freshly picked peanuts held in hand


Peanut genetic code now mapped, ready to unlock plant’s potential

University of Georgia PhD candidate Rishi Masalia

Student Recognition

Rishi Masalia named 2018 Cross Scholar

plants growing from test trays


Building better plants

AAAS 2017 fellows

Faculty Recognition

Three UGA faculty named AAAS Fellows

The mission of the Plant Center is to enhance the tradition of outstanding research in plant science at the University of Georgia.  It achieves its purpose by fostering and supporting interactions among those members of the UGA research community who share common interests in:

  • The organization, evolution and function of plant genomes,
  • The growth, development and biotic/abiotic interactions of plants, and
  • The improvement and production of plants for agricultural or industrial uses.

The Plant Center at UGA

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Our own Scott Jackson!

The Plant Center at UGA

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CAES launches new certificate - Harald Scherm