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  1. Cadmium (Cd) is a highly toxic element for plant growth. In plants, hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and methylglyoxal (MG) have emerged as vital signaling molecules that regulate plant growth processes under Cd stress. Ho...

    Authors: Long Guo, Long Ling, Xiaoqian Wang, Ting Cheng, Hongyan Wang and Yanan Ruan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:73
  2. Conventional crop protection has major drawbacks, such as developing pest and pathogen insensitivity to pesticides and low environmental compatibility. Therefore, alternative crop protection strategies are nee...

    Authors: Kyra Hoffmann, Jana Viola Schilling, Georg Wandrey, Tim Welters, Stefan Mahr, Uwe Conrath and Jochen Büchs
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:72
  3. The subgenus Rhizirideum in the genus Allium consists of 38 species worldwide and forms five sections (A. sect. Rhizomatosa, A. sect. Tenuissima, A. sect. Rhizirideum, A. sect. Eduardia, and A. sect. Caespitosopr...

    Authors: Xiao Fu, Deng-Feng Xie, Yu-Yang Zhou, Rui-Yu Cheng, Xiang-Yi Zhang, Song-dong Zhou and Xing-Jin He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:70
  4. Green manure (GM) is a crop commonly grown during fallow periods, which has been applied in agriculture as a strategy to regulate nutrient cycling, improve organic matter, and enhance soil microbial biodiversi...

    Authors: Yang Xu, Hong Ding, Guanchu Zhang, Zelun Li, Qing Guo, Hao Feng, Feifei Qin, Liangxiang Dai and Zhimeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:69
  5. Phosphorus (P) is an essential macronutrient required for plant metabolism and growth. Its acquisition by plants depends on the availability of dissolved P in the rhizosphere and on the characteristics of P up...

    Authors: Julian Kirchgesser, Mousumi Hazarika, Silvia Bachmann-Pfabe, Klaus J. Dehmer, Mareike Kavka and Ralf Uptmoor
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:68
  6. Panax notoginseng (Burk) F.H. Chen is an essential plant in the family of Araliaceae. Its seeds are classified as a type of morphophysiological dormancy (MPD), and are characterized by recalcitrance during the af...

    Authors: Na Ge, Jin-Shan Jia, Ling Yang, Rong-Mei Huang, Qing-Yan Wang, Cui Chen, Zhen-Gui Meng, Long-Geng Li and Jun-Wen Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:67
  7. The evolutionarily conserved Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 (PRC2) plays a vital role in epigenetic gene repression by depositing tri-methylation on lysine residue K27 of histone H3 (H3K27me3) at the target loc...

    Authors: Kai Cheng, Cangbao Lei, Siyuan Zhang, Qiao Zheng, Chunyan Wei, Weiyi Huang, Minghui Xing, Junli Zhang, Xiangyu Zhang and Xiao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:66
  8. The desert shrub Nitraria tangutorum Bobr. is important for its resistance to salt and alkali in Northwest China. It is an ecologically important species in this region and provides edible and medicinal berries. ...

    Authors: Huilong Zhang, Aishuang Hu, Haiwen Wu, Jianfeng Zhu, Jingbo Zhang, Tielong Cheng, Sergey Shabala, Huaxin Zhang and Xiuyan Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:65
  9. Cymbidium ensifolium L. is known for its ornamental value and is frequently used in cosmetics. Information about the salt stress response of C. ensifolium is scarce. In this study, we reported the physiological ...

    Authors: Xiang Li, Lanlan Liu, Shixian Sun, Yanmei Li, Lu Jia, Shili Ye, Yanxuan Yu, Komivi Dossa and Yunpeng Luan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:64
  10. A. annua (also named Artemisia annua, sweet wormwood) is the main source of the anti-malarial drug artemisinin, which is synthesised and stored in its trichomes. Members of the basic Helix-Loop-Helix (bHLH) famil...

    Authors: Shuwei Chang, Qi Li, Baokang Huang, Wansheng Chen and Hexin Tan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:63
  11. Waterlogging is one of the major abiotic stresses in barley and greatly reduces grain yield and quality. To explore the mechanism controlling waterlogging tolerance in barley, physiological, anatomical and tra...

    Authors: Haiye Luan, Hongtao Li, Yu Li, Changyu Chen, Shufeng Li, Yu Wang, Ju Yang, Meng Xu, Huiquan Shen, Hailong Qiao and Jun Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:62
  12. Lotus (Nelumbo Adans.) is used as an herbal medicine and the flowers are a source of natural flavonoids. ‘Da Sajin’, which was firstly found in the plateau area, is a natural mutant in flower color with red strea...

    Authors: Xiaojing Liu, Fengfeng Du, Linhe Sun, Jinfeng Li, Shaozhou Chen, Naiwei Li, Yajun Chang, Jian cui, Wen chen and Dongrui Yao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:61
  13. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR), such as Bradyrhizobium japonicum IRAT FA3, are able to improve seed germination and plant growth under various biotic and abiotic stress conditions, including high sal...

    Authors: Melissa Y. Gomez, Mercedes M. Schroeder, Maha. Chieb, Nathan K. McLain and Emma W. Gachomo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:60
  14. Massive parallel sequencing technologies have enabled the elucidation of plant phylogenetic relationships from chloroplast genomes at a high pace. These include members of the family Rhamnaceae. The current Rh...

    Authors: Kwanjeera Wanichthanarak, Intawat Nookaew, Phongthana Pasookhush, Thidathip Wongsurawat, Piroon Jenjaroenpun, Namkhang Leeratsuwan, Songsak Wattanachaisaereekul, Wonnop Visessanguan, Yongyut Sirivatanauksorn, Narong Nuntasaen, Chutima Kuhakarn, Vichai Reutrakul, Pravech Ajawatanawong and Sakda Khoomrung
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:59
  15. Grain weight/size influences not only grain yield (GY) but also nutritional and appearance quality and consumer preference in Tartary buckwheat. The identification of quantitative trait loci (QTLs)/genes for g...

    Authors: Ruiyuan Li, Zhengfeng Chen, Ran Zheng, Qingfu Chen, Jiao Deng, Hongyou Li, Juan Huang, Chenggang Liang and Taoxiong Shi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:58
  16. Areca palm (Areca catechu) is a woody perennial plant of both economical and medicinal importance grown in tropical and subtropical climates. Yet, the molecular biology study of areca palm is extremely impeded by...

    Authors: Yaodi Wang, Linxi Wang, Hongjun Liu, Bei Gou, Weiyao Hu, Li Qin, Wentao Shen, Aiming Wang, Hongguang Cui and Zhaoji Dai
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:56
  17. Drought is a major abiotic stress to rice (Oryza sativa) during growth. Ideal Plant Architecture (IPA1), the first cloned gene controlling the ideal plant type in rice, has been reported to function in both ideal...

    Authors: Feihe Chen, Haomin Zhang, Hong Li, Ling Lian, Yidong Wei, Yuelong Lin, Lanning Wang, Wei He, Qiuhua Cai, Hongguang Xie, Hua Zhang and Jianfu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:55
  18. Sugarcane growth and yield are complex biological processes influenced by endophytic nitrogen-fixing bacteria, for which the molecular mechanisms involved are largely unknown. In this study, integrated metabol...

    Authors: Qian Nong, Mukesh Kumar Malviya, Manoj Kumar Solanki, Li Lin, Jinlan Xie, Zhanghong Mo, Zeping Wang, Xiupeng Song, Xin Huang, Changning Li and Yangrui Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:54
  19. Many data suggest that the sucrose non-fermenting 1-related kinases 2 (SnRK2s) are very important to abiotic stress for plants. In rice, these kinases are known as osmotic stress/ABA–activated protein kinases ...

    Authors: Dengji Lou, Suping Lu, Zhen Chen, Yi Lin, Diqiu Yu and Xiaoyan Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:53
  20. Diseases are the major factor affecting the quality and yield of sugarcane during its growth and development. However, our knowledge about the factors regulating disease responses remain limited. The present s...

    Authors: Yaying Ma, Hongying Yu, Yijing Lu, Sanji Gao, Mahpara Fatima, Ray Ming and Jingjing Yue
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:52
  21. C:N:P homeostasis in plants guarantees optimal levels of these nutrients in plant metabolism. H However, one of the causes to the effects of deficit irrigation is the loss of C:N:P homeostasis in leaves and st...

    Authors: Milton G. Costa, Renato de M. Prado, Marcilene M. Santos Sarah, Luiz F. Palaretti, Marisa de C. Piccolo and Jonas P. Souza Júnior
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:51
  22. Hemerocallis citrina Baroni (daylily) is a horticultural ornamental plant and vegetable with various applications as a raw material in traditional Chinese medicine and as a flavouring agent. Daylily contains many...

    Authors: Aihua Guo, Yang Yang, Jiang Wu, Nannan Qin, Feifan Hou, Yang Gao, Ke Li, Guoming Xing and Sen Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:50
  23. Salt stress significantly influences plant growth and reduces crop yield. It is highly anticipated to develop salt-tolerant crops with salt tolerance genes and transgenic technology. Hence, it is critical to i...

    Authors: Ayesha Liaqat, Alamin Alfatih, Sami Ullah Jan, Liangqi Sun, Pingxia Zhao and Chengbin Xiang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:49
  24. The AP2/ERF gene family is a superfamily of transcription factors that are important in the response of plants to abiotic stress and development. However, comprehensive research of the AP2/ERF genes in the Sol...

    Authors: Jin-Wook Choi, Hyeon Ho Choi, Young-Soo Park, Min-Jeong Jang and Seungill Kim
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:48
  25. As one of the ten most famous flowers in China, the chrysanthemum has rich germplasm with a variety of flowering induction pathways, most of which are photoperiod-induced. After treatment with DNA methylation ...

    Authors: Dongru Kang, Muhammad Ayoub Khan, Pan Song, Yvru Liu, Yifei Wu, Penghui Ai, Zhongai Li and Zicheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:47
  26. Petal blotch is a unique ornamental trait in angiosperm families, and blotch in rose petal is rare and has great esthetic value. However, the cause of the formation of petal blotch in rose is still unclear. Th...

    Authors: Naizhe Ji, Qianyu Wang, Shanshan Li, Jiaxin Wen, Liangsheng Wang, Xiaohao Ding, Shiwei Zhao and Hui Feng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:46
  27. Testa color is an important trait of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) which is closely related with the nutritional and commercial value. Pink and red are main color of peanut testa. However, the genetic mechanism of...

    Authors: Naveed Ahmad, Kun Zhang, Jing Ma, Mei Yuan, Shuzhen Zhao, Mingqing Wang, Li Deng, Li Ren, Sunil S. Gangurde, Jiaowen Pan, Changle Ma, Changsheng Li, Baozhu Guo, Xingjun Wang, Aiqin Li and Chuanzhi Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:44
  28. Cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs) are a predominant group of serine/threonine protein kinases that have multi-faceted functions in eukaryotes. The plant CDK members have well-known roles in cell cycle progressio...

    Authors: Gokul Babu S, Deependra Singh Gohil and Swarup Roy Choudhury
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:43
  29. Heterosis, or hybrid vigor, refers to the phenotypic superiority of an F1 hybrid relative to its parents in terms of growth rate, biomass production, grain yield, and stress tolerance. Light is an energy source a...

    Authors: Weimin Zhan, Guanghui Guo, Lianhua Cui, Muhammad Abdul Rehman Rashid, Liangliang Jiang, Guanghua Sun, Jianping Yang and Yanpei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:41
  30. The SPL gene is a plant-specific transcription factor involved in the regulation of plant growth and development, which have been identified in woody plants. The process of floral bud differentiation affects the ...

    Authors: Xin Feng, Bingjie Zhou, Xinliang Wu, Huiling Wu, Suilin Zhang, Ying Jiang, Yaping Wang, Yaqian Zhang, Man Cao, Baoshi Guo, Shuchai Su and Zhixia Hou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:40
  31. Melon is an important horticultural crop with a pleasant aromatic flavor and abundance of health-promoting substances. Numerous melon varieties have been cultivated worldwide in recent years, but the high numb...

    Authors: Jian Zhang, Jingjing Yang, Yanling Lv, Xiaofei Zhang, Changxuan Xia, Hong Zhao and Changlong Wen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:39
  32. Applying Biochar (BC) or biofertilizers (BF) are potential approaches to reduce the nitrogen input and mitigate soil degradation in the maize soybean relay strip intercropping system (IS). In 2019 and 2020, a ...

    Authors: Kai Luo, Chen Xie, Xiaoting Yuan, Shanshan Liu, Ping Chen, Qing Du, Benchuan Zheng, Zhidan Fu, Xiaochun Wang, Taiwen Yong and Wenyu Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:38
  33. Gossypol is a unique secondary metabolite and sesquiterpene in cotton, which is mainly synthesized in the root system of cotton and exhibits many biological activities. Previous research found that grafting af...

    Authors: Kun Ye, Teng Teng, Teng Yang, Degang Zhao and Yichen Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:37
  34. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) are beneficial microorganisms in soil-plant interactions; however, the underlying mechanisms regarding their roles in legumes environmental stress remain elusive. Present tri...

    Authors: Yuexu Liu, Jinhao Lu, Li Cui, Zhaohui Tang, Dunwei Ci, Xiaoxia Zou, Xiaojun Zhang, Xiaona Yu, Yuefu Wang and Tong Si
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:36
  35. Sea-lavenders (Limonium Mill., Plumbaginaceae) are a cosmopolitan group of diploid and polyploid plants often adapted to extreme saline environments, with a mostly Tethyan distribution, occurring in the Mediterra...

    Authors: Francisco Pina-Martins, Ana D. Caperta, Sofia I. R. Conceição, Vera L. Nunes, Isabel Marques and Octávio S. Paulo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:34
  36. Codonopsis pilosula (Franch.) Nannf. is a medicinal plant traditionally used in China, Korea, and Japan to treat many diseases including poor gastrointestinal function, low immunity, gastric ulcers, and chronic g...

    Authors: Roggers Gang, Richard Komakech, Yuseong Chung, Denis Okello, Wook Jin Kim, Byeong Cheol Moon, Nam-Hui Yim and Youngmin Kang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:33
  37. Eriocaulon is a wetland plant genus with important ecological value, and one of the famous taxonomically challenging groups among angiosperms, mainly due to the high intraspecific diversity and low interspecific ...

    Authors: Enze Li, Kangjia Liu, Rongyan Deng, Yongwei Gao, Xinyu Liu, Wenpan Dong and Zhixiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:32
  38. Auxin performs important functions in plant growth and development processes, as well as abiotic stress. Small auxin-up RNA (SAUR) is the largest gene family of auxin-responsive factors. However, the knowledge of...

    Authors: Xiaoqian Ma, Shutao Dai, Na Qin, Cancan Zhu, Jiafan Qin and Junxia Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:31
  39. Ginseng, Panax ginseng Meyer, is a traditional herb that is immensely valuable both for human health and medicine and for medicinal plant research. The homeodomain leucine zipper (HD-Zip) gene family is a plant-s...

    Authors: Li Li, Boxin Lv, Kaiyou Zang, Yue Jiang, Chaofan Wang, Yanfang Wang, Kangyu Wang, Mingzhu Zhao, Ping Chen, Jun Lei, Yi Wang and Meiping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:30
  40. Multiple MYB transcription factors (TFs) are involved in the regulation of plant coloring. Betalain is a kind of natural plant pigment and its biosynthesis is regulated by a number of enzymes. Despite this, li...

    Authors: Fangfang Xie, Canbin Chen, Jiayi Chen, Jiaxuan Chen, Qingzhu Hua, Kamran Shah, Zhike Zhang, Jietang Zhao, Guibing Hu, Jianye Chen and Yonghua Qin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:28
  41. Microalgae CO2 fixation results in the production of biomass rich in high-valuable products, such as fatty acids and carotenoids. Enhanced productivity of valuable compounds can be achieved through the microalgae...

    Authors: Anastasiia Kryvenda, Rudolf Tischner, Bastian Steudel, Carola Griehl, Robert Armon and Thomas Friedl
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:27
  42. The transition from vegetative to floral phase is the result of complex crosstalk of exogenous and endogenous floral integrators. This critical physiological event is the response to environmental interaction,...

    Authors: Salma Benaouda, Tyll Stöcker, Heiko Schoof, Jens Léon and Agim Ballvora
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:25
  43. Protein lysine 2-hydroxyisobutyrylation (Khib) is a novel post-translational modification (PTM) discovered in cells or tissues of animals, microorganisms and plants in recent years. Proteome-wide identification o...

    Authors: Wei Zhao, Ting-Hu Ren, Yan-Zheng Zhou, Sheng-Bo Liu, Xin-Yang Huang, Tang-Yuan Ning and Geng Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:23

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