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Department of Plant Physiology

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.

Education
Education

We are teaching at Bachelor, Masters and PhD levels.

Research
Research

The research at the department is focusing on different aspects of plant adaptation to their environment.

About the Department
About the Department

The Department of plant physiology is part of Umeå Plant Science Centre.

Latest news

Aphids don’t spit in the glass, but preferably in plant sap
Published: 18 Jun, 2021

The gene SLI1 protects arabidopsis and makes aphids spit 20 times before absorbing sugar juice from the plant.

Rooting regulators are evolutionary conserved
Published: 31 May, 2021

With genomes of trees mapped, one can study initiation of adventitious roots from an evolutionary perspective.

Two UPSC postdocs are awarded with an Indian fellowship
Published: 12 Apr, 2021

Vikash Kumar and Jay Prakash Maurya receive the Ramalingaswami Fellowship from the Indian Government.