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Collaboration between grass seedlings and rhizobacteria to scavenge organic nitrogen in soils

James F. White, Qiang Chen, Mónica S. Torres, Robert Mattera, Ivelisse Irizarry, Mariusz Tadych and Marshall Bergen.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biochemistry; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant-Microbe Interactions. 5309 words.

Plants require nitrogen (N) to make proteins, nucleic acids and other biological molecules. It is widely accepted that plants absorb inorganic forms of N to fill their needs. However,...

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Comparing salt tolerance of beet cultivars and their halophytic ancestor: consequences of domestication and breeding programmes

Jelte Rozema, Danny Cornelisse, Yuancheng Zhang, Hongxiu Li, Bas Bruning, Diana Katschnig, Rob Broekman, Bin Ji and Peter van Bodegom.

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P ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology; Ecology and Conservation. 7137 words.

Salt tolerance of higher plants is determined by a complex set of traits, the timing and rate of evolution of which are largely unknown. We compared the salt tolerance of cultivars of sugar...

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Consequences of waterlogging in cotton and opportunities for mitigation of yield losses

Ullah Najeeb, Michael P. Bange, Daniel K. Y. Tan and Brian J. Atwell.

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P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 11903 words.

Climatic variability, typified by erratic heavy-rainfall events, causes waterlogging in intensively irrigated crops and is exacerbated under warm temperature regimes on soils with poor...

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Differences in responses to flooding by germinating seeds of two contrasting rice cultivars and two species of economically important grass weeds

Lucy P. Estioko, Berta Miro, Aurora M. Baltazar, Florinia E. Merca, Abdelbagi M. Ismail and David E. Johnson.

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P ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 8276 words.

Crop productivity is largely affected by abiotic factors such as flooding and by biotic factors such as weeds. Although flooding after direct seeding of rice helps suppress weeds, it also...

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DNA analysis of soil extracts can be used to investigate fine root depth distribution of trees

Sean L. Bithell, Lucy T. T. Tran-Nguyen, Mark N. Hearnden and Diana M. Hartley.

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P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Agriculture and Farming. 8582 words.

Understanding the root distribution of trees by soil coring is time-consuming as it requires the separation of roots from soil and classification of roots into particular size classes. This...

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Effect of saline water on seed germination and early seedling growth of the halophyte quinoa

M. R. Panuccio, S. E. Jacobsen, S. S. Akhtar and A. Muscolo.

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P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Agriculture and Farming; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology. 9265 words.

Salinization is increasing on a global scale, decreasing average yields for most major crop plants. Investigations into salt resistance have, unfortunately, mainly been focused on...

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Effects of salinity on flowering, morphology, biomass accumulation and leaf metabolites in an edible halophyte

Yvonne Ventura, Malika Myrzabayeva, Zerekbay Alikulov, Rustem Omarov, Inna Khozin-Goldberg and Moshe Sagi.

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P ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology. 4838 words.

The fresh water shortage in agriculture is an increasing problem worldwide, therefore the possibility of cultivating crops under saline conditions is of high importance. Crithmum maritimum,...

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Facultative apomixis and development of fruit in a deciduous shrub with medicinal and nutritional uses

Yash Mangla, Manju Chaudhary, Himshikha Gupta, Rakesh Thakur, Shailendra Goel, S. N. Raina and Rajesh Tandon.

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P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Agriculture and Farming. 6038 words.

Knowledge of reproductive biology of plants is crucial to understand their natural mode of propagation, which may aid in conservation and crop improvement. The reproductive details are also...

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Genetic diversity and population structure of wheat in India and Turkey

Mohd Kamran Khan, Anamika Pandey, George Thomas, Mahinur S. Akkaya, Seyit Ali Kayis, Yusuf Ozsensoy, Mehmet Hamurcu, Sait Gezgin, Ali Topal and Erdogan E. Hakki.

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P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Genetics and Genomics. 7018 words.

Genetic diversity among plant species offers prospects for improving the plant characteristics. Its assessment is necessary to help tackle the threats of environmental fluctuations and for...

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Genetic structure of coexisting wild and managed agave populations: implications for the evolution of plants under domestication

Carmen Julia Figueredo, Alejandro Casas, Antonio González-Rodríguez, Jafet M. Nassar, Patricia Colunga-GarcíaMarín and Víctor Rocha-Ramírez.

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P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution. 8787 words.

Domestication is a continuous evolutionary process guided by humans. This process leads to divergence in characteristics such as behaviour, morphology or genetics, between wild and managed...

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