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  1. Impatiens sect. Impatiens is distributed across the Northern Hemisphere and has diversified considerably, particularly within the Hengduan Mountains (HDM) in southwest China. Yet, the infra-sectional phylogenetic...

    Authors: Fei Qin, Tiantian Xue, Xiaoxia Zhang, Xudong Yang, Jianghong Yu, Sudhindra R. Gadagkar and Shengxiang Yu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:600
  2. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) form symbiotic relationships with various terrestrial plants and have attracted considerable interest as biofertilizers for improving the quality and yield of medicinal plant...

    Authors: Yan-Hong Wu, Yong Qin, Qing-Qing Cai, Min Liu, Dong-Mei He, Xin Chen, Hai Wang and Zhu-Yun Yan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:597
  3. Luronium natans (L.) Raf. is a European endemic species and is becoming increasingly rare and endangered in most countries. This study aimed to compare the community structure and environmental conditions of shal...

    Authors: Krzysztof Banaś, Rafał Ronowski, Rafał Chmara and Józef Szmeja
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:596
  4. Stomatal variation, including guard cell (GC) density, size and chloroplast number, is often used to differentiate polyploids from diploids. However, few works have focused on stomatal variation with respect t...

    Authors: Peng-Qiang Yao, Jian-Hua Chen, Pei-Fang Ma, Li-Hua Xie and Shi-Ping Cheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:595
  5. Cultivated Hippeastrum × hybridum is a popular ornamental plant with large and colorful flowers, long flowering duration, and high commercial value. As its main ornamental feature, its flower color is related to ...

    Authors: Ji Li, Kunlin Wu, Lin Li, Guohua Ma, Lin Fang and Songjun Zeng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:594
  6. Due to the factor of water deficit, which has placed human food security at risk by causing a 20% annual reduction in agricultural products, addressing this growing peril necessitates the adoption of inventive...

    Authors: Faride Gholami, Mohamad Reza Amerian, Hamid Reza Asghari and Amin Ebrahimi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:593
  7. Rhamnus utilis Decne (Rhamnaceae) is an ecologically and economically important tree species. The growing market demands and recent anthropogenic impacts to R. utilis forests has negatively impacted its populatio...

    Authors: Song Guiquan, Feng Jiali, Gong Shuai, Hao Wenya, Kong Xiangkun, Zhao Sheng, Zhao Yueling and Jiang Xuelian
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:592
  8. Kiwifruit bacterial canker, caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (Psa), is a destructive disease worldwide. Resistance genes that respond to Psa infection urgently need to be identified for controlling t...

    Authors: Zhuzhu Zhang, Youhua Long, Xianhui Yin, Weizhen Wang, Wenzhi Li, Lingli Jiang, Xuetang Chen, Bince Wang and Jiling Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:591
  9. Stripe rust, caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst), poses a threat to global wheat production. Deployment of widely effective resistance genes underpins management of this ongoing threat. This study...

    Authors: Amy Mackenzie, Michael Norman, Mesfin Gessese, Chunhong Chen, Chris Sørensen, Mogens Hovmøller, Lina Ma, Kerrie Forrest, Lee Hickey, Harbans Bariana, Urmil Bansal and Sambasivam Periyannan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:590
  10. Platycodon grandiflorus (Jacq.) A. DC is a famous traditional Chinese medicine in China and an authentic medicine in Inner Mongolia. It has been traditionally used as an expectorant in cough and also has anti-inf...

    Authors: Meixi Zhang, Yushu Xing, Jiannan Ma, Ying Zhang, Juan Yu, Xiaoqin Wang and Xin Jia
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:589
  11. Developing sustainable agricultural practices is currently becoming an increasingly relevant challenge. As the worldwide population rises and climate change affects agriculture globally, new and sustainable ap...

    Authors: Subhojit Datta, Islam Hamim, Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal and Rungroch Sungthong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:588
  12. Nitrogen-fixing nodules occur in ten related taxonomic lineages interspersed with lineages of non-nodulating plant species. Nodules result from an endosymbiosis between plants and diazotrophic bacteria; rhizob...

    Authors: Sultan Alhusayni, Yuda Purwana Roswanjaya, Luuk Rutten, Rik Huisman, Simon Bertram, Trupti Sharma, Michael Schon, Wouter Kohlen, Joël Klein and Rene Geurts
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:587
  13. Mitochondrial genomes are essential for deciphering the unique evolutionary history of seed plants. However, the rules of their extreme variation in genomic size, multi-chromosomal structure, and foreign seque...

    Authors: Mengting Wang, Wenhui Yu, Jiapeng Yang, Zhenyu Hou, Chao Li, Zhitao Niu, Benhou Zhang, Qingyun Xue, Wei Liu and Xiaoyu Ding
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:586
  14. H2A.X is an H2A variant histone in eukaryotes, unique for its ability to respond to DNA damage, initiating the DNA repair pathway. H2A.X replacement within the histone octamer is mediated by the FAcilitates Ch...

    Authors: Jennifer M. Frost, Jaehoon Lee, Ping-Hung Hsieh, Samuel J. H. Lin, Yunsook Min, Matthew Bauer, Anne M. Runkel, Hyung-Taeg Cho, Tzung-Fu Hsieh, Robert L. Fischer and Yeonhee Choi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:585
  15. The aleurone layer is a part of many plant seeds, and during seed germination, aleurone cells undergo PCD, which is promoted by GA from the embryo. However, the numerous components of the GA signaling pathway ...

    Authors: Yequn Wu, Jiaqi Hou, Ruifei Ren, Zhenfei Chen, Mengxia Yue, Le Li, Haoli Hou, Xueke Zheng and Lijia Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:584
  16. Arbuscular mycorrhizal and Trichoderma fungi alter the synthesis of secondary metabolites of plants and confer tolerance from pathogens attacks. However, there is less supportive evidence from on-field studies...

    Authors: Martin Jemo, Severin Nkenmegne, Alfred Balenor Buernor, Anas Raklami, Zachee Ambang, Adamou Souleyamanou, Yedir Ouhdouch and Mohamed Hafidi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:582
  17. Choy Sum (Brassica rapa ssp. chinensis var. parachinensis), grown in a controlled environment, is vulnerable to changes in indoor light quality and displays distinct photo-morphogenesis responses. The scarcity of...

    Authors: Subramanian Deivanai, Benny Jian Rong Sng, Kien Van Vu, Thankaraj Salammal Maria Shibu, In-Cheol Jang and Srinivasan Ramachandran
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:581
  18. DNA marker profiles play a crucial role in the identification and registration of germplasm, as well as in the distinctness, uniformity, and stability (DUS) testing of new plant variety protection. However, se...

    Authors: Tingyu Dou, Chunchao Wang, Yanling Ma, Zhaoyan Chen, Jing Zhang and Ganggang Guo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:580
  19. Carbon nanomaterials such as single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) offer a new possibility for phyto-nanotechnology and biotechnology to improve the quality and quantity of secondary metabolites in vitro. The c...

    Authors: Saba Samadi, Mohammad Jamal Saharkhiz, Majid Azizi, Leila Samiei and Mansour Ghorbanpour
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:579
  20. Gametophytic self-incompatibility (SI) is regulated by S-allele recognition; that is, pollen in a style with the same S-genotype will undergo programmed cell death and stop growing so that it is unable to complet...

    Authors: Yongjie Qi, Zhenghui Gao, Na Ma, Liqing Lu, Fanjun Ke, Shaoling Zhang and Yiliu Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:578
  21. The present study explored the potential role of cold-regulated plasma membrane protein COR413PM1 isolated from Saussurea involucrata (Matsum. & Koidz)(SikCOR413PM1), in enhancing cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) tole...

    Authors: Mei Wang, Lepeng Wang, Xiangxue Yu, Jingyi Zhao, Zhijia Tian, Xiaohong Liu, Guoping Wang, Li Zhang and Xinyong Guo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:577
  22. Green chili is the predominant vegetable in tropical and subtropical regions with high economic value. However, after harvest, it exhibits vigorous metabolic activities due to the high moisture level, leading ...

    Authors: Muhammad Wasim Haider, Muhammad Nafees, Rashid Iqbal, Sajid Ali, Habat Ullah Asad, Farrukh Azeem, Muhammad Arslan, Muhammad Habib Ur Rahman, Abdel-Rhman Z. Gaafar and Mohamed S. Elshikh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:576
  23. Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L’Hér. ex Vent. has the characteristics of strong stress resistance, high crude protein content, and pruning tolerance. It is an ecological, economic, and medicinal plant. Polyploid p...

    Authors: Jiana Lin, Bingnan Zhang, Jintuo Zou, Zhen Luo, Hao Yang, Peng Zhou, Xiaoyang Chen and Wei Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:574
  24. Drought limits crop growth and is an important issue in commercial sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) production. Drought tolerance in sugarcane induced by endophytic nitrogen-fixing bacteria is a complex biologic...

    Authors: Qian Nong, Li Lin, Jinlan Xie, Zhanghong Mo, Mukesh Kumar Malviya, Manoj Kumar Solanki, Zeping Wang, Xiupeng Song, Yangrui Li and Changning Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:573
  25. How geographical isolation and ecological divergence act together to promote plant diversity in mountainous regions remains largely unknown. In this study, we chose two genera comprising a small number of spec...

    Authors: Junchu Peng, Xiangguang Ma and Hang Sun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:572
  26. Astragalus grows mainly in drought areas. Cycloastragenol (CAG) is a tetracyclic triterpenoid allelochemical extracted from traditional Chinese medicine Astragalus root. Phospholipase C (PLC) and Gα-submit of the...

    Authors: Juantao Kong, Rongshan Chen, Ruirui Liu, Wei Wang, Simin Wang, Jinping Zhang and Ning Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:571
  27. Neltuma pallida is a tree that grows in arid soils in northwestern Peru. As a predominant species of the Equatorial Dry Forest ecoregion, it holds significant economic and ecological value for both people and en...

    Authors: Esteban Caycho, Renato La Torre and Gisella Orjeda
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:570
  28. Seed aging is a critical factor contributing to vigor loss, leading to delayed forage seed germination and seedling growth. Numerous studies have revealed the regulatory role of WRKY transcription factors in s...

    Authors: Shoujiang Sun, Wen Ma and Peisheng Mao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:568
  29. Edgeworthia chrysantha, a deciduous shrub endemic to China, is known for its high ornamental value, extensive cultivation history, and wide-ranging applications. However, theoretical research on this plant is sev...

    Authors: Ningzhi Zhou, Yujuan Yan, Yafeng Wen, Minhuan Zhang and Yu Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:567
  30. Cold stress affects the growth and development of cucumbers. Whether the BPC2 transcription factor participates in cold tolerance and its regulatory mechanism in plants have not been reported. Here, we used wild-...

    Authors: Di Meng, Shuzhen Li, Xiaojie Feng, Qinghua Di, Mengdi Zhou, Xianchang Yu, Chaoxing He, Yan Yan, Jun Wang, Mintao Sun and Yansu Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:566
  31. Mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) are ubiquitous signal transduction components in eukaryotes. In plants, MAPKs play an essential role in growth and development, phytohormone regulation, and abiotic st...

    Authors: Caixia Zhang, Zhihui Zhu, Aijuan Jiang, Qing Liu and Min Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:565
  32. Justicia L. is the largest genus in Acanthaceae Juss. and widely distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Previous phylogenetic studies have proposed a general phylogenetic framework for Just...

    Authors: Zhengyang Niu, Zheli Lin, Yi Tong, Xin Chen and Yunfei Deng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:564
  33. Grain number per spike (GNS) is a pivotal determinant of grain yield in wheat. Pubing 3228 (PB3228), a wheat-Agropyron cristatum germplasm, exhibits a notably higher GNS.

    Authors: Yun-Feng Xu, Fei-Fei Ma, Jin-Peng Zhang, Hong Liu, Li-Hui Li and Diao-Guo An
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:563
  34. Eucommia ulmoides leaves have high medicinal and economic value as a dual-purpose substance for medicine and food. Employing leaves from 13 natural populations of Eucommia ulmoides as research objects, this stud...

    Authors: Huimin Gong, Min Yang, Chaochun Wang and Chunlian Tian
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:562
  35. Rosa damascena is extensively cultivated in various regions of Iran due to its aesthetic attributes, medicinal qualities, and essential oil production. This study investigated the efficacy of Ascophyllum nodosum ...

    Authors: Hanifeh Seyed Hajizadeh, Sahar Azizi, Ahmad Aghaee, Sinem Karakus and Ozkan Kaya
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:560
  36. The formation of a tree’s heartwood gives the wood properties such as natural decay resistance and aesthetic color, and often directly determines the value of wood products. Regulating the quantity and quality...

    Authors: Ruoke Ma, Jia Luo, Weijie Wang and Yunlin Fu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:559
  37. Salt stress severely restricts rapeseed growth and productivity. Hemin can effectively alleviate salt stress in plants. However, the regulatory effect of Hemin on rapeseed in salt stress is unclear. Here, we a...

    Authors: Hui-Min Zhao, Dian-Feng Zheng, Nai-Jie Feng, Guang-Sheng Zhou, Aaqil Khan, Xu-Tong Lu, Peng Deng, Hang Zhou and You-Wei Du
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:558
  38. Artificial induction of polyploidy is the most common and effective way to improve the biological properties of Populus and develop new varieties of this tree. In this study, in order to confirm and expand earlie...

    Authors: Jian Wu, Qing Zhou, Yaru Sang, Yifan Zhao, Bo Kong, Liang Li, Jiahua Du, Lexun Ma, Min Lu and Pingdong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:557
  39. As one of the major food crops in the world, rice is vulnerable to cadmium (Cd) pollution. Understanding of the molecular mechanisms of Cd uptake, transport and detoxification in rice is essential for the bree...

    Authors: Nan Jiang, Yang Shi, Mingyu Li, Zhiye Du, Ji Chen, Wenjun Jiang, Yanyan Huang, Min Zhong, Ju Yang, Binhua Hu and Jin Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:556
  40. The different wavelengths of solar radiation incident on earth [herein: Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) , Ultra Violet-A (UV-A) and Ultra Violet-B (UV-B)] and their spectral balance not only have an ...

    Authors: Maryam Jadidi, Hasan Mumivand, Abdollah Ehtesham Nia, Alireza Shayganfar and Filippo Maggi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:555
  41. Wheat powdery mildew is an obligate biotrophic pathogen infecting wheat, which can pose a serious threat to wheat production. In this study, transcriptome sequencing was carried out on wheat leaves infected by Bl...

    Authors: Shuangyu Bai, Jiaohui Long, Yuanyuan Cui, Zhaoyi Wang, Caixia Liu, Fenglou Liu, Zhangjun Wang and Qingfeng Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:554
  42. Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is one of the most widely cultivated grain crops in the world that meets the caloric needs of more than half the world’s population. Salt stress seriously affects rice production and threat...

    Authors: Qinmei Gao, Xiaolin Yin, Feng Wang, Congzhi Zhang, Feicui Xiao, Hongyan Wang, Shuchang Hu, Weihao Liu, Shiqi Zhou, Liangbi Chen, Xiaojun Dai and Manzhong Liang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:553
  43. UDP-glucuronate decarboxylase (also named UXS) converts UDP-glucuronic acid (UDP-GlcA) to UDP-xylose (UDP-Xyl) by decarboxylation of the C6-carboxylic acid of glucuronic acid. UDP-Xyl is an important sugar don...

    Authors: Zhimin Li, Runping Chen, Yufang Wen, Hanxiang Liu, Yangyang Chen, Xiaoyu Wu, Youxin Yang, Xinru Wu, Yong Zhou and Jianping Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:551
  44. A plant’s defense against pathogens involves an extensive set of phytohormone regulated defense signaling pathways. The salicylic acid (SA)-signaling pathway is one of the most well-studied in plant defense. T...

    Authors: Robert Backer, Sanushka Naidoo and Noëlani van den Berg
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:548

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