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  1. Content type: Research article

    There is an urgent need to increase global crop production. Identifying and combining specific genes controlling distinct biological processes holds the potential to enhance crop yields. Transcriptomics is a p...

    Authors: Jemima Brinton, James Simmonds and Cristobal Uauy

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:22

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  2. Content type: Research Article

    Auxin response factors (ARFs) in auxin signaling pathway are an important component that can regulate the transcription of auxin-responsive genes involved in almost all aspects of plant growth and development....

    Authors: Jun Niu, Quanxin Bi, Shuya Deng, Huiping Chen, Haiyan Yu, Libing Wang and Shanzhi Lin

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:21

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Recent advances in ~omics technologies such as transcriptomics, metabolomics and proteomics along with genotypic profiling have permitted the genetic dissection of complex traits such as quality traits in non-...

    Authors: Animesh Acharjee, Pierre-Yves Chibon, Bjorn Kloosterman, Twan America, Jenny Renaut, Chris Maliepaard and Richard G. F. Visser

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:20

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Vacuolar H+-ATPase (V-ATPase) is a vital protein complex involved in abiotic stress response in plants. The G subunit of Juglans regia (JrVHAG1) was previously identified as a drought tolerance-related gene invol...

    Authors: Zhenggang Xu, Yu Ge, Wan Zhang, Yunlin Zhao and Guiyan Yang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:19

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The roles in photosystem I (PSI) assembly of the nucleus-encoded thylakoid protein Y3IP1 who interacts with the plastid-encoded Ycf3 protein that has been well-characterized in plants. However, its function an...

    Authors: Jian-Qiang Yu, Jia-Hui Wang, Cui-Hui Sun, Quan-Yan Zhang, Da-Gang Hu and Yu-Jin Hao

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:18

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Cucumber downy mildew is among the most important diseases that can disrupt cucumber production. Propamocarb, also known as propyl-[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]carbamate (PM), is a systemic carbamate fungicide pes...

    Authors: Chunhong Liu, Zhiwei Qin, Xiuyan Zhou, Ming Xin, Chunhua Wang, Dong Liu and Shengnan Li

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:16

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Plant Architecture Related Traits (PATs) are of great importance for maize breeding, and mainly controlled by minor effect quantitative trait loci (QTLs). However, cloning or even fine-mapping of minor effect ...

    Authors: Baobao Wang, Han Liu, Zhipeng Liu, Xiaomei Dong, Jinjie Guo, Wei Li, Jing Chen, Chi Gao, Yanbin Zhu, Xinmei Zheng, Zongliang Chen, Jian Chen, Weibin Song, Andrew Hauck and Jinsheng Lai

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:17

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Soil salinization is one of the major environmental constraints to plant growth and agricultural production worldwide. Signaling components involving calcium (Ca2+) and the downstream calcium-dependent protein ki...

    Authors: Wei Gao, Fu-Chun Xu, Dan-Dan Guo, Jing-Ruo Zhao, Ji Liu, Ya-Wei Guo, Prashant Kumar Singh, Xiao-Nan Ma, Lu Long, Jose Ramon Botella and Chun-Peng Song

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:15

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Availability of well characterized maize regulatory elements for gene expression in a variety of tissues and developmental stages provides effective alternatives for single and multigene transgenic concepts. W...

    Authors: Delkin O. Gonzalez, Jeff B. Church, Andrew Robinson, James P. Connell, Megan Sopko, Boyd Rowland, Kristina Woodall, Cory M. Larsen and John P. Davies

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:14

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  10. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the number of genes overlaying the bar graph in Fig. 3A were incorrectly counted and inserted (i.e. including a title tile, and in i...

    Authors: Stefanie Dukowic-Schulze, Anitha Sundararajan, Joann Mudge, Thiruvarangan Ramaraj, Andrew D. Farmer, Minghui Wang, Qi Sun, Jaroslaw Pillardy, Shahryar Kianian, Ernest F. Retzel, Wojciech P. Pawlowski and Changbin Chen

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:12

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    The original article was published in BMC Plant Biology 2014 14:118

  11. Content type: Research article

    Photosynthetic systems are known to be sensitive to high temperature stress. To maintain a relatively “normal” level of photosynthetic activities, plants employ a variety of adaptive mechanisms in response to ...

    Authors: Junping Chen, John J. Burke and Zhanguo Xin

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:11

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Breeding rubber tree seedling with growth heterosis is vital for natural rubber production. It is the prerequisites for effectively utilizing growth heterosis to elucidate its molecular mechanisms, but the mol...

    Authors: Hong Yang, Xuncheng Wang, Yongxuan Wei, Zhi Deng, Hui Liu, Jiangshu Chen, Longjun Dai, Zhihui Xia, Guangming He and Dejun Li

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:10

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Endosperm starch provides prime energy for cereal seedling growth. Cereal endosperm with repression of starch branching enzyme (SBE) has been widely studied for its high resistant starch content and health ben...

    Authors: Ting Pan, Lingshang Lin, Juan Wang, Qiaoquan Liu and Cunxu Wei

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:9

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Carrot which contains lots of nutrients has a large demand around the world. The soluble sugar content in fleshy root of carrot directly influences its taste and quality. Sucrose, as an important member of sol...

    Authors: Yan-Jun Liu, Guang-Long Wang, Jing Ma, Zhi-Sheng Xu, Feng Wang and Ai-Sheng Xiong

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:8

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Long terminal repeat (LTR) retrotransposons are highly abundant in plant genomes and require transcriptional activity for their proliferative mode of replication. These sequences exist in plant genomes as dive...

    Authors: Fan Qiu and Mark C. Ungerer

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:6

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Heterosis is widely used to increase the yield of many crops. However, as wheat is a self-pollinating crop, hybrid breeding is not so successful in this organism. Even though male sterility induced by chemical...

    Authors: Hongzhan Liu, Gaisheng Zhang, Junsheng Wang, Jingjing Li, Yulong Song, Lin Qiao, Na Niu, Junwei Wang, Shoucai Ma and Lili Li

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:7

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Alternative splicing (AS) is an important post-transcriptional process. It has been suggested that most AS events are subject to tissue-specific regulation. However, the global dynamics of AS in different tiss...

    Authors: Ying Sun, Han Hou, Hongtao Song, Kui Lin, Zhonghua Zhang, Jinglu Hu and Erli Pang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:5

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Silicon (Si) has been known to regulate plant growth; however, the underlying mechanisms of short-term exogenous Si application on the regulation of calcium (Ca) and nitrogen (N), endogenous phytohormones, and...

    Authors: Soo-Won Jang, Yoonha Kim, Abdul Latif Khan, Chae-In Na and In-Jung Lee

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:4

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Along with the rapid development of glycomic tools, the study of lectin–carbohydrate interactions has expanded, opening the way for applications in the fields of analytic, diagnostic, and drug delivery. Chitin...

    Authors: Chang-Shan Chen, Chun-Yi Chen, Divya Malathy Ravinath, Agustina Bungahot, Chi-Ping Cheng and Ren-In You

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:3

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) is used as a raw material for biofuels because it accumulates sugars at high levels in the stem. Lodging of sorghum occurs when the soil is wet and very high winds blow across the fie...

    Authors: Hiroshi Mizuno, Shigemitsu Kasuga and Hiroyuki Kawahigashi

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:2

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Lignin and lignans are both derived from the monolignol pathway. Despite the similarity of their building blocks, they fulfil different functions in planta. Lignin strengthens the tissues of the plant, while lign...

    Authors: Marc Behr, Kjell Sergeant, Céline C. Leclercq, Sébastien Planchon, Cédric Guignard, Audrey Lenouvel, Jenny Renaut, Jean-Francois Hausman, Stanley Lutts and Gea Guerriero

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:1

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Tomato gray leaf spot disease caused by Stemphylium lycopersici (S. lycopersici) is considered one of the major diseases of cultivated tomatoes. The only S. lycopersici resistance gene, Sm, was derived from the w...

    Authors: Huanhuan Yang, Tingting Zhao, Jingbin Jiang, Songbo Wang, Aoxue Wang, Jingfu Li and Xiangyang Xu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17:266

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  23. Content type: Research

    Structural component of plant biomass, lignocellulose, is the most abundant renewable resource in nature. Lignin is the most recalcitrant natural aromatic polymer and its degradation presents great challenge. ...

    Authors: Jasmina Ćilerdžić, Milica Galić, Jelena Vukojević, Ilija Brčeski and Mirjana Stajić

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):249

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

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