Plant Biology News
In Panama's lowland tropical forest, tree species growing on low phosphorus soils grew faster, on average, than species growing on high phosphorus soils. Credit:
Publication Date: 08 March 2018
The Ecological Society of America has named Wendy H. Yang, a professor of plant biology and geology at Illinois, as an Early Career Fellow.
Publication Date: 06 March 2018
College of LAS program supports promising assistant professors
Publication Date: 23 December 2017
What does a sexist Google engineer teach us about women in science?
Publication Date: 12 December 2017
Prominent ranking is based upon how often their research is cited
Publication Date: 18 November 2017
Several institutions to benefit from $16 million grant to research photosynthesis and water use efficiency
Publication Date: 06 October 2017
Researchers at the U. of I. found that plants vary a lot in the efficiency with which they uptake carbon dioxide and conserve water. Plant biology professor Andrew Leakey, left, mentored Kevin Wolz, who was an undergraduate at the time he conducted the research. Wolz now holds degrees in civil engineering and biology and is pursuing a doctorate in biology.
Publication Date: 24 July 2017
Publication Date: 15 June 2017
The world’s oldest fossil mushroom was preserved in limestone, an extraordinarily rare event, researchers say.
Publication Date: 09 June 2017
Donald Ort is among four University of Illinois professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences this year.
Publication Date: 04 May 2017