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Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC)

Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC)

Journal of Plant Biotechnology

Editor-in-Chief: Sergio J. Ochatt

ISSN: 0167-6857 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-5044 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11240

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Dr. Sergio J. Ochatt
INRA, Dijon, France

Associate Editors

Dr. Ali R. Alan
Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey

Dr. Fredy Altpeter
University of Florida, IFAS, Gainesville, FL, USA

Dr. Margherita Beruto
Istituto Regionale Per La Floricoltura, San Remo, Italy

Dr. Ming-Tsair Chan
Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Dr. Sergey Dolgov
Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS, Pushchino, Russia

Dr. Klaus Eimert
Geisenheim Research Center, Geisenheim, Germany

Dr. Mohammad Faisal
King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Henryk Flachowsky
Julius Kühn-Institut, Dresden,Germany

Dr. Alison Ferrie
NRC Plant Biotechnology Institute, Saskatoon, Canada

Prof. Danny Geelen
Ghent University, Gent, Belgium

Dr. Maria Antonietta Germanà
University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

Dr. Wen-Wu Guo
Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Dr. Yujin Hao
Shandong Agricultural University, China

Dr. Goetz Hensel
Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Seeland, Germany

Dr. Konstantin Kiselev
Far East Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia

Dr. Nobuhiro Kotoda
National Institute of Fruit Tree Science, Morioka, Japan

Dr. Jochen Kumlehn
IPK-Gatersleben, Germany

Dr. Maurizio Lambardi
CNR-IVALSA, Trees and Timber Institute, Florence, Italy

Dr. Yi Li
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

Dr. Degao Liu,
University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA

Dr. Silvia Moreno
Fundación Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dr. Francisco de Assis A. Mourão Filho
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Dr Margarida M. Oliveira
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Oeiras, Portugal

Prof. Wagner C. Otoni
Federal University of Viçosa, Viçosa, Brazil

Dr. Bart Panis
K.U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Dr. Ranjith Pathirana
The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Dr. Manoj Prasad
NIPGR Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi, India

Prof. María Angeles Revilla Bahillo
Universidad de Oviedo, Spain

Dr. Sergio Rosales-Mendoza
Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, St. Luis Potosi, Mexico

Dr. Jose M. Segui-Simarro
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain

Dr. Kexuan Tang
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Dr. Qiaochun Wang
Northwest A&F University, Shaanxi, China

Prof. Paula Watt
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Dr.Pamela J. Weathers
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA

Dr. Traud Winklemann
Leibniz University Hannover, Hannover, Germany

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    PCTOC: Journal of Plant Biotechnology publishes scientific articles covering novel discoveries, original articles, research notes, original methods, and mini-reviews. Papers must focus on timely research on plant biotechnology, should be written concisely and be of interest to a wide audience.

    We are interested in understanding and elucidating transcriptional and/or translational events involved in gene regulation as well as unraveling the genetic, molecular and physiological determinism of growth and differentiation of plant cells, tissues and organs cultured in vitro. Thus, articles dealing with a myriad of breakthrough technologies and discoveries in plant biology and biotechnology, including high-throughput analysis of gene function and expression, gene silencing and overexpression analyses, RNAi, siRNA, miRNA and CRISPR-Cas9 studies, among others are welcome. We are also interested in practical and applied plant biotechnology, and we encourage authors to contribute articles on new insights into the process of regeneration, including organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis, gene transfer, gene flow, secondary metabolites, metabolic engineering, synthetic biology (biodesign), genome editing, and impact of transgene(s) dissemination into managed and unmanaged plant systems.

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