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FOOD AND PLANT BIOLOGY

Our aim is to understand the biochemical and physiological mechanisms associated with food and plants growth and survival, both in normal and stress conditions. We sought to apply this acquired knowledge to develop genetically improved crops and better management practices. 

NEWS AND EVENTS

Special Issue:
Harnessing Autophagy to Improve Plant Quality and Resilience

Front. Plant Sci.

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Basic Science

UdelaR-UWA

Unrevealing the role of proline accumulation under abiotic stress in plants.

 

 

CSIC

Fruit and Leaves
Group Program

UdelaR

Food and Plant Biology: CSIC Groups program

CSIC

Cattle Herders
Applied Science

UdelaR

Tweaking proline metabolism in plants to increase their tolerance to stress

ICGEB

FEATURED PROJECTS

FEATURED RECENT PUBLICATONS

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Env. Exp. Bot.

Jul 2022

Assessing photosynthesis in plant systems: A cornerstone to aid in the selection of resistant and productive crops

Calzadilla, Carvalho, Gomez,

Lima-Neto, Signorelli.

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Plant J.

Aug 2021

Autophagy mutants show delayed chloroplast development during de-etiolation in carbon limiting conditions

Wijerathna-Yapa, Signorelli, Fenske, Ganguly, Stroeher, Li, Pogson, Duncan, Millar

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Nature Food

Oct 2020

 Strategies to revise agrosystems and breeding for Fusarium wilt control of banana
 

Zorrilla-Fontanesi, Pauwels, Panis, Signorelli, Vanderschuren, Swennen

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