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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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The heavy metal paradox in arbuscular mycorrhizas: From from mechanisms to biotechnological applications Nuria Ferrol, Elisabeth Tamayo and Paola Vargas
Arbuscular mycorrhizas increases plant performance under deficient and toxic heavy metal conditions
Variability in seeds: biological, ecological, and agricultural implications Jack Mitchell, Iain G Johnston and George W Bassel
Variability in seeds is present across multiple scales, and poses persistent and pertinent scientific and agronomic challenges
Companion cells, a diamond in the rough Sofia Otero and Ykä Helariutta
Companion cells are known for their role in phloem loading but they are also involved in relevant functions for plant fitness, like flowering, the clock or organ morphogenesis
Early view: Review papers
Starting points in plant-bacteria nitrogen-fixing symbioses: intercellular invasion of the roots Fernando Ibañez , Luis Wall and Adriana Fabra
Primary seed dormancy: a temporally multilayered riddle awaiting to be unlocked Hicham Chahtane Hicham, Kim Woohyun and Luis Lopez-Molina
Nitrogen Remobilisation during Leaf Senescence from Arabidopsis to Crops Marien Havé Anne Marmagne, Fabien Chardon, and Céline Masclaux-Daubresse
Late Seed Maturation: Drying without Dying Olivier Leprince , Anthoni Pellizzaro, Souha Berriri and Julia Buitink
Special Issues 2017
50 years of C4 Photosynthesis: past, present and future
Seed Biology: from laboratory to field
Legumes: a truly green revolution
The Changing Climate of Plant Membrane Biology
Plant Vascular Tissue Development: making Connections
Special Issues 2016
Hairless but no longer clueless: understanding glandular trichome development Johannes W Stratmann and Carlton J Bequette
Coping with stress: mechanics of the expanding leaf Anne-Lise Routier-Kierzkowska and Daniel Kierzkowski
Why are leaves hydraulically vulnerable? Lawren Sack, Thomas Buckley and Christine Scoffoni
High-throughput phenotyping technologies allow accurate selection of stay-greem Greg Rebetzke, Jose Jimenez-Berni, William Bovill et al.
New role for a CEP peptide and its receptor: complex control of lateral roots Michael Taleski, Nijat Imin and Michael A Djordjevic
Video talks from UK PlantSci 2016 meeting are available to watch now! Giles Oldroyd, Ian Mackay, Anthony Hall, Steven Spoel, Eirini Kaiserli, Ari Sadanandom, Philip Poole, Gabriele Berg, Roeland Berendsen, Alison Bennett, Davey Jones, Ellen Fry, Mafalda Nina, and Alessandro Allegra on building a roadmap for UK Plant Science
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How can we improve crop genotypes to increase stress resilience and productivity in a future climate? AA Thiry, PN Chavez Dulanto, MP Reynolds and WJ Davies
A novel family of plant nuclear envelope-associated proteins Vidya Pawar et al.
Systemic resistance in citrus to Tetranychus urticae induced by conspecifics is transmitted by grafting and mediated by mobile amino acids Blas Agut, Jordi Gamir, Josep A Jaques and Victor Flors
SEB Meeting @GOTHENBURG 2017
The 2017 Annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology will be hosted in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden.
The scientific programme will be available soon, for more information please visit the SEB.