PRI's Ashley Shade, microbial ecologist, was selected as a 2019-2023 Ecological Society of America (ESA) Early Career Fellow for her pioneering work into advancing the understanding of the consequences of microbial diversity for resilience, how interactions among microbes impact resilience and how microbiomes can be leveraged to support plant stress tolerance and ecosystem stability.
A new study from the Sharkey lab looks at a pivotal sugar molecule, called glucose 6-phosphate (G6P), that is the first step towards making starch.
Five world-renown scientists with expertise in plant resilience visited MSU-PRI for a three day meeting.
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115 school students, ranging from 4th to 6th graders, got to learn about plant defense mechanisms and got a taste of how to observe and think critically as a scientist. The brains behind the events was Leah Johnson, a graduate student in the lab of PRI's Gregg Howe.
The Plant Resilience Institute and MSU’s Project GREEEN have partnered to fund seed projects focused on plant resilience of Michigan crops. Two projects were funded focused on dry beans and tar spot of corn.