plant defenses
New Organelle: The Tannosome
New Organelle: The Tannosome
Kerry Grens | Sep 23, 2013
Researchers identify a structure in plants responsible for the production of tannins.
Fungus-Fighting Genes
Fungus-Fighting Genes
Ruth Williams | Jun 27, 2013
Two genes from wild relatives of wheat could save domestic wheat from fungal destruction.
Plants Communicate with Help of Fungi
Plants Communicate with Help of Fungi
Dan Cossins | May 14, 2013
Symbiotic fungi on the roots of bean plants can act as an underground signaling network, transmitting early warnings of impending aphid attacks.
 
Fighting Microbes with Microbes
Fighting Microbes with Microbes
Amy Coombs | Jan 1, 2013
Doctors turn to good microbes to fight disease. Will the same strategy work with crops?
Timed Defense
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 16, 2012
Plants’ circadian clocks help them gear for attack by herbivores.