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Call for papers: Crop digital information - sharing access and benefits

Access to crop digital information and the sharing of benefits derived from its use: background and perspectives   High-throughput DNA sequencing technologies and emerging ‘phenomic’ approaches have combined with new ways ...

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Elizabeth Ainsworth elected to the National Academy of Sciences

We are delighted that Elizabeth (Lisa) Ainsworth has been elected as a new member of the National Academy of Sciences. Lisa plays a key role in the peer review process as an Advisor for New Phytologist. Congratulations, Lisa!   &...

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Oak genomics proves its worth

18 months after the full pedunculate oak genome sequence was published by a French consortium led by INRAE and CEA, some initial results based on this genomic resource have been written up in a series of articles in New Phytologist. These new resu...

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Some flowers bounce back after injury

From a news release by Kate Daniell, University of Portsmouth.   Some flowers can bounce back after injury, according to a new study.   Some injured flowers bent and twisted themselves back into the best possible position...

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A new gene could be used to develop high-yield rice cultivars

Chinese researchers have discovered that a gene can determine grain width and weight in rice and be used to develop high-yielding rice cultivars.   The research published in New Phytologist was jointly carried out by the China Nationa...

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The 45th New Phytologist Symposium has been postponed

The New Phytologist Trust has been closely monitoring updates on the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. In view of the increasing restrictions on travel by institutions and government, the New Phytologist Trust has taken the decision to postpone ...

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In extreme heat and drought, trees hardly benefit from increased atmospheric carbon dioxide

Edited from a press release.   The increase in the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere does not compensate for the negative effects of climate change on trees – the more intense drought and heat become, ...

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Natural diversity could hold the key to boosting rice yields

Edited from a press release.   Rice is food for more people than any other plant and serves as the main staple for some 560 million chronically hungry people in Asia. With over 120,000 varieties of cultivated rice (Oryza sativa) acros...

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Thank you to all of our reviewers in 2019!

New Phytologist would like to thank all the individuals that reviewed manuscripts for the journal in 2019. The Editorial Board and Central Office staff greatly appreciate the contribution of our reviewers, each of whom volunteered their time and e...

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Funding available! Call for New Phytologist Symposia and Workshop proposals

Funding of up to £43k is available to run New Phytologist Symposia and Workshops, with slots available for 2022 onwards. The application deadline for Symposia proposals is 29 February 2020.   The internationally renowned series ...

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