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Understanding how plant hormones control fruit development
Understanding how plants acquire immunity to disease
Understanding how plants coordinate genes in different compartments
Understanding different aspects of epigenetics
Small-molecule signaling in model organisms
Understanding how viruses infect insects
Molecular and chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions
How do bacteria infect plants and how do plants defend themselves from such attacks?
Understanding how soil fungi supply plants with mineral nutrients
Understanding the genetic basis of fruit development and ripening
Applying the techniques of genetics and biotechnology to plant research
Understanding the origin and evolution of plant diversity
Understanding how scientists can harness Big Data for research and breeding
Understanding how viruses commandeer plants and insects to promote their own trasmission
Unraveling the complexity of fleshy fruit transcriptomes


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