Fungal pathogens such as Botrytis cinerea can cause devastating losses to agricultural crops – ask any strawberry, grape, or tomato grower. To prevent these losses, plants can summon a variety of immune responses by recognizing specific molecules associated with pathogen attack and/or internal damage.…
Fundación Instituto Leloir, IIBBA-CONICET
How I Use Plantae
“I use Plantae mainly to share resources (my main contribution has been to the ‘What We’re Reading’ series) and participate in or start discussions. I also try to get in contact or keep in touch with people from all over the globe.”
STEM at Reading Area Community College
How I Use Plantae
“Plantae is a great way to stay in-touch with my friends and colleagues in plant biology. The ‘What We’re Reading’ series keeps me current with the literature, and I can use educational content from Plantae in my classes for general science students. Plantae brings the global plant science community together to share ideas and resources.”
Q: What is Plantae?
Plantae is the global community and knowledge hub for plant scientists. It is a foundation created for the sole purpose of bringing together the plant science community in one place, so that we can have a strong collective presence and voice. Plantae has several hubs: an online community, a resource/learning hub, and a job board. Here you will find the tools you need to grow your career, connect and collaborate with others, and learn new things.
Q: Who is Plantae for?
Plantae is for everyone in the plant science community regardless of location or career phase, from plant science students to educators and researchers to authors, editors, and professionals.
Q: How did Plantae come about?
Plantae was developed to address the need for a community and knowledge foundation for the global plant science community, based on input and ideas from members of the community. It is a crowdsourced initiative by ASPB in collaboration with the Global Plant Council and represents our ongoing commitment to the plant science community.
Q: How do I join?
Joining the Plantae community is free and easy! Learn more and create your account here.
Q: Do I have to be a member of ASPB to join?
You do not have to be an ASPB member to join Plantae.
Q: I have more questions about Plantae, who can I ask?