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Plant & Crop Science

Sustainable production

Theme Leads: Patrick Schafer and John Clarkson 

See also Warwick Crop Centre

Biochemistry and Structural Biology

Biochemistry and Structural Biology

Molecular mechanisms of function and dysfunction
Guy Barker, Lorenzo Frigerio, Alex Jones, Richard Napier, Vardis Ntoukakis, Corinne Smith

Biochemists and Structural Biologists also in Biomedical Science

Cell and Developmental Biology

Cell and Developmental Biology

Processes underlying cellular function, growth, differentiation and ageing

George Bassel, Isabelle Carre, Lorenzo Frigerio, Miriam Gifford, Murray Grant, José Gutierrez-Marcos, Stephen Jackson, Alex Jones, Richard Napier, Kristen Panfilio, Patrick Schäfer, Corinne Smith

Cell Biologists also in Biomedical Science

Crop Protection

Crop Protection

Managing pests, pathogens and weeds that impact on agricultural productivity
Dave Chandler, John Clarkson, Rosemary Collier, Murray Grant, Eric Holub, Vardis Ntoukakis, Patrick Schäfer, Graham Teakle, John Walsh

Ecology and Evolution

Ecology and Evolution

Biological diversity, adaptation and interaction of plants with their environment
Robin Allaby, Charlotte Allender, Dave Chandler, Rosemary Collier, José Gutierrez-Marcos, Eric Holub, Matt Keeling, John Walsh

Ecologists also in Environmental Bioscience

Genetics

Genetics

Exploring variation in genomes as a tool and as the basis of adaptation
Charlotte Allender, Guy Barker, Isabelle Carre, John Clarkson, Murray Grant, José Gutierrez-Marcos, Eric Holub, Stephen Jackson, Kristen Panfilio, Patrick Schäfer, Graham Teakle, John Walsh

Plant-microbe Interactions

Plant-microbe Interactions

Molecular processes underlying pathogenic and beneficial interactions
Guy Barker, Gary Bending, Isabelle Carre, Dave Chandler, John Clarkson, Miriam Gifford, Murray Grant, Eric Holub, Vardis Ntoukakis, Hendrik Schäfer, Patrick Schäfer, Orkun Soyer, John Walsh

Rhizosphere and Soil

Rhizosphere and Soil

Soil-microbe-root ecosystems, nutrient availability and land management
Gary Bending, Isabelle Carre, Dave Chandler, John Clarkson, Miriam Gifford, Murray Grant, Eric Holub, Alex Jones, Rob Lillywhite, Dave Scanlan, Patrick Schäfer, Orkun Soyer, Graham Teakle

News

Thu 19 Dec '19
Seventy years of crop research at Warwick’s Wellesbourne campus celebrated at industry event

Over 100 scientists, industry experts and employees past and present gathered at Warwick’s Wellesbourne campus this week (Wednesday 18 Decem…

Publications

Mon 09 Dec '19
Negative regulators of plant immunity derived from cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenases are targeted by multiple Phytophthora Avr3a‐like effectors

Li T, Wang Q, Feng R, Li L, Ding L, Fan G, Li W, Du Y, Zhang M, Huang G, Schafer P, Meng Y, Tyler BM, Shan W 

Oomycete pathogens secrete num…

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