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Plant Science

Empowering a community publishing articles in Plant Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology, Development, Morphology, Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Phenomics and more

To date, over 5,335 articles in Plant Science have been published with more than 83,599 citations from authors in 126 countries.

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Plant Phenomics and Precision Agriculture

Topics include: Plant phenotyping technologies, precision agriculture applications, digital soil mapping, sensor design and applications, agricultural robotics, remote sensing, computer vision and bioinformatic tools, farmer support services

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Fungal diseases of food crops are a devastating reality. The identification, monitoring and genetic dissection of the causal strains or pathogens is crucial for developing sustainable management strategies for food security.
Gert Kema
Gert Kema
Chair in Tropical Phytopathology, Acting Head of Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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PLOS will be attending a number of Plant Science related events through 2020. More details to follow.

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