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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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Glutathione-induced drought stress tolerance in mung bean: coordinated roles of the antioxidant defence and methylglyoxal detoxification systems

Kamrun Nahar, Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Md. Mahabub Alam and Masayuki Fujita.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Biochemistry; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 11784 words.

Drought is considered one of the most acute environmental stresses presently affecting agriculture. We studied the role of exogenous glutathione (GSH) in conferring drought stress tolerance...

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Non-structural carbohydrate profiles and ratios between soluble sugars and starch serve as indicators of productivity for a bioenergy grass

Sarah Jane Purdy, Anne Louise Maddison, Jennifer Cunniff, Iain Donnison and John Clifton-Brown.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Agriculture and Farming. 6500 words.

There is a pressing need to find a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels that will not compromise food security or require extensive use of agrochemicals. Miscanthus is a perennial energy...

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