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Diego Morales-Briones

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Diego wears a blue sweatshirt Diego is a post-doc in the Yang lab in Plant and Microbial Biology. Please navigate to his personal website to learn more about his work.




Blog Posts by Diego Morales-Briones

Complicated relationships within your salad

Plants inhabit many environments across the globe, and some groups can survive extreme conditions. One of these groups is the amaranth family. Members of this family, including several important crops such as amaranth, quinoa, spinach, and sugar beet, are well known for evolving adaptations to survive extreme environments, such as C4 photosynthesis in hot and often dry places and tolerance to highly elevated levels of salt or heavy metals.