April 13, 2017

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    How notifications on Twitter and Facebook can help you to keep up to date with plant science news

    We asked our social media-savvy work experience student Alexandra Boliver-Brown to put together a guide for our readers on how to stay up to date with your favourite plant science news site. Incidentally, her favourite plant science news site is AoB Blog. We are not complaining. Facebook The first way to stay up-to-date with your […] More

  • Maize bushy stunt phytoplasma (MBSP) induced diverse morphological changes in maize plants.

    Sequence polymorphisms in a phytoplasma underlie organ proliferation in maize

    Maize bushy stunt phytoplasma (MBSP) is a vector-borne pathogen that induces multiple morphological alterations in maize plants. Orlovskis et al. find that MBSP isolates from two maize growing regions of Southeast Brazil differ in strengths of disease symptom induction, including lateral branching. Whole genome sequencing of the MBSP isolates identified 86 polymorphic sites, of which […] More