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Once bitten... caterpillar attacks allow aphids to sneak up on plants

Plants face a formidable array of attackers and have to defend themselves. In a new paper publish...

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Plants that clean up: heavy metal hyperaccumulators

Hyperaccumulators are unusual. Able to absorb much larger amounts of metal compounds in their lea...

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Partner swapping: a climate change survival strategy

Some species of lichen grow under very different climatic conditions. They are true survival arti...

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41st New Phytologist Symposium Plant sciences for the future

Nancy, France, 11–13 April 2018
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42nd New Phytologist Symposium The biology of wood: from cell to trees

Lake Tahoe, CA, USA. 10–12 July 2018
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43rd New Phytologist Symposium Interaction networks and trait evolution

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Zürich, Switzerland, 1–3 July 2019

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Once bitten... caterpillar attacks allow aphids to sneak up on plants

Plants face a formidable array of attackers and have to defend themselves. In a new paper publish...

Find out more

Plants that clean up: heavy metal hyperaccumulators

Hyperaccumulators are unusual. Able to absorb much larger amounts of metal compounds in their lea...

Find out more

Partner swapping: a climate change survival strategy

Some species of lichen grow under very different climatic conditions. They are true survival arti...

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41st New Phytologist Symposium Plant sciences for the future

Nancy, France, 11–13 April 2018
Registration now open

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42nd New Phytologist Symposium The biology of wood: from cell to trees

Lake Tahoe, CA, USA. 10–12 July 2018
Registration now open

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43rd New Phytologist Symposium Interaction networks and trait evolution

Save the date!
Zürich, Switzerland, 1–3 July 2019

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