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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Phytoplasmas are obligate cell wall-less prokaryotic bacteria that primarily multiply in plant phloem tissue. Jujube witches’ broom (JWB) associated with phytoplasma is a destructive disease of jujube (Ziziphus j...

    Authors: Chaoling Xue, Yao Zhang, Hongtai Li, Zhiguo Liu, Weilin Gao, Mengjun Liu, Huibin Wang, Ping Liu and Jin Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:251
  7. Fatty acid desaturases (FADs) are involved in regulating plant fatty acid composition by adding double bonds to growing hydrocarbon chain. Apart from regulating fatty acid composition FADs are of great importanc...

    Authors: Nabeel Shaheen, Uzair Muhammad Khan, Ayesha Farooq, Ummul Buneen Zafar, Sultan Habibullah Khan, Shakeel Ahmad, Muhammad Tehseen Azhar, Rana Muhammad Atif, Iqrar Ahmad Rana and Hyojin Seo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:250
  8. 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
  9. Histone modification is an important epigenetic regulatory mechanism and essential for stress adaptation in plants. However, systematic analysis of histone modification genes (HMs) in Brassicaceae species is lack...

    Authors: Lin-Lin Hu, Li-Wei Zheng, Xin-Lei Zhu, Sheng-Jie Ma, Kai-Yan Zhang, Ying-Peng Hua and Jin-Yong Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:248
  10. The disruption of seed dormancy is a complicated process and is controlled by various factors. Among these factors, membrane lipids and plant hormones are two of the most important ones. Paris polyphylla is an im...

    Authors: Guowei Zheng, Wenchun Li, Shunzhen Zhang, Qi Mi, Wenxiu Luo, Yanli Zhao, Xiangshi Qin, Weijiao Li, Shibiao Pu and Furong Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:247
  11. The required amounts of chemical fertilizers (NPK) are determined by plant yield, and product quality is given less consideration. The use of PGPRs is an environmentally friendly approach that, in addition to ...

    Authors: Elham Orouji, Mohammad Fathi Ghare baba, Akram Sadeghi, Shahrokh Gharanjik and Parisa Koobaz
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:246
  12. Cotton is an important industrial crop and a pioneer crop for saline-alkali land restoration. However, the molecular mechanism underlying the cotton response to salt is not completely understood.

    Authors: Mingge Han, Ruifeng Cui, Delong Wang, Hui Huang, Cun Rui, Waqar Afzal Malik, Jing Wang, Hong Zhang, Nan Xu, Xiaoyu Liu, Yuqian Lei, Tiantian Jiang, Liangqing Sun, Kesong Ni, Yapeng Fan, Yuexin Zhang…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:245
  13. The growth of rice is reduced by the slow decomposition of accumulated straw, which competes with rice for soil nitrogen nutrient. In recent year, straw-decomposing inoculants (SDIs) that can accelerate straw ...

    Authors: Wei Liu, Jichao Tang, Dahong Zhang, Xun Jiang, Bilin Lu and Wenjia Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:244
  14. Paeonia holds considerable value in medicinal, ornamental horticultural, and edible oil industries, but the incomplete state of phylogenetic research in this genus poses a challenge to the effective conservation ...

    Authors: Qihang Chen, Le Chen, Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva and Xiaonan Yu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:243
  15. Ophiopogon japonicus, mainly planted in Sichuan (CMD) and Zhejiang (ZMD) province in China, has a lengthy cultivation history. During the long period of domestication, the genetic diversity of cultivated O. japon...

    Authors: Lu-ying Zhao, Yu-ling Liu, Yi Shen, Qiao-yan Zhang, Sha Liu, Qiu-ru Ren, Lu-ping Qin and Yi-qi Sun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:242
  16. The biochemical makeup of grape berries at harvest is essential for wine quality and depends on a fine transcriptional regulation occurring during berry development. In this study, we conducted a comprehensive...

    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 23:241

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  17. Metal tolerance proteins (MTPs) as Me2+/H+(K+) antiporters participate in the transport of divalent cations, leading to heavy metal stress resistance and mineral utilization in plants. In the present study, to ob...

    Authors: Zahra Shirazi, Fatemeh Khakdan, Fariba Rafiei, Mahdi Yahyazadeh Balalami and Mojtaba Ranjbar
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:240
  18. Aphis gossypii, a strictly phloemophagaous aphid, colonize hundreds of plant families, and a group of clones formed a cucurbit-specialised host-race. Cucurbits are unique in having evolved a specific extra-fascic...

    Authors: Pierre Sadon, Marie-Noëlle Corre, Raphael Lugan and Nathalie Boissot
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:239
  19. Tuber bruising in tetraploid potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) is a trait of economic importance, as it affects tubers’ fitness for sale. Understanding the genetic components affecting tuber bruising is a key step in ...

    Authors: Olivia Angelin-Bonnet, Susan Thomson, Matthieu Vignes, Patrick J. Biggs, Katrina Monaghan, Rebecca Bloomer, Kathryn Wright and Samantha Baldwin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:238
  20. Weeds reduce wheat yields in dryland farming systems. Herbicides such as metribuzin are commonly used to control weeds. However, wheat has a narrow safety margin against metribuzin. Standing crops such as whea...

    Authors: Rudra Bhattarai, Hui Liu, Kadambot H.M. Siddique and Guijun Yan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:237
  21. Identification of the motifs bound by a transcription factor (TF) is important to reveal the function of TF. Previously, we built a transcription factor centered yeast one hybrid (TF-Centered Y1H) that could i...

    Authors: Wang Jingwen, Wang Jingxin, Zhu Ye, Zhu Yan, Liu Caozhi, Chen Yanyu, Zeng Fanli, Chen Su and Wang Yucheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:236
  22. Rosa rugosa is a shrub that originated in China and has economic and ecological value. However, during the development of R. rugosa, the genetic background was chaotic, and the genetic structure among different w...

    Authors: Fengqi Zang, Yan Ma, Qichao Wu, Xiaolong Tu, Xiaoman Xie, Ping Huang, Boqiang Tong, Yongqi Zheng and Dekui Zang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:235
  23. In this study, the ecological conditions of the natural habitat of Lemna minuta Kunth in Morocco were investigated, and the impact of five synthetic growth media (Murashige-Skoog (MS), Schenk-Hildebrand (SH), Hoa...

    Authors: Abdellah Maissour, Mohammed Bouqadida, Hanane Oualili, Redouane El Omari, Malika Belfaiza and Kacem Makroum
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:234
  24. Flavanone 3-hydroxylase (F3H), a key enzyme in the flavonoid biosynthetic pathway, plays an important role in the regulation of flavonols and anthocyanidins accumulation. Citrus fruit is a rich source of flavo...

    Authors: Gang Ma, Lancui Zhang, Risa Yamamoto, Nami Kojima, Masaki Yahata and Masaya Kato
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:233
  25. Temporally heterogeneous environments is hypothesized to correlate with greater plasticity of plants, which has rarely been supported by direct evidence. To address this issue, we subjected three species from ...

    Authors: Deng Wang, Shu Wang, Li-Xia Li, Ye-She Wang, Ke-Nian Ling-Hu and Jia-Xing Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:232
  26. Peach (Prunus persica L. Batsch) is one of the most popular fruits worldwide. Although the reference genome of ‘Lovell’ peach has been released, the diversity of genome-level variations cannot be explored with on...

    Authors: Miao Li, Jian Li, Peixian Nie, Guixiang Li, Wei Liu, Qingtao Gong, Xiaomin Dong, Xiaolan Gao, Wenyu Chen and Anning Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:230
  27. Moth bean (Vigna aconitifolia) is an underutilized, protein-rich legume that is grown in arid and semi-arid areas of south Asia and is highly resistant to abiotic stresses such as heat and drought. Despite its ec...

    Authors: Arvind Kumar Yadav, Chandan Kumar Singh, Rajwant K. Kalia, Shikha Mittal, Dhammaprakash P. Wankhede, Rajesh K. Kakani, Shraddha Ujjainwal, Aakash, Ankit Saroha, N. S. Nathawat, Reena Rani, Pooja Panchariya, Manoj Choudhary, Kantilal Solanki, K. K. Chaturvedi, Sunil Archak…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:228
  28. Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is widely planted in tropical and several subtropical regions in which drought, high temperatures, and other abiotic stresses occur. Metallothionein (MT) is a group of conjugate...

    Authors: Yanyan Ma, Maofu Xue, Xiaofei Zhang and Songbi Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:227
  29. Continuous cropping is a significant obstacle to sustainable development in the pea (Pisum sativum L.) industry, but the underlying mechanisms of this remain unclear. In this study, we used 16 S rDNA sequencing, ...

    Authors: Lei Ma, Shaoying Ma, Guiping Chen, Xu Lu, Ruonan Wei, Ling Xu, Xiaojie Feng, Xiaoming Yang, Qiang Chai, Xucheng Zhang and Sheng Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:226
  30. Selenium (Se) deficiency causes a series of health disorders in humans, and Se concentrations in the edible parts of crops can be improved by altering exogenous Se species. However, the uptake, transport, subc...

    Authors: Caixia Hu, Zhaojun Nie, Huazhong Shi, Hongyu Peng, Guangxin Li, Haiyang Liu, Chang Li and Hongen Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:224
  31. Foxtail millet (Setaria italica) harbors the small diploid genome (~ 450 Mb) and shows the high inbreeding rate and close relationship to several major foods, feed, fuel and bioenergy grasses. Previously, we crea...

    Authors: Xukai Li, Siyu Hou, Mengmeng Feng, Rui Xia, Jiawei Li, Sha Tang, Yuanhuai Han, Jianhua Gao and Xingchun Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:223
  32. Sunflower is an important ornamental plant, which can be used for fresh cut flowers and potted plants. Plant architecture regulation is an important agronomic operation in its cultivation and production. As an...

    Authors: Yu Wu, Jianbin Zhang, Chaoqun Li, Xinyi Deng, Tian Wang and Lili Dong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:222
  33. The evergreen broadleaved forest (EBLF) is an iconic vegetation type of East Asia, and it contributes fundamentally to biodiversity-based ecosystem functioning and services. However, the native habitat of EBLF...

    Authors: Chengchuan Zhou, Shiqi Xia, Qiang Wen, Ying Song, Quanquan Jia, Tian Wang, Liting Liu and Tianlin Ouyang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:220
  34. Doubled haploid technology offers the fastest route of inbred line development by rapidly fixing the desirable combinations in a single year. However, the differential response of haploid induction to genetic ...

    Authors: Harjot Kaur, Mohammed Kyum, Surinder Sandhu, Gagandeep Singh and Priti Sharma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:219
  35. Avena longiglumis Durieu (2n = 2x = 14) is a wild relative of cultivated oat (Avena sativa, 2n = 6x = 42) with good agronomic and nutritional traits. The plant mitochondrial genome has a complex organization and ...

    Authors: Qing Liu, Hongyu Yuan, Jiaxin Xu, Dongli Cui, Gui Xiong, Trude Schwarzacher and John Seymour Heslop-Harrison
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:218
  36. The microbial biodiversity and the role of microorganisms in the fermentation of washed coffee in Colombia were investigated using the Bourbon and Castillo coffee varieties. DNA sequencing was used to evaluate...

    Authors: Andrés Felipe Solis Pino, Zuly Yuliana Delgado Espinosa and Efren Venancio Ramos Cabrera
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:217
  37. Drought has become a major environmental problem affecting crop production. Members of the WRKY family play important roles in plant development and stress responses. However, their roles in mint have been bar...

    Authors: Yang Bai, Ting Zhang, Xiaowei Zheng, Bingxuan Li, Xiwu Qi, Yu Xu, Li Li and Chengyuan Liang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:216
  38. Melatonin is considered to be a polyfunctional master regulator in animals and higher plants. Exogenous melatonin inhibits plant infection by multiple diseases; however, the role of melatonin in Cucumber green mo...

    Authors: Ling-Ling Yang, Qing-Lun Li, Xiao-Yu Han, Xing-Lin Jiang, He Wang, Ya-Juan Shi, Lin-Lin Chen, Hong-Lian Li, Yi-Qing Liu, Xue Yang and Yan Shi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:215
  39. BRASSINAZOLE-RESISTANT (BZR) is a class of specific transcription factor (TFs) involved in brassinosteroid (BR) signal transduction. The regulatory mechanism of target genes mediated by BZR has become one of t...

    Authors: Shilei Luo, Guobin Zhang, Zeyu Zhang, Zilong Wan, Zeci Liu, Jian Lv and Jihua Yu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:214
  40. In many regions of the world, K is being depleted from soils due to agricultural intensification a lack of accessibility, and the high cost of K. Thus, there is an urgent need for a sustainable strategy for cr...

    Authors: Milton G. Costa, Renato de M. Prado, Marcilene M. Santos Sarah, Jonas P. Souza Júnior and Antonia Erica S. de Souza
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:213
  41. Tartary buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum) is an important food and medicine crop plant, which has been cultivated for 4000 years. A nuclear genome has been generated for this species, while an intraspecific pan-pla...

    Authors: Jiawei Zhou, Wenchuang He, Jie Wang, Xuezhu Liao, Kunli Xiang, Mingchuan Ma, Zhang Liu, Yongyao Li, Luke R. Tembrock, Zhiqiang Wu and Longlong Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:212
  42. Grafting is a horticultural practice used widely across woody perennial crop species to fuse together the root and shoot system of two distinct genotypes, the rootstock and the scion, combining beneficial trai...

    Authors: Zachary N. Harris, Julia E. Pratt, Laszlo G. Kovacs, Laura L. Klein, Misha T. Kwasniewski, Jason P. Londo, Angela S. Wu and Allison J. Miller
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:211
  43. The floral volatile profile of Petunia x hybrida ‘Mitchell diploid’ (MD) is dominated by phenylpropanoids, many of which are derived from p-coumaric acid. However, the downstream processes involved in the product...

    Authors: Joo Young Kim, Keun Ho Cho, Shea A. Keene and Thomas A. Colquhoun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:210
  44. Genes with valine glutamine (VQ) motifs play an essential role in plant growth, development, and resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses. However, little information on the VQ genes in sweetpotato and other Ipo...

    Authors: Zengzhi Si, Lianjun Wang, Zhixin Ji, Yake Qiao, Kai Zhang and Jinling Han
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:209
  45. Artemisia is important medicinal plants in China and are widely used in medicine, agriculture, and food. Pharmacologically active components of the plants remain to be investigated.

    Authors: Xinyu Liu, Renzengwangdui, Shiyu Tang, Yiru Zhu, Meng Wang, Binqian Cao, Jinglong Wang, Baoyu Zhao and Hao Lu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:208
  46. Asparagus officinalis L. is a worldwide cultivated vegetable enrichened in both nutrient and steroidal saponins with multiple pharmacological activities. The upstream biosynthetic pathway of steroidal saponins (U...

    Authors: Qin Cheng, Liangqin Zeng, Hao Wen, Sylvia E. Brown, He Wu, Xingyu Li, Chun Lin, Zhengjie Liu and Zichao Mao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:207

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