Navigation Links
Special issue of Botany showcases CANPOLIN research
Date:7/5/2012

A special issue of the journal Botany is set to showcase to the world the multipronged-approach that Canadian researchers are bringing to the study of pollination biology. The journal's July issue features seven articles from NSERC-CANPOLIN researchers, examining topics that range from the effect of flower structure on pollinator activity to the impacts of recent climate change on pollinator ranges. The issue also includes two review papers, one exploring pollen limitation and pollinator diversity, and the other assessing the value of network biology studies in pollinator conservation.

"Pollination biology is a somewhat unique field of study, because there are so many different ways to approach the interactions between plants and pollinators," says Jana Vamosi of the University of Calgary and guest editor of the special issue. "It can be studied at the level of a single plant or pollinator species, or at a community level, where the entire complex web of plant and pollinator interactions are considered. At the landscape level, pollination takes place against a backdrop of wide-ranging and sometimes extreme environments, which adds further to the complexity of interactions."

The special issue presents findings from studies conducted in a variety of ecosystems, including agricultural, forest and alpine. Many of these studies have revealed important information about the pollination biology and/or evolution of several Canadian plant species, while a study that took place in Quebec is one of the first to examine the impact of agricultural monocultures on pollinator nutrition and reproduction. At the macro-scale, a country-wide study of 81 butterfly species looks at how the ranges of these relatively mobile pollinators are keeping pace with latitudinal shifts in climatic gradients.

Nine CANPOLIN ecologists collaborated on a review examining pollinator biodiversity and its role in pollen limitation, a scenario in which a plant's re
'/>"/>

Contact: Jana Vamosi
jvamosi@ucalgary.ca
Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press)
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Special issue of the EMBO Journal celebrates 30 years of Wnt research
2. Specialization for underwater hearing by the tympanic middle ear of the turtle
3. Dinosaur fossil: Even specialized predators didnt turn down free meals
4. Penn researchers improve living tissues with 3-D printed vascular networks made from sugar
5. Seeing inside tissue
6. Potential new approach to regenerating skeletal muscle tissue
7. Make or break for cellular tissues
8. Ultrasound idea: Prototype NIST/CU bioreactor evaluates engineered tissue while creating it
9. Study finds Western diet detrimental to fetal hippocampal tissue transplants
10. Newly found protein helps cells build tissues
11. Innovative cell printing technologies hold promise for tissue engineering R&D
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... any aquatic environment on Earth, but when the climate ... to the limit. The amount of time needed to ... different species cope in the future, reveals a new ... in the scientific journal Proceedings of the Royal ... to increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... in Munich report that a new class of ... chemotherapeutic drugs. They have also pinpointed the relevant ... anti-tumor agents. , Researchers led by LMU,s ... the Technische Universitt Mnchen have identified a class ... in the fight against malignant tumors. The compound ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014  Spectra ... solutions for the biotech and power generation ... new RECONN Bioprocess Manager, an easy-to-use and ... geared towards bioprocess development laboratories. ... disparate bioreactor and analyzer systems. Accessing and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Shape up quickly -- applies to fish, too! 2Cancer therapy: Driving cancer cells to suicide 2Spectra Automation Introduces RECONN Bioprocess Manager 2
... 2012) - The many factors that contribute to how cells ... not fully understood, but researchers at Baylor College of ... intracellular membranes fuse, and in the process, created a new ... the current edition of the journal PLoS Biology . ...
... Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) announced today the publication ... Company,s European clinical trial evaluating adipose-derived stem and ... infarction (heart attack or AMI), as Research Correspondence ... of Cardiology . The APOLLO trial was a ...
... (NAS) has awarded John Waterbury, scientist emeritus in the ... the 2012 Gilbert Morgan Smith Medal. Waterbury is ... recognition of their extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide ... sciences. The recipients will be formally recognized in a ...
Cached Biology News:Membrane fusion a mystery no more 2Adipose stem cell heart attack trial data published in JACC 2WHOI's John Waterbury receives NAS Gilbert Morgan Smith Medal 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... WASHINGTON D.C., September 30, 2014 Applying a ... of researchers at Harvard University has demonstrated the ... surface -- work that holds promise for making ... and detailing the sides of next-gen rocket ships ... When light passes through oil in water, it ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Report Details Biosimilar ... potential revenues Do you want to find sales ... revenue predictions for those biological drugs from 2014, ... find financial data, R&D trends, opportunities and selling ... forecasts to 2024 at overall world market, therapeutic ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Proove Biosciences , the commercial and research leader ... genetic test built upon research from their published P.A.I.N. ... provide physicians with an objective way to understand theirs ... between individuals. With this new test, physicians will be ... predisposition that will affect their pain tolerance. , The ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Fast, semi-automatic ... chemistry in documents ChemAxon , ... consulting services for life science research, launches ChemCurator, ... Markush structures from documents. Markush structures ... however generating and understanding Markush structures is a ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Taking thin films to the extreme 2Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024 2Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024 3Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024 4Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024 5Proove Biosciences is Now Offering the Proove Pain Perception Genetic Test to Help Physicians Assess Patient Pain Tolerance Levels 2Proove Biosciences is Now Offering the Proove Pain Perception Genetic Test to Help Physicians Assess Patient Pain Tolerance Levels 3ChemAxon Introduces ChemCurator for Chemical Information Extraction and Markush Structure Creation 2
... FULTON, Miss., March 20, 2012  Frank A. Critz, M.D., founder ... honored with a hometown hero,s welcome this April when he ... prostate cancer survivors.  The event will be April 14, 2012 ... Street in Fulton from noon until 3 p.m., and lunch ...
... DIEGO, March 20, 2012   CareFusion announced today ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new electrodiagnostic ... EDX system is a multi-modality device for monitoring and ... system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100706/CAREFUSIONLOGO ) ...
... LAKE CITY, March 20, 2012 Remedy Informatics, the ... research, announced that Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health & ... registries for their Orthopedic Institute and Telestroke Network to ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/SF47874LOGO ) "We are excited to work ...
Cached Biology Technology:Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia's Founder Returns Home to Celebrate Cancer Survivors and Receive Lifetime Achievement Award 2CareFusion Announces 510(k) Clearance and U.S. Launch of New Advanced Electrodiagnostic System 2Providence Health & Services Inks Deal with Remedy Informatics for Orthopedic and Stroke Registries 2Providence Health & Services Inks Deal with Remedy Informatics for Orthopedic and Stroke Registries 3
... is a 96-well ELISA-compatible plate containing ... (mouse IgG 1 ) is directed ... (GST), and binds with high affinity ... in which the tag is exposed. ...
... Laboratory (RTL) can provide you with ... ,,Microbial method development and validation ,Performance ... conditions of your GMP manufacturing environment ... offer a full spectrum of microbiological ...
... years of experience in the development of ... to large and small peptides, proteins, haptens, ... DNA-encoded antigens. We understand and appreciate that ... development programs are never "cookbook". We will ...
... were designed for full-length gene cloning and ... identify the desired cDNA clone. The first ... "Master Plate," where each well contains plasmid ... positive well(s) by gel electrophoresis of the ...
Biology Products: