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  1. Pre-harvest sprouting (PHS) is a serious limiting factor for wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grain yield and end-use quality. Identification of reliable molecular markers and PHS-resistant germplasms is vital to imp...

    Authors: Huang Yiwen, Dai Xuran, Liu Hongwei, Yu Shuo, Mai Chunyan, Yu Liqiang, Yu Guangjun, Yang Li, Zhou Yang, Li Hongjie and Zhang Hongjun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:326
  2. Citrus is one of the most important fruit crops in the world, and it is worthy to conduct more research on artificially controlling citrus plant growth and development to adapt to different cultivation pattern...

    Authors: Dong-Hai Liu, Yin Luo, Han Han, Yong-Zhong Liu, Shariq Mahmood Alam, Hui-Xing Zhao and Yan-Ting Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:325
  3. Contamination−free culture is a prerequisite for the success of in vitro − based plant biotechnology. Aseptic initiation is an extremely strenuous stride, particularly in woody species. Meanwhile, over−sterili...

    Authors: Najet Gammoudi, Kamel Nagaz and Ali Ferchichi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:324
  4. The application of nanotechnology in agriculture can remarkably improve the cultivation and growth of crop plants. Many studies showed that nanoparticles (NPs) made plants grow more vigorously. Light can make ...

    Authors: Kexiao Song, Donghao Zhao, Haoyang Sun, Jinzhu Gao, Shuo Li, Tianming Hu and Xueqing He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:323
  5. Glycyrrhiza glabra L. is a medicinal and industrial plant that has gone extinct due to different abiotic stress caused by climate change. To understand how the plant-associated microorganism can support this plan...

    Authors: Seyyed Sasan Mousavi, Akbar Karami, Mohammad Jamal Saharkhiz, Mohammad Etemadi and Mohammadhossein Ravanbakhsh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:322
  6. Plants are greatly affected by pedoclimatic conditions. They can alter the physiology of plants and affect seeds agro-morphological and physicochemical characteristics. It is therefore conceivable that tree sp...

    Authors: Hemayoro Sama, Dieudonné Kimbié Traoré, Samson Guenné, Adama Hilou and Mamoudou H. Dicko
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:321
  7. Jilin ginseng (Panax ginseng C. A. Meyer) has a long history of medicinal use worldwide. The quality of ginseng is governed by a variety of internal and external factors. Nuclear factor Y (NF-Y), an important tra...

    Authors: Mingming Liu, Zhaoxi Pan, Jie Yu, Lei Zhu, Mingzhu Zhao, Yanfang Wang, Ping Chen, Chang Liu, Jian Hu, Tao Liu, Kangyu Wang, Yi Wang and Meiping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:320
  8. Tea plant breeding or cultivation mainly involves propagation via cuttings, which not only ensures the inheritance of the excellent characteristics of the mother plant but also facilitates mechanized managemen...

    Authors: Yongxin Wang, Dandan Pang, Li Ruan, Jinbo Liang, Qiang Zhang, Yinhong Qian, Yazhen Zhang, Peixian Bai, Liyun Wu, Hao Cheng, Qingmei Cui, Liyuan Wang and Kang Wei
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:319
  9. With the domestication of ornamental plants, artificial selective pressure favored the propagation of mutations affecting flower shape, and double-flower varieties are now readily available for many species. I...

    Authors: Marco Cirilli, Laura Rossini, Remo Chiozzotto, Irina Baccichet, Francesco Elia Florio, Angelo Mazzaglia, Silvia Turco, Daniele Bassi and Stefano Gattolin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:318
  10. Because of global warming, the apple flowering period is occurring significantly earlier, increasing the probability and degree of freezing injury. Moreover, extreme hot weather has also seriously affected the...

    Authors: Chenguang Zhang, Na An, Peng Jia, Wei Zhang, Jiayan Liang, Hua Zhou, Dong Zhang, Juanjuan Ma, Caiping Zhao, Mingyu Han, Xiaolin Ren and Libo Xing
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:317
  11. Aldehyde dehydrogenases (ALDHs) are a family of NAD(P)+ dependent enzymes that detoxify aldehydes by promoting their oxidation to respective carboxylic acids. The role of ALDH enzymes in various plant species has...

    Authors: Md. Sifatul Islam, Munira Mohtasim, Tahmina Islam and Ajit Ghosh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:316
  12. Heterosis is a phenomenon that hybrids show superior performance over their parents. The successful utilization of heterosis has greatly improved rice productivity, but the molecular basis of heterosis remains...

    Authors: Jun Fu, Yilin Zhang, Tianze Yan, Yanfeng Li, Nan Jiang, Yanbiao Zhou, Qunfeng Zhou, Peng Qin, Chenjian Fu, Haiyan Lin, Jing Zhong, Xue Han, Zechuan Lin, Fei Wang, Hang He, Kai Wang…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:314
  13. Plants suffer from various abiotic stresses during their lifetime, of which drought and salt stresses are two main factors limiting crop yield and quality. Previous studies have shown that abscisic acid (ABA) ...

    Authors: Haijun Zhang, Lili Mao, Ming Xin, Huixian Xing, Yanan Zhang, Jing Wu, Dongli Xu, Yiming Wang, Yongqi Shang, Liming Wei, Mingshuo Cui, Tao Zhuang, Xuezhen Sun and Xianliang Song
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:313
  14. The tradeoff between negative and positive interactions of facilitated species and facilitators may depend on the degree of resource availability in agroecosystems. However, the rhizospheric mechanisms driving...

    Authors: Shuang-Guo Zhu, Zheng-Guo Cheng, Hai-Hong Yin, Rui Zhou, Yu-Miao Yang, Jing Wang, Hao Zhu, Wei Wang, Bao-Zhong Wang, Wen-Bo Li, Hong-Yan Tao and You-Cai Xiong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:311
  15. Glucose can be involved in metabolic activities as a structural substance or signaling molecule and plays an important regulatory role in fruit development. Glucose metabolism is closely related to the phenylp...

    Authors: Yuru Jiao, Xin Gong, Kaijie Qi, Zhihua Xie, Yanling Wang, Kaili Yuan, Qi Pan, Shaoling Zhang, Katsuhiro Shiratake, Shahrokh Khanizadeh and Shutian Tao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:310
  16. Among phosphate (P) fertilizers, polyphosphates (PolyPs) have shown promising results in terms of crop yield and plant P nutrition. However, compared to conventional P inputs, very little is known on the impac...

    Authors: Said Khourchi, Abdallah Oukarroum, Asma Tika, Pierre Delaplace and Adnane Bargaz
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:309
  17. GARP transcription factors perform critical roles in plant development and response to environmental stimulus, especially in the phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N) sensing and uptake. Spirodela polyrhiza (giant duck...

    Authors: Xuyao Zhao, Jingjing Yang, Xiaozhe Li, Gaojie Li, Zuoliang Sun, Yan Chen, Yimeng Chen, Manli Xia, Yixian Li, Lunguang Yao and Hongwei Hou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:308
  18. Development of Pantana phyllostachysae, a moso bamboo pest, is affected by its diet. Understanding the mechanism underlying the different insect-resistant capacities of on- and off-year moso bamboo fed by P. phyl...

    Authors: Jian Li, Qing Zhao, Jin-Peng Huang, Jia-Yu Jia, Teng-Fei Zhu, Tao Hong and Jun Su
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:307
  19. The major aluminum (Al) detoxication mechanism of tea plant (Camellia sinensis), as an Al hyperaccumulator plant, is the fixation of almost 70% of Al in the cell walls. Pectin is the primary constituent of cell w...

    Authors: Danjuan Huang, Yingxin Mao, Guiyi Guo, Dejiang Ni and Liang Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:306
  20. Carbohydrate accumulation of photosynthetic organs, mainly leaves, are the primary sources of grain yield in cereals. The flag leaf plays a vital role in seed development, which is probably the most neglected ...

    Authors: Yanan Niu, Tianxiao Chen, Zhi Zheng, Chenchen Zhao, Chunji Liu, Jizeng Jia and Meixue Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:305
  21. Japanese apricot (Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc.) is popular for both ornamental and processing value, fruit color affects the processing quality, and red pigmentation is the most obvious phenotype associated with fr...

    Authors: Xiaopeng Ni, Zhaojun Ni, Kenneth Omondi Ouma and Zhihong Gao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:304
  22. Sugar content is an important indicator of fruit quality. Except for a few wild tomato species that accumulate sucrose in the fruits, most cultivated tomato species accumulate hexose. Although several studies ...

    Authors: Lulu Sun, Jianli Wang, Liqiang Lian, Jian Song, Xueni Du, Wenke Liu, Wenchao Zhao, Liu Yang, Changbao Li, Yong Qin and Rui Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:303
  23. Heterosis has been extensively utilized in plant breeding, however, the underlying molecular mechanism remains largely elusive. Maize (Zea mays), which exhibits strong heterosis, is an ideal material for studying...

    Authors: Jiong Wan, Qiyue Wang, Jiawen Zhao, Xuehai Zhang, Zhanyong Guo, Desheng Hu, Shujun Meng, Yuan Lin, Xiaoqian Qiu, Liqin Mu, Dong Ding and Jihua Tang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:301
  24. Pre-harvest sprouting (PHS) refers to a phenomenon, in which the physiologically mature seeds are germinated on the spike before or during the harvesting practice owing to high humidity or prolonged period of ...

    Authors: Ehsan Rabieyan, Mohammad Reza Bihamta, Mohsen Esmaeilzadeh Moghaddam, Valiollah Mohammadi and Hadi Alipour
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:300
  25. Sea buckthorn is an economically important woody plant for desertification control and water soil conservation. Its berry pulp is rich in flavonoids and unsaturated fatty acids. Cultivars containing high oil a...

    Authors: Wei Du, Jian Ding, Shunguang Lu, Xiufeng Wen, Jianzhong Hu and Chengjiang Ruan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:299
  26. Gene conversion has an important effect on duplicate genes produced by polyploidization. Poplar (Populus trichocarpa) and willow (Salix brachista) are leading models and excellent green plants in the Salicaceae. ...

    Authors: Jianyu Wang, Lan Zhang, Jiaqi Wang, Yanan Hao, Qimeng Xiao, Jia Teng, Shaoqi Shen, Yan Zhang, Yishan Feng, Shoutong Bao, Yu Li, Zimo Yan, Chendan Wei, Li Wang and Jinpeng Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:298
  27. Caryopteris mongholica Bunge is a rare broad-leaved shrub distributed in the desert and arid regions of Mongol and North China. Due to land reclamation, natural habitat deterioration and anthropogenic activities ...

    Authors: Ruoxuan Ji, Xiao Yu, Tianmeng Ren, Yuan Chang, Zheng Li, Xinli Xia, Weilun Yin and Chao Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:297
  28. Sediment is crucial for the unique marine angiosperm seagrass growth and successful restoration. Sediment modification induced by eutrophication also exacerbates seagrass decline and reduces plantation and tra...

    Authors: Zhijian Jiang, Songlin Liu, Lijun Cui, Jialu He, Yang Fang, Chanaka Premarathne, Linglan Li, Yunchao Wu, Xiaoping Huang and Manoj Kumar
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:296
  29. SQUAMOSA promoter-binding protein-like (SPL) transcription factors are widely present in plants and are involved in signal transduction, the stress response and development. The SPL gene family has been character...

    Authors: Fei He, Ruicai Long, Chunxue Wei, Yunxiu Zhang, Mingna Li, Junmei Kang, Qingchuan Yang, Zhen Wang and Lin Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:295
  30. White Guinea yam (Dioscorea rotundata) is primarily a dioecious species with distinct male and female plants. Its breeding is constrained by sexual reproduction abnormalities, resulting in low success rates in cr...

    Authors: Asrat Asfaw, Jean M. Mondo, Paterne A. Agre, Robert Asiedu and Malachy O. Akoroda
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:294
  31. Better understanding of genetic structure of economic traits is crucial for identification and selection of superior genotypes in specific breeding programs. Best linear unbiased prediction (BLUP) is the most ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Pirnajmedin, Mohammad Mahdi Majidi, Mohammad Hadi Taleb and Davoud Rostami
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:293
  32. Modification of histone acetylation is a ubiquitous and reversible process in eukaryotes and prokaryotes and plays crucial roles in the regulation of gene expression during plant development and stress respons...

    Authors: Guofang Xing, Minshan Jin, Ruifang Qu, Jiewei Zhang, Yuanhuai Han, Yanqing Han, Xingchun Wang, Xukai Li, Fangfang Ma and Xiongwei Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:292
  33. Nerium indicum Mill. is an ornamental plant that is found in parks, riversides, lakesides, and scenic areas in China and other parts of the world. Our recent survey indicated the prevalence of witches’ broom dise...

    Authors: Shengjie Wang, Shengkun Wang, Ming Li, Yuhang Su, Zhan Sun and Haibin Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:291
  34. Histone methylation usually plays important roles in plant development through post-translational regulation and may provide a new visual field for heterosis. The histone methyltransferase gene family has been...

    Authors: Renwei Sun, Jie Gong, Yongjie Liu, Zhaobo Chen, Fengting Zhang, Jiangang Gao, Junmei Cao, Xianchao Chen, Shengquan Zhang, Changping Zhao and Shiqing Gao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:290
  35. The basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) transcription factors (TFs), as one of the largest families of TFs, are essential regulators of plant terpenoid biosynthesis and response to stresses. Lavender has more than 7...

    Authors: Yanmei Dong, Wenying Zhang, Jingrui Li, Di Wang, Hongtong Bai, Hui Li and Lei Shi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:289
  36. Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is an important cereal crop. Increasing grain yield for wheat is always a priority. Due to the complex genome of hexaploid wheat with 21 chromosomes, it is difficult to identify under...

    Authors: Jun Wei, Yu Fang, Hao Jiang, Xing-ting Wu, Jing-hong Zuo, Xian-chun Xia, Jin-quan Li, Benjamin Stich, Hong Cao and Yong-xiu Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:288
  37. To our knowledge, the role of exogenous fluoride (F) on aluminum (Al)-stress mitigation in plants has not been investigated yet. In this experiment, barley (Hordeum vulgaris) seedlings were exposed to excessive ...

    Authors: Mona F. A. Dawood, Md. Tahjib-Ul-Arif, Abdullah Al Mamun Sohag and Arafat Abdel Hamed Abdel Latef
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:287
  38. Temperate maize inbred lines with expired Plant Variety Protection Act certificates (Ex-PVP) are potential sources of desirable alleles for tropical germplasm improvement. Up to now, the usefulness of the Ex-P...

    Authors: Abdoul-Raouf Sayadi Maazou, Melaku Gedil, Victor O. Adetimirin, Wende Mengesha, Silvestro Meseka, Oluyinka Ilesanmi, Paterne A. Agre and Abebe Menkir
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:286
  39. Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas [L.] Lam) is an important food crop, an excellent fodder crop, and a new type of industrial raw material crop. The lack of genomic resources could affect the process of industrializa...

    Authors: Zhijian Yang, Yang Ni, Zebin Lin, Liubin Yang, Guotai Chen, Nuerla Nijiati, Yunzhuo Hu and Xuanyang Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:285
  40. Bread wheat (Triticum aestivum) is a major source of nutrition globally, but yields can be seriously compromised by water limitation. Redistribution of growth between shoots and roots is a common response to drou...

    Authors: Klára Ptošková, Marek Szecówka, Pavel Jaworek, Danuše Tarkowská, Ivan Petřík, Iva Pavlović, Ondřej Novák, Stephen G. Thomas, Andrew L. Phillips and Peter Hedden
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:284
  41. Heterosis is an important biological phenomenon in which the hybrids exceed the parents in many traits. However, the molecular mechanism underlying seedling heterosis remains unclear.

    Authors: Jie Xiong, Kaining Hu, Nesma Shalby, Chenjian Zhuo, Jing Wen, Bin Yi, Jinxiong Shen, Chaozhi Ma, Tingdong Fu and Jinxing Tu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:283
  42. Nitrogen (N) is a major element and fundamental constituent of grain yield. N fertilizer plays an essential role in the roots, shoots, and leaves of crop plants. Here, we obtained two N-sensitive potato cultiv...

    Authors: Heng Guo, Xiuqin Pu, Hao Jia, Yun Zhou, Guangji Ye, Yongzhi Yang, Tiancang Na and Jian Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:282
  43. YrU1 is a nucleotide-binding site (NBS) and leucine-rich repeat (LRR) protein (NLR), with additional ankyrin-repeat and WRKY domains and confers effective resistance to stripe rust fungus Puccinia striiformis f. ...

    Authors: Shenghao Zou, Yansheng Tang, Yang Xu, Jiahao Ji, Yuanyuan Lu, Huanming Wang, Qianqian Li and Dingzhong Tang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:280
  44. Strawberry ripening involves a number of irreversible biochemical reactions that cause sensory changes through accumulation of sugars, acids and other compounds responsible for fruit color and flavor. The proc...

    Authors: Félix Juan Martínez-Rivas, Rosario Blanco-Portales, Francisco Javier Molina-Hidalgo, José Luis Caballero, Leonardo Perez de Souza, Saleh Alseekh, Alisdair R. Fernie, Juan Muñoz-Blanco and Antonio Rodríguez-Franco
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:278
  45. Heilongjiang Province has a long and cold winter season (the minimum temperature can reach -30 ℃), and few winter wheat varieties can safely overwinter. Dongnongdongmai1 (Dn1) is the first winter wheat variety th...

    Authors: Yu Tian, Kankan Peng, Guicheng Lou, Zhipeng Ren, Xianze Sun, Zhengwei Wang, Jinpu Xing, Chunhua Song and Jing Cang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:277

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