Department of Plant Biology

Plant Biology News

February 7, 2017
Keeping MSU Green
Keeping MSU Green

The entire MSU campus is an arboretum containing over 48,000 trees and shrubs. The entire collection is used by many students and faculty to support teaching and research and also for outreach to the mid-Michigan community as well as for other institutions of higher education around the state, country and world. Some of our trees pre-date the establishment of the MSU campus, most were planted in the decades after its founding.

January 17, 2017
Wheat Virus Crosses Over
Wheat Virus Crosses Over

Once upon a time, it was thought that crop diseases affected only crops. New research shows, however, that a common wheat virus can spread and harm perennial native grasses.

December 22, 2016
Undergraduate Earns ABRCMS Award
Undergraduate Earns ABRCMS Award

PLB Undergraduate Akua (Nana) Acheampong won an award last month for her poster presentation in the Cell Biology session at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Tampa, Florida.

December 21, 2016
Highly Recognized Researchers
Highly Recognized Researchers

Seven Michigan State University faculty members have earned a spot on the Thomson Reuters highly cited researchers list for 2016.

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