Rice stomatal mega-papillae restrict water loss and pathogen entry

Pitaloka, M.K., Harrison, E.L., Hepworth, C. et al. (9 more authors) (2021) Rice stomatal mega-papillae restrict water loss and pathogen entry. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12. 677839.



  • Pitaloka, M.K.
  • Harrison, E.L.
  • Hepworth, C.
  • Wanchana, S.
  • Toojinda, T.
  • Phetluan, W.
  • Brench, R.A.
  • Narawatthana, S.
  • Vanavichit, A.
  • Gray, J.E. ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9972-5156
  • Caine, R.S.
  • Arikit, S.
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Keywords: stomata; subsidiary cells; papillae; silicon; gas-exchange; bacterial pathogen
  • Accepted: 10 May 2021
  • Published (online): 4 June 2021
  • Published: 4 June 2021
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Biosciences (Sheffield) > Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Sheffield)
Funding Information:
FunderGrant number
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research CouncilBB/N013646/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2021 10:43
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2021 10:43
Status: Published
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.677839