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I’m dreaming of a COVID-free Christmas – your latest issue of BioTechniques

Written by Ebony Torrington (Managing Editor)

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This issue of BioTechniques presents interesting content on plant science, including an expert opinion on wheat improvement using genome editing technology, a method for eDNA extraction for metagenomic studies in tropical soils and a review comparing methods for mapping rhizosphere processes in the context of their surrounding root and soil environments. As well as an improved method for SARS-CoV-2 PCR detection and genotyping with double-bubble primers and a digital holographic microscopy method to analyze the formation of spheroids.

Technology News

I’m dreaming of a COVID-free Christmas

Expert Opinion

Wheat improvement using genome editing technology

Reports

eDNA extraction protocol for metagenomic studies in tropical soils

Improved SARS-CoV-2 PCR detection and genotyping with double-bubble primers

Benchmark

Digital holographic microscopy: a noninvasive method to analyze the formation of spheroids

Review

Comparison of methods for mapping rhizosphere processes in the context of their surrounding root and soil environments

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