Special Issue "High Throughput Methods in Monitoring Arabidopsis Thaliana Growth and Development"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2020).
Arabidopsis is still one of the most important model plants. It has fully sequenced genomes, stock centers for genetic material and many well established research technologies available. One of the recent technologies under intensive development is high throughput, imaging sensor-based phenotyping. Phenotyping with multiple imaging sensors allows non-invasive monitoring of plant growth, development and physiological responses in time series over the whole plant life cycle. Digitization and automation of plant phenotyping is in many ways research enabling and allows significantly increasing the analysis throughput. High throughput methods facilitate plant phenomics approaches that assess phenotypes in different environments and in different genetic backgrounds. The available knowledge and resources of Arabidopsis allow integration of molecular omics data (genetics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics) with the phenomics data. Such integrated omics analysis will expand our understanding of plant growth, development and responses with the environment. The Plants Special Issue of “High Throughput Methods in Monitoring Arabidopsis Thaliana Growth and Development” welcomes primary research papers and reviews addressing phenomics approaches, possibly in combination with molecular omics analysis, unraveling different aspects of Arabidopsis life cycle also in interaction with different environmental conditions.
Dr. Kristiina Himanen
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