What is bionet.genome.arabidopsis?

Arabidopsis Moderator atmod at ucdavis.edu
Wed Sep 29 14:06:30 EST 1999


Dear Dr Kleczkowski,

We strongly encourage the use of the newsgroup to exchange questions,
answers and discussions. If you received "private" answers to your
question, we think it would be very helpful to post a compiled version to
the newsgroup so that everyone will know about them.

Thanks,



>I have noticed that bionet.genome.arabidopsis serves mainly as an
>announcement board and there are no follow-ups to specific questions
>sometimes posted on the list.  For instance, few weeks ago I posted a
>question about ways to kill aphids eating up Arabidopsis plants.  Via
>private e-mail I've received over 20 responses, very helpful, I think, to
>anybody facing aphid attacks.  I received also a couple of letters from
>researchers requesting to forward them the responses that I received,
>since they had encountered similar problems with aphids.
>
>My question is whether direct responses to posted questions, discussions
>are encouraged on bga or should they be contained to private e-mail
>exchanges?
>
>Regards
>Leszek A. Kleczkowski
>--
>http://www.plantphys.umu.se/~leszek/
>e-mail: leszek.kleczkowski at plantphys.umu.se

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