The Global Plant Council visits the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility

This post is republished with the kind permission of the Australian…

What We're Reading: May 26th

Review: Enhancing genetic gain in the era of molecular breeding…

Why can't scientists be better communicators? (SciAm blog)

Author Katherine Wu highlights some of the challenges that…

Interview with Bob Furbank on "Turbocharging Crops"

The Science Show on Radio National, Australia, interviewed Robert…

Widespread biological response to rapid warming on the Antarctic Peninsula

Amesbury et al. examined stratified cores from moss banks across…

The RxLR motif of the Phytophthora infestans effector AVR3a is cleaved before secretion ($)

RxLR effectors are proteins secreted from pathogens that enter…

Bacterial biosensors for in vivo spatiotemporal mapping of root secretion

Biosensors are powerful tools that provide readouts for various…

Towards an understanding of spiral patterning in the Sargassum muticum shoot apex

Classic studies of leaf placement (phyllotaxy) showed that two…