Phytoplasma

How phytoplasmas generate witches' brooms and attract insect vectors

Aphids

Functional genomics of how insects manipulate plants


News Archive

Journal of Experimental Botany front page:

 

Picture credit: Andrew Davis (JIC)

Coleman AD, Wouters RHM, Mugford ST and Hogenhout SA (2015) Persistence and transgenerational effect of plant-mediated RNAi in aphids. Journal of Experimental Botany 66; 541-548.

 

Zombie plants in the news

 

English:

Bacterial tricks for turning plants into zombies Nature News

Bacteria Turn Plants and Insects into Zombies Scientific American

Zombies in the garden, killing themselves slowly New York Times

The bug that turns plants into 'ZOMBIES The Daily Mail

Scientists solve mystery of the zombie plants Eastern Daily Press

How plants become zombies JIC news

 

Dutch:

Wageningse onderzoekers ontdekken hoe planten in zombies veranderen Scientias.nl

Parasiet muteert plant tot zombie Nieuws.nl

Parasiet verandert plant in zombie Quest

 

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Printed media:

The zombie invasion really is coming: Eastern Daily Press, 9 april 2014
The zombie invasion really is coming...: Evening News, 9 april 2014
How bacteria turn plants into zombies: Nature – Research Highlights, vol. 50, page 152, 10 april 2014
The Sorceress’s apprentice: The Economist, 12 april 2014
Phytoplasma converts plants into zombies:Nature Reviews Microbiology 12, 393, 2014. Research Highlight.

 

 

Other News

Using the online news aggregator Scoop-It, news relating to Hogenhout lab research has been archived.

Click on the below links to see the archived news relating to the lab.

PLANTS AND MICROBES

PLANT PATHOGENOMICS

PUBLICATIONS

TAL EFFECTOR SCIENCE

PLANT CELL BIOLOGY AND MICROSCOPY

 

Note that these are external links, and any content contained within is not the responsibility of the Hogenhout Lab or the John Innes Centre, rather the curator of the archive.