We hope that this ISA newsletter N°9 will find all its readers and their families in good health.
Editorial Activity and News of the association
Turkey: Trakya University Wild Sunflower Garden inauguration
20th International Sunflower Conference
Value chains and regional news
Sunflower In North America
Industrial design modelling
Scientific news Publications
GENETICS AND BREEDING
PATHOLOGY / CROP PROTECTION
PROCESS AND PRODUCTS
ECONOMY AND MARKETS
Coming International and national events
We hope that this ISA newsletter N°9 will find all its readers and their families in good health.
The pandemic affects the whole planet in a second wave, and most governments try to find a way to manage both health and economic consequences, which are already considerable. Although disrupted in its functioning, the agricultural sector is relatively spared and globally maintained its activity, crops are still sown, grown, and harvested. The agricultural production sector is confirmed as a permanent basis of the economy for the very basic reason that it meets a fundamental need: food.
For agronomists and more generally people working with life sciences, adversities linked to biology or climate are something « normal »; only the intensity of the phenomena may not be normal. And from this point of view, the COVID-19 pandemic, with 1,4 million deaths until now, is still far below the wastes of the 1918-19 influenza, which caused probably more than 50 million deaths in the world, but overpassed the 1968 influenza. We may think that scientific progress will permit to control it with vaccination, which gives at least the hope to « erase » this disease and forget this bad period.
The events of abnormal intensity linked to the climate change, seem to be more frequent in recent years, and also concern vital aspects for humanity. We know that erasing the problem is already not possible and that it will not be possible to forget it in the coming centuries. Science and technical development will certainly play their role for both adaptation and mitigation of climate change, but this issue certainly deserves more intensive financial efforts than done until now…
An association like ISA often works on medium and long-term issues and encourage us in thinking beyond short term. But as for anybody, our normal functioning is disrupted: our events, our General Assembly and board meetings, and more generally our interactions. We are obliged to play with the virus and will do our best to adapt ourselves on the short term and take the best decisions especially for our next ISA Conference. We are carefully monitoring the situation and based on new information, we will make a timely decision on holding the conference and other activities of our association.
We want all of us to overcome this situation as soon as possible and as easily as possible, and for all of us to return fully to our efforts to improve scientific activities and all aspects of sunflower production.
Dr Vladimir Miklič, ISA President Etienne Pilorgé, ISA Secretary
Activity and News of the association
Turkey: Trakya University Wild Sunflower Garden inauguration, August 2020
Nice initiative for the preservation and maintenance of wild sunflower genetic resources progresses and development of international collaboration: our former ISA President Yalcin Kaya shared this message:
“I am proudly informing you that we opened Wild Sunflower Garden in Trakya University with higher participation, with my rector and other guests as well as with higher interest of Turkish National Media. We set up our garden via a bilateral scientific project between Bulgaria and Turkey. Our garden covers almost all Helianthus species except some endangered species in the US with over 200 accessions. We are grateful to Dr Laura Marek supplying seeds from USDA Genebank and Sofia Genetics Institute director and our project partner leader Assoc.Prof. Dr. Roumiana Vassilevska-Ivanova and Dr Daniela Valkova from Dobroudja Institute.
We set up a web page to share all information via our web page as English and Turkish as well as QR codes on the plates of all accessions in the garden so all visitors could reach all necessary information by cell phones during their visits as Turkish and English. https://sunflower.trakya.edu.tr/
We will conduct in our project: All Helianthus species and subspecies; the classical characterization based UPOV criteria molecular characterization, set up DNA contents-based flow cytometry, etc. We will conduct scientific research in our wild garden as well as M Sc and Ph D student thesis and we are ready to collaborate on any kind of project with all institutions and seed companies from all parts of the world. All information, pictures will be shared as free on our web page. “
See Images on PdF File.
In the ISA newsletter N6 of last January, we mentioned and presented the book “Orobanche Cumana Atlas” By Maria Duca, Steliana Clapco, Rodica Martea, Olesea Tabara. In Romanian, with many illustrations and references, it provides an overview of the main results obtained by the Moldavian research on all key aspects of O. cumana and a description of the parasite structure, distribution, race evolution, control measures etc. The electronic version of this book of common interest for the sunflower community is now available on the ISA website.
Currently, it is not possible for us to prognose the situation in June next year and how the Conference will be held.
The intention is to proceed as planned with a regular Conference organization. We will inform all potential participants about the form of the conference at least three months before the beginning. Thank you for your understanding.
At this moment, the Conference program and speakers remain the same, with only minor changes. Already received abstracts and papers are valid. We invite everyone interested to continue submitting abstracts and papers.
Abstract Submission Deadline: 10 December 2020 Paper Submission Deadline: 20 March 2021 Registration is open: https://isc2020.com/participation-fees/ Regular fee deadline 20 May 2021 On site fee from 21 May 2021 The conference website remains active and all conference information will continue to be published there.
See you next year in Novi Sad! 20th ISC Organizing Committee
Value chains and regional news
The European Commission – JRC MARS Bulletin published last October 26th, its crops forecasts, revised downwards since September. The end of sunflower season in Europe may have been affected by rainfall in Western Europe for the latest crops. “Warm and dry summer weather continued throughout the first three weeks of September in most of Europe” but “abundant rainfall and a clear rain surplus were recorded in the second half of the analysis-period in most parts of central and western Europe and the central and eastern Mediterranean region. These wet conditions at the end of September and October caused delays to the harvesting of summer crops. “
See Pictures and Tables on PdF File.
Globally, yield results are relatively good in the western part of Europe, similar or higher than 5 years average, but heavily affected by the lasting warm and dry conditions in Romania and Bulgaria (see newsletter N°8).
In Ukraine, trend similar to Bulgaria and Romania is mentioned: the JRC confirms its forecasts of the specific Ukraine Bulletin of September (https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/sites/jrcsh/files/jrc-mars-bulletin_ukraine-september_2020.pdf ), yields lower than in 2019 (-4,8%), but still better than 5 years average. The USDA World production report published on October 9 gives more details and seems to be even less optimistic: “Ukraine sunflower seed production for 2020/21 is estimated at 15.0 million metric tons (mmt), down 12 percent from last month and down 9 percent from last year. Yield is estimated at 2.21 tons per hectare (t/ha), down 12 percent from last month and down 14 percent from last year. Harvested area is estimated at 6.8 million hectares, unchanged from last month and up 6 percent from last year.” (more details at https://apps.fas.usda.gov/psdonline/circulars/production.pdf).
This trend is common with the traditional production areas in USA, since the 2020 US acreage rises by 26% compared to 2019, reaching 1,7 million acres (688 000 ha) for a total production estimated at 1,27 Million tons, up 44% compared to 2019.
The USDA World production report published on October 9th mentioned a decrease in 2020/21, sunflower acreage by 9% compared to last year, at 1,4 million ha. “Soil moisture is favorable in the province of Buenos Aires; however, increased precipitation is needed in northern and central Argentina. The combination of reduced rainfall and warmer-than-average temperatures has resulted in soil moisture deficits.” (https://apps.fas.usda.gov/psdonline/circulars/production.pdf)
Industrial design modelling
Sharing results may be a smart way to advertise about services: We found on Research Gate, this presentation of an application of a software designed by INTELLIGEN INC, SuperPro Designer®, to the case of a Sunflower seed crush plant, as example. Stavropoulos, Y., & Petrides, D. Sunflower Seed Crush Plant Process Modeling and Evaluation using SuperPro Designer®.
Liu, Z., Gu, W., Seiler, G. J., & Jan, C. C. (2020). A Unique Cytoplasmic–Nuclear Interaction in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Causing Reduced-Vigor Plants and the Genetics of Vigor Restoration. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11, 1010. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.01010
Makarenko, M., Usatov, A., Tatarinova, T., Azarin, K., Kovalevich, A., Gavrilova, V., & Horn, R. (2020). The Investigation of Perennial Sunflower Species (Helianthus L.) Mitochondrial Genomes. Genes, 11(9), 982. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11090982
Shalini, T., & Martin, A. (2020). Identification, isolation, and heterologous expression of Sunflower wax synthase for the synthesis of tailored wax esters. Journal of Food Biochemistry, 44(10), e13433. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfbc.13433
Basra, M. A. (2020). Genetic diversity and identification of trait specific accessions for drought stress from sunflower germplasm. Pak. J. Agri. Sci, 57(5), 1236-1242. https://www.pakjas.com.pk/papers/3240.pdf
Gody, L., Duruflé, H., Blanchet, N., Carré, C., Legrand, L., Mayjonade, B., ... & Mangin, B. (2020). Transcriptomic data of leaves from eight sunflower lines and their sixteen hybrids under water deficit. OCL, 27, 48. https://doi.org/10.1051/ocl/2020044
Tran, V.H.; Temme, A.A.; Donovan, L.A. Wild and Cultivated Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Do Not Differ in Salinity Tolerance When Taking Vigor into Account. Agronomy 2020, 10, 1013. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10071013
Delgado, S. G., Castaño, F., Cendoya, M. G., Salaberry, M. T., & Quiróz, F. (2020). Analysis of genetic determination of partial resistance to white rot in sunflower. Helia, 43(72), 1-14.https://doi.org/10.1515/helia-2020-0009
Ghaffari, M., Andarkhor, S. A., Homayonifar, M., Ahmadi, S. A. K., Shariati, F., Jamali, H., & Rahmanpour, S. (2020). Agronomic attributes and stability of exotic sunflower hybrids in Iran. Helia, 1(ahead-of-print). https://doi.org/10.1515/helia-2020-0004
Rehman, H. ur, Khan, F. A., Iqbal, A., Naeem, A., & javed, M. Q. (2020). Combining ability studied for morphological and other quality traits of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) under line× tester fashion. Life Science Journal of Pakistan, 2(1), 20-28. Retrieved from https://www.lifesciencejournal.pk/index.php/lsjp/article/view/31
Balakrishnan, S., Muthamilan, M., Ramanathan, A., Sudhakar, D., Mahalingam, L., Rajendran, L., & Parthasarathy, S. (2020). Field evaluation of fungicide, biotic and abiotic inducers for the management of Alternaria alternata leaf blight of sunflower. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 9(1), 574-575. https://www.phytojournal.com/archives/2020/vol9issue1/PartJ/8-6-493-226.pdf
Fass, M.I., Rivarola, M., Ehrenbolger, G.F. et al. Exploring sunflower responses to Sclerotinia head rot at early stages of infection using RNA-seq analysis. Sci Rep 10, 13347 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-70315-4
Terzić S. et al. (2020) Using Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) as Bioagent Vectors to Control Sclerotinia Head Rot on Sunflower in Serbia. In: Smagghe G., Boecking O., Maccagnani B., Mänd M., Kevan P. (eds) Entomovectoring for Precision Biocontrol and Enhanced Pollination of Crops. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-18917-4_11
El_Komy, M.H., Ibrahim, Y.E., Saleh, A.A. et al. Integration of rhizobacterial mixture and silicon nutrition shows potential for the management of charcoal rot of sunflowers caused by Macrophomina phaseolina in semi-arid regions. J Plant Pathol 102, 1227–1239 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42161-020-00652-w
Siddique, S., Shoaib, A., Khan, S. N., & Mohy-Ud-Din, A. (2020). Screening and histopathological characterization of sunflower germplasm for resistance to Macrophomina phaseolina. Mycologia, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2020.1810516
Nisha, N., Körösi, K., Perczel, M., Yousif, A. I. A., & Bán, R. (2020). First Report on the Occurrence of an Aggressive Pathotype, 734, of Plasmopara halstedii Causing Sunflower Downy Mildew in Hungary. Plant Disease, (ja). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-20-1054-PDN
Meyer, W., Boshoff, W. H., Minnaar-Ontong, A., Young, A. J., Kong, G., Thompson, S., ... & Visser, B. (2020). Phenotypic and genotypic variation of Puccinia helianthi in South Africa. Plant Disease, (ja). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-20-1903-RE
Hosni, T., Abbes, Z., Abaza, L. et al. Effect of broomrape (Orobanche cumana Wallr.) on some agro-morphological and biochemical traits of Tunisian and some reference sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) accessions. J Plant Dis Prot 127, 831–841 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41348-020-00362-6
Wakabayashi, T., Shinde, H., Shiotani, N., Yamamoto, S., Mizutani, M., Takikawa, H., & Sugimoto, Y. (2020). Conversion of methyl carlactonoate to heliolactone in sunflower. Natural Product Research, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1080/14786419.2020.1826477
Jursík, M., Kočárek, M., Kolářová, M., & Tichý, L. (2020). Effect of different soil and weather conditions on efficacy, selectivity and dissipation of herbicides in sunflower. Plant, Soil and Environment, 66(9), 468-476. https://doi.org/10.17221/223/2020-PSE
Beaton, L. L. (2020). A latitudinal gradient in herbivore resistance in common sunflower, Helianthus annuus (Asteraceae). Plant Ecology and Evolution, 153(2), 199-207. https://doi.org/10.5091/plecevo.2020.1711
Flores, J. M., Gámiz, V., Gil-Lebrero, S., Rodríguez, I., Navas, F. J., García-Valcárcel, A. I., ... & Hernando, M. D. (2020). A three-year large-scale study on the risk of honey bee colony exposure to blooming sunflowers grown from seeds treated with thiamethoxam and clothianidin neonicotinoids. Chemosphere, 262, 127735. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127735
Usman, K., Din, S. U., Ullah, I., Ghulam, S., Imam Malik, M. W., & Saad, M. (2020). Response of Sunflower to Sulfur Rate and Time of Application under Two Tillage Systems in a Silty Clay Soil of Dera Ismail Khan Pakistan. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 51(11), 1423-1433. https://doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2020.1763390
CHIURCIU, I. A., DANA, D., VOICU, V., CHEREJI, A. I., & COFAS, E. The economic and ecological effect of special foliar fertilisation to the sunflower crop. http://doi.org/10.7427/DDI.25.12
Jagadala, K., & Sahoo, J. P. (2020). Critical limit of boron in acid laterite soil for cultivation of sunflower (Helianthus annus L.). IJCS, 8(3), 2510-2513. REFERENCE
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Qadir, M., Hussain, A., Hamayun, M., Shah, M., Iqbal, A., & Murad, W. (2020). Phytohormones producing rhizobacterium alleviates chromium toxicity in Helianthus annuus L. by reducing chromate uptake and strengthening antioxidant system. Chemosphere, 258, 127386. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127386
Surucu, A., Marif, A. A., Majid, S. N., Farooq, S., & Tahir, N. A. R. (2020). Effect of different water sources and water availability regimes on heavy metal accumulation in two sunflower species. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences 15(2), 289-300. REFERENCE
Chen, L., Hu, W. F., Long, C., & Wang, D. (2020). Exogenous plant growth regulator alleviate the adverse effects of U and Cd stress in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) and improve the efficacy of U and Cd remediation. Chemosphere, 262, 127809. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127809
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Koutroubas, S. D., Antoniadis, V., Damalas, C. A., & Fotiadis, S. (2020). Sunflower growth and yield response to sewage sludge application under contrasting water availability conditions. Industrial Crops and Products, 154, 112670. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2020.112670
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PhD Thesis: Paul, P. L. C. (2020). Agronomic practices increase sunflower yield in the rabi (dry) season in clay-textured, salt-affected soils of the coastal region of Bangladesh (Doctoral dissertation, Murdoch University). http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57490
Yang, H., Sun, J., Tang, P., Ma, C., Luo, S., & Wu, J. (2020). The Ratio of Sunflower Pollens Foraged by Apis mellifera Is More Than That of Apis cerana Does During Sunflower Blooming. Sociobiology, 67(2), 256-260. http://dx.doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v67i2.4408
Almeida, M. L. S., Carvalho, G. S., Novais, J. R., Storck-Tonon, D., Oliveira, M. L. D., Mahlmann, T., ... & Pereira, M. J. B. (2020). Contribution of the cerrado as habitat for sunflower pollinating bees. Volume 67, Issue 2, June 2020, Pages 281-291. http://dx.doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v67i2.4865
ADEOYE, O., PITAN, O., AKINKUNMI, O., & AKINYEMI, O. (2020). Synergistic interactions between honeybee Apis mellifera L. and flower colour of sunflower in response to NPK fertilizer application. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies & Management, 13(4).REFERENCE
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Brouziyne, Y., Chehbouni, A., Abouabdillah, A., Hallam, J., Moudden, F., El Bilali, A., & Benaabidate, L. (2020). Making rainfed crops adapted to potential climate change impacts: Modeling sustainable options. In E3S Web of Conferences (Vol. 183, p. 03002). EDP Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/202018303002
Mikula, K., Soja, G., Segura, C., Berg, A., & Pfeifer, C. (2020). Carbon Sequestration in Support of the “4 per 1000” Initiative Using Compost and Stable Biochar from Hazelnut Shells and Sunflower Husks. Processes, 8(7), 764. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr8070764
Nategh, A., Banaeian, N., Gholamshahi, A., & Nosrati, M. (2020). Optimization of energy, economic, and environmental indices in sunflower cultivation: A comparative analysis. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, e13505. https://doi.org/10.1002/ep.13505
Akimowicz, M., Del Corso, J. P., Gallai, N., & Képhaliacos, C. Adopt to adapt? Farmers’ varietal innovation adoption in a context of climate change. The case of sunflower hybrids in France. Journal of Cleaner Production, 279, 123654. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123654
Kalenska, S., Ryzhenko, A., Novytska, N., Garbar, L., Stolyarchuk, T., Kalenskyi, V., & Shytiy, O. (2020). Morphological features of plants and yield of sunflower hybrids cultivated in the Northern part of the Forest-Steppe of Ukraine. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 11(8), 1331-1344. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2020.118095
Cardoso, A. A., B rodribb, T. J., Kane, C. N., DaMatta, F. M., & McAdam, S. A. (2020). Osmotic adjustment and hormonal regulation of stomatal responses to vapour pressure deficit in sunflower. AoB Plants, 12(4), plaa025. https://doi.org/10.1093/aobpla/plaa025
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Hussain, S., Farooq, S., Bashir, M. A., Atta, S., Jan, M., Maqbool, M. M., ... & Mushtaq, M. N. (2020). Abscisic Acid (ABA) mitigates drought stress in sunflower by enhancing water relations and osmotic adjustments. Pure and Applied Biology. Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp182-193. http://dx.doi.org/10.19045/bspab.2021.100019
Abdel Razik, E. S., Alharbi, B. M., Bilal Pirzadah, T., Alnusairi, G. S., Soliman, M. H., & Hakeem, K. R. (2020). γ‐aminobutyric acid (GABA) mitigates drought and heat stress in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) by regulating its physiological, biochemical and molecular pathways. Physiologia Plantarum. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppl.13216
Gauthier, P. P., Saenz, N., Griffin, K. L., Way, D., & Tcherkez, G. (2020). Is the Kok effect a respiratory phenomenon? Metabolic insight using 13C labeling in Helianthus annuus leaves. New Phytologist. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16756
Ocvirk, D., Špoljarević, M., Kristić, M., Hancock, J. T., Teklić, T., & Lisjak, M. (2020). The effects of seed priming with NaHS on drought tolerance of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) in germination and early growth. Annals of Applied Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/aab.12658
Gogna, M., Choudhary, A., Mishra, G., Kapoor, R., & Bhatla, S. C. (2020). Changes in lipid composition in response to salt stress and its possible interaction with intracellular Na+-K+ ratio in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Environmental and Experimental Botany, 178, 104147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2020.104147
Lei, G., Zhao, Q., Zeng, W., Wu, J., Srivastava, A. K., Ao, C., ... & Huang, J. (2020). Effect of vertically heterogenous soil salinity on morphological characteristics, biomass accumulation, root distribution and transpiration of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L) Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences -JAPS, 30(6), 1579-1595. http://www.thejaps.org.pk/docs/V-30-06/26.pdf
Silva, P. C. C., de Azevedo Neto, A. D., Gheyi, H. R., Ribas, R. F., dos Reis Silva, C. R., & Cova, A. M. W. (2020). Salt-tolerance induced by leaf spraying with H2O2 in sunflower is related to the ion homeostasis balance and reduction of oxidative damage. Heliyon, 6(9), e05008. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05008
Abd El-Hameid, A. R., & Sadak, M. S. (2020). Impact of glutathione on enhancing sunflower growth and biochemical aspects and yield to alleviate salinity stress. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 29, 101744. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2020.101744
Zulfiqar, H., Shahbaz, M., Ahsan, M. et al. Strigolactone (GR24) Induced Salinity Tolerance in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) by Ameliorating Morpho-Physiological and Biochemical Attributes Under In Vitro Conditions. J Plant Growth Regul (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-020-10256-4
Aznar-Moreno, J. A., Venegas-Calerón, M., Du, Z. Y., Garcés, R., Tanner, J. A., Chye, M. L., ... & Salas, J. J. (2020). Characterization and function of a sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Class II acyl-CoA-binding protein. Plant Science, 300, 110630. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2020.110630
Tamošiūnė, I., Gelvonauskienė, D., Haimi, P., Mildažienė, V., Koga, K., Shiratani, M., & Baniulis, D. (2020). Cold plasma treatment of sunflower seeds modulates plant-associated microbiome and stimulates root and lateral organ growth. Frontiers in plant science, 11, 1347. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.568924
Cornu, J. Y., Bussiere, S., Coriou, C., Robert, T., Maucourt, M., Deborde, C., ... & Nguyen, C. (2020). Changes in plant growth, Cd partitioning and xylem sap composition in two sunflower cultivars exposed to low Cd concentrations in hydroponics. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 205, 111145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2020.111145
Razali, Z., Abd Wahab, M. F., Md Kawi, R., Omar, M., & Chay Tay, C. (2020). Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) for Phytoremediation of Zinc in Hydroponic System. Scientific Research Journal, 17(2), 100-117. https://doi.org/10.24191/srj.v17i2.9733
Huang, Y. T., Cai, S. Y., Ruan, X. L., Chen, S. Y., Mei, G. F., Ruan, G. H., & Cao, D. D. Salicylic acid enhances sunflower seed germination under Zn2+ stress via involvement in Zn2+ metabolic balance and phytohormone interactions. Scientia Horticulturae, 275, 109702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2020.109702
de la Haba, P., Amil-Ruiz, F. & Agüera, E. Physiological and Proteomic Characterization of the Elevated Temperature Effect on Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Primary Leaves. Russ J Plant Physiol 67, 1094–1104 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1021443720060060
PROCESS AND PRODUCTS
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Coming International and national events
13-14 January, 2021 : Sunflower Research Forum, USA Call for Papers: The National Sunflower Association is inviting research papers for presentation at the 2021 Sunflower Research Forum, which will be held virtually via Zoom, due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, on January 13th and 14th, 2021. https://www.sunflowernsa.com/Research/call-for-papers/
22-25 June 2020, Postponed: 21-24 June 2021 : 20th International Sunflower Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia. https://isc2020.com/
6-10 September 2020, Postponed: June 20-24, 2021: 32nd Annual Meeting AAIC Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops. Bologna, Italy. www.aaic.org
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