Please mark these dates in your calendars! Organizers: Wolfgang Bilger and Frauke Pescheck Location: Kiel, Germany Training School on Mon 30 and Tu 31 March (with teachers and participants arriving on Sunday 29th. Welcome for the conference on the evening of Tuesday 31 March (delegates arrive during the day) with the conference sessions starting on Wed 1 April and finishing on Friday 3 April, so people can travel home either Friday evening or Saturday.
Plant Responses to UV Themed Collection of articles published by Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences A collection of articles on Plant Responses to UV contributed by UV4Plants members and edited by Gareth Jenkins has now been published. It can be accessed at the journal’s web site. The collection is based substantially on presentations given at the 2018 Network Meeting of UV4Plants in Bled and includes the wide-ranging perspective article coordinated by Matthew Robson that was based on workshop discussions at the meeting. The collection highlights the breadth of research being undertaken by UV4Plants members to understand how plants respond to UV radiation in the environment. Some articles focus on the mechanisms of UV perception and the consequent regulation of gene expression and downstream responses, while others are concerned with ecological perspectives and applications in crop production. Some additional articles that have not yet completed the review and revision process can still be added to the collection when they are accepted.
An article, titled “A perspective on ecologically relevant plant-UV research and its practical application”, to be included in the PPS special issue, has been published on-line. It originated on discussions at the second UV4Plants Network meeting held in Bled last year, but writing and editing continued for several months. The article has been published under open access and is available through PPS’ web site. The graphical and text abstracts are reproduced below. The article has been published under open access and is available through PPS’ web site.
Content From the editors’ desk Letter from the President M. A. K. jansen: Wolfgang Bilger M. A. K. jansen: Javier Martínez-Abaigar L. N. Ryan et al.: A Summary from the 2nd UV4Plants Network Meeting Barnes P. W., et al.: The importance and direction of plant-UV research J. R. Logan: Improving participation M. A. K. jansen and A. Albert: UV-emitting LEDs P. J. Aphalo: Simulating the solar spectrum WHOLE 2018: 2 ISSUE