Plant Biology News
The results, published in PNAS, reveal microbial family trees with distinct evolutionary patterns that may one day help us understand how harmful microbes evolve.
Illinois plant biologists, computer scientists receive $1.8M to create data platform for Big Data in plant breeding. David LeBauer, a plant biologist, will act as principal investigator for the supercomputing pipeline and reference sensing platform components.
Plant biology professor Ray Ming and his colleagues discovered that papaya cultivation 4,000 years ago likely led to the evolution of hermaphrodite plants, which are favored by growers today.