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  1. Cultivating rice varieties with robust blast resistance is the most effective and economical way to manage the rice blast disease. However, rice blast disease comprises leaf and panicle blast, which are differ...

    Authors: Jian Wang, Haifei Hu, Xianya Jiang, Shaohong Zhang, Wu Yang, Jingfang Dong, Tifeng Yang, Yamei Ma, Lian Zhou, Jiansong Chen, Shuai Nie, Chuanguang Liu, Yuese Ning, Xiaoyuan Zhu, Bin Liu, Jianyuan Yang…
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:27
  2. The quantity and composition of rice proteins play a crucial role in determining taste quality of sake, Japanese rice wine. However, the spatial distribution of proteins within rice grains, especially in endosper...

    Authors: Kei Takahashi, Hiromi Kohno and Masaki Okuda
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:26
  3. Development of transgenic rice overexpressing transcription factors involved in drought response has been previously reported to confer drought tolerance and therefore represents a means of crop improvement. W...

    Authors: Alexandre Grondin, Mignon A. Natividad, Takuya Ogata, Asad Jan, Amélie C. M. Gaudin, Kurniawan R. Trijatmiko, Evelyn Liwanag, Kyonoshin Maruyama, Yasunari Fujita, Kazuko Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, Kazuo Nakashima, Inez H. Slamet-Loedin and Amelia Henry
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:25
  4. The quality of rice (Oryza sativa L) is determined by a combination of appearance, flavor, aroma, texture, storage characteristics, and nutritional composition. Rice quality directly influences acceptance by cons...

    Authors: Ying Chen, Hanfeng Shi, Guili Yang, Xueyu Liang, Xiaolian Lin, Siping Tan, Tao Guo and Hui Wang
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:24
  5. Rice blast, caused by Magnaporthe oryzae (M. oryzae), is one of the most common and damaging diseases of rice that limits rice yield and quality. The mediator complex plays a vital role in promoting transcriptio...

    Authors: Yanfei Wu, Yuquan Fu, Zhonglin Zhu, Qin Hu, Feng Sheng and Xuezhu Du
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:23
  6. Allelopathy has been considered as a natural method of weed control. Despite the nature of allelochemical compounds has been studied, little is known about the genetic basis underlying allelopathy. However, it...

    Authors: Julia García-Romeral, Raúl Castanera, Josep Casacuberta and Concha Domingo
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:22
  7. Strong seedling vigor is imperative to achieve stable seedling establishment and enhance the competitiveness against weeds in rice direct seeding. Shoot length (SL) is one of the important traits associated wi...

    Authors: Jingfang Dong, Yamei Ma, Haifei Hu, Jian Wang, Wu Yang, Hua Fu, Longting Zhang, Jiansong Chen, Lian Zhou, Wenhui Li, Shuai Nie, Ziqiang Liu, Junliang Zhao, Bin Liu, Tifeng Yang and Shaohong Zhang
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:21
  8. The aus (Oryza sativa L.) varietal group comprises of aus, boro, ashina and rayada seasonal and/or field ecotypes, and exhibits unique stress tolerance traits, making it valuable for rice breeding. Despite its im...

    Authors: Puranjoy Sar, Sonal Gupta, Motilal Behera, Koushik Chakraborty, Umakanta Ngangkham, Bibhash Chandra Verma, Amrita Banerjee, Prashantkumar S. Hanjagi, Debarati Bhaduri, Sandip Shil, Jitendra Kumar, Nimai Prasad Mandal, Paresh Chandra Kole, Michael D. Purugganan and Somnath Roy
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:20
  9. Sakuranetin plays a key role as a phytoalexin in plant resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses, and possesses diverse health-promoting benefits. However, mature rice seeds do not contain detectable levels of...

    Authors: Yao Zhao, Jitao Hu, Zhongjing Zhou, Linying Li, Xueying Zhang, Yuqing He, Chi Zhang, Junmin Wang and Gaojie Hong
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:19
  10. Sulfur (S) is one of the main components of important biomolecules, which has been paid more attention in the anaerobic environment of rice cultivation. In this study, 12 accessions of rice materials, belongin...

    Authors: Changji Wang, Jingjing Chang, Lei Tian, Yu Sun, Enze Wang, Zongmu Yao, Libo Ye, Hengfei Zhang, Yingnan Pang and Chunjie Tian
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:18
  11. The advancement of hybrid technology plays a crucial role in addressing yield plateau and diminishing resources in rice cultivating regions. The knowledge of genetic diversity among parental lines is a prerequ...

    Authors: Rakkimuthu Nivedha, Swaminathan Manonmani, Thiyagarajan Kalaimagal, Muthurajan Raveendran and Shanmugam Kavitha
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:17
  12. High temperature during grain filling considerably reduces yield and quality in rice, but its molecular mechanisms are not fully understood. We investigated the functions of a seed preferentially expressed Aux...

    Authors: Zhanghao Chen, Wei Zhou, Xianyu Guo, Sheng Ling, Wang Li, Xin Wang and Jialing Yao
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:16
  13. Leaf senescence, the last stage of leaf development, is essential for crop yield by promoting nutrition relocation from senescence leaves to new leaves and seeds. NAC (NAM/ATAF1/ATAF2/CUC2) proteins, one of th...

    Authors: Lina Sun, Hanqin Xu, Juan Song, Xiaoying Yang, XinYi Wang, Haiyan Liu, Mengzhen Pang, Youchuan Hu, Qi Yang, Xiaotong Ning, Shanshan Liang, Siju Zhang and Weijiang Luan
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:15
  14. Rice blast, caused by the fungal pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae, is one of the most devastating diseases for rice crops, significantly affecting crop yield and quality. During the infection process, M. oryzae secret...

    Authors: Tao Yang, Linlin Song, Jinxian Hu, Luao Qiao, Qing Yu, Zonghua Wang, Xiaofeng Chen and Guo-dong Lu
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:14
  15. This study investigated the production of Sangyod rice bran hydrolysate (SYRB) from Sangyod rice, focusing on incubation times (1, 3, and 5 h) and alcalase enzyme concentrations (0, 0.7, and 1% v/v). The resul...

    Authors: Chakkapat Aenglong, Wanwipha Woonnoi, Supita Tanasawet, Wanwimol Klaypradit and Wanida Sukketsiri
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:13
  16. Hybrid rice has significant yield advantage and stress tolerance compared with inbred rice. However, production of hybrid rice seeds requires extensive manual labors. Currently, hybrid rice seeds are produced ...

    Authors: Xia Wang, Shuting Yuan, Changjian Wang, Wei Yan, Gang Xie, Cuifang Wang, Shijun Qiu, Jianxin Wu, Xing Wang Deng, Chunjue Xu and Xiaoyan Tang
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:12
  17. B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2)-associated athanogene (BAG) family genes play prominent roles in regulating plant growth, development, and stress response. Although the molecular mechanism underlying BAG’s response ...

    Authors: Jie Wang, Min Ao, Ao Ma, Jinlei Yu, Peng Guo, Shuangzhan Huang, Xiaoyuan Peng, Dae-Jin Yun and Zheng-Yi Xu
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:10
  18. Rice leaf folder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenée), is one of the most serious pests on rice. At present, chemical control is the main method for controlling this pest. However, the indiscriminate use of chemica...

    Authors: Xiaoyu Zhao, Hongxing Xu, Yajun Yang, Tianyi Sun, Farman Ullah, Pingyang Zhu, Yanhui Lu, Jianlei Huang, Zhengliang Wang, Zhongxian Lu and Jiawen Guo
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:9
  19. As the source of isoprenoid precursors, the plastidial methylerythritol phosphate (MEP) pathway plays an essential role in plant development. Here, we report a novel rice (Oryza sativa L.) mutant ygl3 (yellow-gre...

    Authors: Wei Chen, Liqun Tang, Qianlong Li, Yicong Cai, Shakeel Ahmad, Yakun Wang, Shengjia Tang, Naihui Guo, Xiangjin Wei, Shaoqing Tang, Gaoneng Shao, Guiai Jiao, Lihong Xie, Shikai Hu, Zhonghua Sheng and Peisong Hu
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:8
  20. The complex trait of yield is controlled by several quantitative trait loci (QTLs). Given the global water deficit issue, the development of rice varieties suitable for non-flooded cultivation holds significan...

    Authors: Parisa Daryani, Nazanin Amirbakhtiar, Jahad Soorni, Fatemeh Loni, Hadi Darzi Ramandi and Zahra-Sadat Shobbar
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:7
  21. The growth and development of rice (Oryza sativa L.) are affected by multiple factors, such as ROS homeostasis and utilization of iron. Here, we demonstrate that OsUGE2, a gene encoding a UDP-glucose 4-epimerase,...

    Authors: Shuaiqi Yang, Nana Chen, Jiaxuan Qi, Abdul Salam, Ali Raza Khan, Wardah Azhar, Chunyan Yang, Nuo Xu, Junyu Wu, Yihua Liu, Bohan Liu and Yinbo Gan
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:6
  22. Chilling is a major abiotic stress affecting rice growth, development and geographical distribution. Plant vacuolar processing enzymes (VPEs) contribute to the seed storage protein processing and mediate the p...

    Authors: Huabing Deng, Sai Cao, Guilian Zhang, Yunhua Xiao, Xiong Liu, Feng Wang, Wenbang Tang and Xuedan Lu
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:5
  23. Rice chalkiness is a key limiting factor of high-quality rice. The breeding of low chalkiness varieties has always been a challenging task due to the complexity of chalkiness and its susceptibility to environm...

    Authors: Weifeng Yang, Songliang Chen, Qingwen Hao, Haitao Zhu, Quanya Tan, Shaojun Lin, Guodong Chen, Zhan Li, Suhong Bu, Zupei Liu, Guifu Liu, Shaokui Wang and Guiquan Zhang
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:4
  24. With the increasing frequency of climatic anomalies, high temperatures and long-term rain often occur during the rice-harvesting period, especially for early rice crops in tropical and subtropical regions. See...

    Authors: Xingxue Mao, Xiaoyu Zheng, Bingrui Sun, Liqun Jiang, Jing Zhang, Shuwei Lyu, Hang Yu, Pingli Chen, Wenfeng Chen, Zhilan Fan, Chen Li and Qing Liu
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:2
  25. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) act as a group of signaling molecules in rice functioning in regulation of development and stress responses. Respiratory burst oxidase homologues (Rbohs) are key enzymes in genera...

    Authors: Yong Zhu, Hao Su, Xin-Xian Liu, Ji-Fen Sun, Ling Xiang, Yan-Jing Liu, Zhang-Wei Hu, Xiao-Yu Xiong, Xue-Mei Yang, Sadam Hussain Bhutto, Guo-Bang Li, Yuan-Ying Peng, He Wang, Xu Shen, Zhi-Xue Zhao, Ji-Wei Zhang…
    Citation: Rice 2024 17:1
  26. Genetic improvement is crucial for ensuring food security globally. Indeed, plant breeding has contributed significantly to increasing the productivity of major crops, including rice, over the last century. Ev...

    Authors: Fallou Seck, Giovanny Covarrubias-Pazaran, Tala Gueye and Jérôme Bartholomé
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:61
  27. Plastid ribosomal proteins play a crucial role in the growth and development of plants, mainly in the gene expression and translation of key genes in chloroplasts. While some information is known about the reg...

    Authors: Tao Lu, Wenjin Yin, Yinuo Zhang, Chaoyu Zhu, Qianqian Zhong, Sanfeng Li, Nuo Wang, Zhengai Chen, Hanfei Ye, Yuan Fang, Dan Mu, Yuexing Wang and Yuchun Rao
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:59
  28. The leaf epidermis plays an important role in the transmission of light and the regulation of water and gas exchange, which influences the photosynthesis of mesophyll cells. Small papillae (SP) are one of the ...

    Authors: Lin Zhu, Faliang Zeng, Yinpei Liang, Qi Wang, Hongwei Chen, Pulin Feng, Mingqian Fan, Yanshuang Cheng and Jiayu Wang
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:58
  29. Chlorophyll degradation is an important physiological process and is essential for plant growth and development. However, how chlorophyll degradation is controlled at the cellular and molecular level remains l...

    Authors: Yongxiang Liao, Bing Xiang, Zhenzhen Xue, Asif Ali, Yong Li, Mengyuan Li, Aiji Wei, Jialu Xin, Daiming Guo, Yingxiu Liao, Yunfeng Tian, Zhixue Zhao, Peizhou Xu, Hongyu Zhang, Xiaoqiong Chen, Yutong Liu…
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:57
  30. Root system architecture plays a crucial role in nutrient and water absorption during rice production. Genetic improvement of the rice root system requires elucidating its genetic control. Genome-wide associat...

    Authors: Shujun Wei, Ryokei Tanaka, Taiji Kawakatsu, Shota Teramoto, Nobuhiro Tanaka, Matthew Shenton, Yusaku Uga and Shiori Yabe
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:55
  31. Phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N) are essential macronutrients necessary for plant growth and development. OsPT4 is a high-affinity phosphate (Pi) transporter that has a positive impact on nutrient uptake and se...

    Authors: Yafei Sun, Fang Zhang, Jia Wei, Ke Song, Lijuan Sun, Yang Yang, Qin Qin, Shiyan Yang, Zhouwen Li, Guohua Xu, Shubin Sun and Yong Xue
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:54

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  32. Deep-water (DW) management in rice fields is a promising technique for efficient control of paddy weeds with reduced herbicide use. Maintaining a water depth of 10–20 cm for several weeks can largely suppress ...

    Authors: Marina Iwasa, Koki Chigira, Tomohiro Nomura, Shunsuke Adachi, Hidenori Asami, Tetsuya Nakamura, Takashi Motobayashi and Taiichiro Ookawa
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:53
  33. Early spring cold spells can lead to leaf chlorosis during the rice seedling greening process. However, the physiological and molecular mechanisms underlying the rice greening process under low-temperature con...

    Authors: Peng Zhang, Xiang Wu, Yulin Chen, Guangmei Ji, Xinling Ma, Yuping Zhang, Jing Xiang, Yaliang Wang, Zhigang Wang, Liangtao Li, Huizhe Chen and Yikai Zhang
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:52
  34. Root hairs are extensions of epidermal cells on the root tips that increase the root contract surface area with the soil. For polar tip growth, newly synthesized proteins and other materials must be incorporat...

    Authors: Sunok Moon, Behnam Derakhshani, Yun Shil Gho, Eui-Jung Kim, Su Kyoung Lee, Xu Jiang, Choonseok Lee and Ki-Hong Jung
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:51
  35. Direct seeding of rice is a lightweight and simple cultivation method, which can effectively promote rice production. Anaerobic germination tolerance is one of the main traits of rice adaptability to direct se...

    Authors: Dandan Li, Kai Liu, Chuanchao Zhao, Siyi Liang, Jing Yang, Ziai Peng, Aoyun Xia, Meng Yang, Lixin Luo, Cuihong Huang, Jiafeng Wang, Ming Huang, Wuming Xiao, Hui Wang, Ling Su and Tao Guo
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:49
  36. Rice production is important for food security in Benin, with a national production largely dominated by the cultivation of the aromatic ecotype IR841, by far the most appreciated by Beninese consumers. Howeve...

    Authors: Paulin Sedah, Lambert Gustave Djedatin, Laura Yêyinou Estelle Loko, Eben-Ezer Baba Kayodé Ewedje, Azize Orobiyi, Chalemagne Dossou Seblodo Judes Gbemavo, Joelle Toffa, Cyrille Tchakpa, Philippe Cubry and Francois Sabot
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:48
  37. Soil salinization is one of the most common abiotic stresses of rice, which seriously affects the normal growth of rice. Breeding salt-tolerant varieties have become one of the important ways to ensure food se...

    Authors: Jianguo Liu, Lan Shen, Longbiao Guo, Guangheng Zhang, Zhenyu Gao, Li Zhu, Jiang Hu, Guojun Dong, Deyong Ren, Qiang Zhang, Qing Li, Dali Zeng, Changjie Yan and Qian Qian
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:47
  38. Ongoing large-scale shift towards direct seeded rice (DSR) necessitates a convergence of breeding and genetic approaches for its sustenance and harnessing natural resources and environmental benefits. Improvin...

    Authors: Nitika Sandhu, Ade Pooja Ankush, Jasneet Singh, Om Prakash Raigar, Sutej Bains, Taveena Jindal, Mohini Prabha Singh, Mehak Sethi, Gomsie Pruthi, Gaurav Augustine, Vikas Kumar Verma, Shivani Goyal, Aman Kumar, Harsh Panwar, Manvesh Kumar Sihag, Rupinder Kaur…
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:46
  39. Direct seeding of rice (Oryza sativa L.) is a low-labor and sustainable cultivation method that is used worldwide. Seed vigor and early vigor are important traits associated with seedling stand density (SSD) and ...

    Authors: Shan Xu, Yuexin Fei, Yue Wang, Wenjia Zhao, Luyan Hou, Yujie Cao, Min Wu and Hongkai Wu
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:45
  40. The Glucan synthase-like (GSL) genes are indispensable for some important highly-specialized developmental and cellular processes involving callose synthesis and deposition in plants. At present, the best-charact...

    Authors: Ronghua Qiu, Yang Liu, Zhengzheng Cai, Jieqiong Li, Chunyan Wu, Gang Wang, Chenchen Lin, Yulin Peng, Zhanlin Deng, Weiqi Tang, Weiren Wu and Yuanlin Duan
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:44
  41. Genomic selection is a worthy breeding method to improve genetic gain in recurrent selection breeding schemes. The integration of multi-generation and multi-location information could significantly improve gen...

    Authors: Hugues de Verdal, Cédric Baertschi, Julien Frouin, Constanza Quintero, Yolima Ospina, Maria Fernanda Alvarez, Tuong-Vi Cao, Jérôme Bartholomé and Cécile Grenier
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:43
  42. Plant disease is a threat to global food security. Breeding crops carrying broad-spectrum resistance loci is an effective way to control infectious disease. Disease-resistant mutants are valuable resources for...

    Authors: Hui Shi, Qing Xiong, Zhangjie Zhao, Lian Zhou, Junjie Yin, Xiang Lu, Xuewei Chen and Jing Wang
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:42
  43. Poor grain-filling initiation in inferior spikelets severely impedes rice yield improvement, while photo-assimilates from source leaves can greatly stimulate the initiation of inferior grain-filling (sink). To...

    Authors: Zhengrong Jiang, Hongyi Yang, Meichen Zhu, Longmei Wu, Feiyu Yan, Haoyu Qian, Wenjun He, Dun Liu, Hong Chen, Lin Chen, Yanfeng Ding, Soulaiman Sakr and Ganghua Li
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:41
  44. The amino acid content (AAC) of the rice grain is one of the most important determinants of nutritional quality in rice. Understanding the genetic basis of grain AAC and mining favorable alleles of target gene...

    Authors: Xiaoqian Wang, Lihong Xie, Jiachuang Fang, Yunlong Pang, Jianlong Xu and Zhikang Li
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:40
  45. Climate change has significantly affected agriculture production, particularly the rice crop that is consumed by almost half of the world’s population and contributes significantly to global food security. Ric...

    Authors: Nabeel Shaheen, Shakeel Ahmad, Salem S Alghamdi, Hafiz Mamoon Rehman, Muhammad Arshad Javed, Javaria Tabassum and Gaoneng Shao
    Citation: Rice 2023 16:39

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