An update on major microarray and RNA-seq studies, exploration of data integration approaches using gene coexpression network, and outline of important web resources.
How well will plants – and plant-like organisms – function with rising concentrations of levels of atmospheric CO2? And how will the increases in temperatures – associated with climate change/global warming – affect them? Given the importance of marine phytoplankton organisms to global productivity, understanding how those phytoplankters might be impacted by increased CO2 concentrations is of paramount importance.
2015 is the international year of soils and light.
Vaz Patto and Rubiales review the current status and future prospects of Lathyrus diversity conservation and characterization.
Given the importance of chickpeas, arguably the more genomes the better, not least in helping efforts to develop more drought-tolerant forms.