Hormones and plant growth
New research discovers how plant hormones called brassinosteroids affect gene expression and plant growth
March 31, 2023
Building better base editors
VIB scientists develop ITER, a sensitive, versatile, and high-throughput method to test and quantify gene editing in plant cells
January 16, 2023
Just BREEDIT – bridging the gap between conventional breeding and molecular biology
Researchers at the VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology developed a pipeline based on genome editing to accelerate gene discovery for breeding programs to improve agronomic traits in crops.
September 7, 2022
Staying alive – delaying floral aging improves seed set in maize
Researchers identified a mechanism to extend the fertile period of maize flowers, which could lead to increased yield in climate stress conditions.
May 24, 2022