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  1. Seed dormancy and germination are key components of plant regeneration strategies. Aconitum barbatum is a plant commonly found in northeast China. Although it has potential for use in gardening and landscaping, i...

    Authors: Lei Zhang, Chaohan Xu, Huina Liu, Qingqing Wu, Jun Tao and Keliang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:350
  2. Breeding rapeseed varieties with more main inflorescence siliques is an idea for developing rapeseed varieties that are suitable for light and simplified cultivation. The Brassica napus exhibited cluster bud of t...

    Authors: Wen Yin Zheng, Zhe Yi Zhu, Abdul Sami, Meng Yuan Sun, Yong Li, Jian Hu, Xing Zhi Qian, Jin Xu Ma, Mei Qi Wang, Yan Yu, Fu Gui Zhang, Ke Jin Zhou and Zong He Zhu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:348

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:364

  3. Conserved polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2) mediates H3K27me3 to direct transcriptional repression and has a key role in cell fate determination and cell differentiation in both animals and plants. PRC2 sub...

    Authors: Tianqing Zhu, Jiwen Hu, Xiaowei Yang, Lisheng Kong, Juanjuan Ling, Junhui Wang and Sanping An
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:347
  4. The solubilization of aluminum ions (Al3+) that results from soil acidity (pH < 5.5) is a limiting factor in oil palm yield. Al can be uptaken by the plant roots affecting DNA replication and cell division and tr...

    Authors: Fernan Santiago Mejia-Alvarado, David Botero-Rozo, Leonardo Araque, Cristihian Bayona, Mariana Herrera-Corzo, Carmenza Montoya, Iván Ayala-Díaz and Hernán Mauricio Romero
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:346
  5. Perilla frutescens is widely used as both a medicine and a food worldwide. Its volatile oils are its active ingredients, and, based on the different volatile constituents, P. frutescens can be divided into severa...

    Authors: Peina Zhou, Yongfang Shao, Zheng Jiang, Jingjie Dang, Cheng Qu and Qinan Wu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:345
  6. Paris yunnanensis (Melanthiaceae) is a traditional Chinese medicinal plant of significant pharmaceutical importance. Due to previous taxonomic confusion, a congeneric species, Paris liiana, has been mistaken for

    Authors: Nian Zhou, Lilei Tang, Pingxuan Xie, Ke Miao, Chengjin Yang, Haiyang Liu and Yunheng Ji
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:344
  7. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is the worldwide major feed crop for livestock. However, forage quality and productivity are reduced by salt stress, which is a common issue in alfalfa-growing regions. The relative salt...

    Authors: YanLing Yin, ShuGao Fan, Shuang Li, Erick Amombo and JinMin Fu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:343
  8. Auxin/indoleacetic acid (AUX/IAA) genes encoding short-lived proteins participate in AUX signaling transduction and play crucial roles in plant growth and development. Although the AUX/IAA gene family has been...

    Authors: Huanwen Xu, Yu Liu, Shengmei Zhang, Deju Shui, Zhewen Xia and Ji Sun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:342
  9. Salvia L. (Lamiaceae) found in almost all countries in temperate and tropical regions. Both S. aegyptiaca L. and S. lanigera Poir. have a rather wide distribution in Egypt (Mediterranean region, Gebel Elba and n...

    Authors: Alyaa Nasr, Israa Yosuf, Zaki Turki and Ann Abozeid
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:340
  10. Waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus (Moq.) Sauer) and Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.) are two dioecious and important weed species in the world that can rapidly evolve herbicide-resistance traits. Un...

    Authors: Lucas K. Bobadilla, Yousoon Baek and Patrick J. Tranel
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:339
  11. Pueraria is a dry root commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine or as food and fodder, and tuberous root expansion is an important agronomic characteristic that influences its yield. However, no specific ...

    Authors: Xiao Xufeng, Hu Yuanfeng, Zhang Ming, Si Shucheng, Zhou Haonan, Zhu Weifeng, Ge Fei, Wu Caijun and Fan Shuying
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:338
  12. Soil salinization is a growing issue that limits agriculture globally. Understanding the mechanism underlying salt tolerance in halophytic grasses can provide new insights into engineering plant salinity toler...

    Authors: Ling Pan, Xu Hu, Li Liao, Tingchen Xu, Quanquan Sun, Minqiang Tang, Zhenbang Chen and Zhiyong Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:337
  13. Weeds are not only economically important but also fascinating models for studying the adaptation of species in human-mediated environments. Aegilops tauschii is the D-genome donor species of common wheat but is ...

    Authors: Die Xie, Ming Hao, Laibin Zhao, Xue Chen, Xuejiao Chen, Bo Jiang, Shunzong Ning, Zhongwei Yuan, Lianquan Zhang, Kai Shu, Yijing Zhang, Dengcai Liu and Peipei Wu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:336
  14. Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is staple food and major source of calories for over 500 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. The crop is also a source of income for smallholder farmers, and has increasing po...

    Authors: Julius K. Baguma, Settumba B Mukasa, Ephraim Nuwamanya, Titus Alicai, Christopher Omongo, Peter T. Hyde, Tim L. Setter, Mildred Ochwo-Ssemakula, William Esuma, Michael Kanaabi, Paula Iragaba, Yona Baguma and Robert S. Kawuki
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:335
  15. Choosing the most compatible and desirable rootstock for Kalamata olive cultivar is an important decision due to the longevity of the orchard and the difficulty rooting of Kalamata cuttings. Therefore, the goa...

    Authors: Ahmed AbdelHady Rashedy and Hamed Hosni Hamed
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:334
  16. Plant height (PH) and spike compactness (SC) are important agronomic traits that affect yield improvement in wheat crops. The identification of the loci or genes responsible for these traits is thus of great i...

    Authors: Chunyun Zhou, Hongchun Xiong, Meiyu Fu, Huijun Guo, Linshu Zhao, Yongdun Xie, Jiayu Gu, Shirong Zhao, Yuping Ding, Yuting Li, Xuejun Li and Luxiang Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:333
  17. Bacterial leaf blight (BLB) is a highly destructive disease, causing significant yield losses in rice (Oryza sativa). Genetic variation is contemplated as the most effective measure for inducing resistance in pla...

    Authors: Xiaozhi Ma, Manshan Zhu, Wuge Liu, Jinhua Li, Yilong Liao, Dilin Liu, Mengya Jin, Chongyun Fu and Feng Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:332
  18. Floral nectar is the most common reward flowers offered to pollinators. The quality and quantity of nectar produced by a plant species provide a key to understanding its interactions with pollinators and predi...

    Authors: Hai-Ping Zhang, Shi-Jia Wen, Hong Wang and Zong-Xin Ren
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:331
  19. Flooding is among the most severe abiotic stresses in plant growth and development. The mechanism of submergence tolerance of cotton in response to submergence stress is unknown.

    Authors: Liangqing Sun, Junjuan Wang, Yupeng Cui, Ruifeng Cui, Ruiqing Kang, Yuexin Zhang, Shuai Wang, Lanjie Zhao, Delong Wang, Xuke Lu, Yapeng Fan, Mingge Han, Chao Chen, Xiugui Chen, Lixue Guo and Wuwei Ye
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:330
  20. Most nanoparticles (NPs) have a significant impact on the structure and function of the plant photosynthetic apparatus. However, their spectrum of action varies significantly, from beneficial stimulation to to...

    Authors: Andrzej Kalisz, Andrzej Kornaś, Andrzej Skoczowski, Jakub Oliwa, Rita Jurkow, Joanna Gil, Agnieszka Sękara, Andrzej Sałata and Gianluca Caruso
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:329
  21. New vegetable production systems, such as vertical farming, but also well-established in-door production methods led to the implementation of light emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs are the most important light sou...

    Authors: Katja Frede, Sara Winkelmann, Linda Busse and Susanne Baldermann
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:328
  22. Valine-glutamine (VQ) proteins are non-specific plant proteins that have a highly conserved motif: FxxhVQxhTG. These proteins are involved in the development of various plant organs such as seeds, hypocotyls, ...

    Authors: Yujiao Wang, Xianyong Lu, Yuhua Fu, Hongjuan Wang, Chun Yu, Jiasong Chu, Benli Jiang and Jiabao Zhu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:327
  23. Drought is one of the most important wheat production limiting factor, and can lead to severe yield losses. This study was designed to examine the effect of drought stress on wheat physiology and morphology un...

    Authors: Iftikhar Ali, Saeed Anwar, Ahmad Ali, Zahid Ullah, Dalal Nasser Binjawhar, Hassan Sher, Usama K. Abdel-Hameed, Muhammad Aamir Khan, Khawar Majeed and Mariusz Jaremko
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:326
  24. To establish an indirect regeneration protocol in Ficus lyrata, a three-phase experiment (callus induction, morphogenic callus induction, and plant regeneration) based on auxin, cytokinin, and nitric oxide intera...

    Authors: Ruhollah Abdolinejad and Mohamadreza Salehi Salmi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:325
  25. Wild fenugreek (Trigonella monantha), a multi-purpose annual plant, has traditionally been used as a food, forage, and medicinal plant. However, the knowledge of the diversity of its chemical characteristics is l...

    Authors: Neda Esamaeilinejad Hasaroeih, Farangis Ghanavati, Foad Moradi, Jahangir Abbasi Kohpalkani and Majid Rahimizadeh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:324
  26. During domestication and subsequent improvement plants were subjected to intensive positive selection for desirable traits. Identification of selection targets is important with respect to the future targeted ...

    Authors: Anna Hawliczek, Ewa Borzęcka, Katarzyna Tofil, Nikolaos Alachiotis, Leszek Bolibok, Piotr Gawroński, Dörthe Siekmann, Bernd Hackauf, Roman Dušinský, Miroslav Švec and Hanna Bolibok-Brągoszewska
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:323
  27. Understanding biodiversity patterns and their underlying mechanisms is of interest to ecologists, biogeographers and conservationists and is critically important for conservation efforts. The Indo-Burma hotspo...

    Authors: Jian-Feng Huang, Shu-Qiong Li, Rui Xu and Yan-Qiong Peng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:321
  28. The fig (Ficus carica L.) tree has high economic value. However, its fruit have a short shelf life due to rapid softening. Polygalacturonases (PGs) are essential hydrolases, responsible for the pectin degradation...

    Authors: Yuan Wang, Zhiyi Fan, Yanlei Zhai, Hantang Huang, Alexander Vainstein and Huiqin Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:320
  29. Deep rooting is an important factor affecting rice drought resistance. However, few genes have been identified to control this trait in rice. Previously, we identified several candidate genes by QTL mapping of...

    Authors: Kai Xu, Qiaojun Lou, Di Wang, Tiemei Li, Shoujun Chen, Tianfei Li, Lijun Luo and Liang Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:319
  30. The genus Rosa (Rosaceae) contains approximately 200 species, most of which have high ecological and economic values. Chloroplast genome sequences are important for studying species differentiation, phylogeny, an...

    Authors: Chengwen Gao, Teng Li, Xia Zhao, Chuanhong Wu, Qian Zhang, Xiangzhong Zhao, Mingxuan Wu, Yihong Lian and Zhiqiang Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:318
  31. Understanding genetic diversity is a core issue in conservation genetics. However, previous genetic diversity evaluations of narrowly distributed species have rarely used closely related widespread species as ...

    Authors: Xianliang Zhu, Jianmin Tang, Haidu Jiang, Yishan Yang, Zongyou Chen, Rong Zou, Aizhu Xu, Yajin Luo, Zhenhai Deng, Xiao Wei and Shengfeng Chai
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:317
  32. With the rising demand for new cultivars of carnation, efficient transformation protocols are needed to enable the bioengineering of new traits. Here, we established a novel and efficient Agrobacterium-mediated t...

    Authors: Omid Aalami, Pejman Azadi, Hanieh Hadizadeh, H. Dayton Wilde, Zahra Karimian, Hossein Nemati and Leila Samiei
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:316
  33. Southeast Europe (SEE) is a very important maize-growing region, comparable to the Corn belt region of the United States, with similar dent germplasm (dent by dent hybrids). Historically, this region has under...

    Authors: Vlatko Galić, Violeta Anđelković, Natalija Kravić, Nikola Grčić, Tatjana Ledenčan, Antun Jambrović, Zvonimir Zdunić, Stéphane Nicolas, Alain Charcosset, Zlatko Šatović and Domagoj Šimić
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:315
  34. Environmental factors difference is the key factor for the difference in the production, transformation and accumulation of effective components in plants. UPLC-MS/MS and multivariate statistical methods were ...

    Authors: Tao Zheng, Hai-tao Zeng, Bing-yin Sun and Shu-ming Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:313
  35. Chrysanthemum Fusarium wilt is a common fungal disease caused by Fusarium oxysporum, which causes continuous cropping obstacles and huge losses to the chrysanthemum industry. The defense mechanism of chrysanthemu...

    Authors: Weihao Miao, Yanrong Yang, Mengtong Wu, Gan huang, Lijiao Ge, Ye Liu, Zhiyong Guan, Sumei Chen, Weimin Fang, Fadi Chen and Shuang Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:312
  36. Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) is the basis of heterosis exploitation. CMS has been used to hybrid production in cotton, but its molecular mechanism remains unclear. CMS is associated with advanced or delaye...

    Authors: Jinlong Zhang, Li Zhang, Dong Liang, Yujie Yang, Biao Geng, Panpan Jing, Yunfang Qu and Jinling Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:311
  37. Abscisic acid (ABA) receptor pyrabactin resistance 1/PYR1-like/regulatory components of ABA receptor proteins (PYR/PYL/RCARs) have been demonstrated to play pivotal roles in ABA signaling and in response to di...

    Authors: Yibin Wang, Gaofeng Zhang, Huimin Zhou, Shanshan Yin, Yunxiang Li, Caixia Ma, Pengyun Chen, Lirong Sun and Fushun Hao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:310
  38. Salinity, a severe worldwide issue, compromises the economic production of medicinal plants including mints and causes drug-yield decline. γ-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a tolerance-inducing signaling bio-molec...

    Authors: Hosein Ahmadi, Habib Farhadi, Mohammad Reza Morshedloo and Filippo Maggi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:309
  39. Lavender (genus Lavandula, family Lamiaceae) is an aromatic plant widely grown as an ornamental plant. The chemical composition of lavender is characterized by monoterpenoids, sesquiterpenoids, and other compound...

    Authors: Yanan Zhang, Di Wang, Hui Li, Hongtong Bai, Meiyu Sun and Lei Shi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:307
  40. Overaccumulation of chloride (Cl) when plants suffer NaCl causes cell damage and death, and is regulated by Cl channel protein (CLC). Apple roots are very sensitive to Cl, but information associated with CLC is...

    Authors: Jianfei Song, Mengyuan Han, Xiaoyue Zhu, Huan Li, Yuansheng Ning, Weiwei Zhang and Hongqiang Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:306
  41. The base editors can introduce point mutations accurately without causing double-stranded DNA breaks or requiring donor DNA templates. Previously, cytosine base editors (CBEs) containing different deaminases a...

    Authors: Juan Luo, Muhammad Abid, Jing Tu, Xinxia Cai, Yi Zhang, Puxin Gao and Hongwen Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:305
  42. Powdery Mildew of Grapevine belongs to the major diseases in viticulture and requires intensive use of fungicides. Genetic introgression of resistance factors from wild grapes from North America and, recently,...

    Authors: Xinshuang Ge, Birgit Hetzer, Christine Tisch, Andreas Kortekamp and Peter Nick
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:304
  43. Ceratostigma, a genus in the Plumbaginaceae, is an ecologically dominant group of shrubs, subshrub and herb mainly distributed in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and North China. Ceratostigma has been the focal group in se...

    Authors: Yu-Juan Zhao, Jian Liu, Gen-Shen Yin and Xun Gong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:303
  44. Heat stress poses a threat to plants in arid and semiarid regions, leading to soil salinization and plant mortality. Researchers are exploring remedies to alleviate these effects, including using gibberellic a...

    Authors: Xueping Zhang, Mingjun Ma, Chengcheng Wu, Shoucheng Huang and Subhan Danish
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:302
  45. Medicago sativa is the most important forage world widely, and is characterized by high quality and large biomass. While abiotic factors such as salt stress can negatively impact the growth and productivity of al...

    Authors: Mingxiao Zhang, Shangqian Qin, Jianping Yan, Lin Li, Mingzhi Xu, Yanrong Liu and Wanjun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:301
  46. 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

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