How plants avoid salt

How plants avoid salt Plants don’t like high salt levels in their cells. They do therefore everything they can to avoid this. As mentioned in earlier posts plants have a number of strategies for this. However, the best strategy is not taking up to much salt in the first place. Being sensitive to salts, plantsContinue reading “How plants avoid salt”

New lipid biosensor shines some light on stress response

New lipid biosensor shines some light on stress response PA (phosphatidic acid) is a membrane lipid, however it is also an important signalling lipid involved in the regulation of important cellular processes. In plants PA has been shown to be involved in the regulation of stomata opening as well as in drought and salt stress.Continue reading “New lipid biosensor shines some light on stress response”