The importance and direction of current and future plant-UV research

break-out session discussions at the UV4Plants Network Meeting in Bled (April 15th -18th , 2018)

Keywords: UV4Plants

Abstract

Background

To stimulate how to move the field of plant-UV research forward, and create a coherent framework to highlight valuable future directions in plant UV research we had a group discussion of the most prescient questions and how to address them.

The following sections are broken-down into those from the molecular, biochemical and physiological discussions followed by those from the ecological and plant production discussions. In each case, first basic research questions are considered and then applications and methodological considerations put forward. Finally, some common ground bringing together the two perspectives is proposed, aimed at solving scaling problems and ways in which the UV4Plants network might be put to good use.

Author Biography

T. Matthew Robson, Department of Biosciences, Viikki Plant Science Centre, University of Helsinki

Research Fellow, Academy of Finland

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Published
2018-12-27
How to Cite
Barnes, Paul W, Marcel A.K. Jansen, Gareth I Jenkins, Filip Vandenbussche, Craig C Brelsford, Agnieszka Katarzyna Banaś, Wolfgang Bilger, Antonella Castagna, Daniela Festi, Alenka Gaberščik, Mateja Germ, Aleksandra Golob, Laura Llorens, Marie-Theres Hauser, Javier Martinez-Abaigar, Luis O Morales, Susanne Neugart, Marta Pieristè, Neha Rai, Louise Ryan, Marco Santin, Alistair W.R. Seddon, Jana Stelzner, Eleni Tavridou, Justyna Łabuz, and T. Matthew Robson. 2018. “The Importance and Direction of Current and Future Plant-UV Research”. UV4Plants Bulletin 2018 (2), 19-32. https://doi.org/10.19232/uv4pb.2018.2.11.
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