Emily L Harrison

Emily L Harrison
The University of Sheffield | Sheffield · Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

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A warming climate coupled with reductions in water availability and rising salinity are increasingly affecting rice yields ( Oryza sativa L.). Elevated temperatures are causing vapour pressure deficit (VPD) rises, leading to stomata closure, further reducing plant productivity and cooling. It is unclear which conformation of stomatal size (SS) and...
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Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is an important food crop relied upon by billions of people worldwide. However, with increasing pressure from climate change and rapid population growth, cultivation is very water-intensive. Therefore, it is critical to produce rice that is high-yielding and genetically more water-use efficient. Here, using the stabilized fas...
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Background Rice (Oryza sativa) is one of the world’s most important crops and is especially important in Asia. Because irrigated rice consumes about 34–43% of the total water used for irrigation globally, increasing drought and global temperature will increase the risk of rice crop loss. However, rice is among the least efficient crops in terms of...
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Rice ( Oryza sativa ) is a water-intensive crop, and like other plants uses stomata to balance CO 2 uptake with water-loss. To identify agronomic traits related to rice stomatal complexes, an anatomical screen of 64 Thai and 100 global rice cultivars was undertaken. Epidermal outgrowths called papillae were identified on the stomatal subsidiary cel...
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Stomata are adjustable pores in the aerial epidermis of plants. The role of stomata is usually described in terms of the trade-off between CO2 uptake and water loss. Little consideration has been given to their interaction with below-ground development or diffusion of other gases. We overexpressed the rice EPIDERMAL PATTERNING FACTOR1 (OsEPF1) to p...
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The intricate and interconnecting reactions of C3 photosynthesis are often limited by one of two fundamental processes; the conversion of solar energy into chemical energy, or the diffusion of CO2 from the atmosphere through the stomata, and ultimately into the chloroplast. In this review, we explore how the contributions of stomatal morphology and...
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Stomata are adjustable pores in the aerial epidermis of plants. The role of stomata is usually described in terms of the trade-off between CO2 uptake and water loss. Little consideration has been given to their interaction with below-ground development or diffusion of other gases. We overexpressed the rice EPIDERMAL PATTERNING FACTOR1 (OsEPF1) to p...
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Fig. S1 Peptide sequence alignment and functional studies of the rice OsEPF1 (OSIR64_00232g011350) gene. Fig. S2 Confocal microscopy imaging of stomata and underlying sub‐stomatal cavity formation and vein development in leaf 5 of 21‐d‐old rice plants. Fig. S3 Total guard cell area of IR64 control and OsEPF1oe plants grown at 30 and 40°C. Fig. S...
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Much of humanity relies on rice (Oryza sativa) as a food source, but cultivation is water intensive and the crop is vulnerable to drought and high temperatures. Under climate change, periods of reduced water availability and high temperature are expected to become more frequent, leading to detrimental effects on rice yields. We engineered the high‐...
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Plants have evolved developmental plasticity which allows the up- or down-regulation of photosynthetic and water loss capacities as new leaves emerge. This developmental plasticity enables plants to maximise fitness and to survive under differing environments. Stomata play a pivotal role in this adaptive process. These microscopic pores in the epid...
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The development and patterning of stomata in the plant epidermis has emerged as an ideal system for studying fundamental plant developmental processes. Over the past twenty years most studies of stomata have used the model dicotyledonous plant Arabidopsis thaliana. However, cultivated monocotyledonous grass (or Gramineae) varieties provide the majo...

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Rice is a staple crop for many millions of people around the world. However, like many plant species being cultivated in the tropics it is exposed to high temperature and at times droughting conditions. By manipulating the stomatal complement on the surfaces of rice plants it is hoped that it might be possible to modify the transpiration of water and thereby either produce plants which are more drought tolerant or more resistant to over heating.