Special Issue "Recent Advances in Maize Stress Biology"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2023) | Viewed by 106
Interests: maize; plastic film coverage; stress tolerance; plant nutrition; soil temperature; adversity physiology
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Maize (Zea mays L.) is one of the main staple crops, and has the highest grain yield per unit area in the world. However, during the growth and development of maize, it often suffers from biotic and abiotic stress, which affects the yield and quality of maize and seriously affects food security. This Special Issue mainly focuses on the biological basis for the formation of important traits of maize and the mechanism of environmental adaptability, the mining of maize stress resistance genes and their function identification, etc., in order to provide basic scientific support for the analysis of maize stress resistance mechanisms and genetic improvement, and to help the breeding of excellent maize varieties. Original research articles about these topics will be accepted.
Dr. Haidong Lu
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- crop stress resistance
- molecular biology
- stress resistance genes