Traits with ecological functions

298. Heslop-Harrison JS. 2012. Traits with ecological functions. Annals of Botany, 110 (1), 139-140. URL (free access) Individual plant species thrive in specific environments, some growing well across a wide area, others being restricted to survival in very narrow ecological niches. Within a niche, a species must compete for space, light and other resources with the same and other…

Pat Heslop-Harrison PI

Pat (JS) Heslop-Harrison is Professor of Plant Cell Biology and Molecular Cytogenetics at the University of Leicester, UK. He co-leads the research group investigating the genomics and evolution of the plants and animals with a focus on crops. He is involved with media presentations, gives strategic and policy input, and reviews research.