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  1. Gibberellins (GAs) are widely involved in plant growth and development. DELLA proteins are key regulators of plant development and a negative regulatory factor of GA. Dendrobium officinale is a valuable tradition...

    Authors: Danqi Zeng, Can Si, Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva, Hongyu Shi, Jing Chen, Lei Huang, Juan Duan and Chunmei He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:93

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:173

  2. Studies on intra-specific variability in leaf functional traits is important to evaluate adaptation of the species to predicted climate change, and to develop long-term conservation strategy. The main objectiv...

    Authors: Rui Xu, Shundan Cheng, Jing Zhou, Mulualem Tigabu, Xiangqing Ma and Ming Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:92
  3. Mitochondria are organelles within eukaryotic cells that are central to the metabolic processes of cellular respiration and ATP production. However, the evolution of mitochondrial genomes (mitogenomes) in plan...

    Authors: Shuo Zhang, Jie Wang, Wenchuang He, Shenglong Kan, Xuezhu Liao, David R. Jordan, Emma S. Mace, Yongfu Tao, Alan W. Cruickshank, Robert Klein, Daojun Yuan, Luke R. Tembrock and Zhiqiang Wu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:91
  4. In plants, cytokinin is activated into trans-zeatin to fight abiotic stresses. However, the mechanism of the effect of trans-zeatin on 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline (2-AP) biosynthesis in fragrant rice has yet to be st...

    Authors: Pipeng Xing, Haowen Luo, Zhenzhen He, Longxin He, Hua Zhao, Xiangru Tang and Meiyang Duan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:88
  5. Uraria Desv. belongs to the tribe Desmodieae (Fabaceae), a group of legume plants, some of which have medicinal properties. However, due to a lack of genomic information, the interspecific relationships, genetic ...

    Authors: Chaoyu Liu, Maomao Zhang and Xueli Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:87
  6. Burdock is a biennial herb of Asteraceae found in Northern Europe, Eurasia, Siberia, and China. Its mature dry fruits, called Niu Bang Zi, are recorded in various traditional Chinese medicine books. With the deve...

    Authors: Yueyue Song, Yanyun Yang, Liang Xu, Che Bian, Yanping Xing, Hefei Xue, Wenjuan Hou, Wenxiao Men, Deqiang Dou and Tingguo Kang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:86
  7. Cold temperatures can be detrimental to crop survival and productivity. Breeding progress can be improved by understanding the molecular basis of low temperature tolerance. We investigated the key routes and c...

    Authors: Xiaoxu Yang, Chang Liu, Mengdi Li, Yanmei Li, Zhishan Yan, Guojun Feng and Dajun Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:85
  8. The complex physical structure and abundant repeat sequences make it difficult to assemble the mitogenomes of seed plants, especially gymnosperms. Only approximately 33 mitogenomes of gymnosperms have been rep...

    Authors: Changying Xia, Jingling Li, Youwei Zuo, Ping He, Huan Zhang, Xiaoxia Zhang, Binru Wang, Jiabin Zhang, Jie Yu and Hongping Deng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:84
  9. Nonstructural carbohydrates (NSCs) reflect the carbon supply status and affect the construction and development of plants. Previous studies have focused on the dynamics of NSCs among plant organs, however, few...

    Authors: Li Ji, Jun Wang, Yue Liu, Zhimin Lu, Witoon Purahong and Yuchun Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:83
  10. Seed size is an important factor contributing to maize yield, but its molecular mechanism remains unclear. The seed coat, which serves as one of the three components of the maize grain, determines seed size to...

    Authors: Juan Li, Liangfa Wang, Jiong Wan, Kuntai Dang, Yuan Lin, Shujun Meng, Xiaoqian Qiu, Qiyue Wang, Jiawen Zhao, Liqin Mu, Hongbing Luo, Dong Ding, Zehui Chen and Jihua Tang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:82
  11. The cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) of rice is caused by chimeric mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) that is maternally inherited in the majority of multicellular organisms. Wild rice (Oryza rufipogon Griff.) has been re...

    Authors: Xuemei Zhang, Shuying Chen, Zixian Zhao, Cunqiang Ma and Yating Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:81
  12. Late Embryogenesis Abundant (LEA) proteins are a class of proteins associated with plant stress resistance. Two Juglans species, Juglans regia and J. mandshurica, are both diploid (2n = 32), monoecious perennial ...

    Authors: Jiayu Ma, Dongjun Zuo, Hang Ye, Yujie Yan, Mengdi Li and Peng Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:80
  13. Chestnut blight, one of the most serious branch diseases in Castanea caused by Cryphonectria parasitica, which has ravaged across American chestnut and most of European chestnut since the early twentieth century....

    Authors: Xinghua Nie, Shuqing Zhao, Yaqiong Hao, Si Gu, Yu Zhang, Baoxiu Qi, Yu Xing and Ling Qin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:79
  14. Jatropha curcas is a promising alternative bio-energy resource. However, underrun limited its broad application in the industry. Luckily, TAW1 is a high-productivity promoting gene that increases the lateral bran...

    Authors: Qingyan Peng, Chang Liu, Zhurong Zou and Mengru Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:77
  15. Zinc is one of the essential trace elements in plants. There are few studies on the phytohormone to rescue the toxicity of excessive zinc to plants. The aim of this research was to evaluate the alleviating eff...

    Authors: Ying Ren, Xue Li, Jingwei Liang, Sijia Wang, Zhihao Wang, Hui Chen and Ming Tang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:75
  16. Auxin plays a crucial role in nitrate (NO3)-mediated root architecture, and it is still unclear that if NO3 supply modulates auxin reallocation for regulating root formation in maize (Zea mays L.). This study w...

    Authors: Yubin Wang, Jiapeng Xing, Jiachi Wan, Qingqing Yao, Yushi Zhang, Guohua Mi, Limei Chen, Zhaohu Li and Mingcai Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:74
  17. Cadmium (Cd) is a highly toxic element for plant growth. In plants, hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and methylglyoxal (MG) have emerged as vital signaling molecules that regulate plant growth processes under Cd stress. Ho...

    Authors: Long Guo, Long Ling, Xiaoqian Wang, Ting Cheng, Hongyan Wang and Yanan Ruan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:73
  18. Conventional crop protection has major drawbacks, such as developing pest and pathogen insensitivity to pesticides and low environmental compatibility. Therefore, alternative crop protection strategies are nee...

    Authors: Kyra Hoffmann, Jana Viola Schilling, Georg Wandrey, Tim Welters, Stefan Mahr, Uwe Conrath and Jochen Büchs
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:72
  19. The subgenus Rhizirideum in the genus Allium consists of 38 species worldwide and forms five sections (A. sect. Rhizomatosa, A. sect. Tenuissima, A. sect. Rhizirideum, A. sect. Eduardia, and A. sect. Caespitosopr...

    Authors: Xiao Fu, Deng-Feng Xie, Yu-Yang Zhou, Rui-Yu Cheng, Xiang-Yi Zhang, Song-dong Zhou and Xing-Jin He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:70
  20. Green manure (GM) is a crop commonly grown during fallow periods, which has been applied in agriculture as a strategy to regulate nutrient cycling, improve organic matter, and enhance soil microbial biodiversi...

    Authors: Yang Xu, Hong Ding, Guanchu Zhang, Zelun Li, Qing Guo, Hao Feng, Feifei Qin, Liangxiang Dai and Zhimeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:69
  21. Phosphorus (P) is an essential macronutrient required for plant metabolism and growth. Its acquisition by plants depends on the availability of dissolved P in the rhizosphere and on the characteristics of P up...

    Authors: Julian Kirchgesser, Mousumi Hazarika, Silvia Bachmann-Pfabe, Klaus J. Dehmer, Mareike Kavka and Ralf Uptmoor
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:68
  22. Panax notoginseng (Burk) F.H. Chen is an essential plant in the family of Araliaceae. Its seeds are classified as a type of morphophysiological dormancy (MPD), and are characterized by recalcitrance during the af...

    Authors: Na Ge, Jin-Shan Jia, Ling Yang, Rong-Mei Huang, Qing-Yan Wang, Cui Chen, Zhen-Gui Meng, Long-Geng Li and Jun-Wen Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:67
  23. The evolutionarily conserved Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 (PRC2) plays a vital role in epigenetic gene repression by depositing tri-methylation on lysine residue K27 of histone H3 (H3K27me3) at the target loc...

    Authors: Kai Cheng, Cangbao Lei, Siyuan Zhang, Qiao Zheng, Chunyan Wei, Weiyi Huang, Minghui Xing, Junli Zhang, Xiangyu Zhang and Xiao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:66
  24. The desert shrub Nitraria tangutorum Bobr. is important for its resistance to salt and alkali in Northwest China. It is an ecologically important species in this region and provides edible and medicinal berries. ...

    Authors: Huilong Zhang, Aishuang Hu, Haiwen Wu, Jianfeng Zhu, Jingbo Zhang, Tielong Cheng, Sergey Shabala, Huaxin Zhang and Xiuyan Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:65
  25. Cymbidium ensifolium L. is known for its ornamental value and is frequently used in cosmetics. Information about the salt stress response of C. ensifolium is scarce. In this study, we reported the physiological ...

    Authors: Xiang Li, Lanlan Liu, Shixian Sun, Yanmei Li, Lu Jia, Shili Ye, Yanxuan Yu, Komivi Dossa and Yunpeng Luan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:64
  26. A. annua (also named Artemisia annua, sweet wormwood) is the main source of the anti-malarial drug artemisinin, which is synthesised and stored in its trichomes. Members of the basic Helix-Loop-Helix (bHLH) famil...

    Authors: Shuwei Chang, Qi Li, Baokang Huang, Wansheng Chen and Hexin Tan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:63
  27. Waterlogging is one of the major abiotic stresses in barley and greatly reduces grain yield and quality. To explore the mechanism controlling waterlogging tolerance in barley, physiological, anatomical and tra...

    Authors: Haiye Luan, Hongtao Li, Yu Li, Changyu Chen, Shufeng Li, Yu Wang, Ju Yang, Meng Xu, Huiquan Shen, Hailong Qiao and Jun Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:62
  28. Lotus (Nelumbo Adans.) is used as an herbal medicine and the flowers are a source of natural flavonoids. ‘Da Sajin’, which was firstly found in the plateau area, is a natural mutant in flower color with red strea...

    Authors: Xiaojing Liu, Fengfeng Du, Linhe Sun, Jinfeng Li, Shaozhou Chen, Naiwei Li, Yajun Chang, Jian cui, Wen chen and Dongrui Yao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:61
  29. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR), such as Bradyrhizobium japonicum IRAT FA3, are able to improve seed germination and plant growth under various biotic and abiotic stress conditions, including high sal...

    Authors: Melissa Y. Gomez, Mercedes M. Schroeder, Maha. Chieb, Nathan K. McLain and Emma W. Gachomo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:60
  30. Massive parallel sequencing technologies have enabled the elucidation of plant phylogenetic relationships from chloroplast genomes at a high pace. These include members of the family Rhamnaceae. The current Rh...

    Authors: Kwanjeera Wanichthanarak, Intawat Nookaew, Phongthana Pasookhush, Thidathip Wongsurawat, Piroon Jenjaroenpun, Namkhang Leeratsuwan, Songsak Wattanachaisaereekul, Wonnop Visessanguan, Yongyut Sirivatanauksorn, Narong Nuntasaen, Chutima Kuhakarn, Vichai Reutrakul, Pravech Ajawatanawong and Sakda Khoomrung
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:59
  31. Grain weight/size influences not only grain yield (GY) but also nutritional and appearance quality and consumer preference in Tartary buckwheat. The identification of quantitative trait loci (QTLs)/genes for g...

    Authors: Ruiyuan Li, Zhengfeng Chen, Ran Zheng, Qingfu Chen, Jiao Deng, Hongyou Li, Juan Huang, Chenggang Liang and Taoxiong Shi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:58
  32. Areca palm (Areca catechu) is a woody perennial plant of both economical and medicinal importance grown in tropical and subtropical climates. Yet, the molecular biology study of areca palm is extremely impeded by...

    Authors: Yaodi Wang, Linxi Wang, Hongjun Liu, Bei Gou, Weiyao Hu, Li Qin, Wentao Shen, Aiming Wang, Hongguang Cui and Zhaoji Dai
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:56
  33. Drought is a major abiotic stress to rice (Oryza sativa) during growth. Ideal Plant Architecture (IPA1), the first cloned gene controlling the ideal plant type in rice, has been reported to function in both ideal...

    Authors: Feihe Chen, Haomin Zhang, Hong Li, Ling Lian, Yidong Wei, Yuelong Lin, Lanning Wang, Wei He, Qiuhua Cai, Hongguang Xie, Hua Zhang and Jianfu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:55
  34. Sugarcane growth and yield are complex biological processes influenced by endophytic nitrogen-fixing bacteria, for which the molecular mechanisms involved are largely unknown. In this study, integrated metabol...

    Authors: Qian Nong, Mukesh Kumar Malviya, Manoj Kumar Solanki, Li Lin, Jinlan Xie, Zhanghong Mo, Zeping Wang, Xiupeng Song, Xin Huang, Changning Li and Yangrui Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:54
  35. Many data suggest that the sucrose non-fermenting 1-related kinases 2 (SnRK2s) are very important to abiotic stress for plants. In rice, these kinases are known as osmotic stress/ABA–activated protein kinases ...

    Authors: Dengji Lou, Suping Lu, Zhen Chen, Yi Lin, Diqiu Yu and Xiaoyan Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:53
  36. Diseases are the major factor affecting the quality and yield of sugarcane during its growth and development. However, our knowledge about the factors regulating disease responses remain limited. The present s...

    Authors: Yaying Ma, Hongying Yu, Yijing Lu, Sanji Gao, Mahpara Fatima, Ray Ming and Jingjing Yue
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:52
  37. C:N:P homeostasis in plants guarantees optimal levels of these nutrients in plant metabolism. H However, one of the causes to the effects of deficit irrigation is the loss of C:N:P homeostasis in leaves and st...

    Authors: Milton G. Costa, Renato de M. Prado, Marcilene M. Santos Sarah, Luiz F. Palaretti, Marisa de C. Piccolo and Jonas P. Souza Júnior
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:51
  38. Hemerocallis citrina Baroni (daylily) is a horticultural ornamental plant and vegetable with various applications as a raw material in traditional Chinese medicine and as a flavouring agent. Daylily contains many...

    Authors: Aihua Guo, Yang Yang, Jiang Wu, Nannan Qin, Feifan Hou, Yang Gao, Ke Li, Guoming Xing and Sen Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:50
  39. Salt stress significantly influences plant growth and reduces crop yield. It is highly anticipated to develop salt-tolerant crops with salt tolerance genes and transgenic technology. Hence, it is critical to i...

    Authors: Ayesha Liaqat, Alamin Alfatih, Sami Ullah Jan, Liangqi Sun, Pingxia Zhao and Chengbin Xiang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:49
  40. The AP2/ERF gene family is a superfamily of transcription factors that are important in the response of plants to abiotic stress and development. However, comprehensive research of the AP2/ERF genes in the Sol...

    Authors: Jin-Wook Choi, Hyeon Ho Choi, Young-Soo Park, Min-Jeong Jang and Seungill Kim
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:48
  41. As one of the ten most famous flowers in China, the chrysanthemum has rich germplasm with a variety of flowering induction pathways, most of which are photoperiod-induced. After treatment with DNA methylation ...

    Authors: Dongru Kang, Muhammad Ayoub Khan, Pan Song, Yvru Liu, Yifei Wu, Penghui Ai, Zhongai Li and Zicheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:47
  42. Petal blotch is a unique ornamental trait in angiosperm families, and blotch in rose petal is rare and has great esthetic value. However, the cause of the formation of petal blotch in rose is still unclear. Th...

    Authors: Naizhe Ji, Qianyu Wang, Shanshan Li, Jiaxin Wen, Liangsheng Wang, Xiaohao Ding, Shiwei Zhao and Hui Feng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:46
  43. Testa color is an important trait of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) which is closely related with the nutritional and commercial value. Pink and red are main color of peanut testa. However, the genetic mechanism of...

    Authors: Naveed Ahmad, Kun Zhang, Jing Ma, Mei Yuan, Shuzhen Zhao, Mingqing Wang, Li Deng, Li Ren, Sunil S. Gangurde, Jiaowen Pan, Changle Ma, Changsheng Li, Baozhu Guo, Xingjun Wang, Aiqin Li and Chuanzhi Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:44
  44. Cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs) are a predominant group of serine/threonine protein kinases that have multi-faceted functions in eukaryotes. The plant CDK members have well-known roles in cell cycle progressio...

    Authors: Gokul Babu S, Deependra Singh Gohil and Swarup Roy Choudhury
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:43

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