Plant Environmental Physiology
Promoting the science and practice of plant environmental physiology.
The Plant Environmental Physiology Group (PEPG) is one of the Special Interest Groups within the British Ecological Society and the Society for Experimental Biology. You can access more information about the group on Society for Experimental Biology website.
Plant environmental physiology represents the study of short-term acclimation and long-term adaptation of plants to changing environmental conditions. Our traditional goal has been to integrate leaf and plant- level responses to biotic and abiotic stress under field and laboratory conditions. Increasingly, our focus has been either to set molecular physiology in an ecological context, or to provide a basis for scaling root and shoot level responses to canopy, ecosystem and region in the context of climate change, whether for crops or natural vegetation.
- Advance and promote the science and practice of plant environmental physiology
- Integrate the plant environmental physiology community and research opportunities within and outside the BES and SEB
- Support, train and liaise with young plant environmental physiologists
Events and Meetings
Check out the events page for all our upcoming meetings!
- Matt Davey
- Colin Osborne
- Howard Griffiths
- Lucy Rowland
- Marjorie Lundgren
- Richard Webster
- Jen Cuniff
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