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With genomes of trees mapped, one can study initiation of adventitious roots from an evolutionary perspective.
Vikash Kumar and Jay Prakash Maurya receive the Ramalingaswami Fellowship from the Indian Government.
Yan Ji has studied the complex first developmental steps when a cell turns green, in Arabidopsis thaliana.
The evergreen Christmas tree is our economically most important plant and continuously researched.
A short-cut in the photosynthesis apparatus means that pine needles can survive the winter.
Bernadette Sztojka has identified three new regulators involved in this process.
Congratulations to Lill Eilersten and Lena Lassinantti for winning the Best PhD Student Presentation Awards!
Bastian Schiffthaler has improved the genome information from aspen and developed bioinformatic tools.
Jean Claude Nzayisenga validates method to analyse lipid, carbohydrate and protein content of microalgae.
UPSC study show that genetically modified wood have a higher energy yield for the production of biofuels.
Chanaka Mannapperuma has developed user-friendly bioinformatics tools for plant biologists.
UPSC Researchers demonstrate that death of certain cells in the root facilitate growth of lateral roots
Abdellah Lakehal has studied how the initiation of adventitious roots is regulated at the molecular level.
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.
On Saturday, 18th of May, the 5th Fascination of Plants Day was celebrated in Umeå with a public event.
Professor Markus Schmid receives 18 MSEK Wallenberg Foundations for research without any restriction.
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.
The question whether genetically edited plants, with new methods, shall be classified as GMOs by...
The onset of flowering is a central event in the life cycle of a plant and ensures reproduction....