Review. Rise of a cereal killer:  The biology of Magnaporthe oryzae biotrophic growth

The fungal pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae causes one of the most…

Review. Plant cell wall-mediated immunity: cell wall changes trigger disease resistance responses

Plant cell walls have recently been revealed as an essential…

Jasmonic acid and salicylic acid signaling in fern Azolla filiculoides and its cyanobiont

The phytohormones jasmonic acid (JA) and salicylic acid (SA)…

Ethylene signaling modulates cortical microtubule reassembly in response to salt stress

Ethylene is an important mediator during plant adaptation to…

Roots Respond to Aboveground Far-Red Light

van Gelderen and Kang et al. investigate the root response to…

Protection from the Sun: Sunscreen for Plants

Malnoë et al. demonstrate that a protein from the lipocalin…

Update: SnRK1 kinase as a central mediator of energy signaling between different organelles (Plant Physiology)

The heterotrimeric SNF1-related protein kinase 1 (SnRK1) in plants…

 A barley powdery mildew fungus non-autonomous retrotransposon encodes a peptide that supports penetration success on barley

BioRxiv. Barley powdery mildew is an important asmocycete disease…

Extracellular ATP acts on jasmonate signaling to reinforce plant defense

Plant Physiol. Extracellular ATP induces plant defense responses…