Sylvie Renault

Professor

Office W479 Duff Roblin
(204) 474-6914

Research Interests

Physiology, Plant stress physiology, salinity stress, stress tolerance, interaction of plant abiotic and biotic stresses, salinity and herbivory interaction, land reclamation, revegetation of disturbed lands, Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment

Recent Publications

  • Abouelsaad I, Weihrauch D, Renault S. (2016). Differential expression of ammonium and nitrate transporters in roots of tomato plants exposed to salinity stress. Scientia Horticulturae 211, 70-78.
  • Renault S, Wolfe S., Markham J, Avila-Sakar G (2016). Increased resistance to a generalist herbivore in a salinity-stressed non-halophytic plant. AoB Plants 8.
  • Youssef M, Mira M, Renault S, Hill R, Stasolla C. (2016). Phytoglobin expression influences soil flooding response of corn plants. Annals of Botany 118.
  • Young, I., Renault S. and Markham J (2015). Low levels organic amendments improve fertility and plant cover on non-acid generating gold mine tailings. Ecological Engineering 74, 250-257.
  • Davis, L, Sumner, M., Stasolla C. and Renault, S. (2014). Salinity-induced changes in the root development of a northern woody species Cornus sericea. Botany 92, 597-606.

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Important Dates

December 10 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period

December 22 – January 2: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Edward Jenkins, M.Sc. Defense: “Seabird dietary niche dynamics during breeding in coastal Newfoundland” — Tuesday, December 18 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Saeedeh Bani, PhD Proposal: “"The development and maintenance of migratory timing programs in a songbird"” — Tuesday, December 18 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.