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  1. Polygalacturonase (PG), a crucial enzyme involved in pectin degradation, is associated with various plants’ developmental and physiological processes such as seed germination, fruit ripening, fruit softening a...

    Authors: Peiwen He, Jingzhen Zhang, Zunfu Lv, Peng Cui, Ximing Xu, Melvin Sidikie George and Guoquan Lu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:300
  2. Grona styracifolia is a photophilous legume that contains abundant flavonoids with multiple pharmacological activities, which is used to cure urethral and biliary calculus in China for thousands of years. The aut...

    Authors: Chunzhu Xie, Ting Zhan, Jinqin Huang, Jun Lan, Lingling Shen, Hongbin Wang and Xiasheng Zheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:299
  3. C2H2 zinc finger proteins (C2H2-ZFPs), one of the largest transcription factors, play a variety of roles in plant development and growth as well as stress response. While, the evolutionary history and expressi...

    Authors: Liying Shao, Lu Li, Xun Huang, Yanrui Fu, Da Yang, Chenghao Li and Jingli Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:298
  4. Iva xanthiifolia, native to North America, is now widely distributed in northeastern China and has become a vicious invasive plant. This article aims to probe the role of leaf extract in the invasion of I. xanthi...

    Authors: Jia-wen Wu, Feng-lan Li, Shu-kuan Yao, Zi-yi Zhao, Xu Feng, Rong-ze Chen and Yong-qing Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:297
  5. Organic acids and anthocyanins are the most important compounds for the flavor and nutritional quality of citrus fruit. However, there are few reports on the involvement of co-regulation of citrate and anthocy...

    Authors: Yan Jin, Manyu Liao, Na Li, Xiaoqian Ma, Huimin Zhang, Jian Han, Dazhi Li, Junfeng Yang, Xiaopeng Lu, Guiyou Long, Ziniu Deng and Ling Sheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:296
  6. Cymbidium aloifolium is a popular ornamental flower in Thailand with both economic and medical values. Polyploid induction techniques are used to improve plant quality. This study identified polyploidy levels of

    Authors: Worasitikulya Taratima, Khoirista Noor Rohmah, Kongtong Plaikhuntod, Pitakpong Maneerattanarungroj and Attachai Trunjaruen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:295
  7. Plant immunity relies on the perception of immunogenic signals by cell-surface and intracellular receptors and subsequent activation of defense responses like programmed cell death. Under certain circumstances...

    Authors: Liming Zhao, Hao-Jie Wang, Patricia Dalcin Martins, Joost T. van Dongen, Anthony M. Bolger, Romy R. Schmidt, Hai-Chun Jing, Bernd Mueller-Roeber and Jos H. M. Schippers
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:294
  8. Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst) is an economically devasting disease that is prominent in cereal crops such as wheat (Triticum aestivum). The fungal pathogen can cause approximately 30–70% losses in cro...

    Authors: Manamele Dannies Mashabela, Fidele Tugizimana, Paul Anton Steenkamp, Lizelle Ann Piater, Ian Augustus Dubery and Msizi Innocent Mhlongo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:293
  9. Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) originates in high altitude areas, such as the Andes, and has some inherent characteristics of cold, drought, and salinity tolerance, but is sensitive to high temperature.

    Authors: Heng Xie, Ping Zhang, Chunhe Jiang, Qianchao Wang, Yirui Guo, Xuesong Zhang, Tingzhi Huang, Junna Liu, Li Li, Hanxue Li, Hongxin Wang and Peng Qin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:292
  10. Furofuran lignans, the main insecticidal ingredient in Phryma leptostachya, exhibit excellent controlling efficacy against a variety of pests. During the biosynthesis of furofuran lignans, Dirigent proteins (DIRs...

    Authors: Yakun Pei, Wenhan Cao, Wenwen Yu, Chaoyang Peng, Wenhao Xu, Yayun Zuo, Wenjun Wu and Zhaonong Hu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:291
  11. Fusarium head blight (FHB), caused by Fusarium graminearum, is one of the most destructive wheat diseases worldwide. FHB infection can dramatically reduce grain yield and quality due to mycotoxins contamination. ...

    Authors: Mitra Serajazari, Davoud Torkamaneh, Emily Gordon, Elizabeth Lee, Helen Booker, Karl Peter Pauls and Alireza Navabi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:290
  12. Sphagneticola trilobata (L.) Pruski is a prevalent and widely distributed invasive plant in South China. To investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying its rapid adaptation, we employed DNA methylation-sensit...

    Authors: Yusha Xiao, Xiuqing Chen, Yuhan Yin, Jiening Zheng, Huixian Yi and Liying Song
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:289
  13. Plants in the genus Artemisia are rich in active ingredients and specialized metabolites. Many of these compounds, especially flavonoids, have potential medicinal and nutritional applications, and are of growing ...

    Authors: Yuchen Qiao, Liqin Wu, Suling Yang, Qing Wang, Haike Gu, Liqin Wei, Guijun Liu, Sijing Zhou, Ping Wang and Meifang Song
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:288
  14. Assessment of segregating populations for their ability to withstand drought stress conditions is one of the best approaches to develop breeding lines and drought tolerant varieties. Bambara groundnut (Vigna subt...

    Authors: Xiuqing Gao, Hui Hui Chai, Wai Kuan Ho, Sean Mayes and Festo Massawe
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:287
  15. Cadmium (Cd) pollution of soils is a global concern because its accumulation in plants generates severe growth retardation and health problems. Hibiscus syriacus is an ornamental plant that can tolerate various a...

    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 23:286
  16. Taxaceae, is a class of dioecious and evergreen plant with substantial economic and ecology value. At present many phytochemical analyses have been performed in Taxus plants. And various biological constituents h...

    Authors: Meng Li, WanRu Geng, Zhi Wang, Qian Wang, Lei Pang, Baoyi Wang, PeiQiang Wang, FengFeng Qu and XinFu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:285
  17. The Sinodielsia clade of the subfamily Apioideae (Apiacieae) was established in 2008, and it is composed of 37 species from 17 genera. Its circumscription is still poorly delimited and unstable, and interspecific...

    Authors: Long Weng, Yunhui Jiang, Yong Wang, Xuemei Zhang, Ping Zhou, Mei Wu, Hongzhe Li, Hang Sun and Shaotian Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:284
  18. With ongoing climate change, drought events are severely limiting barley production worldwide and pose a significant risk to the malting, brewing and food industry. The genetic diversity inherent in the barley...

    Authors: Oyeyemi O. Ajayi, Phil Bregitzer, Kathy Klos, Gongshe Hu, Jason G. Walling and Ramamurthy Mahalingam
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:283
  19. Mycoheterotrophs, acquiring organic carbon and other nutrients from mycorrhizal fungi, have evolved repeatedly with substantial plastid genome (plastome) variations. To date, the fine-scale evolution of mycohe...

    Authors: Bing-Yi Shao, Mo-Zhu Wang, Si-Si Chen, Ji-Dong Ya and Xiao-Hua Jin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:282
  20. Leaf explants are major materials in plant tissue cultures. Incubation of detached leaves on phytohormone-containing media, which is an important process for producing calli and regenerating plants, change the...

    Authors: Seung Yong Shin, Chae-Min Lee, Hyun-Soon Kim, Changsoo Kim, Jae-Heung Jeon and Hyo-Jun Lee
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:281
  21. Hops (Humulus lupulus L.) are a dioecious climbing perennial, with the dried mature “cones” (strobili) of the pistillate/female inflorescences being widely used as both a bittering agent and to enhance the flavou...

    Authors: Xiuyin Chen, Mindy Y. Wang, Cecilia H. Deng, Ron A. Beatson, Kerry R. Templeton, Ross G. Atkinson and Niels J. Nieuwenhuizen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:280
  22. The myeloblastosis (MYB) superfamily is the largest transcription factor family in plants that play diverse roles during stress responses. However, the biotic stress-responsive MYB transcription factors of the...

    Authors: Xianyou Wang, Shanshan Zhao, Ruijin Zhou, Yunli Liu, Longlong Guo and Huiling Hu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:279
  23. Leaves are the main medicinal organ in Epimedium herbs, and leaf flavonoid content is an important criterion of Epimedium herbs. However, the underlying genes that regulate leaf size and flavonoid content are unc...

    Authors: Dongyue Yu, Ruoqi Huang, Shuxia Yu, Qiong Liang, Ying Wang, Haishan Dang and Yanjun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:278
  24. Triploid Populus tomentosa, a timber tree species, has been widely planted in northern China owing to its potential high yields and high wood quality. Though genetic variances in growth traits and wood properties...

    Authors: Liang Li, Jiahua Du, Lexun Ma, Changjun Ding, Pingdong Zhang and Xiangyang Kang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:277
  25. Leonurus japonicus, a significant medicinal plant known for its therapeutic effects on gynecological and cardiovascular diseases, has genetic diversity that forms the basis for germplasm preservation and utilizat...

    Authors: Yiheng Wang, Jingyi Wang, Thomas Avery Garran, Hangxiu Liu, Huaibin Lin, Jun Luo, Qingjun Yuan, Jiahui Sun, Wenpan Dong and Lanping Guo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:276
  26. Panax quinquefolius L. (American ginseng) is widely used in medicine due to its wealth of diverse pharmacological effects. Endophytes colonize within P. quinquefolius in multiple tissue types. However, the relati...

    Authors: Rui Li, Wanying Duan, Zhifang Ran, Xiaoli Chen, Hongxia Yu, Lei Fang, Lanping Guo and Jie Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:275
  27. Previous studies of the relationships between traits have focused on the natural growth conditions of wild plants. Urban garden plants exhibit some differences in plant traits due to environmental interference...

    Authors: Liying Xu, Nana Zhang, Tongchao Wei, Bingyang Liu, Lanyi Shen, Yang Liu and Dounan Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:274
  28. Authors: Clizia Villano, Olivia Costantina Demurtas, Salvatore Esposito, Antonio Granell, José Luis Rambla, Paola Piombino, Luigi Frusciante, Domenico Carputo, Gianfranco Diretto and Riccardo Aversano
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:273

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  29. The genetic information contained in the genome of an organism is organized in genes and regulatory elements that control gene expression. The genomes of multiple plants species have already been sequenced and...

    Authors: Juan M. Debernardi, German Burguener, Kerry Bubb, Qiujie Liu, Christine Queitsch and Jorge Dubcovsky
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:270
  30. The orchid genus Pholidota Lindl. ex Hook. is economically important as some species has long been used in traditional medicine. However, the systematic status of the genus and intergeneric relationships inferred...

    Authors: Lin Li, Wanyao Wang, Guoqiang Zhang, Kunlin Wu, Lin Fang, Mingzhi Li, Zhongjian Liu and Songjun Zeng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:269
  31. Based on our previous studied on different provenances of Pistacia chinensis, some accessions with high quality and quantity of seed oils has emerged as novel source of biodiesel. To better develop P. chinensis s...

    Authors: Feng Chen, Weijun Lin, Wei Li, Jinhe Hu, Zhi Li, Lingling Shi, Zhixiang Zhang, Yu Xiu and Shanzhi Lin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:268
  32. Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) represents the fourth most essential cereal crop in the world, vulnerable to barley yellow mosaic virus (BaYMV) and/or barley mild mosaic virus (BaMMV), leading to the significant yiel...

    Authors: Mengna Zhang, Yi Hong, Juan Zhu, Yuhan Pan, Hui Zhou, Chao Lv, Baojian Guo, Feifei Wang and Rugen Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:267
  33. Plants accomplish multiple functions by the interrelationships between functional traits. Clarifying the complex relationships between plant traits would enable us to better understand how plants employ differ...

    Authors: Xiaoting Wang, Mingfei Ji, Yahui Zhang, Liang Zhang, Muhammad Adnan Akram, Longwei Dong, Weigang Hu, Junlan Xiong, Ying Sun, Hailin Li, Abraham Allan Degen, Jinzhi Ran and Jianming Deng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:266
  34. The plant hormone auxin is widely involved in plant growth, development, and morphogenesis, and the TIR1/AFB and AUX/IAA proteins are closely linked to rapid auxin response and signal transmission. However, th...

    Authors: Liyao Su, Tian Zhang, Bin Yang, Tianyu Dong, Xiaoyu Liu, Yibo Bai, Hui Liu, Jingsong Xiong, Yan Zhong and Zong-Ming (Max) Cheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:265
  35. Flavor contributes to the sensory quality of fruits, including taste and aroma aspects. The quality of foods is related to their flavor-associated compounds. Pear fruits have a fruity sense of smell, and ester...

    Authors: Yuan Liu, Huan Wen, Xiaoping Yang, Cuiyun Wu, Jiaqi Ming, Hongyan Zhang, Jiajing Chen, Jiangbo Wang and Juan Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:264
  36. Chitosan, a deacetylated derivative of chitin, is one of the most preferred biopolymers for use as biostimulants and biofertilizers in organic agriculture and as elicitors to enhance the productivity of plant ...

    Authors: Agata Rogowska, Cezary Pączkowski and Anna Szakiel
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:263
  37. Leaf litter is the products of metabolism during the growth and development of plantation, and it is also an important component of nutrient cycling in plantation ecosystems. However, leaf litter chemistry and...

    Authors: Yanping Song, Yanghua Yu, Yitong Li and Mingfeng Du
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:262
  38. Nitrogen is very important for crop yield and quality. Crop producers face the challenge of reducing the use of mineral nitrogen while maintaining food security and other ecosystem services. The first step tow...

    Authors: Keyvan Esmaeilzadeh-Salestani, Masoud Tohidfar, Rahele Ghanbari Moheb Seraj, Banafsheh Khaleghdoust, Indrek Keres, Hashem Marawne and Evelin Loit
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:261
  39. The adaptation of plants to cold stress involves changes in gene expression profiles that are associated with epigenetic regulation. Although the three-dimensional (3D) genome architecture is considered an imp...

    Authors: Xin Zhang, Guangrun Yu, Yan Dai, Hui Zhang, Kai Wang and Jinlei Han
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:260
  40. Human-guided crop domestication has lasted for more than 10,000 years. In terms of the domestication and breeding of vegetables, cellulose content in edible tissues is one of the most important traits. Primulina ...

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Jie Zhang, Shuaiyu Zou, Ziwei Liu, Hongwen Huang and Chen Feng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:259
  41. Magnesium chelatase plays an important role in photosynthesis, but only a few subunits have been functionally characterized in cassava.

    Authors: Xingai Yang, Jie Cai, Jingjing Xue, Xiuqin Luo, Wenli Zhu, Xinhui Xiao, Maofu Xue, Feifei An, Kaimian Li and Songbi Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:258
  42. Heat stress threatens rice yield and quality at flowering stage. In this study, average relative seed setting rate under heat stress (RHSR) and genotypes of 284 varieties were used for a genome-wide associatio...

    Authors: Ying-Hua Pan, Lei Chen, Xiao-Yang Zhu, Jing-Cheng Li, Muhammad Abdul Rehman Rashid, Chao Chen, Dong-Jin Qing, Wei-Yong Zhou, Xing-Hai Yang, Li-Jun Gao, Yan Zhao and Guo-Fu Deng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:256
  43. Tea, the second largest consumer beverage in the world after water, is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas. However, the effect of environmental factors on the distribution of wild tea plants i...

    Authors: Limin He, Jing Luo, Suzhen Niu, Dingchen Bai and Yanjun Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:255
  44. Genetic diversity, genetic structure, and gene flow in plant populations and their influencing factors are important in conservation biology. Cypripedium macranthos is one of the few wild orchids with high orname...

    Authors: Qi Wu, Shang Dong, Yuxin Zhao, Lei Yang, Xiujin Qi, Zhihe Ren, Shubin Dong and Jin Cheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:254
  45. Legumes can fix atmospheric nitrogen (N) and facilitate N availability to their companion plants in crop mixtures. However, biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) of legumes in intercrops varies largely with the i...

    Authors: Akanksha Singh, Christian Schöb and Pietro P. M. Iannetta
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:253
  46. Heavy metals (HMs) phytoremediation is a well-recognized protocol to remove toxic elements from the soil. As known, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) enhance the plants' growth responses. The idea of the pres...

    Authors: Farzad Rasouli, Mohammad Bagher Hassanpouraghdam, Yaghoub Pirsarandib, Mohammad Ali Aazami, Mohammad Asadi, Sezai Ercisli, Lamia Vojodi Mehrabani, Ivana Puglisi and Andrea Baglieri
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:252
  47. Truffle cultivation has quickly grown in Europe and elsewhere as a consequence of the increase in the demand of the market. Thus the optimization of the protocols for the production of elite mycorrhized plants...

    Authors: Sofia Pagliarani, Andrea Vannini, Elena Kuzminsky and Carmen Morales-Rodríguez
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:249

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