Special Issues

Nutrient Sensing & Signalling

Peptide Signalling

Special Issues

Plant Biomechanics & Mechanobiology

Techniques in Ecophysiology
& Evolution of Physiological Processes

Improving Photosynthesis

Resource Allocation & Growth/
Roots & Rhizosphere Processes

Organellar Signalling

Exploiting the Engine of C4 Photosynthesis

Special Issues Archive

SPECIAL ISSUES 2014

NUTRIENT SENSING & SIGNALLING
EDITED BY HIDEKI TAKAHASHI

PLANT CELL CYCLE
EDITED BY JIM MURRAY & WALTER DEWITTE

OXIDATIVE STRESS & CELL DEATH IN PLANTS
EDITED BY PETER BOZHKOZ, SERGEY SHABALA & STEFANO MANCUSO

PLANT VASCULAR TRAFFICKING
EDITED BY PIA RUNEBERG-ROSS & YRJO HELARIUTTA

FRUIT DEVELOPMENT & RIPENING
EDITED BY TONI GRANELL & GRAHAM SEYMOUR

PHOTOBIOLOGY
EDITED BY MATTHEW TERRY & KERRY FRANKLIN

LEAF SENESCENCE
EDITED BY CELINE MASCLAUX-DAUBRESSE & KARIN KRUPINSKA

  • Chloroplast-nucleus crosstalk Paul Jarvis
  • Plastid control of leaf senescence Christine Foyer & Karin Krupinska
  • Modelling transcriptional networks in leaf senescence Christopher A Penfold & Vicky Buchanan-Wollaston
  • Epigenetic control Klaus Humbeck
  • The staygreen trait in crop plants Helen Ougham & Howard Thomas
  • Autoregulated senescence inhibition systems for increased crop yield Susheng Gan
  • Senescence, nutrient remobilization and yield in wheat and barley Distelfeld, Avni, and Fischer
  • Leaf senescence and nitrogen use efficiency in rapeseed Jean-Christophe Avice & Philippe Etienne
  • Autophagy and N-remobilization Celine Masclaux-Daubresse & Kohki Yoshimoto
  • Organelle DNA degradation Wataru Sakamoto
  • Photo-oxidative stress markers as a measure of abiotic stress-induced leaf senescence Marta Pinto-Marijuan & Sergi Munne-Bosch
  • Autophagy in degradation of chlorophylls and photosynthetic proteins during stress-induced leaf yellowing in Arabidopsis Yasuhito Sakuraba et al.

C4-CAM PHOTOSYNTHESIS
EDITED BY ROWAN SAGE

  • Suberization of the C4 bundle sheath Tom Brutnell
  • Revisiting the Kranz syndrome Pascal Antoine Christin
  • Engineering crassulacean acid metabolism into C3 crops John Cushman
  • Agave bioenergy Sarah Davis
  • Synthetic biology as it relates to CAM photosynthesis: challenges and opportunities DePaoli et al.
  • Cracking the Kranz enigma with systems biology Jim Fouracre and Jane Langdale
  • Tissue competence for CAM expression Luciano Freschi
  • Drivers of diversity for the carbon concentrating mechanisms Howard Griffiths
  • Genetic models for understanding CAM James Hartwell
  • Water storage and C4 photosynthesis in arid habitats Gudrun Kadereit
  • The future of C4 Andrew Leakey
  • The pineapple genome Ray Ming
  • Energy sorghum: a genetic model for the design of C4 grass bioenergy crops John Mullett
  • Impacts of climate change drivers on C4 grassland productivity: scaling driver effects through the plant community Wayne Polley et al.
  • Crassulacean acid metabolism in epiphytic orchids Katia Silvera
  • Genome biology of Miscanthus Kankshita Swaminathan
  • The C4 selection sweep Rowan Sage
  • From protokranz to C4 Kranz Tammy Sage
  • Evolution of CAM bromeliads Andrew Smith
  • Carbon isotope discrimination in C4 plants Susanne von Caemmerer
  • Components of C4, as determined by comparative genomics Andreas Weber & Andrea Brautigam
  • Photorespiration in C4 evolution Peter Westhoff
  • Columnar cacti: sensitive recorders of CAM responses to environmental change Dave Williams

INTERDROUGHT

  • Conventional and molecular approaches towards breeding for drought tolerance in rice Arvind Kumar
  • Drought adaptive traits and their genetic basis in wheat Marta Lopes
  • Root anatomical traits for effective water acquisition Jonathan Lynch
  • Coping with drought in plant breeding -a global perspective Jean-Marcel Ribaut
  • Dissection of drought tolerance: vegetative and reproductive growth in water deficit Francois Tardieu
  • Transpiration efficiency, new insight on an old story Vicent Vadez
  • Comparative analysis of maize drought associated transcriptome and phosphoproteome Utlwang Batlang et al.

NITROGEN NUTRITION
EDITED BY RODRIGO GUITERREZ

  • Evidences supporting distinct function of three cytosolic glutamine synthetases and two NADH-glutamate synthases in rice Tomoyuki Yamaya and Miyako Kusano
  • Nitrate-responsive transcriptional regulation Mineko Konishi and Shuichi Yanagisawa
  • Ammonium reassimilation in Lotus japonicus AJ Marquez, M Betti, CM Perez, M Garcia-Calderon, A Credali, JM Vega, M Repcak and P Palove-Balang et al
  • Nitrogen use efficiency in maize: from omics studies to metabolic modelling R Saha, M Simons, L Guillard, CD Maranas, Bertrand Hirel
  • Nitrate allocation and plant growth Po-Kai Hsu, Kuo-En Chen, Hui-Yu Chen and Yi-Fang Tsay
  • Plastidic aspartate aminotransferases and the biosynthesis of essential amino acids F de la Torre, C Avila, FM Canovas
  • Regulation of amino acid metabolism and transport Guillaume Pilot and Rejane Pratelli
  • Getting to the root of systemic nitrogen signalling Ying Li, Gabriel Krouk, Gloria Coruzzi and Sandrine Ruffel
  • Nitrogen metabolism and plant pathogen interaction Mathilde Fagard and Celine Masclaux
  • The plant RWP-RK transcription factor family: structure, function and evolution A Krapp, T Girin, C Chardin, C Meyer
  • The challenges of commercializing second generation traits: developing crops with enhanced nutrient use efficiency and stress tolerance SJ Rothstein, Y-M Bi, A Good
  • Molybdenum transport in plants -in relation with the nitrogen metabolism Tsuneo Hakoyama and Toru Fujiwara
  • Signal interactions in the regulation of root nitrate uptake Laurence Lejay and Alain Gojon
  • Brachypodium distachyon: a promising hub between model species and cereals Francois Vedele
  • Nitrogen regulatory networks controlling plant growth and development Rodrigo Gutierrez
  • Nitrogen Signaling in plant-microorganisms associations Adriana S. Hemerly

FOCUS PAPERS 2014

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY

  • Introduction to opportunities in plant synthetic biology Charis Cook & Ruth Bastow
  • Synthetic metabolons for metabolic engineering Nick Smirnoff & Chloe Singleton
  • Plant synthetic biology: a new platform for industrial biotechnology R Edwards, E Fesenko, D Cook
  • Synthetic biology approaches to engineering nitrogen fixation in cereals Giles Oldroyd & Christian Rogers

EPIGENETICS
EDITED BY LARS HENNIG