Special Issue "Molecular and Genetic Mechanisms of Plant Stress Response"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 June 2023) | Viewed by 1173
Interests: rice functional genomics; uppermost internode development; leaf color development; auxin biosynthesis; genetic modification of rice; salt tolerance and herbicide resistance
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Plants are a major source for food, fuel, and fiber and are important contributors to the ecological diversity and sustainability of our planet. As a result of global climate change, episodes of environmental stress are becoming more frequent and are lasting longer, with significant adverse effects on plant growth, development, and crop yield. Although some key components of plant responses to stresses have been identified, our knowledge of the response network is limited. The current Special Issue of IJMS aims to explore the molecular, physiological, and organ response mechanisms of plants under different stress conditions. Moreover, it aims to explore effective ways to improve plant tolerance by gene editing, transgenic, omics, and other technologies. The submission of manuscripts providing insights into the corresponding plant stress response is strongly encouraged, regardless of whether they stem from analyses of classical molecular biology or from omics with a different level.
We invite authors to submit original research and review articles regarding the molecular, physiological and omics aspects of plant stress.
Dr. Li Zhu
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