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Call for Papers: The Plant Cell Focus Issue on Cell Biology

  Plants have been a source of fundamental discoveries on the nature, organization, and function of cells, from the first description of cells to the dissection of the secretory system, and from insights into the role of the cytoskeleton and cell wall in morphogenesis to the discovery…

Teaching the next generation of plant scientists using the creative Plant Teaching Tools

Contributed by Wei He, an Associate Professor in Northwest University, Xian, China.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1236-3047. You can read this post in Chinese here. I started teaching “Advance Plant Physiology and Biochemistry” for postgraduate students in Northwest University in China in 2013. In preparation…

培养下一代的植物学家——创新性的教学工具the Plant Teaching Tools

Contributed by Wei He, an Associate Professor in Northwest University, Xian, China.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1236-3047. You can read this post in English here. 自2013年起,我开始承担西北大学高级植物生理生化课程的教学工作。在课程筹备之时,我偶然在网上发现了由The…

Oxford University Press to publish American Society of Plant Biologists journals

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the American Society of Plant Biologists’ Partnership with Oxford University Press The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is delighted to announce that it will partner with Oxford University Press (OUP) to produce and disseminate the ASPB journals…

Author Editing Services

Discounts available for ASPB authors ASPB’s journals are continually evolving to improve the author experience so that researchers think of The Plant Cell and Plant Physiology first when deciding where to publish their best work. Most recently, we have negotiated a discount for authors who wish…

ASPB journals announce journal portability initiative

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, authors who have received an editorial decline decision from any journal in the ASPB suite of titles will have the option to transfer their submissions to any other ASPB journal. ASPB publishes three…

Plant Biology 2020 workshop: Get Your Message Across: A Guide to Artwork and Illustrations for Better Impact and Clarity

Attending PB20? Join the ASPB publications team, including editors of The Plant Cell, Plant Direct, and Plant Physiology, for a live discussion about making great figures and illustrations! Wednesday, July 29, 1:30-2:30 EDT. This workshop will cover the production of artwork and illustrations that…

Essays on "What makes a paper *really* pioneering?"

What makes a paper *really* pioneering? This is the question we posed in a recent webinar. We asked each of our panelists to write a few words on this question, each focusing on a slightly different angle. In the recorded video (below), you can hear the panelists elaborate on these ideas. Here…

New Teaching Tool, "Three-Way Interactions between Plants, Microbes, and Arthropods (PMA): Impacts, Mechanisms, and Prospects for Sustainable Plant Protection"

We’re excited to announce the publication of The Plant Cell’s latest Teaching Tool, “Three-Way Interactions between Plants, Microbes, and Arthropods (PMA): Impacts, Mechanisms, and Prospects for Sustainable Plant Protection,” by Maria J. Pozo, Benedicte R. Albrectsen, Eduardo R. Bejarano, Eduardo…