Plant, Cell & Environment

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Edited By: Keith Mott

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Special Issue: Legumes

Deadline: Nov 30, 2017



Food security and sustainable agriculture are threatened by climate change and its impacts on food production, particularly through predicted effects on biotic and abiotic stresses. Legumes have a unique role to play in the alleviation of hunger and protein security worldwide, as well as in sustainable and resilient agriculture. Increasing the global production of pulses will provide a sustainable solution to food and protein security in coming decades. A revolution in legume research is being spearheaded by intensive multi-disciplinary efforts, together with recent advances in genetics and breeding technologies and the development to identify climate-resilient legume varieties with improved grain characteristics, so that pulse-based proteins are better used in the food chain. This Special Issue welcomes submissions of original research articles, as well as perspective and review papers on topics related to legume biology and the responses of legumes to environmental stress and climatic change, and the possible impacts on food security and environmental sustainability.


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Keeping a cool head: gene networks underlying chilling-induced male sterility in rice
GRAHAM NOCTOR
This article comments on: Cooling water before panicle initiation increases chilling-induced male sterility and disables chilling-induced expression of genes encoding OsFKBP65 and heat shock proteins in rice spikelets

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Die or survive? Redox changes as seed viability markers
GÁBOR KOCSY
This article comments on: Genome-wide association mapping and biochemical markers reveal that seed ageing and longevity are intricately affected by genetic background and developmental and environmental conditions in barley

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Interspecific differences in temperature response of mesophyll conductance: food for thought on its origin and regulation
JAUME FLEXAS and ANTONIO DIAZ-ESPEJO
This article comments on: Temperature responses of mesophyll conductance differ greatly between species

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