Sylvie Renault

Professor

Office W479 Duff Roblin
(204) 474-6914

(Graduate student position (MSc) available (valid driving license and field research experience required))

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 Date

June 4 – June 8: Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Haoran Chen, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen fixing plant evolution: the major factors affecting biological nitrogen fixation” — Friday, May 25 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Ashley Tripp, MSc. Defense: “Temperature and pCO2: single and combined effects of climate change parameters on acid-base regulation in Louisiana red swamp crayfish” — Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Garett Allen, PhD Proposal: “Acid-base regulation in Stenohaline Osmoconforming Crustaceans” — Thursday, June 7 at 9 a.m., 201 BSB.

General seminar: Amber Hiebert, MSc. Defense: “Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) Myotome Development: The Proliferation of Satellite Cells in the Developing Sturgeon” — Tuesday, June 26 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.