ASPB President’s Update: Your Perspective Matters!
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by Leeann Thornton
4d ago
Dear ASPB members, My efforts in the past eight months have been focused on understanding the many people involved in carrying out the ASPB mission and looking for ways to build connections and remove barriers to inclusion. ASPB unites us as a community of people who support the growth and development of the field of ... Read more Source ..read more
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Plant Physiology Focus Issue Webinar: Vegetable Crops, June 5, 2024
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by Mary Williams
3w ago
Plant Physiology Webinar: Vegetable Crops Celebrating the June 2024 Focus Issue on Vegetable Crops Wednesday June 5, 2025, 7AM GMT, 8AM BST (London), 9AM CEST (Amsterdam), 3PM China, Taiwan About this webinar Vegetable crops encompass over 200 plant species utilized as human food. They have been domesticated from their wild progenitors that have undergone a ... Read more Source ..read more
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Plant Physiology is recruiting Assistant Features Editors to start in 2025 and 2026
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by Mary Williams
1M ago
By Yunde Zhao (Plant Physiology EIC) and Mary Williams (Plant Physiology Features Editor) We started the Plant Physiology Assistant Features Editor program more than six years ago to help young scientists to advance their career and help disseminate exciting discoveries published in Plant Physiology. Since then, more than 100 early-career career scientists, mostly postdocs but ... Read more Source ..read more
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25 Inspiring Women in Plant Biology
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by Sarah Black
1M ago
In March, the ASPB Women in Plant Biology Committee asked you to nominate remarkable women who shape our field for recognition by the ASPB community. We recognize these 25 women to highlight their achievements and leadership, celebrate their impact in plant biology, and inspire future generations. We will continue to build a more equitable and ... Read more Source ..read more
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ASPB Webinar April 24: What I Wish I Had Known When I Started Grad School (2024 Edition)
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by Jayson Padilla
2M ago
A Panel Discussion by the ASPB Early Career Plant Scientists (ECPS) Section April 24, 2024 12 PM CST The ASPB Early Career Plant Scientists (ECPS) Section wants to help you succeed in graduate school. As you prepare for the next step in your professional career, ECPS will help guide you with our annual panel discussion ... Read more Source ..read more
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Congratulations to ASPB’s 2024 Award Recipients
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by Sylvia Lee
2M ago
The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2024 awards, which honor distinction in service, outreach, education, and research. ASPB-Carnegie Winslow Briggs Mentorship Award Judy Brusslan, California State University, Long Beach, CA Joanne Chory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA Charles Albert Shull Award Robert ... Read more Source ..read more
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White House Easter Egg Roll Exhibit will Promote Plant Biology
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by Rachel Belsky
2M ago
The American Society of Plant Biologists plans to engage families in the wonders of plant science as part of the 2024 White House Easter EGGucation Roll   The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) returns to participate in the White House’s annual Easter Monday celebration. This year, the Easter Egg Roll occurs on April 1. ... Read more Source ..read more
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Researchers Solve Crucial Cold-Induced Sweetening Problem in Potato Production
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by Rachel Belsky
3M ago
The potato industry benefits from new tuber research published in The Plant Cell   Researchers have discovered a game changer for the potato industry. According to a new study published in a leading international society journal published by the American Society of Plant Biologists, a small genetic element is the cause of a major production ... Read more Source ..read more
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Celebrate Herstory: Nominate Inspiring Women in Plant Biology for Recognition!
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by Sarah Black
3M ago
Blog by Rebecca Roston, Chair, ASPB Women in Plant Biology Committee In honor of US Women’s History Month, the Women in Plant Biology Committee of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is thrilled to celebrate the remarkable women who have shaped and continue to shape our field. We’re calling on YOU to nominate exceptional ... Read more Source ..read more
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Researchers Decipher Mysterious Growth Habit of Weeping Peach Trees
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by Rachel Belsky
3M ago
Why do weeping trees “weep”? A basic premise of how plants grow is that shoots grow up and roots grow down. A new study, published in Plant Physiology, a leading international society journal published by the American Society of Plant Biologists, reveals the answer to a fascinating question: why do weeping tree varieties defy this ... Read more Source ..read more
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