This is a follow on to last week’s post, here. Last week I wrote about two papers from The Plant Cell about how plant cells figure out their identity. As part of that, I looked back in the archives of Plant Physiology (first issue 90 years ago– 1926) and The Plant Cell (first issue 1989) and scrolled through … More Resolution of Plants over time.
This is the first guest post on Quiet Branches. An account of the recent FASEB meeting on Mechanisms of Plant Development. If you want to be a guest contributor, you can get in touch with me (@IHStreet on Twitter, ihstreet at gmail). Self-Interview Post-Meeting 2015 Federal of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Mechanisms in … More FASEB: Mechanisms of Plant Development, 2015
What is a plant? And why care about them or study them? These may seem like obvious questions. They’re the green things. Some of them we eat and we’ve been selectively breeding crops for ~10,000 years. As you’re reading, I invite you to think about where plants show up in your own life. There is … More What is a plant?