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  1. Leaf senescence, the final stage of leaf growth and development, is regulated by numerous internal factors and environmental cues. Ethylene is one of the key senescence related hormones, but the underlying mol...

    Authors: Yusen Zhou, Xiaomin Zhang, Jing Chen, Xiaopeng Guo, Hongyan Wang, Weibo Zhen, Junli Zhang, Zhubing Hu, Xuebing Zhang, José Ramón Botella, Toshiro Ito and Siyi Guo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:248
  2. Sugarcane mosaic disease (SMD) is a major viral disease of sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) worldwide. Sorghum mosaic virus (SrMV) is the dominant pathogen of SMD in the sugarcane planting areas of China. There is no r...

    Authors: Yachun Su, Qiong Peng, Hui Ling, Chuihuai You, Qibin Wu, Liping Xu and Youxiong Que
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:247
  3. In earlier studies [1], we indicated that applying brassinosteroids (BRs) to lipids that had been isolated from plants altered the physicochemical properties of the monolayers. A continuation of these dependencie...

    Authors: Elżbieta Rudolphi-Szydło, Barbara Dyba, Anna Janeczko, Dariusz Latowski, Iwona Sadura and Maria Filek
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:246
  4. Sugar not only is an important biomacromolecule that plays important roles in plant growth, development, and biotic and abiotic stress tolerance but also provides a skeleton for other macromolecules, such as p...

    Authors: Tongjin Liu, Chonglai Bao, Qiuyan Ban, Changyi Wang, Tianhua Hu and Jinglei Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:245
  5. Leaf color mutants have reduced photosynthetic efficiency, which has severely negative impacts on crop growth and economic product yield. There are different chlorophyll mutants in Arabidopsis and crops that can ...

    Authors: Na Lin, Yumin Gao, Qingyuan Zhou, Xiaoke Ping, Jiana Li, Liezhao Liu and Jiaming Yin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:244
  6. Cinnamomum longepaniculatum (Gamble) N. Chao ex H. W. Li, whose leaves produce essential oils, is a traditional Chinese medicine and economically important tree species. In our study, two C. longepaniculatum vari...

    Authors: Xin Zhao, Yue Yan, Wan-hai Zhou, Rui-zhang Feng, Yong-kang Shuai, Li Yang, Meng-jie Liu, Xiu-yan He and Qin Wei
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:243
  7. Picea species are distributed and planted world-wide due to their great ecological and economic values. It has been reported that Picea species vary widely in growth traits in a given environment, which reflects...

    Authors: Junchen Wang, Fangqun Ouyang, Sanping An, Lifang Wang, Na Xu, Jianwei Ma, Junhui Wang, Hanguo Zhang and Lisheng Kong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:242
  8. As high soil salinity threatens the growth and development of plants, understanding the mechanism of plants’ salt tolerance is critical. The Chrysanthemum × grandiflora is a newly developed species with a strong ...

    Authors: He Liu, Yu Liu, Ning Xu, Ying Sun, Qiang Li, Liran Yue, Yunwei Zhou and Miao He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:240
  9. Ancient tea plantations with an age over 100 years still reserved at Mengku Town in Lincang Region of Yunan Province, China. However, the characteristic of soil chemicophysical properties and microbial ecosyst...

    Authors: Guangrong Yang, Dapeng Zhou, Renyuan Wan, Conglian Wang, Jin Xie, Cunqiang Ma and Yongmei Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:239
  10. Poplar trees provide a large amount of wood material, but many parts of the world are arid or semi-arid areas because of insufficient annual precipitation, which seriously affects the growth of poplar trees. Popu...

    Authors: Changjian Du, Pei Sun, Xingqi Cheng, Lei Zhang, Lijuan Wang and Jianjun Hu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:238
  11. Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa), a dicotyledonous species native to Andean region, is an emerging crop worldwide nowadays due to its high nutritional value and resistance to extreme abiotic stresses. Although it is w...

    Authors: Yuqiong Hao, Yechun Hong, Huimin Guo, Peiyou Qin, Ancheng Huang, Xiushi Yang and Guixing Ren
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:237
  12. The increasing temperatures due to climate change around the world poses a serious threat to sustainable crop production. The growing adverse effects of heat stress are putting global food security at great ri...

    Authors: Vincent Ezin, Wassiou Worou Ahanchede, Mathieu Anatole Tele Ayenan and Adam Ahanchede
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:236
  13. Sheath blight is an important disease caused by Rhizoctonia cerealis that affects wheat yields worldwide. No wheat varieties have been identified with high resistance or immunity to sheath blight. Understanding t...

    Authors: Xingxia Geng, Zhen Gao, Li Zhao, Shufa Zhang, Jun Wu, Qunhui Yang, Shuhui Liu and Xinhong Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:235
  14. Plants worldwide are often stressed by low Fe availability around the world, especially in aerobic soils. Therefore, the plant growth, seed yield, and quality of crop species are severely inhibited under Fe de...

    Authors: Ying-peng Hua, Yue Wang, Ting Zhou, Jin-yong Huang and Cai-peng Yue
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:234
  15. Soil salinization is a threat to food security. China is rich in saline land resources for potential and current utilization. The cultivation and promotion of salt-tolerant rice varieties can greatly improve t...

    Authors: Guo Xia-Yu, Zhang Meng, Zhu Ming-Dong, Long Ji-Rui, Wei Zhong-Wei, Li Jian-Wu, Zhou Bin, Ai Zhi-Yong and Deng Hua-Feng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:233
  16. The plant-specific GRAS transcription factors play pivotal roles in various adverse environmental conditions. Numerous GRAS genes have been explored and characterized in different plants, however, comprehensiv...

    Authors: Chengbin Zhang, Siyuan Liu, Delong Liu, Fen Guo, Yiyu Yang, Tingting Dong, Yi Zhang, Chen Ma, Zixuan Tang, Feifan Li, Xiaoqing Meng and Mingku Zhu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:232
  17. The primary approach for variety distinction in Italian ryegrass is currently the DUS (distinctness, uniformity and stability) test based on phenotypic traits. Considering the diverse genetic background within...

    Authors: Qingqing Yu, Yao Ling, Yanli Xiong, Wenda Zhao, Yi Xiong, Zhixiao Dong, Jian Yang, Junming Zhao, Xinquan Zhang and Xiao Ma
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:231
  18. Trapa L. is a floating-leaved aquatic plant with important economic and ecological values. However, the species identification and phylogenetic relationship within Trapa are still controversial, which necessitate...

    Authors: Xiangrong Fan, Wuchao Wang, Godfrey K. Wagutu, Wei Li, Xiuling Li and Yuanyuan Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:230
  19. Hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is a leading cereal crop worldwide. Understanding the mechanism of calcium (Ca) accumulation in wheat is important to reduce the risk of human micronutrient deficiencies. Ho...

    Authors: Xia Shi, Zhengfu Zhou, Wenxu Li, Maomao Qin, Pan Yang, Jinna Hou, Fangfang Huang, Zhensheng Lei, Zhengqing Wu and Jiansheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:229
  20. Anthocyanins, which account for color variation and remove reactive oxygen species, are widely synthesized in plant tissues and organs. Using targeted metabolomics and nanopore full-length transcriptomics, inc...

    Authors: Yanru Bao, Tengkun Nie, Dongdong Wang and Qin Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:228
  21. Kelch repeat F-box (KFB) proteins play vital roles in the regulation of multitudinous biochemical and physiological processes in plants, including growth and development, stress response and secondary metabol...

    Authors: Ruimin Tang, Haitao Dong, Liheng He, Peng Li, Yuanrui Shi, Qing Yang, Xiaoyun Jia and Xiu-Qing Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:226
  22. Nodule symbiosis with diazotrophic Frankia or rhizobium occurs in plant species belonging to ten taxonomic lineages within the related orders Fabales, Fagales, Cucurbitales, and Rosales. Phylogenomic studies indi...

    Authors: Simon Dupin, Joël Klein, Luuk Rutten, Rik Huisman and Rene Geurts
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:225
  23. The health benefits of anthocyanins impel researchers and food producers to explorer new methods to increase anthocyanin contents in plant foods. Our previous studies revealed a positive role of nitric oxide (...

    Authors: Nana Su, Ze Liu, Lu Wang, Yuanyuan Liu, Mengyang Niu, Xin Chen and Jin Cui
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:224
  24. Blueberry is one of the most important fruit crops worldwide. Anthocyanin is an important secondary metabolites that affects the appearance and nutritive quality of blueberries. However, few studies have focus...

    Authors: Xiaolan Guo, Muhammad Shakeel, Delu Wang, Chunpu Qu, Shimei Yang, Shahbaz Ahmad and Zejun Song
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:223
  25. Ratoon sugarcane is susceptible to chlorosis, characterized by chlorophyll loss, poor growth, and a multitude of nutritional deficiency mainly occurring at young stage. Chlorosis would significantly reduce the...

    Authors: Ting Luo, Zhongfeng Zhou, Yuchi Deng, Yegeng Fan, Lihang Qiu, Rongfa Chen, Haifeng Yan, Huiwen Zhou, Prakash Lakshmanan, Jianming Wu and Qi Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:222
  26. Calcium (Ca2+) serves as a ubiquitous second messenger and plays a pivotal role in signal transduction. Calcineurin B-like proteins (CBLs) are plant-specific Ca2+ sensors that interact with CBL-interacting protei...

    Authors: Kaikai Zhu, Pinghua Fan, Hui Liu, Pengpeng Tan, Wenjuan Ma, Zhenghai Mo, Juan Zhao, Guolin Chu and Fangren Peng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:221
  27. Tef (Eragrostis tef) is a tropical cereal domesticated and grown in the Ethiopian highlands, where it has been a staple food of Ethiopians for many centuries. Food insecurity and nutrient deficiencies are major p...

    Authors: Nelzo C. Ereful, Huw Jones, Nick Fradgley, Lesley Boyd, Hirut Assaye Cherie and Matthew J. Milner
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:220
  28. Mentha canadensis L. has important economic value for the production of essential oils, which are synthesised, secreted and stored in peltate glandular trichomes. As a typical multicellular secretory trichome, gl...

    Authors: Xiwu Qi, Zequn Chen, Xu Yu, Li Li, Yang Bai, Hailing Fang and Chengyuan Liang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:219
  29. Intermediate wheatgrass (IWG) is a novel perennial grain crop currently undergoing domestication. It offers important ecosystem benefits while producing grain suitable for human consumption. Several aspects of...

    Authors: Prabin Bajgain, Catherine Li and James A. Anderson
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:218
  30. Magnesium ion is one of the essential mineral elements for plant growth and development, which participates in a variety of physiological and biochemical processes. Since there is no report on the research of ...

    Authors: Mengqing Ge, Rong Zhong, Ehsan Sadeghnezhad, Abdul Hakeem, Xin Xiao, Peipei Wang and Jinggui Fang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:217
  31. Bursaphelenchus xylophilus is the causal agent of pine wilt disease (PWD) that has caused enormous ecological and economic losses in China. The mechanism in the interaction between nematodes and pine remains uncl...

    Authors: Yan Zhang, Tong-Yue Wen, Xiao-Qin Wu, Long-Jiao Hu, Yi-Jun Qiu and Lin Rui
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:216
  32. Sucrose synthase (SUS) is a common sugar-base transfer enzyme in plants, and sucrose phosphate synthase (SPS) is one of the major enzymes in higher plants that regulates sucrose synthesis. However, information...

    Authors: Guanglian Liao, Yiqi Li, Hailing Wang, Qing Liu, Min Zhong, Dongfeng Jia, Chunhui Huang and Xiaobiao Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:215
  33. Duckweed (Lemna minor L.) is an aquatic macrophyte and grows profoundly on the surface of polluted water reservoirs of Pakistan. The plant can be used as a potential alternative for the fish and poultry industry ...

    Authors: Hafiz Ullah, Bakhtiar Gul, Haroon Khan, Naveed Akhtar, Khushnood Ur Rehman and Umar Zeb
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:214
  34. Mepiquat chloride (DPC) enhances the resistance of cotton plants, and it is widely used as a growth regulator. DPC can stimulate photosynthesis, stabilize the structure of cotton leaves, and affect population ...

    Authors: Quan-Cheng Zhang, Xiao-Xia Deng and Jun-Gang Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:213
  35. The wheat-rye 1BL.1RS translocations have played an important role in common wheat breeding programs. Subtelomeric tandem repeats have been often used to investigate polymorphisms of 1RS arms, but further rese...

    Authors: Jie Luo, Ruiying Liao, Yanling Duan, Shulan Fu and Zongxiang Tang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:212
  36. The Sugars Will Eventually be Exported Transporters (SWEETs) are a newly discovered family of sugar transporters whose members exist in a variety of organisms and are highly conserved. SWEETs have been reported t...

    Authors: Dong-Mei Huang, Ying Chen, Xiang Liu, Di-An Ni, Lu Bai and Qiao-Ping Qin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:211
  37. Plants have the lifelong ability to generate new organs due to the persistent functioning of stem cells. In seed plants, groups of stem cells are housed in the shoot apical meristem (SAM), root apical meristem...

    Authors: Christopher E. Youngstrom, Kelley A. Withers, Erin E. Irish and Chi-Lien Cheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:210
  38. The citrus genus comprises a number of sensitive tropical and subtropical species to cold stress, which limits global citrus distribution to certain latitudes and causes major economic loss. We used RNA-Seq te...

    Authors: Amparo Primo-Capella, María Ángeles Forner-Giner, Mary-Rus Martínez-Cuenca and Javier Terol
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:209
  39. Aflatoxin contamination caused by Aspergillus fungi has been a serious factor affecting food safety of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) because aflatoxins are highly harmful for human and animal health. As three mech...

    Authors: Yingbin Ding, Xike Qiu, Huaiyong Luo, Li Huang, Jianbin Guo, Bolun Yu, Hari Sudini, Manish Pandey, Yanping Kang, Nian Liu, Xiaojing Zhou, Weigang Chen, Yuning Chen, Xin Wang, Dongxin Huai, Liying Yan…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:207
  40. The genus Cassia and Senna have been classified under subfamily Caesalpinioideae of family Fabaceae (Leguminosae) of order Fabales. There is a scarce taxonomical studies of the genus Cassia and Senna inhabiting E...

    Authors: Marwa M. Eldemerdash, Ashraf S. A. El-Sayed, Hussein A. Hussein, Samir S. Teleb and Rania S. Shehata
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:205
  41. CHY zinc-finger and RING finger (CHYR) proteins have been functionally characterized in plant growth, development and various stress responses. However, the genome-wide analysis was not performed in wheat.

    Authors: Hao Liu, Wenbo Yang, Xingli Zhao, Guozhang Kang, Na Li and Huawei Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:204
  42. Tea is one of the most popular non-alcoholic beverages in the world for its flavors and numerous health benefits. The tea tree (Camellia sinensis L.) is a well-known aluminum (Al) hyperaccumulator. However, it is...

    Authors: Jing Hao, Anqi Peng, Yingying Li, Hao Zuo, Ping Li, Jinsong Wang, Keke Yu, Chun Liu, Shancen Zhao, Xiaochun Wan, Jon K. Pittman and Jian Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:203
  43. High temperature seriously limits the annual production of fresh cut lilies, which is one of the four major cut flowers in the global cut flower market. There were few transcriptomes focused on the gene expres...

    Authors: Yunzhuan Zhou, Yue Wang, Fuxiang Xu, Cunxu Song, Xi Yang, Zhao Zhang, Mingfang Yi, Nan Ma, Xiaofeng Zhou and Junna He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:202
  44. Because chloroplast (cp) genome has more conserved structures than nuclear genome and mitochondrial genome, it is a useful tool in estimating the phylogenetic relationships of plants. With a series of research...

    Authors: Jiapeng Yang, Fuwei Zhang, Yajie Ge, Wenhui Yu, Qiqian Xue, Mengting Wang, Hongman Wang, Qingyun Xue, Wei Liu, Zhitao Niu and Xiaoyu Ding
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:201
  45. Hypoxia stress is thought to be one of the major abiotic stresses that inhibits the growth and development of higher plants. Phyllostachys pracecox is sensitive to oxygen and suffers soil hypoxia during cultivati...

    Authors: Jianshuang Gao, Shunyao Zhuang, Yuhe Zhang and Zhuangzhuang Qian
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:200
  46. The underutilized species Vigna aconitifolia (Moth Bean) is an important legume crop cultivated in semi-arid conditions and is valued for its seeds for their high protein content. It is also a popular green manur...

    Authors: Sandhya Suranjika, Seema Pradhan, Soumya Shree Nayak and Ajay Parida
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2022 22:198

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