, Volume 236, Issue 3, pp 763-764
Date: 12 Jul 2012

Special Issue on Metabolic Plant Biology

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The Special Issue of Planta on Metabolic Plant Biology is dedicated to Professor Richard Arthur Dixon of the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. The issue features 15 research contributions from Dr. Dixon’s former postdoctoral associates, students, colleagues and collaborators. This Special Issue of Planta affords recognition and appreciation of Dr. Dixon’s numerous contributions to the fields of Plant Biology and Metabolism.

Richard A. Dixon is currently Distinguished Professor and Samuel Roberts Noble Research Chair, Senior Vice President and Director of the Plant Biology Division at the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in Ardmore, Oklahoma. He is a Member of the US National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The Institute for Scientific Information named him as one of the 10 most cited authors in the plant and animal sciences. The University of Oxford awarded him a Doctor of Science degree ...

A contribution to the Special Issue on Metabolic Plant Biology.