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ISSN: 2096-2428
CN: 42-1861/S
e-ISSN: 2666-626X

Genome editing technology and application in soybean improvement

Soybean (Glycine max) is a legume crop with great economic value that provides rich protein and oil for human food and animal feed. In order to cope with the ever-increasing need for soybean products...

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CRISPR-based genome editing technology and its applications in oil crops

Oil crops, mainly comprised of soybean, rapeseed, groundnut, sunflower and etc., have provided substantial edible oil and other tremendous nutrients for human beings, as well as valuable biofuels for...

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Effect of microwave pre-treatment on physical quality, bioactive compounds, safety risk factor, and storage stability of peanut butter

Microwave, as a new heat treatment technology, has the characteristics of uniform and fast heating speed. It is an energy-saving technology known for improving oilseed product quality. Its efficiency...

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Review on contaminants in edible oil and analytical technologies

Edible oil is an important part of the human daily diet, which is popular in the food industry. People are paying increasing attention to the safety of edible oil as flawed oils have caused enormous...

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Progress of CRISPR/Cas9 technology in breeding of Brassica napus

Gene editing technology provides important technical basics for the research in plant functional genes and crop genetic improvement. CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing is an effective experimental tool...

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Physiological and anatomical changes in two rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) genotypes under drought stress conditions

Understanding the mechanisms of drought resistance in crop species is crucial for the selection and breeding of tolerant rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) varieties. The present study aimed to assess the...

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Genetic variability, heritability and genetic advance in linseed (Linum usitatissimum L) genotypes for seed yield and other agronomic traits

The experiment was conducted using simple lattice design with two replication and the trails was totally consisted fifty six genotypes. Data on seed yield and other Agronomic traits were used to estimate...

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Camelina sativa, a short gestation oilseed crop with biofuel potential: Opportunities for Indian scenario

Camelina is an oilseed crop which is being commercially produced globally as feedstock for biodiesel. Being a non-edible oil bearing low input crop owing to its low fertilizer and water requirement,...

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Research status of soybean symbiosis nitrogen fixation

Soybean (Glycine max) is one of the most important economic legume crops with largest planting area, and is also an important oil crop, as well as food and feed material. Soybean-rhizobia symbiosis...

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Nutritional evaluation, fatty acid analysis and anticancer properties investigation of seeds from kan-zaw, a potential diet oil and medicinal plant

Payenapara lleloneura Kurz. (Kan-zaw), an endemic medicinal plant only found in Tanintharyi Region of Myanmar, is widely used in the treatment of various cancer and different ailments. In the present...

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Moderate quantity of lard mixed with sunflower oil attenuate lipid accumulation in mice

Lard, a fat rich in saturated fatty acids (SFAs), is regarded as a risk factor for metabolic diseases. In the present study, effect of different lard blended with sunflower oil diets on lipid accumulation...

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Development and application of molecular markers for TSW (thousand-seed weight) related gene BnaGRF7.C02 in Brassica napus

Brassica napus L. (rapeseed) is one of the most important oil crops with large cultivated area in China. Seed size and seed weight play crucial roles for yield and harvest. In this study, a type of...

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Transcriptome analysis reveals genes expression pattern of seed response to heat stress in Brassica napus L.

Seeds might deteriorate, and lose the ability to germinate when stored under high temperature and high humidity. Brassica napus is one of the most important oil crops in China. However, B. napus seeds...

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Comparison of fatty acid composition, phytochemical profile and antioxidant activity in four flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) varieties

The present study evaluates variations among flaxseed varities in terms of fatty acid composition, phytochemical profile, and antioxidant activity determined by oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC),...

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Occurrence of Alternaria leaf blight of sunflower caused by two closely related species Alternaria solani and A. tomatophila in Inner Mongolia

Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) is an important oilseed crop in China and is grown in rotation with potato in the northern parts of China, including Inner Mongolia, Hebei, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Gansu, Jilin,...

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A review on biosynthesis and genetic regulation of aflatoxin production by major Aspergillus fungi

Aflatoxins (AFs) are a group of secondary metabolites belonging to polyketide-derived furanocoumarins produced by Aspergillus fungi. As one type of mycotoxins, AFs are the most carcinogenic and toxic...

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Effect of non-aflatoxigenic strains of Aspergillus flavus on aflatoxin contamination of pre-harvest peanuts in fields in China

Aflatoxin contamination of peanuts is one of the most concerns in peanut production in China. Applying non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus strains, based on competitive exclusion, has been proved to...

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Screening, identification and antagonistic effect of antagonistic bacteria JTFM1001 against aflatoxin contamination in corn

Aflatoxin is a strong carcinogenic and toxic fungal toxin produced by Aspergillus flavus and other Aspergillus species, and can seriously threaten the health of consumers, thus becoming a global concern....

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Identification of KCS gene family and functional analysis of FAE-like genes from Malania oleifera

KCS (3-ketoacyl-CoA synthase) is the key enzyme catalyzing the first step of very long chain fatty acid (VLCFA) biosynthesis. Studies showed that different KCSs possessed different substrate preference....

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Genetic analysis and QTL mapping of growth period traits and plant height traits in soybean recombinant inbred lines from Dongnong 47 × PI 317334-B

High and stable yield is the main goal of soybean genetic improvement. In this study, association analysis was used to detect the quantitative trait loci (QTL) for the plant height, and soybean growth...

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Elevated methionine content in soybean seed by overexpressing maize β-zein protein

Soybean provides superior and readily available protein for human and livestock. However, nutritional value of soybean is limited due to the deficiency of an essential amino acid, methionine. To improve...

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Rapid screening of genetically modified ingredients in soybean and cotton processing by-product and waste using direct qPCR

To develop a simple and fast method for screening genetically modified ingredients from processing by-product and waste, direct quantitative PCR (qPCR) kit-Taqman which omitting multi genomic DNA preparing...

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Genome-wide association study identifies novel loci and candidate genes for drought stress tolerance in rapeseed

Rapeseed (Brassica napus) is one of the most important oil crops worldwide; however, drought seriously curtails its growth and productivity. Identifying drought-tolerant germplasm is an efficient strategy...

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Molecular cloning and expression analysis of the Rf-m candidate genes encoding pentatricopeptide repeat proteins in soybean

Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS)-restorer system is a useful tool to exploit heterosis in soybean. The major restorer gene for the M-type CMS is known as Rf-m, located in the 162.4-kb region on chromosome...

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Resilience of oilseed rape plants to drought stress after exogenous application of AM1, an ABA-mimicking ligand

AM1 (ABA-mimicking ligand) is a newly identified signaling molecule for plants during drought tolerance. To investigate the potential role of AM1 in response of rapeseed to drought stress, we conducted...

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