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How are small RNAs in germinating rice grains influenced by heat stress?

posted on 2018-08-27, 00:21 authored by MOHANA ESWARI RAGU
This thesis examines the influence of heat stress caused by increasing environmental temperature on miRNAs expression profile in rice germinating seedlings. This leads to differential expression of target genes in order for the rice seeds to germinate under exposure of heat stress.


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Sadequr Rahman

Additional supervisor 1

Prof. Jennifer Harikrishna

Additional supervisor 2

Dr. Larry Croft

Additional supervisor 3

Dr. Beng Kah Song

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

School of Sciences (Monash University Malaysia)


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Science