The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

17th Plant Biology Symposium, 2009

Regulatory role of soil resources in plant and ecosystem responses to global change

Event details

When

May 19, 2009 08:00 AM to 

May 21, 2009 11:00 PM

Where

Life Sciences Building, University Park, PA, USA 
 

The symposium will feature leading experts on global change impacts on plant resource interactions. It is structured with plenty of time for informal interaction. Speakers and participants will explore knowledge gaps, emerging ideas, and discuss future research needs.

Symposium theme

Regulatory role of soil resources in plant and ecosystem responses to global change.

Summary

A primary motivation for this plant symposium is to synthesize current understanding of soil resource acquisition and utilization by plants in the context of climate change and from there explore the cascading effects on ecosystem processes, including impacts on agriculture, and food security.

Abstracts

Abstract book (PDF)