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  1. Seed retention is the basic prerequisite for seed harvest. However, only little breeding progress has been achieved for this trait in the major forage grasses. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potenti...

    Authors: Mareike Kavka, Andreas Balles, Christof Böhm, Klaus J. Dehmer, Christian Fella, Felix Rose, Bernhard Saal, Sabine Schulze, Evelin Willner and Michael Melzer
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:577
  2. Little leaf disease caused by phytoplasma infection is a significant threat to eggplant (also known as brinjal) cultivation in India. This study focused on the molecular characterisation of the phytoplasma str...

    Authors: Muthusamy Karthikeyan, Gawande Priya Yogiraj, Thiyagarajan Elaiyabharathi, Bonipas Antony John Jesu, Iruthayasamy Johnson, Shajith Basha Jaffer, Shanmuga Priya Dhanabalan, Narayanan Manikanda Boopathi, Subbaiyan Marimuthu, Hamid Shobeiri Nejad, Dante L. Adorada and Sambasivam Periyannan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:576
  3. Salvia miltiorrhiza, a well-known traditional Chinese medicine, frequently suffers from replant diseases that adversely affect its quality and yield. To elucidate S. miltiorrhiza’s metabolic adaptations to replan...

    Authors: Mei Jiang, YaXing Yan, BingQian Zhou, Jian Li, Li Cui, LanPing Guo and Wei Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:575
  4. Fruit cracking impacts the quality of sweet cherry, significantly affecting its marketability due to increased susceptibility to injury, aesthetic flaws, and susceptibility to pathogens. The effect of 1% biofi...

    Authors: Burhan Ozturk, Husrev Akkaya, Erdal Aglar and Onur Saracoglu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:574
  5. The GRAS gene family is a class of plant-specific transcription factors with important roles in many biological processes, such as signal transduction, disease resistance and stress tolerance, plant growth and de...

    Authors: Haifei Lu, Jianmin Xu, Guangyou Li, Tailin Zhong, Danwei Chen and Jiabin Lv
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:573
  6. Nitrogen (N) availability is crucial in regulating plants’ abiotic stress resistance, particularly at the seedling stage. Nevertheless, plant responses to N under salinity conditions may vary depending on the ...

    Authors: Javaria Noor, Izhar Ahmad, Abd Ullah, Babar Iqbal, Shazma Anwar, Arshad Jalal, Mohammad K. Okla, Ibrahim A. Alaraidh, Hamada Abdelgawad and Shah Fahad
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:572
  7. Sucrose accumulation in sugarcane is affected by several environmental and genetic factors, with plant moisture being of critical importance for its role in the synthesis and transport of sugars within the can...

    Authors: Carolina Saavedra-Díaz, Jhon Henry Trujillo-Montenegro, Hugo Arley Jaimes, Alejandra Londoño, Fredy Antonio Salazar Villareal, Luis Orlando López, Carlos Arturo Viveros Valens, Jershon López-Gerena, John J. Riascos, Yeison Mauricio Quevedo and Fernando S. Aguilar
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:570
  8. Wheat grain development in the first few days after pollination determines the number of endosperm cells that influence grain yield potential and is susceptible to various environmental conditions, including h...

    Authors: Nathan Abshire, Andrew L. Hauck, Harkamal Walia and Toshihiro Obata
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:568
  9. Cadmium (Cd) is a nonessential element in plants and has adverse effects on the growth and development of plants. However, the molecular mechanisms of Cd phytotoxicity, tolerance and accumulation in hyperaccum...

    Authors: Juncai Wang, Xunfeng Chen, Shaohua Chu, Kashif Hayat, Yaowei Chi, Xiaofeng Liao, Hongliang Zhang, Yuangui Xie, Pei Zhou and Dan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:567
  10. Plants can retain atmospheric particulate matter (PM) through their unique foliar microstructures, which has a profound impact on the phyllosphere microbial communities. Yet, the underlying mechanisms linking ...

    Authors: Liren Xu, Yichao Liu, Shuxiang Feng, Chong Liu, Xinyu Zhong, Yachao Ren, Yujun Liu, Yinran Huang and Minsheng Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:566
  11. AP2/ERF is a large family of plant transcription factor proteins that play essential roles in signal transduction, plant growth and development, and responses to various stresses. The AP2/ERF family has been i...

    Authors: Lei Ma, Qianqian Shi, Qin Ma, Xiaona Wang, Xin Chen, Peilin Han, Yingli Luo, Haichao Hu, Xitong Fei and Anzhi Wei
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:565
  12. Three Amino acid Loop Extension (TALE) belongs to the homeobox group of genes that are important constituents of plant systems. The TALE gene family is instrumental not only in growth and development but also ...

    Authors: Sheraz Ahmad, Khushboo Khan, Ibrahim A. Saleh, Mohammad K. Okla, Ibrahim A. Alaraidh, Hamada AbdElgawad, Muhammad Naeem, Naveed Ahmad and Shah Fahad
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:564
  13. Drought is a leading environmental factor affecting plant growth. To explore the drought tolerance mechanism of asparagus, this study analyzed the responses of two asparagus varieties, namely, ‘Jilv3’ (drought...

    Authors: Xuhong Zhang, Changzhi Han, Yubo Wang, Tao Liu, Yuqin Liang and Yanpo Cao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:563
  14. On tropical regions, phosphorus (P) fixation onto aluminum and iron oxides in soil clays restricts P diffusion from the soil to the root surface, limiting crop yields. While increased root surface area favors ...

    Authors: Barbara Hufnagel, Karine C. Bernardino, Marcos Malosetti, Sylvia M. Sousa, Lidianne A. Silva, Claudia Teixeira Guimaraes, Antônio Marcos Coelho, Thiago Teixeira Santos, Joao H. M. Viana, Robert E. Schaffert, Leon V. Kochian, Fred A. Eeuwijk and Jurandir V. Magalhaes
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:562
  15. Somatic embryogenesis (SE) is recognized as a promising technology for plant vegetative propagation. Although previous studies have identified some key regulators involved in the SE process in plant, our knowl...

    Authors: Shengkan Chen, Dongqiang Guo, Ziyu Deng, Qinglan Tang, Changrong Li, Yufei Xiao, Lianxiang Zhong and Bowen Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:561
  16. The generation of new eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) cultivars with drought tolerance is a main challenge in the current context of climate change. In this study, the eight parents (seven of S. melongena and one...

    Authors: Martín Flores-Saavedra, Mariola Plazas, Pietro Gramazio, Oscar Vicente, Santiago Vilanova and Jaime Prohens
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:560
  17. Rainfed regions have inconsistent spatial and temporal rainfall. So, these regions could face water deficiency during critical stages of crop growth. In this regard, multi-environment trials could play a key r...

    Authors: Hamid Hatami Maleki, Behrouz Vaezi, Askar Jozeyan, Amir Mirzaei, Reza Darvishzadeh, Shahryar Dashti, Hossein Abdi and Hossein Zeinalzadeh-Tabrizi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:559
  18. Wheat is one of the important grain crops in the world. The formation of lesion spots related to cell death is involved in disease resistance, whereas the regulatory pathway of lesion spot production and resis...

    Authors: Cong Li, Lei Yan, Qian Liu, Rong Tian, Surong Wang, Muhammad Faisal Umer, Muhammad Junaid Jalil, Md Nahibuzzaman Lohani, Yanlin Liu, Huaping Tang, Qiang Xu, Qiantao Jiang, Guoyue Chen, Pengfei Qi, Yunfeng Jiang, Lulu Gou…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:558
  19. In the course of their life, plants face a multitude of environmental anomaly that affects their growth and production. In recent decades, lead (Pb) gained an increasing attention as it is among the most signi...

    Authors: Reda E. Abdelhameed, Hanan Abdalla and Mohamed Abdel-Haleem
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:557
  20. Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are emerging contaminants of increasing concern due to their presence in the environment, with potential impacts on ecosystems and human health. These substances are considere...

    Authors: Fabrizio Pietrini, Anna Wyrwicka-Drewniak, Laura Passatore, Isabel Nogués, Massimo Zacchini and Enrica Donati
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:556
  21. Selenium is essential for livestock and human health. The traditional way of adding selenium to livestock diets has limitations, and there is a growing trend to provide livestock with a safe and efficient sour...

    Authors: Pengbo Sun, Gentu Ge, Lin Sun, Shuai Du, Yichao Liu, Xingquan Yan, Jiawei Zhang, Yuhan Zhang, Zhijun Wang and Yushan Jia
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:555

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  22. Epidermal patterning factor / -like (EPF/EPFL) gene family encodes a class of cysteine-rich secretory peptides, which are widelyfound in terrestrial plants.Multiple studies has indicated that EPF/EPFLs might play...

    Authors: Pengtao Li, Zilin Zhao, Wenkui Wang, Tao Wang, Nan Hu, Yangyang Wei, Zhihao Sun, Yu Chen, Yanfang Li, Qiankun Liu, Shuhan Yang, Juwu Gong, Xianghui Xiao, Yuling Liu, Yuzhen Shi, Renhai Peng…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:554
  23. The study offers insightful information about the adaptability of local and imported Chili cultivars. This experiment examines how three different chili cultivars Tanjung, Unpad, and Osaka perform in the germi...

    Authors: Farhan Ahmad, Kusumiyati Kusumiyati, Mochamad Arief Soleh, Muhammad Rabnawaz Khan and Ristina Siti Sundari
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:553
  24. The interaction of proteins with RNA in the cell is crucial to orchestrate all steps of RNA processing. RNA interactome capture (RIC) techniques have been implemented to catalogue RNA- binding proteins in the ...

    Authors: Marlene Reichel, Olga Schmidt, Mandy Rettel, Frank Stein, Tino Köster, Falk Butter and Dorothee Staiger
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:552
  25. Alcea rosea L. is a traditional flower with a long cultivation history. It is extensively cultivated in China and is widely planted in green belt parks or used as cut flowers and potted ornamental because of its ...

    Authors: Yuanzhi Luo, Yifeng Li, Xiancai Yin, Wanqing Deng, Jianwei Liao, Yuanzhi Pan, Beibei Jiang, Hongchen Yang, Keying Ding and Yin Jia
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:551
  26. Boron (B) is a micronutrient, but excessive levels can cause phytotoxicity, impaired growth, and reduced photosynthesis. B toxicity arises from over-fertilization, high soil B levels, or irrigation with B-rich...

    Authors: Farhad Behtash, Farima Mogheri, Ahmad Aghaee, Hanifeh Seyed Hajizadeh and Ozkan Kaya
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:550
  27. Ginseng (Panax ginseng C. A. Mey.) is an important and valuable medicinal plant species used in traditional Chinese medicine, and its metabolite ginsenoside is the primary active ingredient. The FAR1/FHY3 gene fa...

    Authors: Yang Jiang, Zixia Zeng, Gaohui He, Mengna Liu, Chang Liu, Mingming Liu, Tingting Lv, Aimin Wang, Yi Wang, Mingzhu Zhao, Kangyu Wang and Meiping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:549
  28. Enhancing wheat productivity by implementing a comprehensive approach that combines irrigation, nutrition, and organic amendments shows potential for collectively enhancing crop performance. This study examine...

    Authors: A. S. Farouk, Ahmed M. Abdelghany, A. A. Shehab, Sh. E. Alwakel, Khaled M. Makled, Eman Naif, Honglei Ren and Sobhi F. Lamlom
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:548
  29. Plant growth and development are severely threatened by drought and salt stresses. Compared with structural genes, transcription factors (TFs) play more pivotal roles in plant growth and stress adaptation. How...

    Authors: Qiong Li, Jibin Wang, Qian Liu, Junhan Zhang, Xinlei Zhu, Yinpeng Hua, Ting Zhou and Songxian Yan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:547
  30. Apple Replant Disease (ARD) is common in major apple-growing regions worldwide, but the role of rhizosphere microbiota in conferring ARD resistance and promoting plant growth remains unclear.

    Authors: Rongye Qiao, Mingzhen Xu, Jihang Jiang, Zhen Song, Meibin Wang, Lei Yang, Hui Guo and Zhiquan Mao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:546
  31. The accumulation of arsenic (As) in rice (Oryza sativa L.) grain poses a significant health concern in Bangladesh. To address this, we investigated the efficacy of various organic amendments and phytoremediation ...

    Authors: Rana Roy, Akram Hossain, Md. Omar Sharif, Mitali Das and Tanwne Sarker
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:545
  32. Plant height (PH) is an important agronomic trait influenced by a complex genetic network. However, the genetic basis for the variation in PH in Medicago sativa remains largely unknown. In this study, a comprehen...

    Authors: Xueqian Jiang, Tianhui Yang, Fei He, Fan Zhang, Xu Jiang, Chuan Wang, Ting Gao, Ruicai Long, Mingna Li, Qingchuan Yang, Yue Wang, Tiejun Zhang and Junmei Kang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:544
  33. Bracts are important for ornamental plants, and their developmental regulation process is complex; however, relatively little research has been conducted on bracts. In this study, physiological, biochemical an...

    Authors: Xiangdong Liu, Yaonan Peng, Qinghui Zeng, Yuwan Ma, Jin Liu, Yaqi Huang, Xiaoying Yu, Jun Luo, Yanlin Li, Meng Li and Fuxiang Cao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:543
  34. Hydrogen gas (H2), a novel and beneficial gaseous molecule, plays a significant role in plant growth and development processes. Hydrogen-rich water (HRW) is regarded as a safe and easily available way to study th...

    Authors: Jingjing Chang, Jiawei Li, Jinlong Li, Xiao Chen, Jiabin Jiao, Jing Li, Zhao Song and Baige Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:542
  35. The glandular trichomes of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) can efficiently produce secondary metabolites. They act as natural bioreactors, and their natural products function to protect plants against insect-pests an...

    Authors: Mingli Chen, Zhiyuan Li, Xinxi He, Zhe Zhang, Dong Wang, Luying Cui, Minmin Xie, Zeyu Zhao, Quan Sun, Dahai Wang, Jiameng Dai and Daping Gong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:541
  36. Diosgenin is an important steroidal precursor renowned for its diverse medicinal uses. It is predominantly sourced from Dioscorea species, particularly Dioscorea zingiberensis. Dioscorea zingiberensis has an abil...

    Authors: Shi xian Sun, Yanmei Li, Lu Jia, Shili Ye and Yunpeng Luan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:540
  37. The combination of compost and biochar (CB) plays an important role in soil restoration and mitigation strategies against drought stress in plants. In the current study, the impact of CB was determined on the ...

    Authors: Ahmed Shaaban, Khaulood A. Hemida, Taia A. Abd El-Mageed, Wael M. Semida, Synan F. AbuQamar, Mohamed T. El-Saadony, Omar A.A.I. Al-Elwany and Khaled A. El-Tarabily
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:538
  38. Avena fatua and A. sterilis are challenging to distinguish due to their strong similarities. However, Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) can effectively extract patterns and identify these species. We measured seed...

    Authors: Mostafa Oveisi, Danijela Sikuljak, Ana A. Anđelković, Dragana Bozic, Nenad Trkulja, Ramin Piri, Peter Poczai and Sava Vrbnicanin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:537
  39. The heavy metal-associated isoprenylated plant protein (HIPP) is an important regulatory element in response to abiotic stresses, especially playing a key role in low-temperature response.

    Authors: Runrun Yu, Qiandong Hou, Hong Deng, Ling Xiao, Xiaowei Cai, Chunqiong Shang and Guang Qiao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:536
  40. Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) has greatly improved the utilization of heterosis in crops due to the absence of functional male gametophyte. The newly developed sporophytic D1 type CMS (CMS-D1) rice exhibits...

    Authors: Jie Wang, Suping Ying, Weixiong Long, Lihua Luo, Mingjuan Qian, Wei Chen, Laiyang Luo, Weibiao Xu, Yonghui Li, Yaohui Cai, Xiaojue Peng and Hongwei Xie
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:535
  41. Waterlogging stress (WS) negatively impacts crop growth and productivity, making it important to understand crop resistance processes and discover useful WS resistance genes. In this study, rye cultivars and w...

    Authors: Daniel Bimpong, Lili Zhao, Mingyang Ran, Xize Zhao, Cuicui Wu, Ziqun Li, Xue Wang, Ling Cheng, Zhengwu Fang, Zanmin Hu, Chengming Fan, Bernard Gyebi-Nimako, Yirou Luo, Shuping Wang and Yingxin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:534
  42. Dragon fruit (Selenicereus undatus), known for its captivating appearance and remarkable nutritional profile, has garnered considerable attention in recent years. Despite its popularity, there's a dearth of resea...

    Authors: Ghulam Sarwar, Tauseef Anwar, Huma Qureshi, Muhammad Younus, Muhammad Waqar Hassan, Muhammad Sajid-ur-Rehman, Faizan Khalid, Faiza, Wajid Zaman and Walid Soufan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:533
  43. Mung bean (Vigna radiata L.) is an important warm-season grain legume. Adaptation to extreme environmental conditions, supported by evolution, makes mung bean a rich gene pool for stress tolerance traits. The exp...

    Authors: Lili Yin, Ruigang Wu, Ruilan An, Yaxin Feng, Yaqi Qiu and Meiling Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:532
  44. This study examines the impact of titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2NPs) on gene expression associated with menthol biosynthesis and selected biochemical parameters in peppermint plants (Mentha piperita L.). Me...

    Authors: Fatemeh Ramzanpoor Veleshkolaii, Mahyar Gerami, Elham Younesi-Melerdi, Masoumeh Rezaei Moshaei and Saeed Ghanbari Hassan Kiadeh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:531
  45. Seed aging, a natural and inevitable process occurring during storage. Oats, an annual herb belonging to the Gramineae family and pooideae. In addition to being a healthy food, oats serve as ecological pasture...

    Authors: Ruirui Yao, Huan Liu, Jinglong Wang, Shangli Shi, Guiqin Zhao and Xiangrui Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:530
  46. The sorghum aphid Melanaphis sacchari (Zehntner) (Homoptera: Aphididae) is an important insect in the late growth phase of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.). However, the mechanisms of sorghum response to aphid infest...

    Authors: Xin-Rui Zhao, Dong-Ting Zhao, Ling-Yu Zhang, Jin-Hua Chang and Jiang-Hui Cui
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:529
  47. BRVIS RADIX (BRX) family is a small gene family with the highly conserved plant-specific BRX domains, which plays important roles in plant development and response to abiotic stress. Although BRX protein has b...

    Authors: Shouhong Zhu, Yan Li, Wei Chen, Jinbo Yao, Shengtao Fang, Jingwen Pan, Wenting Wan, Javaria Tabusam, Youjun Lv and Yongshan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:528
  48. Angelica Gigas (Purple parsnip) is an important medicinal plant that is cultivated and utilized in Korea, Japan, and China. It contains bioactive substances especially coumarins with anti-inflammatory, anti-plate...

    Authors: Han-Sol Lee, Jong-Eun Han, Eun-Kyung Bae, Eun Yee Jie, Suk Weon Kim, Hyuk Joon Kwon, Hak Sung Lee, Soo-Ho Yeon, Hosakatte Niranjana Murthy and So-Young Park
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:527
  49. Light intensity is a key factor affecting the synthesis of secondary metabolites in plants. However, the response mechanisms of metabolites and genes in Gentiana macrophylla under different light intensities have...

    Authors: Huanhuan Fu, Yaomin Wang, Fakai Mi, Li Wang, Ye Yang, Fang Wang, Zhenggang Yue and Yihan He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:526

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