The Department of Plant Physiology is part of Umeå Plant Science Centre. Our main activities are academic research in experimental plant biology where the major aim is to understand all aspects of plants in relation to the environment in which they live.
Bernard shows that trees that cannot perceive the ethylene signal have problems to lift themselves up.
Climate change will affect Norway spruce and also bacteria and fungi that live in symbiosis with the tree.
A team of researchers publish the genomes of two species of aspen trees.