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Cytokinin signaling determines rice panicle size

Chun, Fang, Savelieva, Lomin et al. explore the mechanism by which cytokinin signaling influences the size of rice panicle. https://doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koad257 By Yan Chun (淳雁), and Xueyong Li (李学勇) National Key Facility for Crop Gene Resources and Genetic Improvement, Institute…

Mechanism by which viruses are excluded from plant stem cells

Horticulturalists have long used the technique of meristem culture to propagate plants, as meristems are generally considered to be free of viruses. However, the mechanism by which the stem cells in meristems exclude viruses has been unclear. Here, Incarbone and Bradamante et al. identified roles for…

Strawberry inflorescence diversity: meet the thyrse

Lembinen et al. explore the molecular mechanisms underlying inflorescence diversity in strawberry. Sergei Lembinen1, Mikolaj Cieslak2, Teng Zhang1, Kathryn Mackenzie1, Paula Elomaa1, Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz2, Timo Hytönen1. 1 Department of Agricultural Sciences, Viikki Plant Science Centre,…