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  1. Content type: Short communication

    A cytoplasm of CW-type cytoplasmic male sterile (CMS) line is derived from Oryza rufipogon strain W1 and fertility is restored by a single nuclear gene, Rf17. We have previously reported that CW-CMS were effectiv...

    Authors: Kinya Toriyama, Tomohiko Kazama, Tadashi Sato, Yoshimichi Fukuta and Masaaki Oka

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:73

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  2. Content type: Original article

    Rice (Oryza sativa L.) yield is seriously influenced by panicle exsertion (PE) and the uppermost internode (UI) through panicle enclosure or energy transport during grain-filling stages. We evaluated the traits o...

    Authors: Chengfang Zhan, Jiaxiao Hu, Qiao Pang, Bin Yang, Yanhao Cheng, Enshun Xu, Peiwen Zhu, Yingyi Li, Hongsheng Zhang and Jinping Cheng

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:72

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  3. Content type: Original article

    Rice blast caused by Magnaporthe oryzae is one of the most widespread biotic constraints that threaten rice production. Using major resistance genes for rice blast resistance improvement is considered to be an ef...

    Authors: Dabing Yang, Jianhao Tang, Di Yang, Ying Chen, Jauhar Ali and Tongmin Mou

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:70

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  4. Content type: Original article

    Due to their sessile life style, plant survival is dependent on the ability to build up fast and highly adapted responses to environmental stresses by modulating defense response and organ growth. The phytohor...

    Authors: Huong Thi Mai To, Hieu Trang Nguyen, Nguyet Thi Minh Dang, Ngan Huyen Nguyen, Thai Xuan Bui, Jérémy Lavarenne, Nhung Thi Phuong Phung, Pascal Gantet, Michel Lebrun, Stephane Bellafiore and Antony Champion

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:69

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  5. Content type: Original article

    Spotted leaf mutants show typical necrotic lesions that appear spontaneously in the absence of any pathogen attack. These mutants are often characterized to exhibit programmed cell death (PCD) and activation o...

    Authors: Atul Prakash Sathe, Xiaona Su, Zheng Chen, Ting Chen, Xiangjing Wei, Shaoqing Tang, Xiao-bo Zhang and Jian-li Wu

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:68

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  6. Content type: Original article

    Genome editing tools are important for functional genomics research and biotechnology applications. Recently, the clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)/CRISPR-associated protein-9 ...

    Authors: Young-Ah Kim, Hyeran Moon and Chang-Jin Park

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:67

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Rice 2019 12:71

  7. Content type: Original article

    Digalactosyldiacylglycerol (DGDG) is one of the major lipids found predominantly in the photosynthetic membrane of cyanobacteria, eukaryotic algae and higher plants. DGDG, along with MGDG (Monogalactosyldiacyl...

    Authors: Rasbin Basnet, Nazim Hussain and Qingyao Shu

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:66

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  8. Content type: Original article

    The domestication process of Asian rice (Oryza sativa L.) is complicated. It’s well established that Oryza rufipogon is the ancestor of Asian rice, although the number of domestication events still controversial....

    Authors: Lin Cheng, Jungrye Nam, Sang-Ho Chu, Phitaktansakul Rungnapa, Myeong-hyeon Min, Yuan Cao, Ji-min Yoo, Jee-Su Kang, Kyu-Won Kim and Yong-Jin Park

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:65

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  9. Content type: Original article

    Parent-of-origin gene expression and its role in seed development have drown a great attention in recent years. Genome-wide analysis has identified hundreds of candidate imprinted genes, a major type of parent...

    Authors: Quan Kuang, Yinghua Wang and Shisheng Li

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:64

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  10. Content type: Original article

    Salinity is one of the most widespread abiotic stresses affecting rice productivity worldwide. The purpose of this study was to establish the relative importance of different traits associated with salinity to...

    Authors: M. Akhlasur Rahman, Michael J. Thomson, Marjorie De Ocampo, James A. Egdane, M. A. Salam, M. Shah-E-Alam and Abdelbagi M. Ismail

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:63

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  11. Content type: Original article

    Internode elongation is an important agronomic trait in rice that determines culm length, which is related to lodging, panicle exsertion, and biomass. sui4 (shortened uppermost internode 4) mutants show reduced i...

    Authors: Hyeonso Ji, Chang-deok Han, Gang-Seob Lee, Ki-Hong Jung, Do-Yu Kang, Jun Oh, Hyoja Oh, Kyeong-Seong Cheon, Song Lim Kim, Inchan Choi, Jeongho Baek and Kyung-Hwan Kim

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:62

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  12. Content type: Original article

    Arsenic (As) is an unwanted toxic mineral that threatens the major rice-growing regions in the world, especially in South Asia. Rice production in Bangladesh and India depends on As-contaminated groundwater so...

    Authors: Varunseelan Murugaiyan, Jauhar Ali, Anumalla Mahender, Umair M. Aslam, Zilhas Ahmed Jewel, Yunlong Pang, Corinne M. Marfori-Nazarea, Lin-Bo Wu, Michael Frei and Zhikang Li

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:61

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  13. Content type: Original article

    ARGONAUTE 1 (AGO1) proteins can recruit small RNAs to regulate gene expression, involving several growth and development processes in Arabidopsis. Rice genome contains four AGO1 genes, OsAGO1a to OsAGO1d. However...

    Authors: Youhan Li, Yiqi Yang, Ye Liu, Dexia Li, Yahuan Zhao, Zhijie Li, Ying Liu, Dagang Jiang, Jing Li, Hai Zhou, Jianghua Chen, Chuxiong Zhuang and Zhenlan Liu

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:60

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  14. Content type: Original article

    Secreted effector proteins play critical roles in plant-fungal interactions. The Magnaporthe oryzae genome encodes a large number of secreted proteins. However, the function of majority of M. oryzae secreted prot...

    Authors: Xinrui Guo, Debin Zhong, Wei Xie, Yanhua He, Yueqin Zheng, Yan Lin, Zaijie Chen, Yijuan Han, Dagang Tian, Wende Liu, Feng Wang, Zonghua Wang and Songbiao Chen

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:59

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  15. Content type: Original article

    Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is one of the major staple food crops consumed globally. However, rice production is severely affected by high salinity levels, particularly at the seedling stage. A good solution would be ...

    Authors: Naqeebullah Kakar, Salah H. Jumaa, Edilberto Diaz Redoña, Marilyn L. Warburton and K. Raja Reddy

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:57

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  16. Content type: Original article

    An economic strategy to control plant disease is to improve plant defense to pathogens by deploying resistance genes. Plant polygalacturonase inhibiting proteins (PGIPs) have a vital role in plant defense agai...

    Authors: Xijun Chen, Yuwen Chen, Lina Zhang, Zhen He, Benli Huang, Chen Chen, Qingxia Zhang and Shimin Zuo

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:56

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  17. Content type: Original article

    While a multitude of genotyping platforms have been developed for rice, the majority of them have not been optimized for breeding where cost, turnaround time, throughput and ease of use, relative to density an...

    Authors: Juan David Arbelaez, Maria Stefanie Dwiyanti, Erwin Tandayu, Krizzel Llantada, Annalhea Jarana, John Carlos Ignacio, John Damien Platten, Joshua Cobb, Jessica Elaine Rutkoski, Michael J. Thomson and Tobias Kretzschmar

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:55

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  18. Content type: Original article

    Rice is a global staple crop, being the main calorific component of many people living subsistence livelihoods. Rice can accumulate toxic elements such as arsenic, with the crop water management strongly affec...

    Authors: Gareth J. Norton, Anthony J. Travis, Partha Talukdar, Mahmud Hossain, Md Rafiqul Islam, Alex Douglas and Adam H. Price

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:54

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  19. Content type: Original article

    The heterotrimeric G protein β subunit RGB1 plays an important role in plant growth and development. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying the regulation of rice growth by RGB1 remain elusive.

    Authors: Yun Gao, Houwen Gu, Mamotshewa Leburu, Xuhui Li, Yan Wang, Jiayan Sheng, Huimin Fang, Minghong Gu and Guohua Liang

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:53

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  20. Content type: Original article

    Breeding for genes controlling key agronomic traits is an important goal of rice genetic improvement. To gain insight into genes controlling grain morphology, we screened M3 plants derived from 1,000 whole-genome...

    Authors: Liangrong Jiang, Guotian Li, Mawsheng Chern, Rashmi Jain, Nhan T. Pham, Joel A. Martin, Wendy S. Schackwitz, Juan Zhao, Deling Ruan, Rongyu Huang, Jingsheng Zheng and Pamela C. Ronald

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:52

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  21. Content type: Short communication

    Rice (Oryza sativa) feeds half of the world’s population. Rice grain yield and quality which are constrained by diseases and mineral nutritions have important human healthy impacts. Plant “fruit-weight 2.2-like” ...

    Authors: Bei Li, Shengyuan Sun, Xianmin Gao, Mengxiao Wu, Yong Deng, Qinglu Zhang, Xianghua Li, Jinghua Xiao, Yinggen Ke and Shiping Wang

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:51

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  22. Content type: Original article

    Anaerobic germination (AG) is an important trait for direct-seeded rice (DSR) to be successful. Rice usually has low germination under anaerobic conditions, which leads to a poor crop stand in DSR when rain oc...

    Authors: Sharmistha Ghosal, Carlos Casal Jr, Fergie Ann Quilloy, Endang M. Septiningsih, Merlyn S. Mendioro and Shalabh Dixit

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:50

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  23. Content type: Original article

    The rice black-streaked dwarf virus (RBSDV) disease causes severe rice yield losses in Eastern China and other East Asian countries. Breeding resistant cultivars is the most economical and effective strategy t...

    Authors: Zhiming Feng, Houxiang Kang, Mingyou Li, Lihua Zou, Xiaoqiu Wang, Jianhua Zhao, Lang Wei, Nana Zhou, Qianqian Li, Ying Lan, Yafang Zhang, Zongxiang Chen, Wende Liu, Xuebiao Pan, Guo-Liang Wang and Shimin Zuo

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:49

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  24. Content type: Original article

    Heading date is crucial for rice reproduction and geographic expansion. Many heading date genes are sensitive to photoperiod and jointly regulate flowering time in rice. However, it is not clear how these gene...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Haiyang Liu, Feixiang Qi, Zhanyi Zhang, Qiuping Li, Zhongmin Han and Yongzhong Xing

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:48

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  25. Content type: Original article

    Effective management of rice blast, caused by the fungus Magnaporthe oryzae, requires an understanding of the genetic architecture of the resistance to the disease in rice. Rice resistance varies with M. oryzae s...

    Authors: Chenggang Li, Dan Wang, Shasha Peng, Yue Chen, Pin Su, Jianbin Chen, Limin Zheng, Xinqiu Tan, Jinling Liu, Yinghui Xiao, Houxiang Kang, Deyong Zhang, Guo-Liang Wang and Yong Liu

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:47

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  26. Content type: Original article

    Stigma exsertion rate (SER) is a key determinant of outcrossing in hybrid rice seed production. A quantitative trait locus (QTL) for stigma exsertion rate in rice, qSER-7, has previously been detected on chromoso...

    Authors: Yi Liu, Anning Zhang, Feiming Wang, Deyan Kong, Mingshou Li, Junguo Bi, Fenyun Zhang, Jiahong Wang, Xingxing Luo, Zhongquan Pan, Xinqiao Yu, Guolan Liu and Lijun Luo

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:46

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  27. Content type: Original article

    Jasmonate (JA) signaling and functions have been established in rice development and response to a range of biotic or abiotic stress conditions. However, information on the molecular actors and mechanisms unde...

    Authors: Mohamed Hazman, Martin Sühnel, Sandra Schäfer, Julie Zumsteg, Agnès Lesot, Fréderic Beltran, Valentin Marquis, Laurence Herrgott, Laurence Miesch, Michael Riemann and Thierry Heitz

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:45

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  28. Content type: Original article

    Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo) is a destructive disease in most of the rice growing regions worldwide. Xoo injects the transcriptional activator-like (TAL) effector protein into the host cell to induce the s...

    Authors: Rezwan Tariq, Zhiyuan Ji, Chunlian Wang, Yongchao Tang, Lifang Zou, Hongda Sun, Gongyou Chen and Kaijun Zhao

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:44

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  29. Content type: Original article

    Rice tiller number (TN) is one of the most important components associated with rice grain yield. Around one hundred rice TN genes have been identified, but dissecting the genetic architecture of rice TN varia...

    Authors: Su Jiang, Dan Wang, Shuangyong Yan, Shiming Liu, Bin Liu, Houxiang Kang and Guo-Liang Wang

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:43

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  30. Content type: Original article

    The brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stål; BPH), one of the most destructive pests of rice, has proven to be a substantial threat, conferring enormous production losses in Asia and becoming a difficult chall...

    Authors: Zhihua Li, Yanxia Xue, Hailian Zhou, Yang Li, Babar Usman, Xiaozhen Jiao, Xinyi Wang, Fang Liu, Baoxiang Qin, Rongbai Li and Yongfu Qiu

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:41

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  31. Content type: Original article

    Rice (Oryza sativa) panicle architecture is the major determinant of the ideal plant architecture that directly influence yield potential. Many genes influencing development of primary branches, secondary branche...

    Authors: Xiaofang Yang, Jiang Wang, Zhengyan Dai, Xiaoling Zhao, Xuexia Miao and Zhenying Shi

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:40

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  32. Content type: Original article

    The breeding and large-scale adoption of hybrid rice is an important achievement in modern agriculture. Mechanized seed production is urgently needed for widespread adoption of hybrid rice because it can compe...

    Authors: Yumei Xia, Ning Tang, Yuanyi Hu, Ding Li, Shuangcheng Li, Xiaolan Bu, Mulan Yu, Shaowu Qi, Yishan Yang, Hongjin Zhu, Chenying Cao, Ping Li, Longping Yuan and Mengliang Cao

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:39

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  33. Content type: Original article

    The core ABA signaling components functioning in stomatal closure/opening, namely ABA receptors, phosphatases, SnRK2s and SLAC1, are well characterized in Arabidopsis, but their functions in guard cells of ric...

    Authors: Myung Ki Min, Eun-Hye Choi, Jin-Ae Kim, In Sun Yoon, Seungsu Han, Yeongmok Lee, Sangho Lee and Beom-Gi Kim

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:37

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  34. Content type: Original article

    Bakanae disease is an important fungal disease caused by Gibberella fujikuroi. Incidence of rice bakanae disease creates serious problems in the foremost rice growing countries, and no rice variety has been found...

    Authors: Sais-Beul Lee, Namgyu Kim, Yeon-Jae Hur, Su-Min Cho, Tae-Heon Kim, Ji-youn Lee, Jun-Hyeon Cho, Jong-Hee Lee, You-Chun Song, Young-Su Seo, Jong-Min Ko and Dong-Soo Park

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:36

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  35. Content type: Original article

    Rice, which serves as a staple food for more than half of the world’s population, is very susceptible to the pathogenic fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. However, common wild rice (Oryza rufipogon), which is the ancest...

    Authors: Lei Tian, Chunling Chang, Lina Ma, Fahad Nasir, Jianfeng Zhang, Weiqiang Li, Lam-Son Phan Tran and Chunjie Tian

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:35

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  36. Content type: Original article

    Autotetraploid rice hybrids have great potential to increase the production, but hybrid sterility is a major hindrance in the utilization of hybrid vigor in polyploid rice, which is mainly caused by pollen abo...

    Authors: Lin Chen, Yun Yuan, Jinwen Wu, Zhixiong Chen, Lan Wang, Muhammad Qasim Shahid and Xiangdong Liu

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:34

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  37. Content type: Original article

    Detecting and mapping chromosomal regions that are related to quantitative phenotypic variation in chromosome segment substitution lines (CSSLs) provides an effective means to characterize the genetic basis of...

    Authors: Bin Zhang, Lianguang Shang, Banpu Ruan, Anpeng Zhang, Shenglong Yang, Hongzhen Jiang, Chaolei Liu, Kai Hong, Hai Lin, Zhenyu Gao, Jiang Hu, Dali Zeng, Longbiao Guo and Qian Qian

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:33

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  38. Content type: Original article

    Eating and cooking quality have become ever more important breeding goals due to high levels of economic growth in Asia in recent decades. Cooked rice texture properties such as hardness, stickiness, and sprin...

    Authors: Ximing Xu, Zhengjin Xu, Yuji Matsue and Quan Xu

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:32

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  39. Content type: Original article

    Seed setting rate is one of the major components that determine rice (Oryza sativa L.) yield. Successful fertilization is necessary for normal seed setting. However, little is known about the molecular mechanisms...

    Authors: Xiaojiao Xiang, Peipei Zhang, Ping Yu, Yingxin Zhang, Zhengfu Yang, Lianping Sun, Weixun Wu, Riaz Muhammad Khan, Adil Abbas, Shihua Cheng and Liyong Cao

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:31

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  40. Content type: Original article

    Allelopathy in rice (Oryza sativa) is a chemically induced response that is elevated by the exogenous application of chemical compounds and barnyard grass root exudates. An in-depth understanding of the response ...

    Authors: Qi Zhang, Xin-Yu Zheng, Shun-Xian Lin, Cheng-Zhen Gu, Li Li, Jia-Yu Li, Chang-Xun Fang and Hai-Bin He

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:30

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  41. Content type: Original article

    Rice blast disease is a major restriction in rice production. That is usually managed using chemical pesticides, which are expensive in terms of cost and environment hazards. Use of blast-resistance genes to d...

    Authors: Haichao Jiang, Zhi Li, Jia Liu, Zhikang Shen, Guanjun Gao, Qinglu Zhang and Yuqing He

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:29

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  42. Content type: Original article

    Aeration and water management increasing rhizosphere oxygen amount significantly promote rice (Oryza sativa) growth and yield, but the effect of root aeration on cadmium (Cd) toxicity and accumulation in rice see...

    Authors: Hubo Li, Xiuwen Zheng, Longxing Tao, Yongjie Yang, Lei Gao and Jie Xiong

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:28

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  43. Content type: Original article

    The wild ancestors of domesticated rice had red seed, white rice being the result of a mutation in the rice domestication gene Rc. Many pigmented rice landraces are still grown by ethnic communities for their nut...

    Authors: Edwige Gaby Nkouaya Mbanjo, Huw Jones, Xavier Greg Isaguirre Caguiat, Socorro Carandang, John Carlos Ignacio, Marilyn Cruz Ferrer, Lesley Ann Boyd and Tobias Kretzschmar

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:27

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  44. Content type: Original article

    In rice (Oryza sativa) and other grains, weak growth (dwarfism, short panicle length, and low seed-setting rate) and early senescence lead to reduced yield. The molecular mechanisms behind these processes have be...

    Authors: Chunyan Zhao, Chaolei Liu, Yu Zhang, Yongtao Cui, Haitao Hu, Noushin Jahan, Yang Lv, Qian Qian and Longbiao Guo

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:26

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  45. Content type: Original article

    The function of Arabidopsis enhanced disease susceptibility 1 (AtEDS1) and its sequence homologs in other dicots have been extensively studied. However, it is unknown whether rice EDS1 homolog (OsEDS1) plays a ro...

    Authors: Yinggen Ke, Yuanrong Kang, Mengxiao Wu, Hongbo Liu, Shugang Hui, Qinglu Zhang, Xianghua Li, Jinghua Xiao and Shiping Wang

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:25

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  46. Content type: Original article

    Flooding has negative impact on agriculture. The plant hormone ethylene is involved in plant growth and stress responses, which are important role in tolerance and adaptation regulatory mechanisms during subme...

    Authors: Yi-Chun Huang, Tsun-Hao Yeh and Chin-Ying Yang

    Citation: Rice 2019 12:23

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