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  1. Trachycarpus fortunei is a plant with significant economic and ornamental value. Both male and female flowers of T. fortunei originate as bisexual flowers, and selective abortion occurs during floral development....

    Authors: Feng Xiao, Yang Zhao, Xiurong Wang, Yuexiong Mao and Xueyan Jian
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:536
  2. Chromium (Cr) contamination in soil poses a serious hazard because it hinders plant growth, which eventually reduces crop yield and raises the possibility of a food shortage. Cr’s harmful effects interfere wit...

    Authors: Hafiz Haider Ali, Maimoona Ilyas, Muhammad Saqlain Zaheer, Akhtar Hameed, Kamran Ikram, Waqas ud Din Khan, Rashid Iqbal, Tahir Hussain Awan, Muhammad Rizwan, Abd El-Zaher M. A. Mustafa and Mohamed Soliman Elshikh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:535
  3. Chinese wheat mosaic virus (CWMV) often causes severe damage to wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) growth and yield. It is well known that a successful infection in plants depends on a complex interaction between the h...

    Authors: Lu Chen, Jin Yang, Haichao Hu, Yaoyao Jiang, Lixiao Feng, Jiaqian Liu, Kaili Zhong, Peng Liu, Youzhi Ma, Ming Chen and Jian Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:532
  4. Bleeding is as particularly a serious phenomenon in Actinidia arguta and has important effects on this plant’s growth and development. Here we used A. arguta to study the effects of bleeding on the growth and dev...

    Authors: Yaxuan Jiang, Pei Lei, Le Ma, Kun Dong, Yu Zhang, Jia Zhao, Xinyu Guo, Jianxin Liu, Wei Li, Lei Tao and Fanjuan Meng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:531
  5. Latania scale (Hemiberlesia lataniae Signoret) is an armoured scale insect known to cause damage to kiwifruit plants and fruit, which ultimately reduces crop values and creates post-harvest export and quarantine ...

    Authors: Casey Flay, Jibran Tahir, Elena Hilario, Lena Fraser, Kate Stannard, Vaughan Symonds and Paul Datson
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:530
  6. In hexaploid wheat, quantitative trait loci (QTL) and meta-QTL (MQTL) analyses were conducted to identify genomic regions controlling resistance to cereal cyst nematode (CCN), Heterodera avenae. A mapping populat...

    Authors: Saksham Pundir, Rakhi Singh, Vikas Kumar Singh, Shiveta Sharma, Harindra Singh Balyan, Pushpendra Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Sharma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:529
  7. Homogentisate phytyltransferase (HPT) is the critical enzyme for the biosynthesis of tocopherols (vitamin E), which are the major lipid-soluble antioxidants and help plants adapt to various stress conditions. HPT

    Authors: Zhanghui Zeng, Yong Jia, Xiaoping Huang, Zhehao Chen, Taihe Xiang, Ning Han, Hongwu Bian and Chengdao Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:528
  8. Strobilanthes cusia (Nees) Kuntze is a traditional medical plant distributed widely in south China. The indole compounds that originated from the plant are responsible for its pharmacological activities. However,...

    Authors: Chang Liu, Mengya Cheng, Chao Ma, Junfeng Chen and Hexin Tan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:527

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:583

  9. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of salt stress on morphological, yield, biochemical, and molecular attributes of different barley genotypes. Ten genotypes were cultivated at Fayoum Research St...

    Authors: Marwa M. Ghonaim, A. M. Attya, Heba G. Aly, Heba I. Mohamed and Ahmed A. A. Omran
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:526
  10. The salinity threat represents an environmental challenge that drastically affects plant growth and yield. Besides salinity stress, the escalating world population will greatly influence the world’s food secur...

    Authors: Abeer Abdelrazk Younis and Mohamed Magdy F. Mansour
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:525
  11. Tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) is widely known as an additional source of food, oil and feed worldwide. The agricultural production of tiger nut has been greatly hindered by drought stress, reducing both yield an...

    Authors: Jia Li, Xinyi Liu, Naveed Ahmad, Yifei Wang, Hengshuo Ge, Yijin Wang, Weican Liu, Xiaowei Li, Nan Wang, Fawei Wang and Yuanyuan Dong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:524
  12. Basil is one of the most famous herbs, which has broad usage as a fresh vegetable and therapeutic and pharmaceutical services. The main abiotic stress limiting basil production globally is drought. As a result...

    Authors: Mehdi Rahimi, Mojtaba Mortazavi, Ameneh Mianabadi and Sandip Debnath
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:523
  13. Salinity adversely affects okra [Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench] plants by inducing osmotic and oxidative stresses. This study was designed to enhance salinity-induced osmotic and oxidative stress tolerance i...

    Authors: Alia Naseem, Sumera Iqbal, Khajista Jabeen, Aisha Umar, Khadiga Alharbi, Mohammed Antar, Katarzyna Grądecka-Jakubowska, Marek Gancarz and Iftikhar Ali
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:522
  14. Microspore culture is one of the important biotechnological tools in plant breeding. The induction of microspore embryogenesis is a critical factor that affects the yield of microspore-derived embryo productio...

    Authors: Yingbo Li, Yingjie Zong, Wenrui Li, Guimei Guo, Longhua Zhou, Hongwei Xu, Runhong Gao and Chenghong Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:521
  15. Studies of boron (B) and silicon (Si) synergy in cotton crops have shown promising results; however, the focus was on the foliar application of B and Si. Nonetheless, B is an element with little mobility in th...

    Authors: Priscilla Maria da Silva Liber Lopes, Cid Naudi Silva Campos, Paulo Eduardo Teodoro, Milton Garcia Costa, Jonas Pereira de Souza Júnior and Renato de Mello Prado
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:520
  16. Ethylene inhibitor treatment of soybean promotes flower bud differentiation and early flowering, suggested that there is a close relationship between ethylene signaling and soybean growth and development. The ...

    Authors: Yunqing Cheng, Yujie Li, Jing Yang, Hongli He, Xingzheng Zhang, Jianfeng Liu and Xiangdong Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:519
  17. Peanut is an important oil crop worldwide. Peanut web blotch is a fungal disease that often occurs at the same time as other leaf spot diseases, resulting in substantial leaf drop, which seriously affects the ...

    Authors: Xiaohui Wu, Ziqi Sun, Feiyan Qi, Hua Liu, Mingbo Zhao, Juan Wang, Mengmeng Wang, Ruifang Zhao, Yue Wu, Wenzhao Dong, Zheng Zheng and Xinyou Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:518
  18. Soybean is a valuable source of edible protein and oil, as well as secondary metabolites that can be used in food products, cosmetics, and medicines. However, because soybean isoflavone content is a quantitati...

    Authors: Jung Min Kim, Ji Su Seo, Jeong Woo Lee, Jae Il Lyu, Jaihyunk Ryu, Seok Hyun Eom, Bo-Keun Ha and Soon-Jae Kwon
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:517
  19. Dendrobium nobile has unique growth environment requirements, and unstable yields and high management costs are the key factors restricting the development of its imitation wild cultivation industry. The present ...

    Authors: Mingsong Li, Jinling Li, Lujun Deng, Zhi Zhao, Chunli Luo, Fulai Luo, Hualei Wang and Jiyong Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:516
  20. In the search for new alternatives to avoid the problems associated with the use of synthetic chemical fungicides in agriculture, the use of green manure (GrM) could help combat fungal diseases of crops, such ...

    Authors: Víctor M. Rodríguez, Pablo Velasco, María Elena Cartea and Jorge Poveda
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:515
  21. Resistance genes (R genes) are a class of genes that are immune to a wide range of diseases and pests. In planta, NLR genes are essential components of the innate immune system. Currently, genes belonging to N...

    Authors: Haixiang Yu, Xuelian Wu, Jiahui Liang, Ziying Han, Yuansong Xiao, Hao Du, Yihua Liu, Jian Guo and Futian Peng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:513
  22. Punica granatum is a fundamentally important fruit tree that has important economic, medicinal and ornamental properties. At present, there are few reports on the mitochondrial genome of pomegranate. Hence, in...

    Authors: Lijuan Feng, Zenghui Wang, Chuanzeng Wang, Xuemei Yang, Mengmeng An and Yanlei Yin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:512
  23. The evolution of protein residues depends on the mutation rates of their encoding nucleotides, but it may also be affected by co-evolution with other residues. Chloroplasts function as environmental sensors, t...

    Authors: Xiaolin Gu, Lingling Li, Sicong Li, Wanxin Shi, Xiaona Zhong, Yingjuan Su and Ting Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:511
  24. Non-target site resistance (NTSR) to herbicides is a polygenic trait that threatens the chemical control of agricultural weeds. NTSR involves differential regulation of plant secondary metabolism pathways, but...

    Authors: Ingvild Loubet, Lucie Meyer, Séverine Michel, Fanny Pernin, Sébastien Carrère, Benoit Barrès, Valérie Le Corre and Christophe Délye
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:510
  25. Industrial hemp is an important industrial crop and has strong resistance to saline-alkaline stress. However, research on the industrial hemp response to NaHCO3 stress is limited. Therefore, the response mechanis...

    Authors: Kun Cao, Yufeng Sun, Xiaoyan Zhang, Yue Zhao, Jing Bian, Hao Zhu, Pan Wang, Baochang Gao, Xiaoli Sun, Ming Hu, Yongxia Guo and Xiaonan Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:509
  26. Drought is one of the limiting factors for quality and quantity of cotton lint in tropical and sub-tropical regions. Therefore, development of drought tolerant cotton genotypes have become indispensable. The i...

    Authors: Tahreem Arif, Muhammad Tanees Chaudhary, Sajid Majeed, Iqrar Ahmad Rana, Zulfiqar Ali, Hosam O. Elansary, Ihab Mohamed Moussa, Sangmi Sun and Muhammad Tehseen Azhar
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:508
  27. Morinda officinalis How (MO) is a vine shrub distributed in tropical and subtropical regions, known as one of the “Four Southern Herbal Medicines” in China. The unclear responsive mechanism by which MO adapt to f...

    Authors: Zhenhua Luo, Xiaoying Che, Panpan Han, Zien Chen, Zeyu Chen, Jinfang Chen, Sishi Xiang and Ping Ding
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:507
  28. Tef (Eragrostis tef) is a C4 plant known for its tiny, nutritious, and gluten-free grains. It contains higher levels of protein, vitamins, and essential minerals like calcium (Ca), iron (Fe), copper (Cu), and zin...

    Authors: Abreham Bekele-Alemu and Ayalew Ligaba-Osena
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:506

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:561

  29. Non-structural carbohydrates (NSC) play a significant role in plant growth and defense and are an important component of carbon cycling in desert ecosystems. However, regarding global change scenarios, it rema...

    Authors: Yingying He, Minghan Yu, Guodong Ding and Fuchong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:505
  30. Silicon nanoparticles (SiO2-NPs) play a crucial role in plants mitigating abiotic stress. However, the regulatory mechanism of SiO2-NPs in response to multiple stress remains unclear. The objectives of this study...

    Authors: Yueping Liang, Hao Liu, Yuanyuan Fu, Penghui Li, Shuang Li and Yang Gao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:504
  31. Quinoa is an important economic crop, drought is one of the key factors affecting quinoa yield. Clarifying the adaptation strategy of quinoa to drought is conducive to cultivating drought-tolerant varieties. A...

    Authors: Xiaolin Zhu, Mingjun Zhang, Baoqiang Wang, Xinrong Song, Xian Wang and Xiaohong Wei
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:503
  32. For cereal crop breeding, it is meaningful to improve utilization efficiency (NUE) under low nitrogen (LN) levels while maintaining crop yield. OsCBL1-knockdown (OsCBL1-KD) plants exhibited increased nitrogen acc...

    Authors: Zhao Hu, Yutan Guo, Suping Ying, Yunting Tang, Jiawei Niu, Ting Wang, Ruifeng Huang, Hongwei Xie, Wenya Wang and Xiaojue Peng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:502
  33. The cotton industry suffers significant yield losses annually due to Verticillium wilt, which is considered the most destructive disease affecting the crop. However, the precise mechanisms behind this disease ...

    Authors: Yanqing Wang, Muhammad Jawad Umer, Xiaoyan Cai, Mengying Yang, Yuqing Hou, Yanchao Xu, Raufa Batool, Teame Gereziher Mehari, Jie Zheng, Yuhong Wang, Heng Wang, Zhikun Li, Zhongli Zhou and Fang Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:501
  34. Wood is a secondary xylem generated by vascular cambium. Vascular cambium activities mainly include cambium proliferation and vascular tissue formation through secondary growth, thereby producing new secondary...

    Authors: Guo Liu, Zhihua Wu, Jianzhong Luo, Chubiao Wang, Xiuhua Shang and Guowu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:500
  35. Fruit expansion stage is crucial to fruit yield and quality formation, and auxin plays a significant role by mediating multi-hormone signals during fruit expansion. However, till now, it is still unclear of th...

    Authors: Yanping Zhang, Ziwen Su, Linjia Luo, Pengkai Wang, Xudong Zhu, Jiecai Liu and Chen Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:499
  36. Lentil is an essential cool-season food legume that offers several benefits in human nutrition and cropping systems. Drought stress is the major environmental constraint affecting lentil plants’ growth and pro...

    Authors: Sajitha Biju, Sigfredo Fuentes and Dorin Gupta
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:498
  37. Phosphorus (P) imbalances are a recurring issue in cultivated soils with pastures across diverse regions. In addition to P deficiency, the prevalence of excess P in soil has escalated, resulting in damage to p...

    Authors: Cíntia Cármen de Faria Melo, Danilo Silva Amaral, Anderson de Moura Zanine, Daniele de Jesus Ferreira, Renato de Mello Prado and Marisa de Cássia Piccolo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:497
  38. Conventional methods to measure oxygen consumption, such as Clark-type electrodes, have limitations such as requiring a large amount of starting material. Moreover, commercially available kits for high-through...

    Authors: Hanna Fuchs, Arleta Malecka, Adrianna Budzinska, Wieslawa Jarmuszkiewicz, Liliana Ciszewska, Aleksandra M. Staszak, Joanna Kijowska-Oberc and Ewelina Ratajczak
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:496
  39. The SHI RELATED SEQUENCE (SRS) family plays a vital role in the development of multiple plant organs such as floral meristem determinacy, organ morphogenesis, and signal transduction. Nevertheless, there is li...

    Authors: Wang Lu, Yan Wang, Yuan Shi, Qin Liang, Xiangyin Lu, Deding Su, Xin Xu, Julien Pirrello, Ying Gao, Baowen Huang and Zhengguo Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:495
  40. Excessive salinity reduces crop production and negatively impacts agriculture worldwide. We previously isolated endophytic bacterial strains from two halophytic species: Artemisia princeps and Chenopodium ficifol...

    Authors: Saleem Asif, Rahmatullah Jan, Nari Kim, Sajjad Asaf, Lubna, Muhammad Aaqil Khan, Eun-Gyeong Kim, Yoon-Hee Jang, Dibya Bhatta, In-Jung Lee and Kyung-Min Kim
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:494
  41. Reproductive stage drought stress (RDS) is a major global threat to rice production. Due to climate change, water scarcity is becoming an increasingly common phenomenon in major rice-growing areas worldwide. U...

    Authors: Aparna Eragam, Ankita Mohapatra, Vishnu Shukla, Rajashekar Varma Kadumuri, Abin Panackal George, Latha Putta, Srividhya Akkareddy, Sreenivas Chavali, Lakshminarayana R. Vemireddy and Eswarayya Ramireddy
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:493
  42. Orchids (Cymbidium spp.) exhibit significant variations in floral morphology, pollinator relations, and ecological habitats. Due to their exceptional economic and ornamental value, Cymbidium spp. have been commer...

    Authors: Hui-Juan Ning, Fang-Fang Gui, En-Wei Tian and Li-Yuan Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:492
  43. Arbutus unedo L. is a wild tree of Mediterranean regions used as food and in traditional medicine and important for afforestation programs. There is no detailed information available on the variation of A. unedo ...

    Authors: Cinzia Sanna, Ilaria Chiocchio, Manuela Mandrone, Francesca Bonvicini, Giovanna A. Gentilomi, Simona Trincia and Ferruccio Poli
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:490
  44. Rubber plant (Hevea brasiliensis) is one of the major sources of latex. Somatic embryogenesis (SE) is a promising alterative to its propagation by grafting and seed. Phytohormones have been shown to influence SE ...

    Authors: Ling Li, Xiaolong Sun, Wencai Yu, Mingchun Gui, Yanfen Qiu, Min Tang, Hai Tian and Guoping Liang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:489
  45. Heterosis is a complex phenomenon wherein the hybrids outperform their parents. Understanding the underlying molecular mechanism by which hybridization leads to higher yields in allopolyploid cotton is critica...

    Authors: Rasmieh Hamid, Feba Jacob, Zahra Ghorbanzadeh, Leila Jafari and Omran Alishah
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:488
  46. Viburnum chinshanense is an endemic species found exclusively in the North-Central and South-Central regions of China. This species is a lush garden ornamental tree and is extensively utilized for vegetation rest...

    Authors: Haoxiang Zhu, Yuanyu Shan, Jingling Li, Xue Zhang, Jie Yu and Haiyang Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:487
  47. Chromosome number and genome size changes via dysploidy and polyploidy accompany plant diversification and speciation. Such changes often impact also morphological characters. An excellent system to address th...

    Authors: Hyeonjin Kim, Bokyung Choi, Changyoung Lee, Jin-Hyub Paik, Chang-Gee Jang, Hanna Weiss-Schneeweiss and Tae-Soo Jang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:485
  48. Light-harvesting chlorophyll a/b b evelopment of higher plants and in response to abiotic stress. Previous works has demonstrated that that Lhcb genes were involved in the phytochrome regulation and responded to ...

    Authors: Xiaolong Li, Zeyu Jiang, Chaofan Zhang, Kefan Cai, Hui Wang, Weiyi Pan, Xuepeng Sun, Yongbin Gao and Kai Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:484

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