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Call for Special Issue: Regulatory Mechanisms for Improving Cereal Seed Quality. Topic Editor: Vincenzo Rossi

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Call for Special Issue of Frontiers in Plant Sciences

The Research Topic will provide an overview of recent and innovative findings regarding different aspects of cereal seed quality, with a particular emphasis on the mechanisms regulating seed composition. Accordingly, we aim to collect original research manuscripts, methods papers, systematic reviews, mini-review perspectives, and opinions that focus on but are not limited to the following themes:

• Functional characterization of new cereal seed quality regulators and mechanisms.
• Bioinformatics and modelling approaches elucidating the regulatory networks operating during seed development.
• Exploration and exploitation of natural genetic and epigenetic diversity associated with cereals seed quality.
• New technologies for targeting genome editing addressed to cereal seed quality improvement.
• Critical overviews about past, present, and future of cereals seed quality.

Deadline December 2021

Papers targeting the special issue should be submitted through the website: https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/21842/regulatory-mechanisms-for-improving-cereal-seed-quality.  

Questions pertaining to the special issue should be directed to the special issue topic Vincenzo Rossi : vincenzo.rossi@crea.gov.it