The Des Marais Lab

The primary focus of research in the Des Marais Lab is to understand the mechanisms of plant-environment interaction.

We use tools from molecular, quantitative and population genetics to identify the physiological basis of plant response to environmental cues, and ask how these mechanisms constrain or facilitate plant breeding and evolutionary change.
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There are some Italian lines being developed by the great Brachy group at . Deep reseq… https://t.co/SikVuGVWXY1 week 4 days ago
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