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  1. 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
  2. As the global climate changes, periods of abiotic stress throughout the North American cranberry growing regions will become more common. One consequence of high temperature extremes and drought conditions is ...

    Authors: Lindsay Erndwein, Joseph Kawash, Sara Knowles, Nicholi Vorsa and James Polashock
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:181
  3. Due to global warming, drought climates frequently occur on land, and despite being drought resistant, pineapples are still subjected to varying degrees of drought stress. Plant growth regulators can regulate ...

    Authors: XiaoKui Huang, GangShun Rao, XiaoDu Peng, YingBin Xue, HanQiao Hu, NaiJie Feng and DianFeng Zheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:180
  4. 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
  5. Cassava mosaic disease (CMD) of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) has expanded across many continents. Sri Lankan cassava mosaic virus (SLCMV; family Geminiviridae), which is the predominant cause of CMD in Thai...

    Authors: Somruthai Chaowongdee, Srihunsa Malichan, Pornkanok Pongpamorn, Atchara Paemanee and Wanwisa Siriwan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:178
  6. Primary trisomy is a powerful genetic tool in plants. However, trisomy has not been detected in Populus as a model system for tree and woody perennial plant biology.

    Authors: Yaru Sang, Bo Kong, Phuong Uyen Do, Lexun Ma, Jiahua Du, Liang Li, Xuetong Cheng, Yifan Zhao, Qing Zhou, Jian Wu, Lianjun Song and Pingdong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:177
  7. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) as an important legume plant can quickly produce adventitious roots (ARs) to form new plants by cutting. But the regulatory mechanism of AR formation in alfalfa remains unclear.

    Authors: Ye Ai, Xu Qian, Xiaoqian Wang, Yinglong Chen, Tiejun Zhang, Yuehui Chao and Yan Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:176
  8. The utilization of heterosis based on three-line system is an effective strategy in crop breeding. However, cloning and mechanism elucidation of restorer genes for cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) in upland co...

    Authors: Cheng Cheng, Hushuai Nie, Huijing Li, Daniel Adjibolosoo, Bin Li, Kaiyun Jiang, Yanan Cui, Meng Zhu, Baixue Zhou, Anhui Guo and Jinping Hua
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:175
  9. Spring irrigation with freshwater is widely used to reduce soil salinity and increase the soil water content in arid areas. However, this approach requires a huge amount of freshwater, which is problematic giv...

    Authors: Guo Yi, Wang Quanjiu, Wang Kang, Zhang Jihong, Wei Kai and Liu Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:174
  10. Plant aquaporins are critical genetic players performing multiple biological functions, especially climate resilience and water-use efficiency. Their genomic diversity across genus Oryza is yet to be explored.

    Authors: Qasim Raza, Muhammad Abdul Rehman Rashid, Muhammad Waqas, Zulfiqar Ali, Iqrar Ahmad Rana, Sultan Habibullah Khan, Iqrar Ahmad Khan and Rana Muhammad Atif
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:172
  11. RNA-sequencing (RNA-seq) has been widely used to study the dynamic expression patterns of transcribed genes, which can lead to new biological insights. However, processing and analyzing these huge amounts of h...

    Authors: Tingting Li, Yihan Li, Hongbin Shangguan, Jianxin Bian, Ruihan Luo, Yuan Tian, Zhimin Li, Xiaojun Nie and Licao Cui
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:170
  12. Dehydration responsive element-binding (DREB) transcription factors are widely present in plants, and involve in signalling transduction, plant growth and development, and stress response. DREB genes have been ch...

    Authors: Jiuchang Su, Shanglin Song, Yiting Wang, Yunpeng Zeng, Tianyu Dong, Xiaoyang Ge and Hongying Duan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:169
  13. Prior drought stress may change plants response patterns and subsequently increase their tolerance to the same condition, which can be referred to as “drought memory” and proved essential for plants well-being...

    Authors: Tingzhou Fang, Chaoju Qian, Bachir Goudia Daoura, Xia Yan, Xingke Fan, Pengshu Zhao, Yuqiu Liao, Liang Shi, Yuxiao Chang and Xiao-Fei Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:167
  14. Glasswort (Salicornia persica) is identified as a halophyte plant, which is one of the most tolerant plants to salt conditions. The seed oil of the plant contains about 33% oil. In the present study, the effects ...

    Authors: Abbasali Moghaddam, Hamid Reza Larijani, Meysam Oveysi, Hamid Reza Tohidi Moghaddam and Mohammad Nasri
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:166
  15. Crop biofortification is a successful strategy to ameliorate Vitamin A deficiency. Sorghum is a good candidate for vitamin A biofortification, as it is a staple food in regions with high prevalence of vitamin ...

    Authors: Clara Cruet-Burgos, Geoffrey P. Morris and Davina H. Rhodes
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:165
  16. Subtribe Swertiinae, a medicinally significant and highly speciose Subtribe of family Gentianaceae. Despite previous extensive studies based on both morphology and molecular data, intergeneric and infrageneric...

    Authors: Lucun Yang, Shengxue Deng, Yongqing Zhu and Qilin Da
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:164
  17. Terminalia ivorensis (TI) is used in West African ethnomedicine for the treatment of conditions including ulcers, malaria and wounds. Despite its widespread use, the phytochemical profile of TI remains largely un...

    Authors: Aliu Moomin, Wendy R. Russell, Rachel M. Knott, Lorraine Scobbie, Kwesi Boadu Mensah, Paa Kofi Tawiah Adu-Gyamfi and Susan J. Duthie
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:162
  18. Flavescence dorée (FD) is a grapevine disease caused by phytoplasma and it is one of the most destructive pathologies in Europe. Nowadays, the only strategies used to control the epidemics are insecticides agains...

    Authors: Sofia Casarin, Simone Vincenzi, Antonella Esposito, Luisa Filippin, Vally Forte, Elisa Angelini and Nadia Bertazzon
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:161
  19. Lithophytic bryophytes grow on the rock surface, change the habitat on the rock surface through biological karstification, and provide a material basis for the growth of other plants. However, the surface calc...

    Authors: Wenping Meng, Jingcheng Ran, Quanhou Dai, Na Tu, Tingjiao Leng and Qingqing Ren
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:160
  20. Salicylic Acid (SA) is a pivotal phytohormone in plant innate immunity enhancement of triggered by various pathogens, such as Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas), the causal agent of Huanglongbing (HLB). WRK...

    Authors: Wen-Shan Dai, Ting Peng, Min Wang and Ji-Hong Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:159
  21. A large variation in seed coat colors and seed phenolic metabolites is present in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). The study of the relationships between seed coat color phenotype and the phenolic profile is ...

    Authors: Ana Campa, Roberto Rodríguez Madrera, María Jurado, Carmen García-Fernández, Belén Suárez Valles and Juan José Ferreira
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:158
  22. White root rot disease in rubber trees, caused by the pathogenic fungi Rigidoporus microporus, is currently considered a major problem in rubber tree plantations worldwide. Only a few reports have mentioned the r...

    Authors: Rawit Longsaward, Ashara Pengnoo, Panida Kongsawadworakul and Unchera Viboonjun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:157
  23. Plant organelle genomes are a valuable resource for evolutionary biology research, yet their genome architectures, evolutionary patterns and environmental adaptations are poorly understood in many lineages. Rhodi...

    Authors: Xiaolei Yu, Pei Wei, Zhuyifu Chen, Xinzhong Li, Wencai Zhang, Yujiao Yang, Chenlai Liu, Shuqi Zhao, Xiaoyan Li and Xing Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:156
  24. Understanding the relationship between human evolution and environmental changes is the key to lifting the veil on human origin. The hypothesis that environmental changes triggered the divergence of humans fro...

    Authors: Li-Li Lu, Yi-Feng Yao, Guo-An Wang, Gan Xie, Kai-Qing Lu, Bin Sun, Jin-Feng Li, Angela A. Bruch, David K. Ferguson, Yi-Ming Cui, Qiang Wang, Xin-Ying Zhou, Feng Gao and Yu-Fei Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:155
  25. Hybridization is generally considered an important creative evolutionary force, yet this evolutionary process is still poorly characterized in karst plants. In this study, we focus on natural hybridization in ...

    Authors: Sujuan Wei, Qiwei Zhang, Shaoqing Tang and Wenbo Liao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:154
  26. Photosynthetic pigments in higher plants, including chlorophyll (Chl) and carotenoids, are crucial for photosynthesis and photoprotection. Chl-deficient tobacco seedlings generally have a lower photosynthesis ...

    Authors: Yuqing Feng, Yujing Li, Yuanyuan Zhao and Hongzhi Shi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:153
  27. In the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana, parental age is known to affect somatic mutation rates in their immediate progeny and here we show that this age dependent effect persists across successive generations. U...

    Authors: Shashi Bhushan, Amit Kumar Singh, Yogendra Thakur and Ramamurthy Baskar
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:152
  28. Water shortage caused by global warming seriously affects the yield and quality of vegetable crops. β-carotene, the lipid-soluble natural product with important pharmacological value, is abundant in celery. Tr...

    Authors: Miao Sun, Qin-Yi Xu, Zhi-Peng Zhu, Pei-Zhuo Liu, Jian-Xiang Yu, Yao-Xian Guo, Shu Tang, Zhi-Fang Yu and Ai-Sheng Xiong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:151
  29. The Polygonatum cyrtonema Hua rhizomes (also known as Rhizoma Polygonati, RP) are consumed for their health benefits. The main source of the RP is wild P. cyrtonema populations in the Hunan province of China. How...

    Authors: Rong Song, Bei Yan, Jin Xie, Li Zhou, Rui Xu, Jia Min Zhou, Xiong Hui Ji and Zi Li Yi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:149
  30. Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) is a major monopartite virus in the family Geminiviridae and has caused severe yield losses in tomato and tobacco planting areas worldwide. Wall-associated kinases (WAKs) and...

    Authors: Xueting Zhong, Jiapeng Li, Lianlian Yang, Xiaoyin Wu, Hong Xu, Tao Hu, Yajun Wang, Yaqin Wang and Zhanqi Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:146
  31. Roots are essential for plant growth and have a variety of functions, such as anchoring the plant to the ground, absorbing water and nutrients from the soil, and sensing abiotic stresses, among others. OsERF106MZ

    Authors: Hung-Chi Chen, Shi-Cheng Huang, Yen-Fu Chen, Che-Wei Kuo, Ying-Hsuan Chen and Men-Chi Chang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:144
  32. The TIFY family is a plant-specific gene family and plays an important role in plant growth and development. But few reports have been reported on the phylogenetic analysis and gene expression profiling of TIF...

    Authors: Guanbin Lv, Rui Han, Jingjing Shi, Kun Chen, Guifeng Liu, Qibin Yu, Chuanping Yang and Jing Jiang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:143
  33. Nitrogen is a macronutrient element for plant growth and development. Circular RNAs (circRNAs) serve as pivotal regulators for the coordination between nutrient supply and plant demand. Moso bamboo (Phyllostachys...

    Authors: Chenglei Zhu, Tingting Yuan, Kebin Yang, Yan Liu, Ying Li and Zhimin Gao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:142
  34. The WRKY transcription factors play significant roles in plant growth, development, and defense responses. However, in cotton, the molecular mechanism of most WRKY proteins and their ...

    Authors: Shuling Zhang, Lijun Dong, Xue Zhang, Xiaohong Fu, Lin Zhao, Lizhu Wu, Xingfen Wang and Jianfeng Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:141
  35. Chrysanthemum is a popular ornamental plant worldwide. MYB (v-myb avian myeloblastosis viral oncogene homolog) transcription factors play an important role in everything from stress resistance to plant growth ...

    Authors: Penghui Ai, Jundong Xue, Zhongya Shi, Yuru Liu, Zhongai Li, Tong Li, Wenqian Zhao, Muhammad Ayoub Khan, Dongru Kang, Kangxiang Wang and Zicheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:140
  36. Elongation factor 1 A (EF1A), an essential regulator for protein synthesis, has been reported to participate in abiotic stress responses and environmental adaption in plants. However, the role of EF1A in abiotic ...

    Authors: Lei Xu, Lixia Zhang, Yajiao Liu, Bilig Sod, Mingna Li, Tianhui Yang, Ting Gao, Qingchuan Yang and Ruicai Long
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:138
  37. Seed shattering is a critical challenge that significantly reduces sesame production by 50%. These shattering losses can be reduced by selecting shattering resistant genotypes or by incorporating modern agrono...

    Authors: Jahangir Ahmed, Ghulam Qadir, Muhammad Ansar, Fahad Masoud Wattoo, Talha Javed, Baber Ali, Romina Alina Marc and Mehdi Rahimi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:137
  38. Artemisia subg. Seriphidium, one of the most species-diverse groups within Artemisia, grows mainly in arid or semi-arid regions in temperate climates. Some members have considerable medicinal, ecological, and eco...

    Authors: Guangzhao Jin, Wenjun Li, Feng Song, Lei Yang, Zhibin Wen and Ying Feng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:136
  39. Cold stress is an effective factor in reducing production and injuring fruit trees. Various materials, such as salicylic acid, ascorbic acid, and putrescine, are used to alleviate the damage of abiotic stress.

    Authors: Ilnaz Jalili, Ali Ebadi, Mohammad Ali Askari, Sepideh KalatehJari and Mohammad Ali Aazami
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:135
  40. Early blight, caused by the necrotrophic fungal pathogen Alternaria solani, is an economically important disease affecting the tuber yield worldwide. The disease is mainly controlled by chemical plant protection ...

    Authors: Radha Sivarajan Sajeevan, Ingi Abdelmeguid, Ganapathi Varma Saripella, Marit Lenman and Erik Alexandersson
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:130

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