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When we look at an oak, we see one organism, despite the fact that each of the estimated 25,808 genes in the oak genome has a unique history. Here I review why the evolutionary history of oaks comprises a variety of phylogenetic histories that trace disparate histories...

["Evolutionary Studies","Plant Science","Taxonomy","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27405v1
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Plant-associated microbes are critical players in host health, fitness and productivity. Despite microbes’ importance in plants, seeds are mostly sterile, and most plant microbes are recruited from an environmental pool. Surprisingly little is known about the processes...

["Ecology","Microbiology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27393v1
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Cell walls play an important role in the structure and morphology of plants as well as stress response, including various biotic and abiotic stresses. Although the comprehensive analysis of genes involved in cellulose synthase have been performed in model plants,...

["Genomics","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27374v1
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MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play an important role in plant resistance to pathogen infections. However, little is known about the role of miRNAs in banana Fusarium wilt, which is the most economically devastating disease in banana production. In the present study, we identified...

["Microbiology","Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27369v1
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Photoperiodic flowering aligns plant reproduction to favourable seasons of the year to maximise successful production of seeds and grains. However understanding of this process in the temperate legumes of the Fabaceae family, which are important both agriculturally...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27366v1
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Poa alpigena as the research object on alpine meadow in this paper,analyzed the change characteristics of the stem and leaf anatomical structures of Poa alpigena plants under the overgrazing and enclosed conditions aims to revealed the dwarfing of morphological...

["Ecology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27322v1
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Lycium chinense Mill, an important Chinese herbal medicine, is emphasized as a healthy food and is widely used as a dietary supplement. Here we sequenced and analyzed the complete chloroplast (CP) genome of the L. chinense, which is 155,756 bp in length and with...

["Genomics","Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27305v1
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Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod. – Ostrich fern (Onocleaceae) is the circumboreal species widely distributed in the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere. In the paper, we presented the results of the observations on the developing population of M. struthiopteris...

["Ecology","Plant Science","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27302v1
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We obtained a white-peel eggplant (L6-5) by EMS mutation in our previous study, whose total anthocyanin content was significantly decreased as compared with that of wild-type (WT). To analyse the anthocyanin biosynthesis mechanism in eggplants, we analysed the...

["Agricultural Science","Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27289v1
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Dorsoventral asymmetry of photosynthesis is important for light use patterns, but the asymmetry changes with environments. Photosynthetic asymmetry was have been intensively studied for their role in light use efficiency, but less is know about the impact of light...

["Agricultural Science","Ecology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27267v1
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Background Cycas panzhihuaensis L. Zhou & S. Y. Yang (Cycadaceae) is an endangered gymnosperm species endemic in the dry-hot valley of Jinsha River basin from southwest China. Although the wild C. panzhihuaensis population from Panzhihua Cycad Natural Reserve is...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Genetics","Plant Science","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27265v1
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Background: Limited study on different organs of Diospyros kaki in biochemical figure of Pakistani plants still require considerable research activities due to its remarkable antioxidant properties. Objective: This study was an effort to characterize antioxidant...

["Biochemistry","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27245v1
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Background: Sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia) is a highly nutritious, tannin-containing, and tetraploid forage legume. Due to the lack of detailed transcriptomic and genomic information on this species, genetic and breeding projects for sainfoin improvement have...

["Agricultural Science","Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27232v1
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Nitrogen (N) deposition is a major threat to biodiversity in many habitats. The recent introduction of cleaner technologies in Switzerland has led to a reduction in the emissions of nitrogen oxides, with an according decrease in N deposition. We examined different...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Plant Science","Climate Change Biology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27230v1
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75 Years ago Arabidopsis thaliana was first suggested as a Model Plant – But how did Arabidopsis Col-0 become the standard natural accession? This is a short history of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Columbia-0.

["Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26931v4
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