Today I am going to celebrate that the manuscript is now submitted to the prestigious PNAS. The paper reports the discovery of just one single gene that seems to control leaf hydrophobicity in rice - and thus also formation of gas films during flooding!

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I have submitted a proposal for a fully funded PhD scholarship and a number of postdoc salary applications and also a minor application for travelling in order to maintain the collaborations with Profs Colmer and Nakazono.

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We are working on a common manuscript where we show that global distribution of submerged freshwater plants is controlled by the alkalinity of the water and the ability of the aquatic plants to use bicarbonate as an alternative source of inorganic carbon.

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The conference in Kiel was a great opportunity to meet up with colleagues sharing the passion for plants whether dry or wet! There was a very interesting poster by Chen Lin on adventitious roots in rice...

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