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.
Marianne Sommarin receives Umeå University's Medal of Merit 2019.
In an open letter scientists call for changed European legislation on genetically modified organisms.
Barbara Terebieniec has in her thesis identified genes that control the leaf shape of the European aspen.