Plant Developmental Biology in Spain: from the origins to our days and prospects for the future.

  title={Plant Developmental Biology in Spain: from the origins to our days and prospects for the future.},
  author={Jos{\'e} P{\'i}o Beltr{\'a}n},
  journal={The International journal of developmental biology},
  volume={53 8-10},
  • J. Beltrán
  • Published 1 November 2009
  • Biology
  • The International journal of developmental biology
The origins of modern Plant Developmental Biology in Spain can be traced back to a handful of scientists settled in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Sevilla, who devoted themselves to plant biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics, and also to Drosophila developmental biology, which influenced, often unintentionally, the pioneers of this field. To reach the present day situation, the experience acquired in centres abroad has also been important, especially in plant research institutes in the… 
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