Shoot Apical Meristem development: Model plant for high yielding crops

 This is a guest post by Arif Ashraf.  Arif Ashraf is PhD student at Iwate University, Japan and Graduate Student Ambassador of ASPB. His research interest is understanding the hormonal interplay in primary root development of Arabidopsis. He blogs about plant science at http://www.aribidopsis.blogspot.com    Like us, plants have stem cells too. These are innate, … More Shoot Apical Meristem development: Model plant for high yielding crops

Shoot apical meristems.

Quiet Branches is back to regular posts about science. I’ll try to get one post up each week through the holidays, including some guest posts! Excited to bring you more plant science stories.  Creating a plant Plants are ubiquitous in our day-to-day lives. We all benefit from the products they produce. Air, food, shelter, clean water, … More Shoot apical meristems.