Plant Small RNA: Biogenesis, Regulation and Application describes the biosynthesis of small RNA in plant systems. With an emphasis on the various molecular mechanisms affected by small RNA and their applications in supporting plant growth and survival, this books presents the basics and most recent advancements in small RNA mediated plant genomics, metabolomics, proteomics and physiology. In addition, it emphasizes the various molecular mechanisms affected by small RNA and their applications in supporting plant growth and survival. Final sections cover the most recent advancements in small RNA mediated plant genomics, metabolomics, proteomics and physiology.
Section 1 Basics 1. Introduction to plant small RNAs 2. Diversity and types of small RNA 3.Biogenesis of small RNA: Molecular pathways and regulatory mechanisms 4. Transcriptome-based identification of small RNA in plants: The need for robust prediction algorithms
SECTION 2 Expression and regulation mechanism of small RNA 5. Role of RNA interference in seed germination 6. Importance of small RNA in plant seed germination 7. Importance of small RNA in plant metabolism 8. Small RNA in tolerating various biotic stresses 9. Role of small RNA in regulating plant viral pathogenesis 10. Salt stress tolerance and small RNA 11. Small RNAs and cold stress tolerance 12. Toward elucidating the functions of miRNAs in drought stress tolerance 13. Regulation of photosynthesis and vegetative growth of plants by small RNAs 14. Heat stress tolerance through small RNA 15. Role of small RNA in plant interaction with microbes 16. Plant growth regulation by small RNA-mediated plant-biotic interactions 17. Small RNA and DNA methylation in plants
SECTION 3 Application of small RNA 18. Small RNA manipulation in plants: Techniques and recent developments 19. MicroRNA-mediated regularity functions under salinity stress in plants 20. Biotic stress-tolerant plants through small RNA technology 21. Application of miRNA in fruit quality improvement 22. Physiological modification of plants through small RNA 23. Small RNA technology for plant abiotic stress tolerance
SECTION 4 Future scope 24. Challenges of small RNA technology 25. Future scope of small RNA technology in crop science Index