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Sundew carnivory evolved from defence mechanisms

For centuries, researchers have been fascinated with the rapid prey responses of carnivorous plan...

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Raising a stink: plants smell different when they are eaten by exotic herbivores

When they are chewed by insects or other small animals, many plants react by releasing odours to attract the herbivore’s enemies. New research published in New Phytologist reveals that the odour bouquet depends on the type of herbivore that eats the plant.

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New Phytologist Editors' Choice: March 2017, 213:4

In this issue’s Editors' Choice we are pleased to feature the work of the Tansley Medal...

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Sundew carnivory evolved from defence mechanisms

For centuries, researchers have been fascinated with the rapid prey responses of carnivorous plan...

Find out more

Raising a stink: plants smell different when they are eaten by exotic herbivores

When they are chewed by insects or other small animals, many plants react by releasing odours to attract the herbivore’s enemies. New research published in New Phytologist reveals that the odour bouquet depends on the type of herbivore that eats the plant.

Find out more

New Phytologist Editors' Choice: March 2017, 213:4

In this issue’s Editors' Choice we are pleased to feature the work of the Tansley Medal...

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39th New Phytologist Symposium Trait covariation: structural and functional relationships in plant ecology

Exeter, UK, 27 - 29 June 2017. Registration has closed.

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Next generation scientists 2017

The second New Phytologist next generation scientists meeting will take place in Norwich, UK, 24–26 July 2017.

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40th New Phytologist Symposium Plant epigenetics: from mechanisms to ecological relevance

Vienna, Austria, 12 – 15 September 2017. Registration is now open.

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