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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. AP2/ERF transcription factors (AP2/ERFs) are important regulators of plant physiological and biochemical metabolism. Evidence suggests that AP2/ERFs may be involved in the regulation of bud break in woody pere...

    Authors: Yujie Liu, Si Chen, Jiedan Chen, Junyu Wang, Mengyuan Wei, Xiaomiao Tian, Liang Chen and Jianqiang Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:206
  23. Uridine disphosphate (UDP) glycosyltransferases (UGTs) act upon a huge variety of highly diverse and complex substrates, such as phytohormones and specialized metabolites, to regulate plant growth, development...

    Authors: Qing Yang, Yinchao Zhang, Xiaoling Qu, Fengyan Wu, Xiuchun Li, Min Ren, Ying Tong, Xiuming Wu, Aiguo Yang, Yong Chen and Shuai Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:204
  24. Anthropogenic climate change leads to increasing temperatures and altered precipitation and snowmelt patterns, especially in alpine ecosystems. To understand species’ responses to climate change, assessment of...

    Authors: Sabine Felkel, Karin Tremetsberger, Dietmar Moser, Juliane C. Dohm, Heinz Himmelbauer and Manuela Winkler
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:203
  25. Plants have the unique capability to form embryos from both gametes and somatic cells, with the latter process known as somatic embryogenesis. Somatic embryogenesis (SE) can be induced by exposing plant tissue...

    Authors: Yekti Asih Purwestri, Yang-Seok Lee, Cathal Meehan, Windi Mose, Febri Adi Susanto, Putri Wijayanti, Anisa Nazera Fauzia, Tri Rini Nuringtyas, Nosheen Hussain, Hadi Lanang Putra and Jose Gutierrez-Marcos
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:202
  26. Common walnut (Juglans regia L.) has a long cultivation history, given its highly valuable wood and rich nutritious nuts. The Iranian Plateau has been considered as one of the last glaciation refugia and a centre...

    Authors: Robabeh Shahi Shavvon, Hai-Ling Qi, Mohammad Mafakheri, Pen-Zheng Fan, Hong-Yu Wu, Fatemeh Bazdid Vahdati, Hanady S. Al-Shmgani, Yue-Hua Wang and Jie Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:201
  27. Casuarina equisetifolia is drought tolerant, salt tolerant, and able to grow in barren environments. It is often used to reduce wind damage, to prevent sand erosion, and to help establish plant communities in tro...

    Authors: Shike Zhang, Chunmei He, Long Wei, Shuguang Jian and Nan Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:200
  28. Understanding the stoichiometric characteristics and nutrient allocation strategies of dominant tree species in montane forest systems can provide a basis for decision-making in relation to montane system mana...

    Authors: Jingjing Wu, Liang Jiao, Huijun Qin, Xichen Che and Xuli Zhu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:199
  29. Information on the nature and extent of genetic and genotype × environment (GE) interaction is extremely rare in wheat varieties under different sowing dates. In the present study, the GGE biplot method was co...

    Authors: Fatemeh Saeidnia, Majid Taherian and Seyed Mahmoud Nazeri
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:198
  30. RWP-RKs are plant specific transcription factors, which are widely distributed in plants in the form of polygenic families and play key role in nitrogen absorption and utilization, and are crucial to plant gro...

    Authors: Qiuling Zhang, Junzhuo Li, Xiaohui Wen, Chengyan Deng, Xiuzhen Yang and Silan Dai
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:197
  31. Studying the genetic characteristics of tea plant (Camellia spp.) leaf traits is essential for improving yield and quality through breeding and selection. Guizhou Plateau, an important part of the original center...

    Authors: Yanjun Chen, Suzhen Niu, Xinyue Deng, Qinfei Song, Limin He, Dingchen Bai and Yingqin He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:196
  32. There is a growing need for nematode resistant Pinaceae species plantlets to cope with the global scale degradation of coniferous forests, due to the prevalence of pine wilt disease. One of the bottlenecks tha...

    Authors: Tingyu Sun, Yanli Wang, Xiaoqin Wu, Jianren Ye and Fang Cheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:195
  33. Improving the yield and aroma content of fragrant rice is the focus of fragrant rice research. Light and Zinc (Zn) management generally cause regulations in the 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline (2AP) accumulation in fragr...

    Authors: Jiang Shuochen, Zhang Lihe, Hu Fenqin, Tang Xiangru and Du Bin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:194
  34. Wheat is a major cereal that can narrow the gap between the increasing human population and food production. In this connection, assessing genetic diversity and conserving wheat genetic resources for future ex...

    Authors: Heba H. Abouseada, Al-Safa H. Mohamed, Samir S. Teleb, Abdelfattah Badr, Mohamed E. Tantawy, Shafik D. Ibrahim, Faten Y. Ellmouni and Mohamed Ibrahim
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:193
  35. Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) and GPI-anchored proteins (GAPs) are important for cell wall formation and reproductive development in Arabidopsis. However, monocot counterparts that function in kernel endospe...

    Authors: Runmiao Tian, Jianjun Jiang, Shirong Bo, Hui Zhang, Xuehai Zhang, Sarah Jane Hearne, Jihua Tang, Dong Ding and Zhiyuan Fu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:191
  36. Waxy corn has a short growth cycle and high multiple cropping index. However, after being planted in early spring, late autumn and winter, it is susceptible to low temperature (LT), which reduces the emergence...

    Authors: Feng Jiang, Shishi Lv, Zili Zhang, Qingchun Chen, Jiaqi Mai, Xiaorong Wan and Pengfei Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:190
  37. Dendrobium orchids have multiple photosynthetic pathways, which can be used as a model system for studying the evolution of crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM). In this study, based on the results of the net photo...

    Authors: Qiqian Xue, Jiapeng Yang, Wenhui Yu, Hongman Wang, Zhenyu Hou, Chao Li, Qingyun Xue, Wei Liu, Xiaoyu Ding and Zhitao Niu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:189
  38. Phosphorus (P) deficiency in desert ecosystems is widespread. Generally, desert species may allocate an enormous proportion of photosynthetic carbon to their root systems to adjust their P-acquisition strategi...

    Authors: Yanju Gao, Zhihao Zhang, Fanjiang Zeng and Xingyu Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:188
  39. The allelopathic effect of Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.) leaves applied as organic manure in tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus L.) production on associated weeds was investigated in the guinea savanna of South Wes...

    Authors: Olasupo James Fadeyi, Thomas Oladeji Fabunmi, Adeniyi Adebowale Soretire, Victor Idowu Olugbenga Olowe and Adeyemi Olusegun Raphael
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:187
  40. Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is an important economic crop and a traditional medicinal material rich in flavonoids, which can alleviate cardiovascular and cerebrovascular pathologies. Thus, many candidate ...

    Authors: Bin Xian, Ziqing Xi, Chaoxiang Ren, Jie Yan, Jiang Chen and Jin Pei
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:186
  41. Heptacodium miconioides is an increasingly popular ornamental plant, originally being endemic to China. The late and long flowering determines its ecological and ornamental value in cultivation. The aims of this ...

    Authors: Marta Joanna Monder, Przemysław Bąbelewski, Jakub Szperlik and Agnieszka Kościelak
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:184
  42. Forest trees such as poplar, shrub willow, et al. are essential natural resources for sustainable and renewable energy production, and their wood can reduce dependence on fossil fuels and reduce environmental ...

    Authors: Xinglu Zhou, Xiaodong Xiang, Min Zhang, Demei Cao, Changjian Du, Lei Zhang and Jianjun Hu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:182
  43. Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is the most economically important species in the cotton genus (Gossypium spp.). Enhancing the cotton yield is a major goal in cotton breeding programs. Lint percentage (LP) ...

    Authors: Hao Niu, Meng Kuang, Longyu Huang, Haihong Shang, Youlu Yuan and Qun Ge
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:179

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