Preventing the spread of plant pandemics

Published: 21May2021

Plant diseases don’t stop at national borders and miles of oceans don’t prevent their spread, either. That’s why plant disease surveillance, improved detection systems, and global predictive...

From Pathway Discovery to Plant Synthetic Biology


The Plant Science Department invites you to a seminar by Dr. Radin Sadre, Department of Horticulture, Michigan State UniversityR21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA...

La mémoire des plantes

Published: 9Oct2019

« Je suis un gars de l’Abitibi, donc je suis habitué au froid! » s’exclame Jean-Benoit Charron, chercheur à l’Université McGill. En raison des changements climatiques, le froid n’est toutefois plus...

Unwind with Indoor Gardening

Published: 9Apr2019

Looking for a relaxing activity to help you unwind? Help us make the Brown Building green!  Take a break, sow some seeds, and learn about accessible, sustainable food production.

Plants, fungi and bacteria work together to clean polluted land

Published: 28Mar2018

Highly complex interactions among roots, fungi and bacteria underlie the ability of some trees to clean polluted land, according to a novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from...

Statistical tool reveals climate change impacts on plants

Published: 6Nov2017

Early flowering, early fruiting: Anecdotal evidence of climate change is popping up as quickly as spring crocuses, but is it coincidence or confirmation that plants’ timing is shifting in response...

GIMI Plant Sale


Now that spring is finally here, it’s time to think about plants.  Are any of your indoor office plants getting too big? Do you need to divide your garden perennials?  Did you start too many...

Learning, Sharing and Adapting: Indigenous Peoples’ Knowledge and Use of Plants


Abstract McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) Building, 2nd floor., CA, 3463 Peel, CA/miscCategory: Environmental Health and Safety McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

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