Too hot to defend: a tale of salicylic acid

H.M. Suraj, M. SharathKumar, J.A.L. van Kan*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Extreme temperatures threaten plant immunity by suppressing the salicylic acid (SA) biosynthesis via unknown mechanisms. Kim et al. demonstrated that suppression of the SA pathway and plant immunity can be rescued by optimised expression of two master immune regulator(s), advancing our prospects for better protecting plants in a warming climate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-6
JournalTrends in Plant Science
Issue number1
Early online dateOct 2022
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2023


  • biomolecular condensates
  • climate-resilient crops
  • heat response
  • plant immunity
  • salicylic acid


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