Plant responses to UV

Have you read our collection on Plant responses to UV? Guest Edited by Gareth I Jenkins the collection is available to read online now.

This collection highlights the breadth of research being undertaken to understand how plants respond to UV radiation in the environment. Some articles focus on the mechanisms of UV perception and the consequent regulation of gene expression and downstream responses, while others are concerned with ecological perspectives and applications in crop production.

The themed issue is based substantially on presentations given at the 2018 Network Meeting of UV4Plants, the international association for plant UV research, held in Bled, Slovenia. The meeting included workshop sessions involving researchers with diverse interests in plant UV research, which resulted in an extensive perspective article (see T. M. Robson et al.) integrating the broad spectrum of plant UV research and highlighting areas where future research could be directed.

Gareth I. Jenkins

Browse some of the articles in the collection:

Transmission of ultraviolet, visible and near-infrared solar radiation to plants within a seasonal snow pack
T. Matthew Robson and Pedro J. Aphalo
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2019, 18, 1963-1971
DOI: 10.1039/C9PP00197B, Paper

Fossil pollen and spores as a tool for reconstructing ancient solar-ultraviolet irradiance received by plants: an assessment of prospects and challenges using proxy-system modelling
Alistair W. R. Seddon, Daniela Festi, T. Matthew Robson and Boris Zimmermann
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2019, 18, 275-294
DOI: 10.1039/C8PP00490K, Perspective

Regulation of Arabidopsis gene expression by low fluence rate UV-B independently of UVR8 and stress signaling
Andrew O’Hara, Lauren R. Headland, L. Aranzazú Díaz-Ramos, Luis O. Morales, Åke Strida and Gareth I. Jenkins
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2019, 18, 1675-1684
DOI: 10.1039/C9PP00151D, Paper

Different irradiances of UV and PAR in the same ratios alter the flavonoid profiles of Arabidopsis thaliana wild types and UV-signalling pathway mutants
Susanne Neugart, Mark A. Tobler and Paul W. Barnes
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2019, 18, 1685-1699
DOI: 10.1039/C8PP00496J, Paper

 

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