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'Plant Symbiotic Interactions' publishes original, high quality research in the field of plant interactions with beneficial mutualistic and endophytic organisms. This specialty section aims at advancing our knowledge and understanding of cellular, molecular, genetic and evolutionary aspects of any beneficial plant interaction with microbes (e.g. bacteria and fungi).
Topics covered by this section include, but are not limited to:
· Molecular communication between plants and beneficial microbes
· Cellular and molecular dynamics in mutualistic and commensalistic interactions involving plants and microorganisms
· Genetic and epigenetic aspects of beneficial plant-microbe interactions
· Suppression or evasion of plant defence responses by beneficial microbes
· Signal and nutrient exchange underpinning beneficial plant-microbe interactions
· Plant developmental responses to beneficial microbes
· Microbial responses and adaptations to their interaction with plants
· Plant microbiome studies, with particular attention to its beneficial components and positive effects on plant health
· Molecular evolution and ecology of beneficial plant-microbe interactions
· Biotechnological approaches to the use of beneficial plant-interacting microbes to enhance plant productivity
Contributions are expected to employ state-of-the-art technology and methods including but not limited to physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular genetics, epigenetics, biotechnology, bioinformatics and –omics.
Manuscripts that contain purely confirmatory data or descriptive findings without the inclusion of substantial data relevant to structural, functional or evolutionary aspects of beneficial plant-microbe interactions do not fall within the scope of the section.
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Plant Symbiotic Interactions welcomes submissions of the following article types: Correction, Editorial, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Policy and Practice Reviews, Review, Specialty Grand Challenge, Systematic Review and Technology and Code.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Plant Symbiotic Interactions, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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