Publications

Papers

Shiose L, dos Reis Moreira J, Silvestre Lira B, Ponciano Carvalho Souza G, Gomez Ocampo G, et al.
A tomato BBX protein regulates multiple traits from seedling photomorphogenesis to fruit yield and quality.
Journal Experimental Botany erae184 (2024)
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Saura-Sánchez M, Gomez-Ocampo G, Pereyra ME, Barraza CE, Rossi AH, Córdoba JP, Botto JF.
COP1 stabilizes BBX28 protein and promotes hypocotyl growth in long-term shade.
Plant Physiology (2024)
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Tognacca RS, Ljung J, Botto JF.
Unveiling molecular signatures on light-induced seed germination: Insights from PIN3, PIN7 and AUX1 in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plants 13, 408 (2024)
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Matsusaka D, Sanchez DH, Botto JF.
The genetic architecture of flowering enabling Arabidopsis establishment in southern Patagonia.
Physiologia Plantarum (2024)
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Gomez-Ocampo G, Crocco DC, Cascales J, Oklestkova J, Tarkowská D, et al. Strnad M, Mora-Garcia S, Pruneda-Paz J, Blazquez MA, Botto JF.
BBX21 integrates brassinosteroid biosynthesis and signalling in the inhibition of hypocotyl growth under shade.
Plant Cell Physiology Oct 16:pcad126 (2024).
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Torres J, Botto JF, Sanchez DH.
Canonical transcriptional gene silencing may contribute to long-term heat response and recovery through MOM1.
Plant Cell Environment 47:372-382 (2024)
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Gomez-Ocampo, G, Cascales J, Medina-Fraga A, Ploschuk E, Mantese A, Crocco C, Matsusaka D, Sanchez DH and Botto, JF.
Transcriptomic and physiological shade avoidance responses in potato (Solanum tuberosum) plants.
Physiologia Plantarum 175:e13991 (2023)
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Chiriotto TS, Saura-Sanchez M, Barraza C and Botto JF.
BBX24 increases saline and osmotic tolerance through ABA signaling in Arabidopsis seeds.
Plants 12, 2392 (2023).
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Saura-Sánchez M, Chiriotto T, Cascales J, Gomez-Ocampo G, Hernández-García J, Li Z, Pruneda-Paz JL, Blázquez M and Botto JF.
BBX24 interacts with JAZ3 to promote growth by reducing DELLA activity in shade avoidance.
Plant Cell Physiology 64:474-485 (2023).
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Ruiz Diaz MJ, Matsusaka D, Sanchez DH, Sánchez Lamas M, Cerdán PD, Botto JF.
Functional analysis of PHYB polymorphisms in Arabidopsis thaliana collected in Patagonia. 
Frontiers in Plant Science Sept 07 (2022)
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Matsusaka D, Botto JF, Sanchez DH.
Dual role of specific tandem-repeats integrating epigenetic silencing with stress response.
Physiologia Plantarum 174: e13694 (2022)
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Martinez Pacheco J, Ranocha P, Kasulin L, Fusari CM, Servi L, et al.
Apoplastic class III peroxidases PRX62 and PRX69 regulate ROS-homeostasis and cell wall associated extensins linked to root hair growth at low-temperature in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Nature Communications 13, 1310 (2022)
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Gomez-Ocampo G, Ploschuk EL, Mantese A, Crocco CD, Botto JF.
BBX21 reduces ABA sensitivity, mesophyll conductance and chloroplast electron transport capacity to increase photosynthesis and water use efficient in potato plants cultivated under moderated drought.
The Plant Journal 108, 1131–1144 (2021)
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Matsusaka D, Filiault D, Sanchez DH, Botto JF.
Ultra-high-density QTL markers mapping for seedling photomorphogenesis mediating Arabidopsis establishment in southern Patagonia.
Frontiers in Plant Science 23 July 2021
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Menendez Y, Sanchez DH, Sowdon R, Rondanini D, Botto JF. 
Unravelling plant-density genetic architecture in canola.
Journal of Experimental Botany 72, 5426–5441 (2021)
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Tognacca RC, Carabelli M, Morelli G, Ruberti I, Botto JF.
ATHB2 is a negative regulator of seed germination in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Scientific Reports 11, 9688 (2021)
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Tognacca RS, Botto JF.
Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Seed Dormancy and Germination: Current Understanding and Future Directions.
Plant Communications 100169 (2021)
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Tognacca RC, Servi L, Hernando CE, Saura-Sanchez M, Yanovsky MJ, Petrillo E, Botto JF.  
Alternative splicing regulation during light-induced germination of Arabidopsis thaliana seeds.
Frontiers Plant Science 10 September 2019 
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Menendez YC, Gomez NV, Botto JF, Rondanini D, Miralles D.
Physiological maturity as a function of seed and pod water concentration in spring rapeseed (Brassica napus L.)
Field Crops Research 231, 1-9 (2018) 

Crocco CD, Gomez-Ocampo G, Ploschuk E, Mantese A, Botto JF.
BBX21 enhances photosynthesis rates and alleviates photoinhibition in Solanum tuberosum.
Plant Physiology 177, 369-380 (2018)

Arana MV, Toganacca RS, Estravis-Barcalá M, Sánchez RA, Botto JF.
Physiological and molecular mechanisms underlying the integration of light and temperature cues in Arabidopsis thaliana seeds.
Plant Cell & Environment 40, 3113-3121 (2017)

Rondanini DP, Ménendez Y, Gómez N, Miralles D, Botto JF.
Vegetative plasticity and floral branching compensate low plant population density in modern spring rapeseed.
Field Crops Research 210, 104-113 (2017)

Trupkin SA, Auge GA, Zhu J-K, Sánchez RA, Botto JF.
Salt-Overly Sensitive 2 (SOS2) and interacting partners SOS3 and ABI2 promote red-light dependent germination and seedling de-etiolation in Arabidospsis.
International Journal of Plant Sciences 178, 485-493 (2017)

Kasulin L, Rowan B, León R, Schuenemann VJ, Weigel D, Botto JF.
A single haplotype hyposensitive to light and requiring strong vernalization dominates Arabidopsis thaliana populations in Patagonia, Argentina.
Molecular Ecology 26: 3389-3404 (2017)

Gangappa SN, Botto JF.
The multifaceted roles of HY5, ELONGATED HYPOCOTYL5, in plant growth and development.
Molecular Plant 9, 1353-1365 (2016)

Ibarra, SE, Tognacca RS, Dave A, Graham IA, Sánchez RA, Botto JF. 
Molecular mechanisms underlying the entrance in secondary dormancy of Arabidopsis seeds.
Plant Cell & Environment 39, 213-221 (2016)

Botto JF.
Plasticity to simulated shade is associated with altitude in structured populations of Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant Cell & Environment 38: 1321-1332 (2015)

Crocco CD, Locascio A, Escudero C, Alabadí D, Blázquez MA, Botto JF.
The transcriptional regulator BBX24 impairs DELLA activity to promote shade avoidance in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Nature Communications 6, article number: 6202 (2015)

 Rondanini DP, Vilariño MP, Roberts ME, Polosa MA, Botto JF.
Physiological responses of spring rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) to red/far-red ratios and irradiance on pre and post flowering stages.
Physiologia Plantarum 152: 784-794 (2014)

Gangappa SN, Botto JF.
The BBX family of plant transcription factors.
Trends in Plant Science 19:460-470 (2014)

Arana MV, Sánchez-Lamas M, Strasser B, Ibarra SE, Cerdan PD, Botto JF, Sánchez RA.
Functional diversity of phytochrome family in the control of light and gibberellin-mediated germination in Arabidopsis.
Plant Cell & Environment 37: 2014-2023 (2014)

Crocco CD, Botto JF.
BBX proteins in green plants: insights into their evolution and functional diversification.
Gene 531: 44-42 (2013)

Gangappa SN, Holm M, Botto JF.
Molecular interactions of BBX24 and BBX25 with HYH, HY5 HOMOLOG, to modulate Arabidopsis seedling development.
Plant Signaling Behavior 8: e25208 (2013)

Gangappa SN, Crocco CD, Datta S, Hettiarachchi Ch, Holm M, Botto JF.
A HY5 interacting B-Box protein, BBX25, together with BBX24 negatively regulate the expression of BBX22 to suppress seedling photomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis.
The Plant Cell 25:1243-1257 (2013)

Kasulin L, Agrofolio Y, Botto JF.
The receptor-like kinase ERECTA contributes to the shade avoidance syndrome in a background-dependent manner.
Annals of Botany 111:811-819 (2013)

Ibarra S, Auge G, Sánchez RA, Botto JF.
Transcriptional programs related to phytochrome A function in Arabidopsis seed germination.
Molecular Plant. 6: 1261-1273 (2013)

Caffaro MM, Vivanco JM, Botto JF and Rubio G.
Root architecture of Arabidopsis is affected by competition with neighbouring plants.
Plant Growth Regulation 70:141–14 (2013)

González CV, Ibarra SE, Piccoli PN, Botto JF and Boccalandro HE.
Phytochrome B increases drought tolerance enhancing ABA sensitivity in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant Cell & Environment 35: 1958–1968 (2012)

Mata DA and Botto JF.
Photoperiod, light and temperature requirements for the control of plant architecture and flowering time in Salvia exserta.
The Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 86:408-414 (2011)

Crocco CD, Holm M, Yanovsky MJ and Botto JF.
Function of BBX proteins under shade.
Plant Signaling Behavior 6: 101-104 (2011)

Coluccio MP, Sánchez SE, Kasulin L, Yanovsky MJ and Botto JF. 
Genetic mapping of natural variation in a shade avoidance response: ELF3 is the candidate gene for a QTL in hypocotyl growth regulation.
Journal of Experimental Botany 62:167-176 (2011)

Crocco CD, Holm M, Yanovsky MJ and Botto JF.
AtBBX21 and COP1 genetically interact in the regulation of shade avoidance.
Plant Journal 64:551-565 (2010)

Vallejo AJ, Yanovsky MJ and Botto JF.
Germination variation in Arabidopsis thaliana accessions under moderate osmotic and salt stresses.
Annals of Botany 106:833-842 (2010)

Mata DA and Botto JF.
Manipulation of light environment to produce high-quality poinsettia plants.
Hortscience 44: 702-706 (2009)

Auge GA, Perelman S, Crocco CD, Sánchez RA and Botto JF.
Gene-expression analysis of light-modulated germination in tomato seeds.
New Phytologist 183: 301-314 (2009)

Botto JF, Ibarra S and Jones AM.
Heterotrimeric G protein regulates light sensitivity in Arabidopsis seed germination.
Photochemistry and Photobiology 85:949-954 (2009)

Laserna MP, Sánchez RA and Botto JF.
Light loci controlling seed dormancy in Ler x Cvi and Bay-0 x Sha recombinant inbred line populations of Arabidopsis thaliana.
Annals of Botany 102: 631-642 (2008)

Botto JF and Coluccio MP.
Seasonal and plant-density dependency for quantitative trait loci affecting flowering time in multiple populations of Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant Cell & Environment 30, 1465-1479 (2007)

Vaughan Symonds, VV; Godoy, AV; Aconada, T; Botto, JF; Juenger, TE; Casal, J and Lloyd, AM.
Mapping QTL for trichome density in multiple Arabidopsis thaliana populations reveals natural variation for genetic architecture.
Genetics 169, 1649-1658 (2005)

Alconada Magliano, T; Botto, JF; Godoy, AV; Symonds, VV; Lloyd, AM and Casal, JJ. 
New Arabidopsis recombinant inbred lines (Ler/No-0) reveal hidden natural variation in phytochrome-mediated responses.
Plant Physiology 138, 1126-1135 (2005)

Botto, JF; Alonso-Blanco, C; Garzarón, I; Sánchez, RA and Casal, JJ.
The Cvi allele of cryptochrome 2 enhances cotyledon unfolding in the absence of blue light in Arabidopsis.
Plant Physiology 133, 1547-1556 (2003)

Zavala, JA and Botto, JF.
Impact of solar ultraviolet-B radiation on seedling emergence, chlorophyll fluorescence, and growth and yield of radish (Raphanus sativus L.).
Functional Plant Biology 29, 797-804 (2002)

Botto, JF and Smith, H.
Differential genetic variation in adaptative strategies to a common environmental signal in Arabidopsis accessions: phytochrome-mediated shade avoidance.
Plant Cell & Environment 25, 53-64 (2002)
Commented article in Nature as “Research Highlights”.

Botto, JF; Scopel, AL and Sánchez, RA.
Water constrains on the photoinduction on weed seed germination during tillage.
Functional Plant Biology 27, 463-471 (2000)

Botto, JF; Sánchez, RA and Casal, JJ.
Burial conditions affect light responses of Datura ferox seeds.
Seed Science Research 8, 423-429 (1998)

Botto, JF; Scopel, AL; Ballaré, CL and Sánchez, RA.
The effect of light during and after soil cultivation with different tillage implements on weed seedling emergence.
Weed Science 46, 351-357 (1998)

Casal, JJ; Sánchez, RA and Botto, JF.
Modes of action of phytochromes.
Journal of Experimental Botany 49, 127-138 (1998)

Botto, JF; Sánchez, RA; Whitelam, GC and Casal, JJ.
Phytochrome A mediates the promotion of seed germination by very low fluences of light and canopy shade-light in Arabidopsis.
Plant Physiology 110, 439-444 (1996)

Botto, JF; Sánchez, RA and Casal, JJ.
Role of phytochrome B in the induction of seed germination by light in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Journal of Plant Physiology 146, 307-312 (1995)

Book Chapter & Technical Reports

Menendez, Y, Incognito S, Lopez C, Rondanini D, Botto J.
QTL asociados a la densidad en colza primaveral.
Red de innovadores Vol. Abril 2019. ISSN 1850-0633

Menendez, Y, Botto J, Gomez N, Miralles D, Rondanini D.
En busca de un modelo para la correcta estimación de cosecha de colza.
Red de innovadores. Aapresid. Mayo 2018. ISSN 1850-0633

Rondanini D, Gomez N, Menendez Y, Botto J, Miralles D
La colza se adapta a nuevos escenarios.
Revista Horizonte A. Vol 91, 6-11. ISSN 1668-3072 (2017)

Sánchez, R, Botto J.
La Fotomorfogénesis en la Argentina.
Book chapter in “Y nos fuimos por las ramas: la fisiología vegetal en la Argentina desde sus orígenes hasta el 2016” Edited by Edith Taleisnik ; Alberto Daniel Golberg.
Sociedad Argentina de Fisiología Vegetal. 230 p. 1a ed. Córdoba (2017)

Rondanini D, Gomez N, Vilariño P, Botto J, Miralles D.
La colza avanza a pasos firmes. Revista técnica cultivos invernales.
Red de innovadores. Aapresid Marzo 2015 ISSN1850-0633.

Botto JF, Mata DA.
La producción de plantas ornamentales en la Argentina: una mirada hacia el futuro.
Ciencia Hoy. Marzo 2014.

Bowler C, Botto JF, Deng X-W.
In memory: Photomorphogenesis, B-Box transcription Factors, and the legacy of Magnus Holm.
The Plant Cell 25:1192-1195 (2013)