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    Who owns Annals of Botany and AoB PLANTS?

    Guest post by Rod Hunt Most science journals these days are owned either by a major publisher or by a learned society. Oxford University Press publishes Annals of Botany and AoB PLANTS, but does this august institution also own these two titles? No it does not. Maybe there is an ‘Annals of Botany Society’ holding […] More

  • Molecular inference for induction of phenylalanine, tryptamine and tyrosine pathways that lead to the production of defence-associated hormones and metabolites in wheat following F. pseudograminearum infection in wheat

    Resistance responses triggered by Fusarium crown rot in wheat

    Fusarium diseases of cereals constitute economically significant constraints in cereal production systems. In this study, transcriptomic analysis using RNA-seq is combined with metabolite analysis to provide novel insights into the interaction between bread wheat and Fusarium pseudograminearum, the predominant causal agent of Fusarium crown rot. Powell et al. show that wheat responds to infection by […] More