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Background-Aware Domain Adaptation for Plant Counting

Min Shi, Xing-Yi Li, Hao Lu, Zhi-Guo Cao
2022 Frontiers in Plant Science  
This problem setting is also called unsupervised domain adaptation (UDA). Despite UDA has been a long-standing topic in machine learning society, UDA methods are less studied for plant counting.  ...  Deep learning-based object counting models have recently been considered preferable choices for plant counting.  ...  For image-level domain adaptaion methods (FDA and PCEDA), domain adaptation is achieved by aligning the image styles. We visualize the transferred images in Figure 10 .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpls.2022.731816 pmid:35185973 pmcid:PMC8850787 fatcat:db6gifzyjzhrfdfil57l2pxby4

Exploring Data Aggregation and Transformations to Generalize across Visual Domains [article]

Antono D'Innocente
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We propose new frameworks for Domain Generalization and Domain Adaptation which make use of feature aggregation strategies and visual transformations via data-augmentation and multi-task integration of  ...  We also design an algorithm that adapts an object detection model to any out of distribution sample at test time.  ...  Comparison with One-Shot Style Transfer Although not specifically designed for cross-domain detection, in principle it is possible to apply one-shot style transfer methods as an alternative solution for  ... 
arXiv:2108.09208v1 fatcat:acushuyacbcydmzqcdtremuf5e

Life style of fungi from Biotrophy to Necrotrophy and Saprotrophy

Nishar Akhtar, Department of Plant Pathology, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi-834006, Jharkhand, India, Shahina Perween Shahina Perween2, Abdul Ansari, Md Ahmad, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi-834006, Jharkhand, India, Zonal Research Station (BAU, Ranchi), Chianki, Palamau-822102, Jharkhand, India, Department of Plant Pathology, VKS College of Agriculture (BAU, Sabour, Bhagalpur), Dumraon, Bihar, India
2020 International Journal of Agricultural and Applied Sciences  
This article represents the evolution of biotrophs, interaction of biotrophs, hemibiotrophs and necrotrophs with their host plant and continuum of life styles from biotrophy, through to necrotrophy and  ...  For biotrophs it is mandatory to thrive on living host cell and tissues and often found to secrete a little amount of cell wall degrading enzymes and certain effector molecules for suppressing plant host  ...  These characters might be important keys to maintain long term interactions with living host plant cells, while avoiding detection of the fungus as a pathogen by the host plant (Micali et al., 2008; Kemen  ... 
doi:10.52804/ijaas2020.1118 fatcat:ec22tetkbjh6bljnsny2jlnvyq

The genetic architecture of natural variation in flower morphology

Katrin Hermann, Cris Kuhlemeier
2011 Current opinion in plant biology  
Here we focus on the genetics of natural variation in flower morphology and how the adaptation between plants and their cognate pollinator class contributes to plant's reproductive success.  ...  We review recent work on the genetic basis of interspecific differences in reproductive organ morphology and discuss possible genetic mechanisms for coordinated changes in complex syndromes.  ...  for providing us with beautiful pictures.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pbi.2010.09.012 pmid:20934369 fatcat:vadv2uldp5aulm3s6q6g44f4hq

Genomic diversity and versatility of Lactobacillus plantarum, a natural metabolic engineer

Roland J Siezen, Johan ET van Hylckama Vlieg
2011 Microbial Cell Factories  
One of the main features appears to be genomic life-style islands consisting of numerous functional gene cassettes, in particular for carbohydrates utilization, which can be acquired, shuffled, substituted  ...  Acknowledgements We sincerely thank Lars Axelsson and Kingsley Anukam for sharing their unpublished genome sequence data of strains NC8 and KCA1, respectively, prior to publication.  ...  transfer.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1475-2859-10-s1-s3 pmid:21995294 pmcid:PMC3271238 fatcat:ufo637rg4fahfkzbhef5fgufwq

The Role of SHI/STY/SRS Genes in Organ Growth and Carpel Development Is Conserved in the Distant Eudicot Species Arabidopsis thaliana and Nicotiana benthamiana

Africa Gomariz-Fernández, Verónica Sánchez-Gerschon, Chloé Fourquin, Cristina Ferrándiz
2017 Frontiers in Plant Science  
plants.  ...  Carpels are a distinctive feature of angiosperms, the ovule-bearing female reproductive organs that endow them with multiple selective advantages likely linked to the evolutionary success of flowering  ...  UPV) for help and technical assistance.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpls.2017.00814 pmid:28588595 pmcid:PMC5440560 fatcat:cp3yybwe4zcupmo4gvaq6jwr7y

Integrating Horizontal Gene Transfer and Common Descent to Depict Evolution and Contrast It with "Common Design"

GUILLERMO PAZ-Y-MIÑO C., AVELINA ESPINOSA
2010 Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology  
Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) and common descent interact in space and time. Because events of HGT co-occur with phylogenetic evolution, it is difficult to depict evolutionary patterns graphically.  ...  the substrates acetyl-CoA for ALDH and acetaldehyde for ADH.  ...  for hosting it.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1550-7408.2009.00458.x pmid:20021546 pmcid:PMC4813655 fatcat:ivz73drhurd3tpqcutstlncjx4

Adaptive security and privacy in smart grids: A software engineering vision

Mazeiar Salehie, Liliana Pasquale, Inah Omoronyia, Bashar Nuseibeh
2012 2012 First International Workshop on Software Engineering Challenges for the Smart Grid (SE-SmartGrids)  
This paper discusses the need for adaptive security and privacy in smart grids by presenting some motivating scenarios.  ...  Adaptive security and privacy promise to address these threats by increasing awareness and automating prevention, detection and recovery from security and privacy requirements' failures at runtime by re-configuring  ...  To deal with these scenarios, adaptive privacy needs to monitor information transmission, detect possible privacy threats, and mitigate them. IV.  ... 
doi:10.1109/se4sg.2012.6225718 dblp:conf/icse/SalehiePON12 fatcat:uii52ghpnjgqrnzzvzeylrwhdu

Horizontal gene acquisitions by eukaryotes as drivers of adaptive evolution

Gerald Schönknecht, Andreas P. M. Weber, Martin J. Lercher
2013 Bioessays  
Genes can be transferred horizontally between organisms across the different domains of life -between archaea and bacteria, but also from archaea and bacteria into eukaryotes.  ...  While deviations in base composition are hard to detect for short DNA fragments such as single genes, parametric methods can outperform phylogenetic methods in detecting the recent transfer of large DNA  ... 
doi:10.1002/bies.201300095 pmid:24323918 fatcat:bg24olxhj5apbjt5nglddkc6qu

Plant-Bacteria Association and Symbiosis: Are There Common Genomic Traits in Alphaproteobacteria?

Francesco Pini, Marco Galardini, Marco Bazzicalupo, Alessio Mengoni
2011 Genes  
genes with unknown function that could be good candidates for further characterization.  ...  Alphaproteobacteria show a great versatility in adapting to a broad range of environments and lifestyles, with the association between bacteria and plants as one of the most intriguing, spanning from relatively  ...  organisms for plant association.  ... 
doi:10.3390/genes2041017 pmid:24710303 pmcid:PMC3927591 fatcat:opcddkocnvetrp2j6f3vofabwm

Widespread Inter- and Intra-Domain Horizontal Gene Transfer of d-Amino Acid Metabolism Enzymes in Eukaryotes

Miguel A. Naranjo-Ortíz, Matthias Brock, Sascha Brunke, Bernhard Hube, Marina Marcet-Houben, Toni Gabaldón
2016 Frontiers in Microbiology  
Our results revealed that at least 7.0% of the total eukaryotic racemase repertoire is the result of inter-or intra-domain HGT. These transfers are significantly enriched in plant-associated fungi.  ...  For this we performed a global survey that used a novel automated phylogeny-based HGT-detection algorithm (Abaccus).  ...  plant-associated organisms.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.02001 pmid:28066338 pmcid:PMC5169069 fatcat:o53jxaps7falnjccysbm4xqdba

Role of pathogens, signal recalcitrance, and organisms shifting for ecosystem recuperation. A review

Gero Benckiser, Stuart S. Bamforth
2011 Agronomy for Sustainable Development  
Nature ability to adapt to ecosystem changes such as cultivation depends upon microbial interactions with plant, animals and humans.  ...  A such organisation is made possible in particular by signal exchanges, horizontal and vertical transfers of genetic material from one organism to another, the efficient use of pathogens and environment  ...  to a new life style can be organized.  ... 
doi:10.1051/agro/2010024 fatcat:phg745qgwzhcbbmcwvjsgor27a

Accessibility, constraint, and repetition in adaptive floral evolution

Carolyn A. Wessinger, Lena C. Hileman
2016 Developmental Biology  
Examples from plant diversification suggest that the origin of certain adaptations depends on the prior evolution of a gene copy with reduced pleiotropic effects, generated through the process of gene  ...  In such cases, adaptation is constrained by the availability of genetic variation that can influence the focal trait with minimal pleiotropic effects.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank John Kelly and two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on the manuscript. This work has been supported by NIH 5F32GM110988-03 to CW and NSF1624043 to CW and LH.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.05.003 pmid:27153988 pmcid:PMC5094905 fatcat:6clocn5gpfgd7heduqziv4am4e

Identification and characterization of flowering genes in kiwifruit: sequence conservation and role in kiwifruit flower development

Erika Varkonyi-Gasic, Sarah M Moss, Charlotte Voogd, Rongmei Wu, Robyn H Lough, Yen-Yi Wang, Roger P Hellens
2011 BMC Plant Biology  
A spontaneous kiwifruit mutant was utilized to correlate the extended expression domains of these flowering genes with abnormal floral development.  ...  Protein sequence alignment, phenotypes obtained upon overexpression in Arabidopsis and expression patterns suggest that the identified genes are required for floral meristem and floral organ specification  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Mark McNeilage for help with the A. deliciosa 'Pukekohe dwarf' mutant, Lekha Sreekantan for involvement in early stages of the project, Andrew Gleave, Sakuntala  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2229-11-72 pmid:21521532 pmcid:PMC3103426 fatcat:j7ghwqdk6zfrraygcjrxigetqm

Sensing the light environment in plants: photoreceptors and early signaling steps

Vinicius Costa Galvão, Christian Fankhauser
2015 Current Opinion in Neurobiology  
In addition, plants use light cues for timing of key developmental transitions such as initiation of reproduction (transition to flowering).  ...  Plants must constantly adapt to a changing light environment in order to optimize energy conversion through the process of photosynthesis and to limit photodamage.  ...  Beyond revealing new fascinating mechanisms enabling plant adaptation to a changing environment this will contribute to further improve and/or identify varieties with great value for agriculture.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.conb.2015.01.013 pmid:25638281 fatcat:4e2f2rzltvajtaqzagjiavtu7e
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