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Introducing an algal carbon-concentrating mechanism into higher plants: location and incorporation of key components
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

There is currently great interest in radical approaches to enhancing photosynthetic efficiency. Introduction of CO2 concentrating mechanisms into C3 plants based on algal and cyanobacterial carbon concentrating mechanisms (CCMs) is an approach being addressed by several research groups.

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Stressing resilience to combat climate change
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

It’s a strange thing to be packing for 38ºC weather while the temperature at home in England plummets towards 0ºC. Nevertheless, leaving a cold and rainy London behind, the Global Plant Council team took to the skies on 21st October and touched down in tropical Foz do Iguaçu, a resort town on the Brazil/Argentina/Paraguay border.

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Branching out
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

An update from the Global Plant Council.

In conversation with...Christine Foyer
Autumn 2015
30 September 2015

Formerly the chair of SEB’s Education Committee and a member of the Plant Section, Christine still engages actively with the SEB, regularly organising sessions during the annual main meeting and acting as handling editor on the SEB’s Journal of Experimental Botany (JXB). A prominent academic figure in the field of plant regulation and growth, Christine is professor of plant sciences and directs Africa College at the University of Leeds.