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Our research on plants and microbes helps: protect the environment, apply genetic knowledge to improve plants, manage natural resources, control weeds and diagnose plant diseases.


Multiscale imaging illuminates the big picture of plant protection

After decades in pursuit of plant cellular signaling, a Purdue researcher returns to questions raised by his early work, now equipped with advanced technology and the establishment of a $12.5 million institute.

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