Baluska made original contributions to the study of root organisation by the discovery of root apex transition zone and endocytic recycling of cell wall pectins. He is the author of over 160 papers and Editor-in-Chief of the journals Plant Signaling & Behavior and Communicative & Integrative Biology. He is the initiator and member of the Steering Committee of the Society of Plant Signaling and Behavior. He is the editor of the Springer book series Signaling and Communication in Plants. His website is here.