Journal of Integrative Plant Biology

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Edited By: Chun-Ming Liu

Impact Factor: 3.335

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 31/200 (Plant Sciences); 101/289 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)

Online ISSN: 1744-7909

Virtual Issue: 2013 Impact Factor Special

To mark the recent success of the Journal of Integrative Plant Biology in attaining an Impact Factor of 3.750, the editors would like to celebrate the papers which contributed to this achievement. Presented here are the 10 most highly cited review papers and research articles published during 2011 and 2012. Congratulations to all authors, and here's to another successful year!

Review Papers

Functions and Application of the AP2/ERF Transcription Factor Family in Crop Improvement
Zhao-Shi Xu, Ming Chen, Lian-Cheng Li & You-Zhi Ma

Salicylic Acid and its Function in Plant Immunity
Chuanfu An & Zhonglin Mou

Genetic Improvement of Willow for Bioenergy and Biofuels
Angela Karp, Steve J. Hanley, Sviatlana O. Trybush, William Macalpine, Ming Pei & Ian Shield

Recent Advances in the Regulation of Brassinosteroid Signaling and Biosynthesis Pathways
Huaxun Ye, Lei Li & Yanhai Yin

Survey of Genomics Approaches to Improve Bioenergy Traits in Maize, Sorghum and Sugarcane
Wilfred Vermerris

Risk Assessment and Ecological Effects of Transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis Crops on Non-Target Organisms
Hui-Lin Yu, Yun-He Li & Kong-Ming Wu

The Development and Standardization of Testing Methods for Genetically Modified Organisms and their Derived Products
Dabing Zhang & Jinchao Guo

Abscisic Acid Receptors: Past, Present and Future
Jianjun Guo, Xiaohan Yang, David J. Weston & Jin-Gui Chen

Recombinase-mediated Gene Stacking as a Transformation Operating System
David W. Ow

C4 Plants as Biofuel Feedstocks: Optimising Biomass Production and Feedstock Quality from a Lignocellulosic Perspective
Caitlin S. Byrt, Christopher P.L. Grof & Robert T. Furbank

Research Articles

Two-stage Hydrolysis of Invasive Algal Feedstock for Ethanol Fermentation
Xin Wang, Xianhua Liu & Guangyi Wang

WBC27, an Adenosine Tri-phosphate-binding Cassette Protein, Controls Pollen Wall Formation and Patterning in Arabidopsis
Xiao-Ying Dou, Ke-Zhen Yang, Yi Zhang, Wei Wang, Xiao-Lei Liu, Li-Qun Chen, Xue-Qin Zhang & De Ye

Expression Profiling of Cassava Storage Roots Reveals an Active Process of Glycolysis/Gluconeogenesis
Jun Yang, Dong An & Peng Zhang

Rapid Characterization of Woody Biomass Digestibility and Chemical Composition Using Near-infrared Spectroscopy
Shen Hou & Laigeng Li

Mechanisms of Optimal Defense Patterns in Nicotiana attenuata: Flowering Attenuates Herbivory-elicited Ethylene and Jasmonate Signaling
Celia Diezel, Silke Allmann & Ian T. Baldwin

Conservation and Diversity of MicroRNA-associated Copper-regulatory Networks in Populus trichocarpa
Shanfa Lu, Chenmin Yang & Vincent L. Chiang

Overexpression of SGR Results in Oxidative Stress and Lesion-mimic Cell Death in Rice Seedlings
Huawu Jiang, Yaping Chen, Meiru Li, Xinglan Xu & Guojiang Wu

The Dominant Glutamic Acid Metabolic Flux to Produce gamma-Amino Butyric Acid over Proline in Nicotiana tabacum Leaves under Water Stress Relates to its Significant Role in Antioxidant Activity
Cuili Liu, Li Zhao, Guanghui Yu

Transferability of Microsatellite Markers from Brachypodium distachyon to Miscanthus sinensis, a Potential Biomass Crop
Hua Zhao, Jiangyan Yu, Frank M. You, Mingcheng Luo & Junhua Peng

Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping of Dark-Induced Senescence in Winter Wheat (Triticum aestivum)
Hongwei Li, Fanyun Lin, Gui Wang, Ruilian Jing, Qi Zheng, Bin Li, & Zhensheng Li