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JXB aims to publish high quality manuscripts that provide substantial new insights of broad interest in plant biology. We welcome manuscripts that identify fundamental mechanisms including those underpinning the improvements of plant for the sustainable production of food, fuel, and renewable materials.
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A generalised stoichiometric model of C3, C2, C2+C4, and C4 photosynthetic metabolism Chandra Bellasio
A model based solely on mass balance constraints refines our understanding of the trade-offs, energy requirements, leaf level fluxes and plasticity mechanisms in different biochemical types of assimilation.
Grain production versus resource and environmental costs: towards increasing sustainability of nutrient use in China Xiaoqiang Jiao, Yang Lyu, Xiaobin Wu et al.
We analyzed the recent advances in China's crop production versus resource and environmental costs, highlighting approaches to underpin sustainable nutrient use and increased grain production in the future.
Why cellular communication during plant reproduction is particularly mediated by CRP signalling Susanne Bircheneder and Thomas Dresselhaus
CRPs are overrepresented in reproductive signalling and are likely involved in speciation processes of flowering plants. CRPs induce cellular responses with similarities to downstream signalling events during defence mechanisms.
Special Issues 2016
Early view: Review papers
Hormone controlled UV-B responses in plants L Vanhaelewyn, ELJ Prinsen, DLJ Van Der Straeten and F Vandenbussche
Regulation of programmed cell death by phytoglobins Mohammed Mira, Robert D Hill and Claudio Stasolla
CLAVATA1-Type Receptors in Plant Development Ora Hazak and Christian Hardtke
Plant acoustics: in search of a sound mechanism for sound signaling in plants Ratnesh Chandra Mishra, Ritesh Ghosh and Hanhong Bae
Flooding Tolerance of Forage Legumes Gustavo G Striker and Timothy D Colmer
Kinetics and Nature of Aluminium Rhizotoxic Effects: a review Peter Kopittke, Neal Menzies, Peng Wang and Frederick P Blamey
Transgenic high-lysine rice - a realistic solution to malnutrition? Wenyi Wang and Gad Galili
Endogenous auxin biosynthesis and de novo root organogenesis Ya Lin Sang, Zhi Juan Cheng, and Xian Sheng Zhang
2,4-D transport and herbicide resistance in weeds Burkhard Schulz and Kabelo Segobye
Breaking the rules of Rubisco catalysis David T Hanson
Unwinding JAZ7 - enigma to harmony Christine Shyu
Making plant science purposeful and relevant to all Richard Flavell
Tracking the evolutionary rise of C4 metabolism Rowan F Sage
Costs and benefits of awns Zifeng Guo and Thorsten Schnurbusch
Press release: Rothamsted Research: New study sheds light on what is happening in the cell walls of willow stems growing at an angle. Read the article: G-fibre cell wall development in willow stems during tension wood induction by C Gritsch, Y Wan, RAC Mitchell, PR Shewry, SJ Hanley & A Karp
Video talks from UK PlantSci 2015 meeting are available to watch now! Guy Smith, Caroline Dean, Jim Monaghan, Robin Allaby, Malcolm Bennett, Miriam Gifford, Kate Hutchinson, Dan Bebber, Richard Buggs, Emily Schofield, Carly Stevens, Yoselin Benitez Alfonso, Beth Penrose, Dieter Helm, Nigel Maxted, Tomacz Czechowshi, Jonathan Millett, Mike Garratt Millett, Future generations (R Le Fevre, S Achterfeldt & H Holmes) and a panel discussion on building a roadmap for UK Plant Science
Penn State News: Selective breeding of maize over the last century to create hybrids with desirable shoot characteristics and increased yield may have contributed indirectly to the evolution of root systems that are more efficient in acquiring nutrients, such as nitrogen. Read the article: Evolution of US maize (Zea mays L.) root architectural and anatomical phenes over the past 100 years corresponds to increased tolerance of nitrogen stress by LM York, T Galindo-Castaneda, JR Schussler & JP Lynch
CNRS: Historical herbariums of the rare grass Sartidia are an unexpected source of genomic resources. These data shed light on the C3 to C4 photosynthesis transition in the sister lineage. Read the article: From museums to genomics: old herbarium specimens shed light on a C3 to C4 transition by Besnard et al.
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Regulation of polar auxin transport by protein and lipid kinases Laia Armengot, Maria Mar Marques-Bueno and Yvon Jaillais
The glucose 6-phosphate shunt around the Calvin–Benson cycle Thomas D Sharkey and Sean E Weise
Concurrent elevation of CO2, O3 and temperature severely affects oil quality and quantity in rapeseed Shahla Namazkar, Anders Stockmarr, Georg Frenck
The wheat Phs-A1 pre-harvest sprouting resistance locus delays the rate of seed dormancy loss and maps 0.3 cM distal to the PM19 genes in UK germplasm Oluwaseyi Shorinola, Nicholas Bird, James Simmonds et al.
Localization and interactions between Arabidopsis auxin biosynthetic enzymes in the TAA/YUC-dependent pathway Verena Kriechbaumer, Stanley W. Botchway and Chris Hawes
SEB Meeting @GOTHENBURG 2017
The 2017 Annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology will be hosted in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden. The meeting will take place July 2017.
The scientific programme will be available soon, for more information please visit the SEB.