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Advancing Scientific Knowledge in Plant Biology

Stress Responses

stress-responses-247x300Study of plants’ reactions to varied environmental conditions and stress factors is an essential asset to any agricultural plan. Understanding how plants react to limited or excessive water supply, sunlight, and nutrients leads to understanding of the most strategic growing practices. In anticipation of feeding burgeoning populations, study of environmental and stress responses in plants takes a step toward conserving resources while promoting high yield in crops.

The following BTI laboratories study environmental and stress responses: