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  1. Asparagus officinalis L. is a worldwide cultivated vegetable enrichened in both nutrient and steroidal saponins with multiple pharmacological activities. The upstream biosynthetic pathway of steroidal saponins (U...

    Authors: Qin Cheng, Liangqin Zeng, Hao Wen, Sylvia E. Brown, He Wu, Xingyu Li, Chun Lin, Zhengjie Liu and Zichao Mao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:207
  2. AP2/ERF transcription factors (AP2/ERFs) are important regulators of plant physiological and biochemical metabolism. Evidence suggests that AP2/ERFs may be involved in the regulation of bud break in woody pere...

    Authors: Yujie Liu, Si Chen, Jiedan Chen, Junyu Wang, Mengyuan Wei, Xiaomiao Tian, Liang Chen and Jianqiang Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:206
  3. Uridine disphosphate (UDP) glycosyltransferases (UGTs) act upon a huge variety of highly diverse and complex substrates, such as phytohormones and specialized metabolites, to regulate plant growth, development...

    Authors: Qing Yang, Yinchao Zhang, Xiaoling Qu, Fengyan Wu, Xiuchun Li, Min Ren, Ying Tong, Xiuming Wu, Aiguo Yang, Yong Chen and Shuai Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:204
  4. Anthropogenic climate change leads to increasing temperatures and altered precipitation and snowmelt patterns, especially in alpine ecosystems. To understand species’ responses to climate change, assessment of...

    Authors: Sabine Felkel, Karin Tremetsberger, Dietmar Moser, Juliane C. Dohm, Heinz Himmelbauer and Manuela Winkler
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:203
  5. Plants have the unique capability to form embryos from both gametes and somatic cells, with the latter process known as somatic embryogenesis. Somatic embryogenesis (SE) can be induced by exposing plant tissue...

    Authors: Yekti Asih Purwestri, Yang-Seok Lee, Cathal Meehan, Windi Mose, Febri Adi Susanto, Putri Wijayanti, Anisa Nazera Fauzia, Tri Rini Nuringtyas, Nosheen Hussain, Hadi Lanang Putra and Jose Gutierrez-Marcos
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:202
  6. Common walnut (Juglans regia L.) has a long cultivation history, given its highly valuable wood and rich nutritious nuts. The Iranian Plateau has been considered as one of the last glaciation refugia and a centre...

    Authors: Robabeh Shahi Shavvon, Hai-Ling Qi, Mohammad Mafakheri, Pen-Zheng Fan, Hong-Yu Wu, Fatemeh Bazdid Vahdati, Hanady S. Al-Shmgani, Yue-Hua Wang and Jie Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:201
  7. Casuarina equisetifolia is drought tolerant, salt tolerant, and able to grow in barren environments. It is often used to reduce wind damage, to prevent sand erosion, and to help establish plant communities in tro...

    Authors: Shike Zhang, Chunmei He, Long Wei, Shuguang Jian and Nan Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:200
  8. Understanding the stoichiometric characteristics and nutrient allocation strategies of dominant tree species in montane forest systems can provide a basis for decision-making in relation to montane system mana...

    Authors: Jingjing Wu, Liang Jiao, Huijun Qin, Xichen Che and Xuli Zhu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:199
  9. Information on the nature and extent of genetic and genotype × environment (GE) interaction is extremely rare in wheat varieties under different sowing dates. In the present study, the GGE biplot method was co...

    Authors: Fatemeh Saeidnia, Majid Taherian and Seyed Mahmoud Nazeri
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:198
  10. RWP-RKs are plant specific transcription factors, which are widely distributed in plants in the form of polygenic families and play key role in nitrogen absorption and utilization, and are crucial to plant gro...

    Authors: Qiuling Zhang, Junzhuo Li, Xiaohui Wen, Chengyan Deng, Xiuzhen Yang and Silan Dai
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:197
  11. Studying the genetic characteristics of tea plant (Camellia spp.) leaf traits is essential for improving yield and quality through breeding and selection. Guizhou Plateau, an important part of the original center...

    Authors: Yanjun Chen, Suzhen Niu, Xinyue Deng, Qinfei Song, Limin He, Dingchen Bai and Yingqin He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:196
  12. There is a growing need for nematode resistant Pinaceae species plantlets to cope with the global scale degradation of coniferous forests, due to the prevalence of pine wilt disease. One of the bottlenecks tha...

    Authors: Tingyu Sun, Yanli Wang, Xiaoqin Wu, Jianren Ye and Fang Cheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:195
  13. Improving the yield and aroma content of fragrant rice is the focus of fragrant rice research. Light and Zinc (Zn) management generally cause regulations in the 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline (2AP) accumulation in fragr...

    Authors: Jiang Shuochen, Zhang Lihe, Hu Fenqin, Tang Xiangru and Du Bin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:194
  14. Wheat is a major cereal that can narrow the gap between the increasing human population and food production. In this connection, assessing genetic diversity and conserving wheat genetic resources for future ex...

    Authors: Heba H. Abouseada, Al-Safa H. Mohamed, Samir S. Teleb, Abdelfattah Badr, Mohamed E. Tantawy, Shafik D. Ibrahim, Faten Y. Ellmouni and Mohamed Ibrahim
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:193
  15. Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) and GPI-anchored proteins (GAPs) are important for cell wall formation and reproductive development in Arabidopsis. However, monocot counterparts that function in kernel endospe...

    Authors: Runmiao Tian, Jianjun Jiang, Shirong Bo, Hui Zhang, Xuehai Zhang, Sarah Jane Hearne, Jihua Tang, Dong Ding and Zhiyuan Fu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:191
  16. Waxy corn has a short growth cycle and high multiple cropping index. However, after being planted in early spring, late autumn and winter, it is susceptible to low temperature (LT), which reduces the emergence...

    Authors: Feng Jiang, Shishi Lv, Zili Zhang, Qingchun Chen, Jiaqi Mai, Xiaorong Wan and Pengfei Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:190
  17. Dendrobium orchids have multiple photosynthetic pathways, which can be used as a model system for studying the evolution of crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM). In this study, based on the results of the net photo...

    Authors: Qiqian Xue, Jiapeng Yang, Wenhui Yu, Hongman Wang, Zhenyu Hou, Chao Li, Qingyun Xue, Wei Liu, Xiaoyu Ding and Zhitao Niu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:189
  18. Phosphorus (P) deficiency in desert ecosystems is widespread. Generally, desert species may allocate an enormous proportion of photosynthetic carbon to their root systems to adjust their P-acquisition strategi...

    Authors: Yanju Gao, Zhihao Zhang, Fanjiang Zeng and Xingyu Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:188
  19. The allelopathic effect of Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.) leaves applied as organic manure in tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus L.) production on associated weeds was investigated in the guinea savanna of South Wes...

    Authors: Olasupo James Fadeyi, Thomas Oladeji Fabunmi, Adeniyi Adebowale Soretire, Victor Idowu Olugbenga Olowe and Adeyemi Olusegun Raphael
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:187
  20. Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is an important economic crop and a traditional medicinal material rich in flavonoids, which can alleviate cardiovascular and cerebrovascular pathologies. Thus, many candidate ...

    Authors: Bin Xian, Ziqing Xi, Chaoxiang Ren, Jie Yan, Jiang Chen and Jin Pei
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:186
  21. Heptacodium miconioides is an increasingly popular ornamental plant, originally being endemic to China. The late and long flowering determines its ecological and ornamental value in cultivation. The aims of this ...

    Authors: Marta Joanna Monder, Przemysław Bąbelewski, Jakub Szperlik and Agnieszka Kościelak
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:184
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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