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  1. Heading date is an important agronomic trait of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and is regulated by numerous genes, some of which exhibit functional divergence in a genetic background-dependent manner. Here, we identified...

    Authors: Yong Hu, Xin Zhou, Bo Zhang, Shuangle Li, Xiaowei Fan, Hu Zhao, Jia Zhang, Haiyang Liu, Qin He, Qiuping Li, Mohammed Ayaad, Aiqing You and Yongzhong Xing
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:20
  2. Cellulose synthase (CESA) mutants have potential use in straw processing due to their lower cellulose content, but almost all of the mutants exhibit defective phenotypes in plant growth and development. Balanc...

    Authors: Yafeng Ye, Shuoxun Wang, Kun Wu, Yan Ren, Hongrui Jiang, Jianfeng Chen, Liangzhi Tao, Xiangdong Fu, Binmei Liu and Yuejin Wu
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:19
  3. The harvest index (HI) is a measure of the biological success of forming harvestable products. However, our understanding of the genetic basis of HI in rice (Oryza sativa L.) is limited, because it is a complex t...

    Authors: Hiroki Saito, Yoshimichi Fukuta, Mitsuhiro Obara, Asami Tomita, Tsutomu Ishimaru, Kazuhiro Sasaki, Daisuke Fujita and Nobuya Kobayashi
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:18
  4. Genetic engineering of rice provides a means for improving rice grain quality and yield, and the introduction and expression of multiple genes can produce new traits that would otherwise be difficult to obtain...

    Authors: Leyla T. Hathwaik, James Horstman, James G. Thomson and Roger Thilmony
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:17
  5. Neo-tetraploid rice (NTR) is a useful new germplasm that developed from the descendants of the autotetraploid rice (ATR) hybrids. NTR showed improved fertility and yield potential, and produced high yield hete...

    Authors: Hang Yu, Qihang Li, Yudi Li, Huijing Yang, Zijun Lu, Jinwen Wu, Zemin Zhang, Muhammad Qasim Shahid and Xiangdong Liu
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:16
  6. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) and circular RNAs (circRNAs) can play important roles in many biological processes. However, no study of the influence of epigenetics factors or the 3D structure of the genome in...

    Authors: Run Zhou, Pablo Sanz-Jimenez, Xi-Tong Zhu, Jia-Wu Feng, Lin Shao, Jia-Ming Song and Ling-Ling Chen
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:14
  7. Mitochondria are vital regulators of plant growth and development, constitute the predominant source of ATP, and participate in multiple anabolic and catabolic metabolic pathways. But the mechanism by which dy...

    Authors: Lisha Zhang, Ping Feng, Yao Deng, Wuzhong Yin, Yingchun Wan, Ting Lei, Guanghua He and Nan Wang
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:13
  8. Avr-Pita was the first effector identified in the blast fungus (Magnaporthe oryzae)–rice (Oryza sativa) pathosystem. However, the molecular mechanism underlying its effects on the host plant has remained a long-s...

    Authors: Jingluan Han, Xiaoyu Wang, Fengpin Wang, Zhe Zhao, Gousi Li, Xiaoyuan Zhu, Jing Su and Letian Chen
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:12
  9. Plant senescence is a complicated process involving multiple regulations, such as temperature, light, reactive oxygen species (ROS), endogenous hormone levels, and diseases. Although many such genes have been ...

    Authors: Xiaosheng Zhao, Tianbo Zhang, Huijing Feng, Tiancheng Qiu, Zichao Li, Jun Yang, You-Liang Peng and Wensheng Zhao
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:10
  10. Rice is considered as a salt-sensitive plant, particularly at early vegetative stage, and its production is suffered from salinity due to expansion of salt affected land in areas under cultivation. Hence, sign...

    Authors: Leila Nayyeripasand, Ghasem Ali Garoosi and Asadollah Ahmadikhah
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:9
  11. In temperate rice cultivation regions, japonica rice cultivars are grown preferentially because consumers deem them to have good eating quality, whereas indica rice cultivars have high grain yields and strong hea...

    Authors: Kiyosumi Hori, Keitaro Suzuki, Haruka Ishikawa, Yasunori Nonoue, Kazufumi Nagata, Shuichi Fukuoka and Junichi Tanaka
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:8
  12. Benzobicyclon (BBC) is a β-triketone herbicide (bTH) used in rice paddy fields. It has the advantages of high efficiency, low toxicity, high crop safety, and good environmental compatibility, and shows efficac...

    Authors: Qiming Lv, Xiuli Zhang, Dingyang Yuan, Zhiyuan Huang, Rui Peng, Jiming Peng, Zuren Li, Li Tang, Ducai Liu, Xiaomao Zhou, Lifeng Wang, Lang Pan, Ye Shao, Bigang Mao, Yeyun Xin, Lihuang Zhu…
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:7
  13. Nitrogen-based nutrients are the main factors affecting rice growth and development. Root systems play an important role in helping plants to obtain nutrients from the soil. Root morphology and physiology are ...

    Authors: Wei Xin, Lina Zhang, Jiping Gao, Wenzhong Zhang, Jun Yi, Xiaoxi Zhen, Congyuan Bi, Dawei He, Shiming Liu and Xinyu Zhao
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:5
  14. During anther development, the tapetum provides essential nutrients and materials for pollen development. In rice, multiple transcription factors and enzymes essential for tapetum development and pollen wall f...

    Authors: Yu Han, Si-Da Zhou, Jiong-Jiong Fan, Lei Zhou, Qiang-Sheng Shi, Yan-Fei Zhang, Xing-Lu Liu, Xing Chen, Jun Zhu and Zhong-Nan Yang
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:4
  15. Cereals high in resistant starch (RS) are gaining popularity, as their intake is thought to help manage diabetes and prediabetes. Number of patients suffering from diabetes is also increasing in Asian countrie...

    Authors: Satoko Miura, Nana Koyama, Naoko Crofts, Yuko Hosaka, Misato Abe and Naoko Fujita
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:3
  16. Amino acids, which are transported by amino acid transporters, are the major forms of organic nitrogen utilized by higher plants. Among the 19 Amino Acid Permease transporters (AAPs) in rice, only a small numb...

    Authors: Zhongming Fang, Bowen Wu and Yuanyuan Ji
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:2
  17. In Asian rice production, an increasing number of countries now choose the direct seeding mode because of rising costs, labour shortages and water shortages. The ability of rice seeds to undergo anaerobic germ...

    Authors: Ling Su, Jing Yang, Dandan Li, Ziai Peng, Aoyun Xia, Meng Yang, Lixin Luo, Cuihong Huang, Jiafeng Wang, Hui Wang, Zhiqiang Chen and Tao Guo
    Citation: Rice 2021 14:1
  18. Rice, the most important crop in Asia, has been cultivated in Taiwan for more than 5000 years. The landraces preserved by indigenous peoples and brought by immigrants from China hundreds of years ago exhibit l...

    Authors: Ai-ling Hour, Wei-hsun Hsieh, Su-huang Chang, Yong-pei Wu, Han-shiuan Chin and Yann-rong Lin
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:82
  19. Rice blast, caused by the ascomycete fungus M. oryzae, is one of the most important diseases of rice. Although many blast resistance (R) genes have been identified and deployed in rice varieties, the molecular me...

    Authors: Dagang Tian, Zaijie Chen, Yan Lin, Ziqiang Chen, Khuynh The Bui, Zonghua Wang and Feng Wang
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:81
  20. As rice (Oryza sativa) is the staple food of more than half the world’s population, rice production contributes greatly to global food security. Rice blast caused by the fungus Magnaporthe oryzae (M. oryzae) is a...

    Authors: Ying Zhou, Fang Lei, Qiong Wang, Weicong He, Bin Yuan and Wenya Yuan
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:80
  21. Salt stress threatens crop yields all over the world. Many NAC transcription factors have been reported to be involved in different abiotic stress responses, but it remains unclear how loss of these transcript...

    Authors: Xiang Zhang, Yan Long, Jingjing Huang and Jixing Xia
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:79
  22. Sheath rot is an emerging rice disease that causes severe yield losses worldwide. The main causal agents are the toxin producers Sarocladium oryzae and Pseudomonas fuscovaginae. The fungus S. oryzae produces helv...

    Authors: K. J. Peeters, M. Ameye, K. Demeestere, K. Audenaert and M. Höfte
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:78
  23. Long non-coding RNAs (LncRNAs) have emerged as important regulators in many physiological processes in plant. By high-throughput RNA-sequencing, many pathogen-associated LncRNAs were mapped in various plants, ...

    Authors: Lan-Lan Wang, Jing-Jing Jin, Li-Hua Li and Shao-Hong Qu
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:77
  24. Heterotrimeric GTP binding proteins (G proteins) and cytokinin play important roles in regulating plant growth and development. However, little is known about the mechanism by which they coordinate the regulat...

    Authors: Yajun Tao, Jun Miao, Jun Wang, Wenqi Li, Yang Xu, Fangquan Wang, Yanjie Jiang, Zhihui Chen, Fangjun Fan, Mengbin Xu, Yong Zhou, Guohua Liang and Jie Yang
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:76
  25. Acyl-coenzyme A (CoA) esters are important intermediates in lipid metabolism with regulatory properties. Acyl-CoA-binding proteins bind and transport acyl-CoAs to fulfill these functions. RICE ACYL-COA-BINDING...

    Authors: Wei Meng, Lijian Xu, Zhi-Yan Du, Fang Wang, Rui Zhang, Xingshun Song, Sin Man Lam, Guanghou Shui, Yuhua Li and Mee-Len Chye
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:75
  26. Direct seeding is an efficient cultivation technique in rice. However, poor low temperature germinability (LTG) of modern rice cultivars limits its application. Identifying the genes associated with LTG and pe...

    Authors: Tifeng Yang, Lian Zhou, Junliang Zhao, Jingfang Dong, Qing Liu, Hua Fu, Xingxue Mao, Wu Yang, Yamei Ma, Luo Chen, Jian Wang, Song Bai, Shaohong Zhang and Bin Liu
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:74
  27. Grain shape is a critical agronomic trait affecting grain yield and quality. Exploration and functional characterization of grain shape-related genes will facilitate rice breeding for higher quality and yield.

    Authors: Penghui Li, Hui Li, Zhijian Liu, Yong Zhuang, Ming Wei, Yuanyang Gu, Yangxuan Liu, Xiuqiang Sun, Yuying Tang, Lu Yue, Longxiang Lu, Dagang Luo, Weizao Huang, Shengbin Tu and Songhu Wang
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:73
  28. The crop microbial communities are shaped by interactions between the host, microbes and the environment, however, their relative contribution is beginning to be understood. Here, we explore these interactions...

    Authors: Veronica Roman-Reyna, Dale Pinili, Frances N. Borja, Ian L. Quibod, Simon C. Groen, Nickolai Alexandrov, Ramil Mauleon and Ricardo Oliva
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:72
  29. Rice blast, caused by the fungus Pyricularia oryzae, represents the most damaging fungal disease of rice worldwide. Utilization of rice resistant cultivars represents a practical way to control the disease. Most ...

    Authors: Andrea Volante, Alessandro Tondelli, Francesca Desiderio, Pamela Abbruscato, Barbara Menin, Chiara Biselli, Laura Casella, Namrata Singh, Susan R. McCouch, Didier Tharreau, Elisa Zampieri, Luigi Cattivelli and Giampiero Valè
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:71
  30. The initiation of flowering transition in rice (Oryza sativa) is a complex process regulated by genes and environment. In particular, drought can interfere with flowering; therefore, many plants hasten this proce...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Yuyang Lu, Ziyu Guo, Yanfeng Ding and Chengqiang Ding
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:70
  31. African rice, Oryza glaberrima, is an invaluable resource for rice cultivation and for the improvement of biotic and abiotic resistance properties. Since its domestication in the inner Niger delta ca. 2500 years ...

    Authors: Philippe Cubry, Hélène Pidon, Kim Nhung Ta, Christine Tranchant-Dubreuil, Anne-Céline Thuillet, Maria Holzinger, Hélène Adam, Honoré Kam, Harold Chrestin, Alain Ghesquière, Olivier François, François Sabot, Yves Vigouroux, Laurence Albar and Stefan Jouannic
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:66
  32. Direct-seeded rice (DSR) is a potential technology for sustainable rice farming as it saves water and labor. However, higher incidence of weed under DSR limits productivity. Therefore, there is a need to devel...

    Authors: Nitasha Grover, Aruna Kumar, Ashutosh Kumar Yadav, S. Gopala Krishnan, Ranjith Kumar Ellur, Prolay Kumar Bhowmick, K. K. Vinod, Haritha Bollinedi, M. Nagarajan, C. Viswanathan, Amitha Mithra V. Sevanthi, Nagendra Kumar Singh, Trilochan Mohapatra and Ashok Kumar Singh
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:68
  33. The root system plays a major role in plant growth and development and root system architecture is reported to be the main trait related to plant adaptation to drought. However, phenotyping root systems in sit...

    Authors: Paulo Henrique Ramos Guimarães, Isabela Pereira de Lima, Adriano Pereira de Castro, Anna Cristina Lanna, Patrícia Guimarães Santos Melo and Marcel de Raïssac
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:67
  34. Bakanae is a seedborne disease caused by Fusarium fujikuroi. Rice seedlings emerging from infected seeds can show diverse symptoms such as elongated and slender stem and leaves, pale coloring, a large leaf angle,...

    Authors: An-Po Cheng, Szu-Yu Chen, Ming-Hsin Lai, Dong-Hong Wu, Shih-Shun Lin, Chieh-Yi Chen and Chia-Lin Chung
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:65
  35. Grain size is one of the key agronomic traits that impact grain yield. Several regulatory pathways had been reported to participate in grain size determination via cell expansion or proliferation in rice. Howe...

    Authors: Qiang Ge, Yongyan Tang, Wei Luo, Jingyu Zhang, Kang Chong and Yunyuan Xu
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:64
  36. Grain size is an extremely important aspect of rice breeding, affecting both grain yield and quality traits. It is controlled by multiple genes and tracking these genes in breeding schemes should expedite sele...

    Authors: Lin Zhang, Bin Ma, Zhong Bian, Xiaoyuan Li, Changquan Zhang, Jiyun Liu, Qun Li, Qiaoquan Liu and Zuhua He
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:63
  37. Rice is an important food source for humans worldwide. Because of its nutritional and agricultural significance, a number of studies addressed various aspects of rice grain development and grain filling. Never...

    Authors: Ting-Ying Wu, Marlen Müller, Wilhelm Gruissem and Navreet K. Bhullar
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:62
  38. Global warming threatens rice growth and reduces yields. Proline plays important roles in plant abiotic stress tolerance. Previous research demonstrated that engineering proline metabolism-related genes can en...

    Authors: Mingxin Guo, Xiaotian Zhang, Jiajia Liu, Linlin Hou, Hanxiao Liu and Xusheng Zhao
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:61
  39. Identification of traits strongly associated with high yield can help future gene engineering towards improvements of productivity. Here we systematically determine the major architectural and physiological fe...

    Authors: Shuoqi Chang, Tiangen Chang, Qingfeng Song, Jun Wu, Yi Luo, Xiaolong Chen, Xin-Guang Zhu and Qiyun Deng
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:60
  40. Rice rooting ability is a complex agronomical trait that displays heterosis and plays an important role in rice growth and production. Only a few quantitative trait loci (QTLs) have been identified by bi-paren...

    Authors: Xin Xu, Junhua Ye, Yingying Yang, Mengchen Zhang, Qun Xu, Yue Feng, Xiaoping Yuan, Hanyong Yu, Yiping Wang, Yaolong Yang and Xinghua Wei
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:59
  41. Stomata in rice control a number of physiological processes by regulating gas and water exchange between the atmosphere and plant tissues. The impact of the structural diversity of these micropores on its cond...

    Authors: Jolly Chatterjee, Vivek Thakur, Robert Nepomuceno, Robert A. Coe, Jacqueline Dionora, Abigail Elmido-Mabilangan, Abraham Darius Llave, Anna Mae Delos Reyes, Apollo Neil Monroy, Irma Canicosa, Anindya Bandyopadhyay, Kshirod K. Jena, Darshan S. Brar and William Paul Quick
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:58
  42. Developing chilling tolerant accessions of domesticated Asian rice is a potential source of significant crop improvement. The uniquely chilling sensitive nature of the tropically originating Oryza sativa make it ...

    Authors: Naoki Shimoyama, Melineeh Johnson, André Beaumont and Michael Schläppi
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:57
  43. Ustilaginoidea virens has become one of the most devastating rice pathogens in China, as well as other rice-growing areas. Autophagy is an important process in normal cell differentiation and development among va...

    Authors: Shuai Meng, Meng Xiong, Jane Sadhna Jagernath, Congcong Wang, Jiehua Qiu, Huanbin Shi and Yanjun Kou
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:56
  44. Salt stress is one of the main abiotic stresses that limits rice production worldwide. Rice salt tolerance at the bud burst stage directly affects the seedling survival rate and the final yield in the direct s...

    Authors: Lei Lei, Hongliang Zheng, Yanli Bi, Luomiao Yang, Hualong Liu, Jingguo Wang, Jian Sun, Hongwei Zhao, Xianwei Li, Jiaming Li, Yongcai Lai and Detang Zou
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:55
  45. The chloroplast signal recognition particle 54 (cpSRP54) is known for targeting the light-harvesting complex proteins to thylakoids and plays a critical role for chloroplast development in Arabidopsis, but lit...

    Authors: Yongfeng Shi, Yan He, Xiangguang Lv, Yanlin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang, Xia Xu, Liangjian Li and Jian-li Wu
    Citation: Rice 2020 13:54

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