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Another publications highlight was recently posted by the DOE Office of Science, which reflects the work accomplished by Dove, NC et al., “Assembly of the Populus microbiome is temporally dynamic and determined by selective and stochastic factors.” mSphere. 6(3), e01316-20 (2021).

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A recent publication highlight was published by the DOE Office of Science, which reflects the work accomplished by Bible et al., “Identification of a diguanylate cyclase expressed in the presence of plants and its application for discovering candidate gene products involved in plant colonization by Pantoea sp. YR343.”  PLoS ONE 16(7): e0248607 (2021).

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The 2022 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Principal Investigator (GSP PI) Meeting 

This meeting will be totally virtual and is scheduled for February 28 – March 2, 2022.  Meeting Link

Getting to the “root” of climate change

New data hosted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory is helping scientists around the world understand the secret lives of plant roots as well as their impact on the global carbon cycle and climate change.

The Fine Root Ecology Database, or FRED 3.0, brings together 150,000 observations of root anatomy and function from a variety of ecosystems. These root traits are informing Earth system models that predict the future of the planet.

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