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  1. The structural basis of chloroplast and the regulation of chloroplast biogenesis remain largely unknown in maize. Gene mutations in these pathways have been linked to the abnormal leaf color phenotype observed...

    Authors: Guoqi Yao, Hua Zhang, Bingying Leng, Bing Cao, Juan Shan, Zhenwei Yan, Haiying Guan, Wen Cheng, Xia Liu and Chunhua Mu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:360
  2. Lysimachia L., the second largest genus within the subfamily Myrsinoideae of Primulaceae, comprises approximately 250 species worldwide. China is the species diversity center of Lysimachia, containing approximate...

    Authors: Tong-Jian Liu, Shu-Yan Zhang, Lei Wei, Wei Lin, Hai-Fei Yan, Gang Hao and Xue-Jun Ge
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:359
  3. GLutamate Receptor-like (GLR) channels are multimeric, ionotropic, ligand-gated plant transmembrane receptors. They are homologous to mammalian glutamate receptors, iGLuRs, which are critical to neuronal funct...

    Authors: Weronika Krzeszowiec, Aleksandra Lewandowska, Jan Jakub Lyczakowski, Kateryna Bebko, Sandra S. Scholz and Halina Gabryś
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:358
  4. Yam (Dioscorea spp.) is multiple species with various ploidy level and considered as cash crop in many producing areas. Selection based phenotyping for yield and its related traits such as mosaic virus and anthra...

    Authors: I.I. Adejumobi, Paterne A. Agre, A.S. Adewumi, T.E. Shonde, I.M. Cipriano, J.L. Komoy, J.G. Adheka and D.O. Onautshu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:357
  5. Fragaria nilgerrensis (FN) provides a rich source of genetic variations for strawberry germplasm innovation. The color of strawberry fruits is a key factor affecting consumer preferences. However, the genetic bas...

    Authors: Aihua Wang, Hongye Ma, Xingtao Zhang, Baohui Zhang and Fei Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:356
  6. China is the largest producer of sweet potato in the world, accounting for 57.0% of the global output. Germplasm resources are the basis for promoting innovations in the seed industry and ensuring food securit...

    Authors: Zhongxia Luo, Zhufang Yao, Yiling Yang, Zhangying Wang, Hongda Zou, Xiongjian Zhang, Jingyi Chen, Boping Fang and Lifei Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:355
  7. The APETALA 2/ ethylene-responsive element binding factors (AP2/ERF), are thought to be associated with plant abiotic stress response, and involved in some plant hormone signaling pathways. Trichosanthes kirilowi...

    Authors: Rui Xiong, Zhuannan Chu, Xingxing Peng, Guangsheng Cui, Weiwen Li and Ling Dong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:354
  8. Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is a major cereal crop that is grown worldwide, and it is highly dependent on sufficient N supply. The molecular mechanisms associated with nitrate uptake and assimilation are still p...

    Authors: Qing-Yan Deng, Jiang-Tao Luo, Jian-Min Zheng, Wen-Fang Tan, Zong-Jun Pu and Fang Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:353
  9. Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni is a valuable medicinal plant and an essential source of natural sweetener, steviol glycosides (SGs), with rebaudioside A (RA) being one of the main components of SGs. bHLH transcription...

    Authors: Yuping Li, Yuan Qiu, Xin Xu and Ming Luo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:352
  10. Light spectra have been demonstrated to result in different levels of comfort or stress, which affect plant growth and the availability of health-promoting compounds in ways that sometimes contradict one anoth...

    Authors: Sopanat Sawatdee, Teeraya Jarunglumlert, Prasert Pavasant, Yasuko Sakihama, Adrian E. Flood and Chattip Prommuak
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:351
  11. 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
  12. DFR is a crucial structural gene in plant flavonoid and polyphenol metabolism, and DFR knockout (DFR-KO) plants may have increased biomass accumulation. It is uncertain whether DFR-KO has comparable effects in to...

    Authors: Jiarui Jiang, Haitao Huang, Qian Gao, Yong Li, Haiying Xiang, Wanli Zeng, Li Xu, Xin Liu, Jing Li, Qili Mi, Lele Deng, Wenwu Yang, Jianduo Zhang, Guangyu Yang and Xuemei Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:349
  13. 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

  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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

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