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Botany

Botany is the area of biology that studies the plant kingdom. Botany encompasses the growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, diseases, ecology and evolution of plants.

Believes in a change in GMO legislation

Stefan Jansson, professor of plant physiology, believes it's an ideal time to make legal changes.

Aphids don’t spit in the glass, but in plant sap

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

Rooting regulators are evolutionary conserved

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

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

Does it have to be “first come, first served” for roots and plants?
Research area: Botany, Ecology
Duration 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2023
Type of project Research project
Are there glycosylated proteins in plastids?
Research area: Biological sciences, Botany
Duration 22 January 2008 until 1 February 2009
Type of project Research project
The role of some of the extrinsic proteins in the oxygen evolution mechanism
Research area: Biological sciences, Botany
Duration 22 January 2008 until 31 December 2009
Type of project Research project
Plant mitochondria and their role in metabolism
Research area: Biological sciences, Botany
Duration 1 January 2006 until 31 December 2008
Type of project Research project