the production of antifungal proteins (AFPs) in plant biofactories to yields of commercial relevance.