“Plant Anatomy 2015: Development, function and evolution”, the summer course sponsored by the Arnold Arboretum and microMORPH, was featured in the newsletter of the International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal. (pdf)
This author has yet to write their bio.
Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud awp-admin contributed a whooping 40 entries.
Well done, Becky!
Published in Annuals of Botany, new work by Rebecca Povilus, Juan Losada, and Ned Friedman delves into the floral and seed biology of the water lily, Nymphaea thermarum, an ancient linage of flowering plants. (abstract)
They found that there was a precise window of time, marked by specific secretory proteins, in which the stigma (female) was receptive to the pollen (male). This work was published in American Journal of Botany. (abstract)
Rebecca Povilus was awarded the Katherine Esau Award for best student presentation from the Developmental and Structural Section at the Botanical Society of America’s Botany 2014 conference. Congratulations Becky!
In the January 2014 issue of BMC Plant Biology, Juan Losada and Mara Herrero examined the characteristics of pollen tube growth and its interaction with maternal tissues in domesticated apple (Malus x domestica). (abstract)
Arboretum class explores science as Darwin did, in an example of College’s commitment to new ways of learning. Read more
In gleaming new Arboretum lab, researchers still use 1931 device because it’s the best there is. Read more