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Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Flow cytometric analysis of bee pollen loads

Kron et al. use flow cytometry to characterize pollen loads from individual bees, using DNA content as a species marker,

Regulation of root morphogenesis in arbuscular mycorrhizae (Review)

Increased root branching is recognized as a general feature of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) roots, but a full understanding of the mechanisms involved is still...

Impact of climate on plant growth and flower formation – This Week in Annals of Botany

Impact of warming and drought on carbon balance related to wood formation in black spruce Wood formation in trees represents a carbon sink that...

Google Scholar Metrics

Google Scholar just updated its figures for the the visibility and influence of recent articles in scholarly publications. And of course, Annals of Botany...

What inspired you to do plant science? #epso2014

This week guest author Charlie Haynes is AoB Blog’s roving reporter at the EPSO/FESPB plant biology Europe conference. At the FESPB/EPSO plant biology conference in...

Seed dormancy cycling in a halophytic shrub

Kalidium gracile has 3 life history traits to help ensure persistence at a site: polycarpic perennial life cycle, persistent seed bank and dormancy cycling.

AoB Interviews: Hans Lambers on soil phosphate acquisition in impoverished soil

This week guest author Charlie Haynes is AoB Blog’s roving reporter at the EPSO/FESPB plant biology Europe conference.   Hans Lambers is the Winthrop Professor...

Plant Cell – all change at the top

The ASPB (American Society of Plant Biologists) has named Professor Sabeeha Merchant as the next Editor-in-Chief of The Plant Cell

Flooding and fragment size interact to determine survival and regrowth after fragmentation in two stoloniferous Trifolium species

Clonal plants are common in frequently flooded habitats because of their resilience to disturbance. In a new study published in AoB PLANTS, Huber et...

Why Botany is Important #epso2014

This week guest author Charlie Haynes is AoB Blog's roving reporter at the EPSO/FESPB plant biology Europe conference. This post is his pre-conference...

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A key protein may help trigger germination in Arabidopsis seeds

Seed germination is a critical step in the life cycle of flowering plants. Since seeds contain limited reserves, seed germination has to...

Daffodils and Snowdrops react differently to warming seasons

Daffodils and Snowdrops need the right temperatures in a few seasons to germinate. Will a changing climate cause problems?

Changes in How a Plant Breathes Aren’t Always Matched by Changes in Its Anatomy

You can't predict how a Yucca gloriosa will react to drought from its anatomy alone.

New grapevine model better predicts whole-canopy gas exchange

Models considering only the maximum photosynthetic capacity for all leaves over-estimated net carbon dioxide exchange by nearly a third.
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