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  1. Content type: Research article

    Parthenocarpy is a desired trait in tomato because it can overcome problems with fruit setting under unfavorable environmental conditions. A parthenocarpic tomato cultivar, ‘MPK-1’, with a parthenocarpic gene, Pa...

    Authors: Rihito Takisawa, Tetsuya Nakazaki, Tsukasa Nunome, Hiroyuki Fukuoka, Keiko Kataoka, Hiroki Saito, Tsuyoshi Habu and Akira Kitajima

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:72

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    Drought is one of the major factors limiting global maize production. Exposure to long-term drought conditions inhibits growth and leads to yield losses. Although several drought-responsive genes have been ide...

    Authors: Xiangbo Zhang, Lei Lei, Jinsheng Lai, Haiming Zhao and Weibin Song

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:68

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    The basil (Ocimum spp.) genus maintains a rich diversity of phenotypes and aromatic volatiles through natural and artificial outcrossing. Characterization of population structure and genetic diversity among a rep...

    Authors: Robert M. Pyne, Josh A. Honig, Jennifer Vaiciunas, Christian A. Wyenandt and James E. Simon

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:69

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    The content of grain protein (GPC) in cereals is an important part of total protein in human food. Exploring and utilizing new GPC genes is one of the most effective approaches for wheat quality breeding.

    Authors: Xiufeng Jin, Bo Feng, Zhibin Xu, Xiaoli Fan, Jing liu, Qin Liu, Ping Zhu and Tao Wang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:71

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Residual heterozygosity (RH) in advanced inbred lines of plants benefits quantitative trait locus (QTL) mapping studies. However, knowledge of factors affecting the genome-wide distribution of RH remains limited.

    Authors: Nannan Liu, Jianxiao Liu, Wenqiang Li, Qingchun Pan, Jie Liu, Xiaohong Yang, Jianbing Yan and Yingjie Xiao

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:66

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Fusarium head blight (FHB), a devastating disease in wheat worldwide, results in yield loses and mycotoxin, such as deoxynivalenol (DON), accumulation in infected grains. DON also facilitates the pathogen coloniz...

    Authors: Yi He, Dawood Ahmad, Xu Zhang, Yu Zhang, Lei Wu, Peng Jiang and Hongxiang Ma

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:67

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br., syn. Cenchrus americanus (L.) R. Br) is an important cereal and fodder crop in hot and arid environments. There is great potential to improve pearl millet production ...

    Authors: Anna Pucher, C. Tom Hash, Jason G. Wallace, Sen Han, Willmar L. Leiser and Bettina I. G. Haussmann

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:65

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    Previously, transgenic trichome-bearing (hairy leaf) Brassica napus lines expressing either the Arabidopsis thaliana GL3 gene (line AtGL3+) [1] or the AtGL3 gene in combination with an RNAi construct to down-regu...

    Authors: Margaret Gruber, Ushan Alahakoon, Ali Taheri, Nayidu Nagubushana, Rong Zhou, Banyar Aung, Andrew Sharpe, Abdelali Hannoufa, Peta Bonham-Smith and Dwayne D. Hegedus D

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:64

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Trichome formation in Arabidopsis is regulated by a MBW complex formed by MYB, bHLH and WD40 transcriptional factors, which can activate GLABRA2 (GL2) and the R3 MYB transcription factor genes. GL2 promotes trich...

    Authors: Na Zhang, Li Yang, Sha Luo, Xutong Wang, Wei Wang, Yuxin Cheng, Hainan Tian, Kaijie Zheng, Ling Cai and Shucai Wang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:63

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    The ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) is a perennial herbaceous plant that has been used in traditional oriental medicine for thousands of years. Ginsenosides, which have significant pharmacological effects on h...

    Authors: Murukarthick Jayakodi, Beom-Soon Choi, Sang-Choon Lee, Nam-Hoon Kim, Jee Young Park, Woojong Jang, Meiyappan Lakshmanan, Shobhana V. G. Mohan, Dong-Yup Lee and Tae-Jin Yang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:62

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    Diazotrophic Bradyrhizobium spp. are well known for their ability to trigger nodule formation on a variety of legume species. In nodules, Bradyrhizobium utilizes plant-derived carbohydrates in exchange for fixed ...

    Authors: Martinus Schneijderberg, Lucas Schmitz, Xu Cheng, Sharon Polman, Carolien Franken, Rene Geurts and Ton Bisseling

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:61

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Starch is the major component of cereal grains and is composed of essentially linear amylose and highly branched amylopectin. The properties and composition of starch determine the use and value of grains and ...

    Authors: Mari Hayashi, Naoko Crofts, Naoko F. Oitome and Naoko Fujita

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:59

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Intracellular Na+ (K+)/H+ antiporters (NHXs) have pivotal functions in regulating plant growth, development, and resistance to a range of stresses. To gain insight into the molecular events underlying their actio...

    Authors: Yanhua Huang, Xin Cui, Huifang Cen, Kehua Wang and Yunwei Zhang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:57

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  14. Content type: Research article

    bZIP transcription factors play a significant role in many aspects of plant growth and development and also play critical regulatory roles during plant responses to various stresses. Overexpression of the Brachyp...

    Authors: Ruth C. Martin, Kelly Vining and James E. Dombrowski

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:58

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    Mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPK) signaling affects many processes, some of which have different outcomes in the same cell. In Arabidopsis, activation of a MAPK cascade consisting of YODA, MKK4/5 and MP...

    Authors: Diego L. Wengier, Gregory R. Lampard and Dominique C. Bergmann

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:60

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    Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) are a class of secondary metabolites that function as feeding deterrents in a range of different plant species. In perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) the only PAs that have been ...

    Authors: Geoffrey P. Gill, Catherine J. Bryant, Mikhail Fokin, Jan Huege, Karl Fraser, Chris Jones, Mingshu Cao and Marty J. Faville

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:56

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    High temperature is a major abiotic stress that limits wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) productivity. Variation in levels of a wide range of lipids, including stress-related molecular species, oxidative damage, cellu...

    Authors: M. Djanaguiraman, D. L. Boyle, R. Welti, S. V. K. Jagadish and P. V. V. Prasad

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:55

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    Among semi-aquatic species of the legume genus Aeschynomene, some have the unique property of being root and stem-nodulated by photosynthetic Bradyrhizobium lacking the nodABC genes necessary for the production o...

    Authors: Clémence Chaintreuil, Xavier Perrier, Guillaume Martin, Joël Fardoux, Gwilym P. Lewis, Laurent Brottier, Ronan Rivallan, Mario Gomez-Pacheco, Mickaël Bourges, Léo Lamy, Béatrice Thibaud, Heriniaina Ramanankierana, Herizo Randriambanona, Hervé Vandrot, Pierre Mournet, Eric Giraud…

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:54

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    The ice alga Chlamydomonas sp. ICE-L is the main contributor to primary productivity in Antarctic sea ice ecosystems and is well adapted to the extremely harsh environment. However, the adaptive mechanism of Chla...

    Authors: Zhenhua Zhang, Meiling An, Jinlai Miao, Zhiqiang Gu, Chang Liu and Bojian Zhong

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:53

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Silicon (Si) can confer plant resistance to both abiotic and biotic stress. In the present study, the priming effect of Si on rice (Oryza sativa cv Nipponbare) against the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne graminico...

    Authors: Li-Ping Zhan, De-Liang Peng, Xu-Li Wang, Ling-An Kong, Huan Peng, Shi-Ming Liu, Ying Liu and Wen-Kun Huang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:50

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    Inherent characteristics and changes in the physiology of rice as it attains salt tolerance affect the colonizing bacterial endophytic communities of the rice seeds. These transmissible endophytes also serve a...

    Authors: Denver I. Walitang, Chang-Gi Kim, Kiyoon Kim, Yeongyeong Kang, Young Kee Kim and Tongmin Sa

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:51

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    Low temperature is a major abiotic stress affecting the production of rapeseed in China by impeding plant growth and development. A comprehensive knowledge of small-RNA expression pattern in Brassica rapa under c...

    Authors: Xiucun Zeng, Yaozhao Xu, Jinjin Jiang, Fenqin Zhang, Li Ma, Dewei Wu, Youping Wang and Wancang Sun

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:52

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    The fatty acid composition of B. napus’ seeds determines the oil’s nutritional and industrial values, and affects seed germination. Many studies have reported correlations among C16:0, C18:0, C18:1, C18:2 and C18...

    Authors: Feng Chen, Wei Zhang, Kunjiang Yu, Lijie Sun, Jianqin Gao, Xiaoying Zhou, Qi Peng, Sanxiong Fu, Maolong Hu, Weihua Long, Huiming Pu, Song Chen, Xiaodong Wang and Jiefu Zhang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:49

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    As a unique biological phenomenon, heterosis has been concerned with the superior performance of the heterosis than either parents. Despite several F1 hybrids, containing supernal nicotine content, had been di...

    Authors: Maozhu Tian, Qiong Nie, Zhenhua Li, Jie Zhang, Yiling Liu, Yao Long, Zhiwei Wang, Guoqing Wang and Renxiang Liu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:48

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