Diversity in wind-pollinated plants

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
June 28, 2018

Diversity in wind-pollinated plants

Juan Losada

While diversity in flower structure, color, and morphology has been studied extensively in animal-pollinated plants , much less is understood about why wind-pollinated plants also exhibit diversity in reproductive structures. Published in Annals of Botany, Juan Losada, Fellow of the Arnold Arboretum, and Andrew Leslie, Assistant Professor at Brown University examined this diversity in conifers. Abstract»

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Marjorie Lundgren awarded grant

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 25, 2018

Marjorie Lundgren awarded grant

Marjorie Lundgren

Dr. Marjorie Lundgren, a postdoctorate research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and visiting fellow of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, won a British Ecological Society Small Research Grant of £4875 (about $6,525) for her project “Manipulating source-sink relationships to understand perenniality” in Brachypodium grasses, in collaboration with Professors David Des Marais of MIT and Barry Logan of Bowdoin College. Congratulations Marjorie!

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Robin Hopkins receives teaching award

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 23, 2018

Reinforcement in Phlox

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 20, 2018

Ben Goulet receives award

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 1, 2018

Genetic mechanisms of reinforcement

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 1, 2018

Catapulting pollen

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
March 1, 2018

The future of wine grapes

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
January 8, 2018

The future of wine grapes

Elizabeth Wolkovich

Most wine is produced from the same 12 varieties of grapes. Agricultural crops, including wine grapes, are predicted to be greatly impacted by climate change. Published in Nature Climate Change, Elizabeth Wolkovich, Ignacio Morales-Castilla and co-workers discuss how the other ~1100 varieties of grapes available, and the diversity of their attributes, may play an important role in the future. Read more» abstract»

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Phloem vascular network

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
January 8, 2018

Reproductive development in pawpaw

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
December 15, 2017

Reproductive development in pawpaw

Juan Losada
While the pawpaw, (Asimina triloba) is one of few native North American fruit trees, not much is known about its flower and fruit development. Juan Losada (Arboretum Fellow), Iñaki Hormaza and Jorge Lora (Jewett Prize Recipient) examined its development in American Journal of Botany. Complementing this work, the genome of Asimina triloba, 12708*A, is being sequenced with support from an Arboretum Sequencing Award. abstract»

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