|Update on plant sex: breakthrough discovery in poplars||
Article by Carl Douglas
Do plants have different sexes, meaning distinct male and female individual organisms within a species? The separation of male and female sexual function into different individuals is called “dioecy” and is common in eukaryotes,...
|How do interactions between plants and viruses influence symptom severity?||
Article by Hélène Sanfaçon
Plant viruses can cause significant economic losses in cultivated plants by inducing visual symptoms that affect plant productivity. However, there are also many viruses that co-exist with their hosts without inducing significant symptoms. Symptom severity is...
|Mapping a species niche and its distribution||
Article by Matthew Bayly (Angert Lab).
A current important area of research effort involves understanding how species’ geographic distributions and range limits will respond to climate change. But for most species of interest we lack basic data on how...
|Sequencing of historic and modern specimens reveals cryptic diversity in the red alga Nothogenia||
Article by Sandra Lindstrom, Paul Gabrielson, Jeff Hughey, Erasmo Macaya and Wendy Nelson.
This project is not something I ever envisioned. How did someone who is interested in the biogeography and phylogeny of seaweeds occurring on the West Coast of North America end up leading a...