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  1. The goal of this research is to enhance the quality of cucumber seedlings grown in greenhouses by experimenting with various soilless culture mediums (CMs) and the application of pistachio wood vinegar (WV). T...

    Authors: Sediqeh Afsharipour, Abdolmajid Mirzaalian Dastjerdi and Azam Seyedi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:407
  2. The lifestyle transition from autotrophy to heterotrophy often leads to extensive degradation of plastomes in parasitic plants, while the evolutionary trajectories of plastome degradation associated with paras...

    Authors: Lilei Tang, Tinglu Wang, Luxiao Hou, Guangfei Zhang, Min Deng, Xiaorong Guo and Yunheng Ji
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:406
  3. Cotton (Gossypium barbadense L.) is a leading fiber and oilseed crop globally, but genetic diversity among breeding materials is often limited. This study analyzed genetic variability in 14 cotton genotypes from ...

    Authors: Ehab A. A. Salama, Mona A. Farid, Youssef A. El-Mahalawy, A. A. A. El-Akheder, Ali A. Aboshosha, Aysam M. Fayed, W. M. B. Yehia and Sobhi F. Lamlom
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:403
  4. Rice metabolomics is widely used for biomarker research in the fields of pharmacology. As a consequence, characterization of the variations of the pigmented and non-pigmented traditional rice varieties of Tami...

    Authors: Venkatesan Subramanian, Udhaya Nandhini Dhandayuthapani, Senthilraja Kandasamy, Jidhu Vaishnavi Sivaprakasam, Prabha Balasubramaniam, Mohan Kumar Shanmugam, Sriram Nagappan, Subramanian Elangovan, Umesh Kanna Subramani, Kumaresan Palaniyappan, Geethalakshmi Vellingiri and Raveendran Muthurajan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:402
  5. Medicinal plants, such as Ajuga chamaecistus Ging. ex Benth. are a natural and available source of treatment for a wide range of diseases. The objective of the present study was to assess the morphological and bi...

    Authors: Fatemeh Mahmoodi, Mahdi Bikdeloo, Ali Khadivi and Morteza Akramian
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:401
  6. XTH genes are key genes that regulate the hydrolysis and recombination of XG components and plays role in the structure and composition of plant cell walls. Therefore, clarifying the changes that occur in XTHs du...

    Authors: Jingdong Chen, Heping Wan, Huixia Zhao, Xigang Dai, Wanjin Wu, Jin Liu, Jinsong Xu, Rui Yang, Benbo Xu, Changli Zeng and Xuekun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:400
  7. Riccia fluitans, an amphibious liverwort, exhibits a fascinating adaptation mechanism to transition between terrestrial and aquatic environments. Utilizing nanopore direct RNA sequencing, we try to capture the co...

    Authors: Mateusz Maździarz, Katarzyna Krawczyk, Mateusz Kurzyński, Łukasz Paukszto, Joanna Szablińska-Piernik, Monika Szczecińska, Paweł Sulima and Jakub Sawicki
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:399
  8. The pollution of soil by heavy metals, particularly Cd, is constitutes a critical international environmental concern. Willow species are renowned for their efficacy in the phytoremediation of heavy metals owi...

    Authors: Jie Zhou, RuiQing Zhang, Pu Wang, Yunpeng Gao and Jue Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:398
  9. The escalating issue of soil saline-alkalization poses a growing global challenge. Leymus chinensis is a perennial grass species commonly used in the establishment and renewal of artificial grasslands that is rel...

    Authors: Dandan Zhao, Hongyuan Ma, Shaoyang Li and Wenwen Qi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:397
  10. Dendrobium officinale Kimura et Migo, a renowned traditional Chinese orchid herb esteemed for its significant horticultural and medicinal value, thrives in adverse habitats and contends with various abiotic or bi...

    Authors: Yujia Liu, Boting Liu, Kefa Luo, Baiyin Yu, Xiang Li, Jian Zeng, Jie Chen, Rui Xia, Jing Xu and Yuanlong Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:396
  11. In common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), allelic variations in the high-molecular-weight glutenin subunits Glu-B1 locus have important effects on grain end-use quality. The Glu-B1 locus consists of two tightly lin...

    Authors: Myoung Hui Lee, Kyeong-Min Kim, Chon-Sik Kang, Mira Yoon, Ki-Chang Jang and Changhyun Choi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:395
  12. Wheat is one of the essential crops for the human and animal nutrition, however, contamination with aflatoxigenic fungi, due to the improper storage conditions and high humidity, was the main global threats. S...

    Authors: Manar M. Abdel Gwad, Ashraf S. A. El-Sayed, Gamal M. Abdel-Fattah, Mohamed Abdelmoteleb and Ghada G. Abdel-Fattah
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:394
  13. Candidatus Phytoplasma mali’, the causal agent of apple proliferation disease, exerts influence on its host plant through various effector proteins, including SAP11CaPm which interacts with different TEOSINTE BR...

    Authors: Cecilia Mittelberger, Mirko Moser, Bettina Hause and Katrin Janik
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:393
  14. Long-chain acyl-coenzyme A synthetase (LACS) is a type of acylating enzyme with AMP-binding, playing an important role in the growth, development, and stress response processes of plants.

    Authors: Yuchen Xu, Shouyang Fu, Yiwen Huang, Dayun Zhou, Yuzhen Wu, Jun Peng and Meng Kuang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:392
  15. Unreduced gamete formation during meiosis plays a critical role in natural polyploidization. However, the unreduced gamete formation mechanisms in Triticum turgidum–Aegilops umbellulata triploid F1 hybrid crosses...

    Authors: Zhongping Song, Yuanyuan Zuo, Wenjia Li, Shoufen Dai, Gang Liu, Zongjun Pu and Zehong Yan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:391
  16. Granulation of juice sacs is a physiological disorder, which affects pomelo fruit quality. Here, the transcriptome and ubiquitinome of the granulated juice sacs were analyzed in Guanxi pomelo. We found that li...

    Authors: Luning Liu, Yiran Chen, Weilin Wu, Qiuyou Chen, Zhijiao Tian, Jiakang Huang, Huaqing Ren, Jiacheng Zhang, Xi Du, Mulai Zhuang and Ping Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:390
  17. Kobreisa littledalei, belonging to the Cyperaceae family is the first Kobresia species with a reference genome and the most dominant species in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau alpine meadows. It has several resistance gen...

    Authors: Haoyang Sun, Chunping Li, Siyu Li, Jiaxin Ma, Shuo Li, Xin Li, Cai Gao, Rongchen Yang, Nan Ma, Jing Yang, Peizhi Yang, Xueqing He and Tianming Hu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:389
  18. Woody bamboos are the only diverse large perennial grasses in mesic-wet forests and are widely distributed in the understory and canopy. The functional trait variations and trade-offs in this taxon remain uncl...

    Authors: Xiong Liu, Shixing Zhou, Junxi Hu, Xingcheng Zou, Liehua Tie, Ying Li, Xinglei Cui, Congde Huang, Jordi Sardans and Josep Peñuelas
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:387
  19. Potato serves as a major non-cereal food crop and income source for small-scale growers in Punjab, Pakistan. Unfortunately, improper fertilization practices have led to low crop yields, worsened by challenging...

    Authors: Muhammad Wasim Haider, Muhammad Nafees, Rashid Iqbal, Sajid Ali, Habat Ullah Asad, Farrukh Azeem, Abdel-Rhman Z. Gaafar, Mohamed S. Elshikh, Humaira Rizwana, Heba H. Elsalahy, Ayman M. S. Elshamly and Kassem A. S. Mohammed
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:386
  20. Waterlogging stress is one of the major abiotic stresses affecting the productivity and quality of many crops worldwide. However, the mechanisms of waterlogging tolerance are still elusive in barley. In this s...

    Authors: Feifei Wang, Zhenxiang Zhou, Xiaohui Liu, Liang Zhu, Baojian Guo, Chao Lv, Juan Zhu, Zhong-Hua Chen and Rugen Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:385
  21. Semi-dwarfing alleles are used widely in cereals to confer improved lodging resistance and assimilate partitioning. The most widely deployed semi-dwarfing alleles in rice and barley encode the gibberellin (GA)...

    Authors: Barbora Ndreca, Alison Huttly, Sajida Bibi, Carlos Bayon, George Lund, Joshua Ham, Rocío Alarcón-Reverte, John Addy, Danuše Tarkowská, Stephen Pearce, Peter Hedden, Stephen G. Thomas and Andrew L. Phillips
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:384
  22. Taxus chinensis (Taxus cuspidata Sieb. et Zucc.) is a traditional medicinal plant known for its anticancer substance paclitaxel, and its growth age is also an important factor affecting its medicinal value. Howev...

    Authors: Liben Pan, Yi Li, Wen Zhao, Yushu Sui, Nan Yang, Longjie Liu, Yang Liu, Zhonghua Tang and Liqiang Mu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:383
  23. The highly unique zigzag-shaped stem phenotype in tea plants boasts significant ornamental value and is exceptionally rare. To investigate the genetic mechanism behind this trait, we developed BC1 artificial hybr...

    Authors: Dingding Liu, Yuanyuan Ye, Rongjin Tang, Yang Gong, Si Chen, Chenyu Zhang, Piao Mei, Jiedan Chen, Liang Chen and Chunlei Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:382
  24. Pakistan’s economy greatly benefits from citrus production since these fruits are sold and consumed all over the world. Although citrus fruits are easy to cultivate, they are susceptible to diseases caused by ...

    Authors: Rab Nawaz, Abdul Ghani, Muhammad Nadeem, Toqeer Abbas, Anis Ali Shah, Shifa Shaffique, Hosam O. Elansary and Ihab Mohamed Moussa
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:378
  25. Variations in functional traits serve as measures of plants’ ability to adapt to environment. Exploring the patterns of functional traits of desert plants along elevational gradients is helpful to understand t...

    Authors: Ya Hu, Xiangyun Li, Shaokun Wang, Peng Lv, Ping Yue, Min Chen and Xiaoan Zuo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:371
  26. Salinity stress is a significant challenge in agricultural production. When soil contains high salts, it can adversely affect plant growth and productivity due to the high concentration of soluble salts in the...

    Authors: Subhan Danish, Sundas Sana, Muhammad Baqir Hussain, Khadim Dawar, Hesham S. Almoallim, Mohammad Javed Ansari, Misbah Hareem and Rahul Datta
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:363
  27. The use of saline water under drought conditions is critical for sustainable agricultural development in arid regions. Biochar is used as a soil amendment to enhance soil properties such as water-holding capac...

    Authors: Ghulam Murtaza, Muhammad Usman, Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Nauman Tahir, Mohamed S. Elshikh, Jawaher Alkahtani, Monika Toleikienė, Rashid Iqbal, M. Irfan Akram and Nazim S. Gruda
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:356
  28. Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) is an economically valuable fruit tree in Uganda. However, the production of jackfruit in Uganda is low. Additionally, because of deforestation, genetic erosion of the resourc...

    Authors: Racheal Gwokyalya, Ann Nanteza, Henry Wagaba, Siraj Ismail Kayondo, Dan Kazigaba and Grace Nakabonge
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:355
  29. Soybean (Glycine max), a vital grain and oilseed crop, serves as a primary source of plant protein and oil. Soil salinization poses a significant threat to soybean planting, highlighting the urgency to improve so...

    Authors: Yajuan Duan, Xianxu Wang, Yan Jiao, Yangyang Liu, Yue Li, Yongze Song, Lei Wang, Xiaohong Tong, Yan Jiang, Shaodong Wang and Sui Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:380
  30. Rice bean (Vigna umbellata), an underrated legume, adapts to diverse climatic conditions with the potential to support food and nutritional security worldwide. It is used as a vegetable, minor food crop and a fod...

    Authors: Tanmaya Kumar Sahu, Sachin Kumar Verma, Gayacharan, Nagendra Pratap Singh, Dinesh Chandra Joshi, D. P. Wankhede, Mohar Singh, Rakesh Bhardwaj, Badal Singh, Swarup Kumar Parida, Debasis Chattopadhyay, Gyanendra Pratap Singh and Amit Kumar Singh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:379
  31. European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) trees produce seeds irregularly; therefore, it is necessary to store beech seeds for forestation. Despite the acquisition of desiccation tolerance during development, beech see...

    Authors: Ewa Marzena Kalemba, Kris Gevaert, Francis Impens, Sara Dufour and Anna Czerwoniec
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:377
  32. Casuarina equisetifolia (C. equisetifolia) is a woody species with many excellent features. It has natural resistance against drought, salt and saline-alkali stresses. WRKY transcription factors (TFs) play signif...

    Authors: Xiaohong Zhao, Guoning Qi, Jinhong Liu, Kui Chen, Xinxin Miao, Jamshaid Hussain, Shenkui Liu and Huimin Ren
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:376
  33. Potato virus Y (PVY) is among the economically most damaging viral pathogen in production of potato (Solanum tuberosum) worldwide. The gene Rysto derived from the wild potato relative Solanum stoloniferum confers...

    Authors: Paulina Paluchowska, Simeon Lim Rossmann, Erik Lysøe, Marta Janiszewska, Krystyna Michalak, Rasoul Heydarnajad Giglou, Mousa Torabi Giglou, May Bente Brurberg, Jadwiga Śliwka and Zhimin Yin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:375
  34. PC (phytocyanin) is a class of copper-containing electron transfer proteins closely related to plant photosynthesis, abiotic stress responses growth and development in plants, and regulation of the expression ...

    Authors: Miao Shao, Yongqing Feng, Shangwen Yang, Tong Feng, Fanwei Zeng, Shixiong Lu, Zonghuan Ma, Baihong Chen and Juan Mao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:374
  35. As one of the world’s most important beverage crops, tea plants (Camellia sinensis) are renowned for their unique flavors and numerous beneficial secondary metabolites, attracting researchers to investigate the f...

    Authors: Xinghai Zheng, Peng Ken Lim, Marek Mutwil and Yuefei Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:373
  36. High-affinity potassium transporters (HKTs) are crucial in facilitating potassium uptake by plants. Many types of HKTs confer salt tolerance to plants through regulating K+ and Na+ homeostasis under salinity stre...

    Authors: Minghua Luo, Jing Chu, Yu Wang, Jingyan Chang, Yang Zhou and Xingyu Jiang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:372
  37. Nymphaea (waterlily) is known for its rich colors and role as an important aquatic ornamental plant globally. Nymphaea atrans and some hybrids, including N. ‘Feitian 2,’ are more appealing due to the gradual colo...

    Authors: Xian Zhou, Xiaohan Wang, Haohui Wei, Huijin Zhang, Qian Wu and Liangsheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:370
  38. The increasing demand for saffron metabolites in various commercial industries, including medicine, food, cosmetics, and dyeing, is driven by the discovery of their diverse applications. Saffron, derived from Cro...

    Authors: Zahra Nemati, Seyyedeh-Sanam Kazemi-Shahandashti, Adriana Garibay-Hernández, Hans-Peter Mock, Maximilian H.-W. Schmidt, Björn Usadel and Frank R. Blattner
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:369
  39. Chilli peppers are widely consumed for their pungency, as used in flavoring the food and has many pharmaceutical and medicinal properties. Based on these properties an experiment was held using 83 varieties of...

    Authors: Misbah Naseem, Rashid Mehmood Rana, Mahmood ul Hassan, Muhammed Azam Khan, Manal Abdulaziz Binobead, Mohamed Farouk Elsadek, Heba H. Elsalahy and Rashid Iqbal
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:368
  40. The formation of shoots plays a pivotal role in plant organogenesis and productivity. Despite its significance, the underlying molecular mechanism of de novo regeneration has not been extensively elucidated in Ca...

    Authors: Sang-Yun Han, So Young Park, Kang-Hee Won, Sung-il Park, Jae-Hyeong Park, Donghwan Shim, Inhwan Hwang, Dong-Hoon Jeong and Hyeran Kim
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:367
  41. Nitrogen (N) is essential for plant growth and development. In Lithocarpus polystachyus Rehd., a species known for its medicinal and food value, phlorizin is the major bioactive compound with pharmacological acti...

    Authors: Suping Zeng, Longhua Yu, Ping He, Hui Feng, Jia Wang, Huacong Zhang, Yunxia Song, Ren Liu and Yueqiao Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:366
  42. In plants, GABA plays a critical role in regulating salinity stress tolerance. However, the response of soybean seedlings (Glycine max L.) to exogenous gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) under saline stress condition...

    Authors: Zhao Qian, Liu Lu, Wei Zihan, Bai Qianyue, Zhao Chungang, Zhang Shuheng, Pan Jiali, Yu Jiaxin, Zhang Shuang and Wei Jian
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:365
  43. This study aimed to investigate the alterations in biochemical and physiological responses of oat plants exposed to antimony (Sb) contamination in soil. Specifically, we evaluated the effectiveness of an arbus...

    Authors: Mha Albqmi, Samy Selim, Nahla Alsayd Bouqellah, Taghreed S. Alnusaire, Mohammed S. Almuhayawi, Soad K. Al Jaouni, Shaimaa Hussein, Mona Warrad, Mohammad M. Al-Sanea, Mohamed A. Abdelgawad, Ehab M. Mostafa, Mohammad Aldilami, Enas S. Ahmed and Hamada AbdElgawad
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:364
  44. There are numerous challenges associated with producing desired amounts of secondary metabolites (SMs), which are mostly unique and cannot be chemically synthesized. Many studies indicate that nanoparticles (N...

    Authors: Esma Ulusoy, Aysenur Bozkurt, Sumeyye Durmaz, Huseyin Servi, Filiz Vardar and Semiha Erisen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:362
  45. Solanum muricatum is an emerging horticultural fruit crop with rich nutritional and antioxidant properties. Although the chromosome-scale genome of this species has been sequenced, its mitochondrial genome sequen...

    Authors: Ziwei Li, Jiaxun Liu, Mingtai Liang, Yanbing Guo, Xia Chen, Hongzhi Wu and Shoulin Jin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:361
  46. Selenium (Se) fertilizer and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) are known to modulate cadmium (Cd) toxicity in plants. However, the effects of their co-application on wheat growth and soil microbial communitie...

    Authors: Haiyang Liu, Haoquan Wang, Zhaojun Nie, Zhikang Tao, Hongyu Peng, Huazhong Shi, Peng Zhao and Hongen Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:359
  47. Among different adsorbents, natural and inorganic compounds such as diatomite are important and advantageous in terms of high efficiency and cost-effectiveness, and function in stabilizing heavy metals in the ...

    Authors: Maryam Samani, Yogesh K. Ahlawat, Ahmad Golchin, Hossein Ali Alikhani, Ahmad Baybordi and Sadhna Mishra
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:357

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