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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Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.