ISSS Looks at Seeds as Systems

The International Society for Seed Science showcases groundbreaking research at its 12th triennial conference. Seeds may be tiny, but that doesn’t make them any less powerful. These miniature powerhouses are...

George Bassel: Plants Can Make Decisions for Themselves

We chat with the U.K.'s George Bassel, professor of plant computational biology in the University of Birmingham's School of Biosciences, about the decision-making processes of plants and how we can harness...

The Salinas Valley: Rise of the Machines

We chat with Richard Smith, farm adviser in the Department of Vegetable Crop Production & Weed Science at the University of California Cooperative Extension, about the role of seed in...

Here’s Why the ISSS is Important, and its California Connection so Crucial

Kent Bradford, director of the Seed Biotechnology Center at the University of California, Davis, lets us in on why the International Society for Seed Science is a crucial member of...

Multispectral Imaging Could Play an Important Role in the Future of Seed

Birte Boelt, senior researcher in the Department of Agroecology - Crop Health at Denmark's Aarhus University, sits down with us to talk about how multispectral imaging is helping scientists look...

To Ensure its Success, the Seed Industry Must Deal with These 3 Issues

Johan Van Asbrouck of Thailand's Rhino Research, which seeks to become the global technology provider for the seed industry, sits down with us at the triennial conference of the International Society...

Knowing How Environment Co-Opts Gene Function May Help Boost Yield in an Age of...

Italy's Sonia Gazzarini, associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toronto, sits down with us to talk about her exciting new research that might...

Why Maria Laene Carvalho Freezes Coffee Seed

We sit down with Brazilian researcher Maria Laene Carvalho (University of Lavras) at the International Society for Seed Science conference in Monterey, Calif., to chat about her research on...

Here’s Why the ISSS is Helping Us Look at Seeds for What They Truly...

Françoise Corbineau, outgoing president of the International Society for Seed Science, sits down with us at the ISSS triennial conference in Monterey, Calif., to talk about why the organization...