Plants constantly adapt their metabolism and signaling to survive in a highly dynamic environment. In the past few years, the integration of metabolomics and other omics technologies such as genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metagenomics, and metatranscriptomics has accelerated our understanding of plant metabolism and plant signaling and their role in the interaction between plants and their (a)biotic environment. This Special Issue will focus on the integration of omics technologies to elucidate metabolite biosynthesis, perception, and transport and their role in signaling within a plant and between plants and other organisms in their environment. In addition, discoveries made through the integration of omics technologies have promoted applications in the fields of biotechnology and synthetic biology. We would like to invite researchers employing metabolomics in conjunction with other (omics) tools to contribute papers on hormone metabolism and signaling in plants, systemic and local signal responses to biotic and abiotic stresses, stress-induced metabolic reprogramming, chemical communication between plants and other organisms, molecular farming, food quality improvement, and agricultural and pharmaceutical applications.
Prof. Dr. Harro J. Bouwmeester
Dr. Lemeng Dong
Prof. Dr. Asaph Aharoni
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