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  1. Grafting is widely used as an important agronomic approach to deal with environmental stresses. However, the molecular mechanism of grafted tomato scions in response to biotic stress and growth regulation has ...

    Authors: Ce Liu, Yanhong Jia, Lixia He, Hui Li, Jian Song, Lizhu Ji and Chunguo Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:130
  2. Zinc (Zn) and nickel (Ni) are nutrients that are crucial for plant growth; however, when they are present at higher concentrations, they can cause toxicity in plants. The present study aimed to isolate plant g...

    Authors: Asim Shahzad, Uzma Aslam, Shazia Ferdous, Mingzhou Qin, Anam Siddique, Motsim Billah, Muhammad Naeem, Zahid Mahmood and Sadaf Kayani
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:125
  3. Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is one of the globally important staple food crops, and yield-related traits are prerequisites for improved breeding efficiency in rice. Here, we used six different genome-wide association ...

    Authors: Supriya Sachdeva, Rakesh Singh, Avantika Maurya, Vikas K Singh, Uma Maheshwar Singh, Arvind Kumar and Gyanendra Pratap Singh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:124
  4. Understanding the molecular processes and hormonal signals that govern root growth is of paramount importance for effective forest management. While Arabidopsis studies have shed light on the role of the prima...

    Authors: Paulina Kościelniak, Paulina Glazińska, Jacek Kęsy, Joanna Mucha and Marcin Zadworny
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:123
  5. Prohexadione-Calcium (Pro-Ca) plays key roles in improving fruit quality and yield by regulating various aspects of plant growth. However, the effects of how Pro-Ca regulates the regulation of sugar and acid b...

    Authors: Dou Li, Jiangshan Yang, Zibo Dai, Yajuan Chen, Zhang Shao, Chunheng Wang, Xin Jin, Yuhang Wang and Lidan Feng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:122
  6. The primary challenge in the cut flower industry, specifically in the postharvest phase, is the short vase life of flowers. This issue, along with early leaf yellowing and perianth abscission, significantly di...

    Authors: Hanifeh Seyed Hajizadeh, Somayeh Bayrami Aghdam, Hadi Fakhrghazi, Sinem Karakus and Ozkan Kaya
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:121
  7. Plants have acquired a repertoire of mechanisms to combat biotic stressors, which may vary depending on the feeding strategies of herbivores and the plant species. Hormonal regulation crucially modulates this ...

    Authors: Álvaro Montesinos, Soledad Sacristán, Palmira del Prado-Polonio, Ana Arnaiz, Sandra Díaz-González, Isabel Diaz and M. Estrella Santamaria
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:120
  8. Symbiotic Methylobacterium comprise a significant portion of the phyllospheric microbiome, and are known to benefit host plant growth, development, and confer tolerance to stress factors. The near ubiquitous use ...

    Authors: Daniel Palberg, Emma Kaszecki, Chetan Dhanjal, Anna Kisiała, Erin N. Morrison, Naomi Stock and R. J. Neil Emery
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:119
  9. Spot blotch is a serious foliar disease of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) plants caused by Bipolaris sorokiniana, which is a hemibiotrophic ascomycete that has a global impact on productivity. Some Trichoderma spp. ...

    Authors: Rabab A. Metwally, Shereen A. Soliman, Hanan Abdalla and Reda E. Abdelhameed
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:118
  10. In paddy fields, the noxious weed barnyard grass secretes 2,4-dihydroxy-7-methoxy-2H-1,4-benzoxazin-3(4H)-one (DIMBOA) to interfere with rice growth. Rice is unable to synthesize DIMBOA. Rice cultivars with high ...

    Authors: Huabin Zhang, Dan Mu, Yushan Li, Xilin Li, Xue Yan, Ke Li, Yanyang Jiao, Jiayu Li, Hongmei Lin, Wenxiong Lin and Changxun Fang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:117
  11. Water deficit stress is one of the most significant environmental abiotic factors influencing plant growth and metabolism globally. Recently, encouraging outcomes for the use of nanomaterials in agriculture ha...

    Authors: Seyede Zahra Ahmadi, Bahman Zahedi, Mansour Ghorbanpour and Hasan Mumivand
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:116
  12. Chromium (Cr) stress significantly hinders crop production by disrupting nutrient uptake, impairing plant growth, and contaminating soil, posing a substantial threat to agricultural sustainability. The use of ...

    Authors: Uzma Younis, Subhan Danish, Rahul Datta, Tahani Awad Alahmadi and Mohammad Javed Ansari
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:115
  13. The small YABBY plant-specific transcription factor has a prominent role in regulating plant growth progress and responding to abiotic stress.

    Authors: Weiwei Wang, Jiayang Ma, Hanxi Liu, Zhulin Wang, Rui Nan, Tao Zhong, Mengyu Sun, Shaoyu Wang, Yaxin Yao, Fengli Sun, Chao Zhang and Yajun Xi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:114
  14. The WRKY gene family is one of the largest families of transcription factors in higher plants, and WRKY transcription factors play important roles in plant growth and development as well as in response to abiotic...

    Authors: Ruiqi Xiong, Zhonghua Peng, Hui Zhou, Guoxing Xue, Ailing He, Xin Yao, Wenfeng Weng, Weijiao Wu, Chao Ma, Qing Bai and Jingjun Ruan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:113

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:141

  15. Owing to the uniqueness of quantum dots (QDs) as a potential nanomaterial for agricultural application, hence in the present study, titanium dioxide quantum dots (TiO2 QDs) were successfully synthesized via sol-g...

    Authors: Reda E. Abdelhameed, Hanan Abdalla and Manar A. Ibrahim
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:112
  16. The ephemeral flora of northern Xinjiang, China, plays an important role in the desert ecosystems. However, the evolutionary history of this flora remains unclear. To gain new insights into its origin and evol...

    Authors: Tian-Wen Xiao, Feng Song, Duc Quy Vu, Ying Feng and Xue-Jun Ge
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:111
  17. The utilization of Trichoderma longibrachiatum filtrate as a safe biocontrol method for producing zinc nanoparticles is a promising approach for managing pests and diseases in agricultural crops. The identificati...

    Authors: Rehab Y. Ghareeb, Elsayed B. Belal, Nagwa M. M. El-Khateeb and Basma A. Shreef
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:110
  18. The color of endopleura is a vital factor in determining the economic value and aesthetics appeal of nut. Walnuts (Juglans) are a key source of edible nuts, high in proteins, amino acids, lipids, carbohydrates. W...

    Authors: Hengzhao Liu, Huijuan Zhou, Hang Ye, Fangdong Gen, Mengfan Lei, Jinhan Li, Wenjun Wei, Zhanlin Liu, Na Hou and Peng Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:109
  19. Soil pollution with heavy metals has grown to be a big hassle, leading to the loss in farming production particularly in developing countries like Pakistan, where no proper channel is present for irrigation an...

    Authors: Fazal Amin, Arwa Abdulkreem AL-Huqail, Sami Ullah, Muhammad Nauman Khan, Alevcan Kaplan, Baber Ali, Majid Iqbal, Fahmy Gad Elsaid, Sezai Ercisli, Tabarak Malik, Sami Asir Al-Robai and Amany H. A. Abeed
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:108

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:153

  20. Rye (Secale cereale L.) is a cereal crop highly tolerant to environmental stresses, including abiotic and biotic stresses (e.g., fungal diseases). Among these fungal diseases, leaf rust (LR) is a major threat to ...

    Authors: T. Krępski, A. Piasecka, M. Święcicka, M. Kańczurzewska, A. Sawikowska, M. Dmochowska-Boguta, M. Rakoczy-Trojanowska and M. Matuszkiewicz
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:107
  21. The genus Libanotis Haller ex Zinn, nom. cons., a contentious member of Apiaceae, encompasses numerous economically and medicinally significant plants, comprising approximately 30 species distributed across Euras...

    Authors: Li-Jia Liu, Chang-Kun Liu, Jing Cai, Jiao-Jiao Deng, Xing‑Jin He and Song‑Dong Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:106
  22. Nitrogen (N) metabolism-related key genes and conserved amino acid sites in key enzymes play a crucial role in improving N use efficiency (NUE) under N stress. However, it is not clearly known about the molecu...

    Authors: Zhu Cun, Xia Li, Jin-Yan Zhang, Jie Hong, Li-Lin Gao, Jing Yang, Su-Yun Ma and Jun-Wen Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:105
  23. Crown gall disease caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a very destructive affliction that affects grapevines. Endophytic bacteria have been discovered to control plant diseases via the use of several mechanism...

    Authors: Faegheh Etminani, Behrouz Harighi, Bahman Bahramnejad and Ali Akbar Mozafari
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:104
  24. The establishment of mycorrhizal relationships between a fungus and a plant typically enhances nutrient and water uptake for the latter while securing a carbon source for the fungus. However, under a particula...

    Authors: Thais Guillen-Otero, Soon-Jae Lee, Dietrich Hertel and Michael Kessler
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:103
  25. Polyphenol oxidases (PPOs) are type-3 copper enzymes and are involved in many biological processes. However, the potential functions of PPOs in pollination are not fully understood. In this work, we have scree...

    Authors: Xuemei Wei, Keliang Tao, Zhengmei Liu, Boyuan Qin, Jie Su, Yanbi Luo, Chunwen Zhao, Jugou Liao and Junpeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:102
  26. The cultivation of bananas encounters substantial obstacles, particularly due to the detrimental effects of cold stress on their growth and productivity. A potential remedy that has gained attention is the uti...

    Authors: Yumeng Liu, Yujia Li, Anbang Wang, Zhuye Xu, Chunfang Li, Zuo Wang, Borui Guo, Yan Chen, Fenling Tang and Jingyang Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:101
  27. Flavonoids are plant specialised metabolites, which derive from phenylalanine and acetate metabolism. They possess a variety of beneficial characteristics for plants and humans. Several modification steps in t...

    Authors: Hanna Marie Schilbert, Mareike Busche, Vania Sáez, Andrea Angeli, Bernd Weisshaar, Stefan Martens and Ralf Stracke
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:99
  28. Pine wilt disease (PWD) is a devastating forest disease caused by the pinewood nematode (PWN), Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, a migratory endoparasite that infects several coniferous species. During the last 20 year...

    Authors: Joana M. S. Cardoso, Bruno Manadas, Isabel Abrantes, Lee Robertson, Susana C. Arcos, Maria Teresa Troya, Alfonso Navas and Luís Fonseca
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:98
  29. Drought is thought to be a major abiotic stress that dramatically limits tomato growth and production. As signal molecule, melatonin (MT) and carbon monoxide (CO) can enhance plant stress resistance. However, ...

    Authors: Yunzhi Liu, Junrong Xu, Xuefang Lu, Mengxiao Huang, Yuanzhi Mao, Chuanghao Li, Wenjin Yu and Changxia Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:97
  30. Eucalyptus was one of the most cultivated hardwood species worldwide, with rapid growth, good wood properties and a wide range of adaptability. Eucalyptus stem undergoes primary growth (longitudinal growth) fo...

    Authors: Fangping Zhou, Haonan Zhang, Shanshan Chen and Chunjie Fan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:96
  31. Spirodela polyrrhiza is a simple floating aquatic plant with great potential in synthetic biology. Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) stimulates plant development and increases the biomass and flavonoid content in some p...

    Authors: Yamei Zhang, Rong Jia, Tanyue Hui, Yue Hu, Wenjing Wang, Yi Wang, Yong Wang, Yerong Zhu, Lin Yang and Beibei Xiang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:95
  32. Auxin response factors (ARFs) are critical transcription factors that mediate the auxin signaling pathway and are essential for regulating plant growth. However, there is a lack of understanding regarding the ARF

    Authors: Lin Xu, Ye Liu, Jiaji Zhang, Weihuang Wu, Zhaodong Hao, Shichan He, Yiran Li, Jisen Shi and Jinhui Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:94
  33. Acacia species are economically significant as medicinal plants that have been utilized since ancient times. Acacia modesta has been reported to possess potent antibacterial and antioxidant properties, but its gr...

    Authors: Noura Sh. A. Hagaggi, Usama M. Abdul-Raouf and Tarek A. A. Radwan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:93
  34. The biochemical and growth changes resulting from exposure of basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) seedlings to silver nanoparticles and silver were investigated. Over a two-week period, seedlings were exposed to differen...

    Authors: Shahla Hashemi Shahraki, Tayebeh Ahmadi, Babak Jamali and Mehdi Rahimi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:92
  35. Atractylodes chinensis (DC) Koidz., a dicotyledonous and hypogeal germination species, is an important medicinal plant because its rhizome is enriched in sesquiterpenes. The development and production of A. chine...

    Authors: Shanshan Ma, Chengzhen Sun, Wennan Su, Wenjun Zhao, Sai Zhang, Shuyue Su, Boyan Xie, Lijing Kong and Jinshuang Zheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:91
  36. Photoperiod, or the length of the day, has a significant impact on the flowering and sex differentiation of photoperiod-sensitive crops. The “miben” pumpkin (the main type of Cucurbita moschata Duch.) is well-kno...

    Authors: Shudan Xue, Hexun Huang, Yingchao Xu, Ling Liu, Qitao Meng, Jitong Zhu, Meijiang Zhou, Hu Du, Chunpeng Yao, Qingmin Jin, Chengrong Nie and Yujuan Zhong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:90
  37. Geological movements and climatic fluctuations stand as pivotal catalysts driving speciation and phylogenetic evolution. The genus Polyspora Sweet (Theaceae), prominently found across the Malay Archipelagos and I...

    Authors: Zhifeng Fan, Can Gao and Lifang Lin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:89
  38. Mounting evidence recognizes structural variations (SVs) and repetitive DNA sequences as crucial players in shaping the existing grape phenotypic diversity at intra- and inter-species levels. To deepen our und...

    Authors: Riccardo Aversano, Marina Iovene, Salvatore Esposito, Alberto L’Abbate, Clizia Villano, Ermanno Di Serio, Maria Francesca Cardone, Carlo Bergamini, Riccardo Aiese Cigliano, Vincenzo D’Amelia, Luigi Frusciante and Domenico Carputo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:88
  39. GOLDEN-like (GLK) transcription factors are central regulators of chloroplast biogenesis in Arabidopsis and other species. Findings from Arabidopsis show that these factors also contribute to photosynthetic ac...

    Authors: Jose M. Muino, Christopher Großmann, Tatjana Kleine and Kerstin Kaufmann
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:87
  40. Onion seeds have limited storage capacity compared to other vegetable seeds. It is crucial to identify the mechanisms that induce tolerance to storage conditions and reduce seed deterioration. To address this ...

    Authors: Reza Kamaei, Mohammad Kafi, Reza Tavakkol Afshari, Saeid Malekzadeh Shafaroudi and Jafar Nabati
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:85
  41. Cinnamomum cassia Presl, classified in the Lauraceae family, is widely used as a spice, but also in medicine, cosmetics, and food. Aroma is an important factor affecting the medicinal and flavoring properties of

    Authors: Shaochang Yao, Xiaoming Tan, Ding Huang, Linshuang Li, Jianhua Chen, Ruhong Ming, Rongshao Huang and Chun Yao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:84
  42. A sufficient nitrogen supply is crucial for high-quality wheat yields. However, the use of nitrogen fertilization can also negatively influence ecosystems due to leaching or volatile atmospheric emissions. Dro...

    Authors: Stjepan Vukasovic, Andreas H. Eckert, Anna L. Moritz, Christian Borsch, Silvia Rudloff, Rod J. Snowdon and Andreas Stahl
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:83
  43. Wolfberry is well-known for its high nutritional value and medicinal benefits. Due to the continuous ripening nature of Goji berries and the fact that they can be commercially harvested within a few weeks, the...

    Authors: Deshuai Liu, Miao Yuan, Ye Wang, Li Zhang, Wenkong Yao and Mei Feng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:82
  44. As a xerophytic shrub, forming developed root system dominated with lateral roots is one of the effective strategies for Zygophyllum xanthoxylum to adapt to desert habitat. However, the molecular mechanism of lat...

    Authors: Ying Xing, Chunli Liu, Chuan Zheng, Hong Li and Hongju Yin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:81
  45. Higher planting densities typically cause a decline in grain weight, limiting the potential for high maize yield. Additionally, variations in grain filling occur at different positions within the maize ear. Ab...

    Authors: Tao Yu, Yuning Xin and Peng Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:80
  46. Guizhou Plateau, as one of the original centers of tea plant, has a profound multi-ethnic cultural heritage and abundant tea germplasm resources. However, the impact of indigenous community factors on the gene...

    Authors: Yihan Wang, Suzhen Niu, Xinyue Deng, Dingchen Bai, Zhengwu Chen, Xiuling Deng and Dejun Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:79
  47. Annexin (ANN) is calcium (Ca2+)-dependent and phospholipid binding protein family, which is involved in plant growth and development and response to various stresses. However, little known about ANN genes were id...

    Authors: Hui Wei, Jinxin Chen, Xingyue Zhang, Zixuan Lu, Bilin Lian, Guoyuan Liu, Yanhong Chen, Fei Zhong, Chunmei Yu and Jian Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:78
  48. The growth and ornamental value of chrysanthemums are frequently hindered by aphid attacks. The ethylene-responsive factor (ERF) gene family is pivotal in responding to biotic stress, including insect stress. ...

    Authors: You Wang, Wanwan Zhang, Chaojun Hong, Lisheng Zhai, Xinhui Wang, Lijie Zhou, Aiping Song, Jiafu Jiang, Likai Wang, Fadi Chen and Sumei Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:76

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