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  1. Responses of turfgrass to shade vary in individual species, and the degree and quality of low light; therefore, the selection of low light tolerant cultivars of turfgrass is important and beneficial for turf m...

    Authors: Maryam Noor, Muhammad Kaleem, Muhammad Tanveer Akhtar, Guilan Feng, Jingxue Zhang, Usman Nazir, Jibiao Fan and Xuebing Yan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:675
  2. Kale, a versatile cruciferous crop, valued for its pro-health benefits, stress resistance, and potential applications in forage and cosmetics, holds promise for further enhancement of its bioactive compounds t...

    Authors: Monika Kamińska, Agata Styczynska, Anna Szakiel, Cezary Pączkowski and Agata Kućko
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:674
  3. This research explores the efficacy of mutagenesis, specifically using sodium azide (SA) and hydrazine hydrate (HZ) treatments, to introduce genetic diversity and enhance traits in three wheat (Triticum aestivum ...

    Authors: Ahmed Ali Abdelhameed, Mohammed Ali, Doaa Bahaa Eldin Darwish, Manal Abdullah AlShaqhaa, Dalia Abdel-Fattah H. Selim, Aziza Nagah and Muhammad Zayed
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:673
  4. Grain quality is an important index of rice production, particularly when plants are grown under stress. Arsenic (As) contamination in paddy fields severely affects rice grain yield and quality. Here, the effe...

    Authors: Sarun Thongnok, Wilailak Siripornadulsil, Lalita Thanwisai and Surasak Siripornadulsil
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:672
  5. The most effective strategy for managing wheat bacterial blight caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae is believed to be the use of resistant cultivars. Researching the correlation between molecular markers ...

    Authors: Seyyedeh Zahra Fatemifard, Asad Masoumiasl, Rasool Rezaei, Bahman Fazeli-Nasab, Ali Salehi-Sardoei and Mansour Ghorbanpour
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:670
  6. Fenugreeks (Trigonella L. spp.), belonging to the legume family (Fabaceae), are well-known multipurpose crops that their materials are currently received much attention in the pharmaceutical and food industries f...

    Authors: Ziba Bakhtiar, Mohammadreza Hassandokht, Mohammad Reza Naghavi, Hassan Rezadoost and Mohammad Hossein Mirjalili
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:669
  7. Biofortification represents a promising and sustainable strategy for mitigating global nutrient deficiencies. However, its successful implementation poses significant challenges. Among staple crops, wheat emer...

    Authors: Jitendra Kumar, Dinesh Kumar Saini, Ashish Kumar, Supriya Kumari, Vijay Gahlaut, Mohammed Saba Rahim, Ajay Kumar Pandey, Monika Garg and Joy Roy
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:668
  8. Recent studies have exhibited a very promising role of copper nanoparticles (CuNPs) in mitigation of abiotic stresses in plants. Arbuscular mycorrhizae fungi (AMF) assisted plants to trigger their defense mech...

    Authors: Mansour K. Gatasheh, Anis Ali Shah, Muhammad Kaleem, Sheeraz Usman and Shifa Shaffique
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:667
  9. Hulless barley (Hordeum vulgare L. var. nudum Hook. f.) is a significant cereal crop and a substantial source of forage for livestock. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) and metabolites play crucial roles in the nutr...

    Authors: Yixiong Bai, Jiaqi He, Youhua Yao, Likun An, Yongmei Cui, Xin Li, Xiaohua Yao, Shanshan Xiao and Kunlun Wu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:666
  10. Gene targeting (GT) allows precise manipulation of genome sequences, such as knock-ins and sequence substitutions, but GT in seed plants remains a challenging task. Engineered sequence-specific nucleases (SSNs...

    Authors: Jing Li, Qi Wei, Yiqiu Cheng, Dali Kong, Zhe Kong, Yongping Ke, Xiaofei Dang, Jian-Kang Zhu, Hiroaki Shimada and Daisuke Miki
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:665
  11. Meloidogyne incognita is one of the most important plant-parasitic nematodes and causes tremendous losses to the agricultural economy. Light is an important living factor for plants and pathogenic organisms, and ...

    Authors: Bohong Wu, Xueying Jia, Wei Zhu, Yin Gao, Kefei Tan, Yuxi Duan, Lijie Chen, Haiyan Fan, Yuanyuan Wang, Xiaoyu Liu, Yuanhu Xuan and Xiaofeng Zhu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:664
  12. The Bric-a-Brac/Tramtrack/Broad Complex (BTB) gene family plays essential roles in various biological processes in plants. These genes encode proteins that contain a conserved BTB domain, which is involved in ...

    Authors: Hind Abdelmonim Elsanosi, Jianhua Zhang, Salma Mostafa, Xiaoyan Geng, Guisheng Zhou, Atef Hemaida Mohammed Awdelseid and Li Song
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:663
  13. Enhancing crops’ drought resilience is necessary to maintain productivity levels. Plants interact synergistically with microorganisms like Beauveria bassiana to improve drought tolerance. Therefore, the current s...

    Authors: Reda E. Abdelhameed, Elham R. S. Soliman, Hanan Gahin and Rabab A. Metwally
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:662
  14. Sugars will be eventually effluxed transporters (SWEETs) have been confirmed to play diverse physiological roles in plant growth, development and stress response. However, the characteristics and functions of the...

    Authors: Lihong Cao, Jinyao Wang, Lixuan Wang, Huili Liu, Wenjing Wu, Feifan Hou, Yuting Liu, Yang Gao, Xiaojing Cheng, Sen Li and Guoming Xing
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:661
  15. Arsenic (As) contamination is a major environmental pollutant that adversely affects plant physiological processes and can hinder nutrients and water availability. Such conditions ultimately resulted in stunte...

    Authors: Yonghui Liao, Humaira Ashraf, Shoucheng Huang, Musarrat Ramzan, Rabia Saba, Muhammad Baqir, Saleh H. Salmen, Sulaiman Ali Alharbi and Misbah Hareem
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:660
  16. The potential of phytoremediation using garlic monoculture (MC) and intercropping (IC) system with perennial ryegrass to enhance the uptake of cadmium (Cd), chromium (Cr), and lead (Pb) were investigated.

    Authors: Imran Ali, Javaid Hussain, Benjawan Yanwisetpakdee, Irfana Iqbal and Xiaoming Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:659
  17. The taxonomy of Taxus Linn. remains controversial due to its continuous phenotypic variation and unstable topology, thus adversely affecting the formulation of scientific conservation strategies for this genus. R...

    Authors: Xingtong Wu, Minqiu Wang, Xinyu Li, Yan Chen, Zhengping Liao, Donglin Zhang, Yafeng Wen and Sen Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:658
  18. The development and production of secondary metabolites from priceless medicinal plants are restricted by drought stress. Mentha pulegium L. belongs to the Lamiaceae family and is a significant plant grown in the...

    Authors: Hany M. El-Naggar and Amira R. Osman
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:657
  19. Increased selenium (Se) content in fruits can supply Se in human body, but the effects of teas on the Se uptake in fruit trees are unknown. The effects of infusions of four teas (green, black, dark, and white)...

    Authors: Jin Wang, Yunying Xiao, Dilian Zhang, Zhen Dai, Kewen Huang, Xun Wang, Xiulan Lv and Lijin Lin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:656
  20. Biochar, a carbon-rich source and natural growth stimulant, is usually produced by the pyrolysis of agricultural biomass. It is widely used to enhance plant growth, enzyme activity, and crop productivity. Howe...

    Authors: Yingfen Yang, Waqar Ahmed, Gang Wang, Chenghu Ye, Shichen Li, Meiwei Zhao, Jinhao Zhang, Junjie Wang, Saleh H. Salmen, Lianzhang Wu and Zhengxiong Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:655
  21. Heliotropiaceae is a family of the order Boraginales and has over 450 species. The members of the family Heliotropiaceae have been widely reported to be used in traditional medicine Over time, the classificati...

    Authors: Mohammad S. Alawfi, Dhafer A. Alzahrani and Enas J. Albokhari
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:654
  22. Walnut anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides seriously endangers the yield and quality of walnut, and has now become a catastrophic disease in the walnut industry. Therefore, understanding both pat...

    Authors: Xichen Li, Yuhui Dong, Haiyi Yu, Jing Zhao, Fei Yang, Weichen Song, Changxi Wang, Jianning Liu, Qiang Liang, Yicheng Wang, Ke Qiang Yang and Hongcheng Fang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:653
  23. Protein phosphatase class 2 C (PP2C) is the largest protein phosphatase family in plants. Members of the PP2C gene family are involved in a variety of physiological pathways in plants, including the abscisic acid...

    Authors: Jiayi Chen, Yue Wang, Yongmei Wu, Xiaoyu Huang, Xiaojun Qiu, Jikang Chen, Qian Lin, Haohan Zhao, Fengming Chen and Gang Gao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:652
  24. Soybean is a major source of protein and edible oil worldwide. Originating from the Huang-Huai-Hai region, which has a temperate climate, soybean has adapted to a wide latitudinal gradient across China. Howeve...

    Authors: Jing Li, Yecheng Li, Kwadwo Gyapong Agyenim-Boateng, Abdulwahab Saliu Shaibu, Yitian Liu, Yue Feng, Jie Qi, Bin Li, Shengrui Zhang and Junming Sun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:651
  25. Modern intensive cropping systems often contribute to the accumulation of phenolic acids in the soil, which promotes the development of soilborne diseases. This can be suppressed by intercropping. This study a...

    Authors: Wenhao Yang, Zhenyu Zhang, Tingting Yuan, Yu Li, Qian Zhao and Yan Dong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:650
  26. The cold tolerance of rice is closely related to its production and geographic distribution. The identification of cold tolerance-related genes is of important significance for developing cold-tolerant rice. D...

    Authors: Shiqi Zhou, Ting Wu, Xia Li, Shilin Wang and Biaolin Hu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:649
  27. A study on photosynthetic and enzyme activity changes and mineral content in lettuce under cadmium stress has been conducted in a greenhouse, utilizing the modulated effect of zinc (Zn) application in the nutr...

    Authors: Farhad Behtash, Trifeh Amini, Seyed Bahman Mousavi, Hanifeh Seyed Hajizadeh and Ozkan Kaya
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:648
  28. The ginseng endophyte Paenibacillus polymyxa Pp-7250 (Pp-7250) has multifaceted roles such as preventing ginseng diseases, promoting growth, increasing ginsenoside accumulation, and degrading pesticide residues, ...

    Authors: Xinyue Li, Qun Liu, Yugang Gao, Pu Zang and Tong Zheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:647
  29. Long-term application of green manure (GM) and nitrogen (N) fertilizers markedly improved soil fertility and boosted rice yield in ecologically fragile karst paddy fields. However, the precise response mechani...

    Authors: Juxin Zhong, Zhongyi Li, Hongqin Tang, Wenbin Dong, Caihui Wei and Tieguang He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:646
  30. Melia azedarach is a species of enormous value of pharmaceutical industries. Although the chloroplast genome of M. azedarach has been explored, the information of mitochondrial genome (Mt genome) remains surprisi...

    Authors: Zhigang Hao, Zhiping Zhang, Juan Jiang, Lei Pan, Jinan Zhang, Xiufen Cui, Yingbin Li, Jianqiang Li and Laixin Luo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:645
  31. Flower load in peach is an important determinant of final fruit quality and is subjected to cost-effective agronomical practices, such as the thinning, to finely balance the sink-source relationships within th...

    Authors: Francesco Girardi, Monica Canton, Francesca Populin, Verónica Tijero, Giorgia Bettio, Sergi Munné-Bosch, Angela Rasori, Valerio Cardillo, Guglielmo Costa and Alessandro Botton
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:643
  32. Among the several threats to humanity by anthropogenic activities, contamination of the environment by heavy metals is of great concern. Upon entry into the food chain, these metals cause serious hazards to pl...

    Authors: Iqbal Hussain, Muhammad Irshad, Anwar Hussain, Muhammad Qadir, Asif Mehmood, Muneebur Rahman, Abdulwahed Fahad Alrefaei, Mikhlid H. Almutairi, Sajid Ali and Muhammad Hamayun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:642
  33. Early blight and brown leaf spot are often cited as the most problematic pathogens of tomato in many agricultural regions. Their causal agents are Alternaria spp., a genus of Ascomycota containing numerous necrot...

    Authors: Christopher S. Tominello-Ramirez, Lina Muñoz Hoyos, Mhaned Oubounyt and Remco Stam
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:641
  34. Environmental stresses, including high salinity and drought, severely diminish wheat yield and quality globally. The xyloglucan endotransglucosylase/hydrolase (XTH) family represents a class of cell wall-modif...

    Authors: Huihui Bi, Zeliang Liu, Shanshan Liu, Wenchen Qiao, Kunpu Zhang, Minghui Zhao and Daowen Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:640
  35. Alkaloids, important secondary metabolites produced by plants, play a crucial role in responding to environmental stress. Heuchera micrantha, a well-known plant used in landscaping, has the ability to purify air,...

    Authors: Weichang Gong, Lina Xiong and Hongbo Fu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:639
  36. Drought periods are major evolutionary triggers of wood anatomical adaptive variation in Lower Tropical Montane Cloud Forests tree species. We tested the influence of historical drought events on the effects o...

    Authors: Ernesto C. Rodríguez-Ramírez, Jonas Frei, Fressia N. Ames-Martínez, Anthony Guerra and Agustina R. Andrés-Hernández
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:638
  37. Based on our previous research, a full-length cDNA sequence of HvANS gene was isolated from purple and white Qingke. The open reading frame (ORF) in the purple variety Nierumuzha was 1320 base pairs (bp), encodin...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Youhua Yao, Yongmei Cui, Likun An, Xin Li, Yixiong Bai, Baojun Ding, Xiaohua Yao and Kunlun Wu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:637
  38. The monocot chimeric jacalins (MCJ) proteins, which contain a jacalin-related lectin (JRL) domain and a dirigent domain (DIR), are specific to Poaceae. MCJ gene family is reported to play an important role in ...

    Authors: Hailong Jiang, Jiajian Peng, Qian Li, Siqian Geng, Hualei Zhang, Yuting Shu, Rui Wang, Bin Zhang, Changsheng Li and Xiaoli Xiang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:636
  39. Excessive phosphorus (P) levels can disrupt nutrient balance in plants, adversely affecting growth. The molecular responses of Pennisetum species to high phosphorus stress remain poorly understood. This study exa...

    Authors: Lili Zhao, Xin Zhao, Lei Huang, Xiaoyan Liu and Puchang Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:635
  40. Engelhardia (Juglandaceae) is a genus of significant ecological and economic importance, prevalent in the tropics and subtropics of East Asia. Although previous efforts based on multiple molecular markers providi...

    Authors: Yue Huang, Xin-Jie Jin, Can-Yu Zhang, Pan Li, Hong-Hu Meng and Yong-Hua Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:634
  41. The myeloblastosis (MYB) transcription factor (TF) family is one of the largest and most important TF families in plants, playing an important role in a life cycle and abiotic stress.

    Authors: Yang Chen, Aixue Li, Ping Yun, Quan Chen, Dayu Pan, Rui Guo, Han Zhang, Hassan Ahmed Ibraheem Ahmed, Haiying Hu, Yuanying Peng, Cheng Wang, Hongtu Dong, Chaoyang Qiu, Lana Shabala, Sergey Shabala, Bin Luo…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:632
  42. DNA methylation contributes to the epigenetic regulation of nuclear gene expression, and is associated with plant growth, development, and stress responses. Compelling evidence has emerged that long non-coding...

    Authors: Zhibo Li, Wenjuan Wang, Xiaoling Yu, Pingjuan Zhao, Wenbin Li, Xiuchun Zhang, Ming Peng, Shuxia Li and Mengbin Ruan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:631
  43. Twisted trunks are not uncommon in trees, but their effects on tree growth are still unclear. Among coniferous tree species, the phenomenon of trunk distortion is more prominent in Pinus yunnanensis. To expand th...

    Authors: Zhongmu Li, Chengjie Gao, Fengxian Che, Jin Li, Lu Wang and Kai Cui
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:629
  44. Cyperus stoloniferus is an important species in coastal ecosystems and possesses economic and ecological value. To elucidate the structural characteristics, variation, and evolution of the organelle genome of C. ...

    Authors: Xiaorong Miao, Wenwen Yang, Donghai Li, Aiqin Wang, Juanyun Li, Xu Deng, Longfei He and Junqi Niu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:628
  45. The calmodulin (CaM) and calmodulin-like (CML) proteins play regulatory roles in plant growth and development, responses to biotic and abiotic stresses, and other biological processes. As a popular fruit and o...

    Authors: Dan Zhang, Lumiao Du, Jinting Lin, Lulu Wang, Ping Zheng, Biao Deng, Wenbin Zhang, Weiqiang Su, Yanhui Liu, Yuming Lu, Yuan Qin and Xiaomei Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:626

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