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Edited By: Alistair M. Hetherington

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The joint winners of the 2013 Tansley Medal are Dr Li-Qing Chen whose Minireview is titled ‘SWEET sugar transporters for phloem transport and pathoden nutrition’, and Dr Jing-Ke Weng whose Minireview is titled: ‘The evolutionary paths towards complexity: a metabolic perspective.' Read the Editorial by Liam Dolan published in Volume 201 Issue 4.

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Deadline: June 30th 2014. We are accepting submissions for a Feature Issue on the Ecology and Evolution of Mycorrhizas. To register your interest in submitting a paper for this special issue please contact with your tentative article title and author list. More information can be found here.

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May 2014, Vol. 202 No.3

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Cover image: Domatium of the ant-plant Leonardoxa africana cut longitudinally, showing ants and the black fungus inside. Courtesy of Rumsaïs Blatrix. (Mayer et al. pp. 749–764)

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