Arabidopsis thaliana

Genome Studies: More is Not Always Better

Würzburg, Germany — What the fruit fly is to zoologists, the thale cress is to botanists. The widespread herb with the botanical name Arabidopsis thaliana serves them as a model organism from which...

Acid Sensor Discovered in Plants

Würzburg, Germany — Climate change is causing increased flooding and prolonged waterlogging in northern Europe, but also in many other parts of the world. This can damage meadow grasses, field crops...

Researchers Solve Riddle of Plant Immune System

Göttingen, Germany — How do plants build resilience? An international research team led by the University of Göttingen studied the molecular mechanisms of the plant immune system. They were able to...

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