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  1. Plant growth and development are severely threatened by drought and salt stresses. Compared with structural genes, transcription factors (TFs) play more pivotal roles in plant growth and stress adaptation. How...

    Authors: Qiong Li, Jibin Wang, Qian Liu, Junhan Zhang, Xinlei Zhu, Yinpeng Hua, Ting Zhou and Songxian Yan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:547
  2. The accumulation of arsenic (As) in rice (Oryza sativa L.) grain poses a significant health concern in Bangladesh. To address this, we investigated the efficacy of various organic amendments and phytoremediation ...

    Authors: Rana Roy, Akram Hossain, Md. Omar Sharif, Mitali Das and Tanwne Sarker
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:545
  3. Plant height (PH) is an important agronomic trait influenced by a complex genetic network. However, the genetic basis for the variation in PH in Medicago sativa remains largely unknown. In this study, a comprehen...

    Authors: Xueqian Jiang, Tianhui Yang, Fei He, Fan Zhang, Xu Jiang, Chuan Wang, Ting Gao, Ruicai Long, Mingna Li, Qingchuan Yang, Yue Wang, Tiejun Zhang and Junmei Kang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:544
  4. Hydrogen gas (H2), a novel and beneficial gaseous molecule, plays a significant role in plant growth and development processes. Hydrogen-rich water (HRW) is regarded as a safe and easily available way to study th...

    Authors: Jingjing Chang, Jiawei Li, Jinlong Li, Xiao Chen, Jiabin Jiao, Jing Li, Zhao Song and Baige Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:542
  5. The combination of compost and biochar (CB) plays an important role in soil restoration and mitigation strategies against drought stress in plants. In the current study, the impact of CB was determined on the ...

    Authors: Ahmed Shaaban, Khaulood A. Hemida, Taia A. Abd El-Mageed, Wael M. Semida, Synan F. AbuQamar, Mohamed T. El-Saadony, Omar A.A.I. Al-Elwany and Khaled A. El-Tarabily
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:538
  6. Avena fatua and A. sterilis are challenging to distinguish due to their strong similarities. However, Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) can effectively extract patterns and identify these species. We measured seed...

    Authors: Mostafa Oveisi, Danijela Sikuljak, Ana A. Anđelković, Dragana Bozic, Nenad Trkulja, Ramin Piri, Peter Poczai and Sava Vrbnicanin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:537
  7. The heavy metal-associated isoprenylated plant protein (HIPP) is an important regulatory element in response to abiotic stresses, especially playing a key role in low-temperature response.

    Authors: Runrun Yu, Qiandong Hou, Hong Deng, Ling Xiao, Xiaowei Cai, Chunqiong Shang and Guang Qiao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:536
  8. Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) has greatly improved the utilization of heterosis in crops due to the absence of functional male gametophyte. The newly developed sporophytic D1 type CMS (CMS-D1) rice exhibits...

    Authors: Jie Wang, Suping Ying, Weixiong Long, Lihua Luo, Mingjuan Qian, Wei Chen, Laiyang Luo, Weibiao Xu, Yonghui Li, Yaohui Cai, Xiaojue Peng and Hongwei Xie
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:535
  9. Waterlogging stress (WS) negatively impacts crop growth and productivity, making it important to understand crop resistance processes and discover useful WS resistance genes. In this study, rye cultivars and w...

    Authors: Daniel Bimpong, Lili Zhao, Mingyang Ran, Xize Zhao, Cuicui Wu, Ziqun Li, Xue Wang, Ling Cheng, Zhengwu Fang, Zanmin Hu, Chengming Fan, Bernard Gyebi-Nimako, Yirou Luo, Shuping Wang and Yingxin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:534
  10. Dragon fruit (Selenicereus undatus), known for its captivating appearance and remarkable nutritional profile, has garnered considerable attention in recent years. Despite its popularity, there's a dearth of resea...

    Authors: Ghulam Sarwar, Tauseef Anwar, Huma Qureshi, Muhammad Younus, Muhammad Waqar Hassan, Muhammad Sajid-ur-Rehman, Faizan Khalid, Faiza, Wajid Zaman and Walid Soufan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:533
  11. Mung bean (Vigna radiata L.) is an important warm-season grain legume. Adaptation to extreme environmental conditions, supported by evolution, makes mung bean a rich gene pool for stress tolerance traits. The exp...

    Authors: Lili Yin, Ruigang Wu, Ruilan An, Yaxin Feng, Yaqi Qiu and Meiling Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:532
  12. This study examines the impact of titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2NPs) on gene expression associated with menthol biosynthesis and selected biochemical parameters in peppermint plants (Mentha piperita L.). Me...

    Authors: Fatemeh Ramzanpoor Veleshkolaii, Mahyar Gerami, Elham Younesi-Melerdi, Masoumeh Rezaei Moshaei and Saeed Ghanbari Hassan Kiadeh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:531
  13. Seed aging, a natural and inevitable process occurring during storage. Oats, an annual herb belonging to the Gramineae family and pooideae. In addition to being a healthy food, oats serve as ecological pasture...

    Authors: Ruirui Yao, Huan Liu, Jinglong Wang, Shangli Shi, Guiqin Zhao and Xiangrui Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:530
  14. The sorghum aphid Melanaphis sacchari (Zehntner) (Homoptera: Aphididae) is an important insect in the late growth phase of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.). However, the mechanisms of sorghum response to aphid infest...

    Authors: Xin-Rui Zhao, Dong-Ting Zhao, Ling-Yu Zhang, Jin-Hua Chang and Jiang-Hui Cui
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:529
  15. BRVIS RADIX (BRX) family is a small gene family with the highly conserved plant-specific BRX domains, which plays important roles in plant development and response to abiotic stress. Although BRX protein has b...

    Authors: Shouhong Zhu, Yan Li, Wei Chen, Jinbo Yao, Shengtao Fang, Jingwen Pan, Wenting Wan, Javaria Tabusam, Youjun Lv and Yongshan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:528
  16. Angelica Gigas (Purple parsnip) is an important medicinal plant that is cultivated and utilized in Korea, Japan, and China. It contains bioactive substances especially coumarins with anti-inflammatory, anti-plate...

    Authors: Han-Sol Lee, Jong-Eun Han, Eun-Kyung Bae, Eun Yee Jie, Suk Weon Kim, Hyuk Joon Kwon, Hak Sung Lee, Soo-Ho Yeon, Hosakatte Niranjana Murthy and So-Young Park
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:527
  17. Light intensity is a key factor affecting the synthesis of secondary metabolites in plants. However, the response mechanisms of metabolites and genes in Gentiana macrophylla under different light intensities have...

    Authors: Huanhuan Fu, Yaomin Wang, Fakai Mi, Li Wang, Ye Yang, Fang Wang, Zhenggang Yue and Yihan He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:526
  18. Common bean provides diet rich in vitamins, fiber, minerals, and protein, which could contribute into food security of needy populations in many countries. Developing genotypes that associate favorable agronom...

    Authors: Moisés Ambrósio, Rogério Figueiredo Daher, Raiane Mariani Santos, Josefa Grasiela Silva Santana, Ana Kesia Faria Vidal, Maxwel Rodrigues Nascimento, Cleudiane Lopes Leite, Alexandre Gomes de Souza, Rafael Souza Freitas, Wanessa Francesconi Stida, João Esdras Calaça Farias, Benedito Fernandes de Souza Filho, Leonardo Cunha Melo and Paulo Ricardo dos Santos
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:525
  19. Amylose, a prebiotic found in yams is known to be beneficial for the gut microflora and is particularly advantageous for diabetic patients’ diet. However, the genetic machinery underlying amylose production re...

    Authors: Shixian Sun, Binbin Guan, Yue Xing, Xiang Li, Lanlan Liu, Yanmei Li, Lu Jia, Shili Ye, Komivi Dossa, Li Zheng and Yunpeng Luan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:524
  20. Allelopathy is a biological process in which one organism releases biochemicals that affect the growth and development of other organisms. The current investigation sought to determine the allelopathic effect of ...

    Authors: Ho-Jun Gam, Md. Injamum-Ul-Hoque, Yosep Kang, S. M. Ahsan, Md. Mahadi Hasan, Shifa Shaffique, Sang-Mo Kang and In-Jung Lee
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:523
  21. Several WRKY transcription factors (TFs), including CaWRKY6, CaWRKY22, CaWRKY27, and CaWRKY40 are known to govern the resistance of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) plants to Ralstonia solanacearum infestation (RSI) a...

    Authors: Ansar Hussain, Abdul Qayyum, Shahid Farooq, Saeedah Musaed Almutairi, Rabab Ahmed Rasheed, Masood Qadir, Tomáš Vyhnánek and Yunhao Sun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:522
  22. Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum), a valuable economic crop worldwide, often goes to waste due to improper packaging and handling. In the present study, three types of low-density polyethylene nanocomposite films ...

    Authors: Hojatollah Bodaghi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:521
  23. One of the most effective strategies to increase phytochemicals production in plant cultures is elicitation. In the present study, we studied the effect of abiotic and biotic elicitors on the growth, key biosy...

    Authors: Shahla Amani, Mehdi Mohebodini, Shahram Khademvatan, Morad Jafari and Vinod Kumar
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:520
  24. Rice seeds of different varieties exhibited distinct metabolic profiles in our study. We analyzed the metabolites in seeds of six rice varieties (CH, HM, NX, YX, HY, and MX) using non-targeted GC–MS. Our findi...

    Authors: Dahu Zhou, Hao Jing, Jun Yuan, Mingming Zhou, Lin Liu, Junru Fu, Linjuan Ouyang, Jie Xu, Jianmin Bian, Haihui Fu and Haohua He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:519
  25. Plant polyploidization increases the complexity of epigenomes and transcriptional regulation, resulting in genome evolution and enhanced adaptability. However, few studies have been conducted on the relationsh...

    Authors: Weiqi Sun, Mengdi Li and Jianbo Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:518
  26. C. Oleifera is among the world’s largest four woody plants known for their edible oil production, yet the contribution rate of improved varieties is less than 20%. The species traditional breeding is lengthy cycl...

    Authors: Jinjia Zheng, Haiqi Su, Shaosheng Pu, Hui Chen, Yousry A. El-Kassaby, Zhijian Yang and Jinling Feng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:517
  27. The influence of native secondary succession associated with anthropogenic disturbance on the biodiversity of the forests in subtropical China remains uncertain. In particular, the evolutionary response of sma...

    Authors: Yi-Rong Li, Peter W. Fritsch, Gui-Gang Zhao, Xiao-Juan Cheng, Zhao-Li Ding and Lu Lu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:516
  28. Plant-parasitic root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) causes global yield loss in agri- and horticultural crops. Nematode management options rely on chemical method. However, only a handful of nematicides ar...

    Authors: Tushar K. Dutta, Katakam Rupinikrishna, Voodikala S. Akhil, Neeraj Vashisth, Victor Phani, Pankaj, Anil Sirohi and Viswanathan Chinnusamy
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:515
  29. Drought is a major determinant for growth and productivity of all crops, including cereals, and the drought-induced detrimental effects are anticipated to jeopardize world food security under the ongoing globa...

    Authors: Mohamed E. Abu-Ria, Eman M. Elghareeb, Wafaa M. Shukry, Samy A. Abo-Hamed and Farag Ibraheem
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:514
  30. The phosphorylation of the Light-Harvesting Complex of photosystem II (LHCII) driven by STATE TRANSITION 7 (STN7) kinase is a part of one of the crucial regulatory mechanisms of photosynthetic light reactions ...

    Authors: Małgorzata Krysiak, Anna Węgrzyn, Łucja Kowalewska, Anna Kulik, Monika Ostaszewska-Bugajska, Jan Mazur, Maciej Garstka and Radosław Mazur
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:513
  31. This study investigates a novel idea about the foliar application of nanoparticles as nanofertilizer combined with a natural stimulant, blue-green algae Spirulina platensis L. extract, as a bio-fertilizer to achi...

    Authors: Heba Mahmoud Elbanna, Osama Konsowa Ahmed, Sayed Abdel-Kader Fayed, Khaled Abdel-Moneim Hammam and Rania Saber Yousef
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:512
  32. The invasion of Mikania micrantha by climbing and covering trees has rapidly caused the death of many shrubs and trees, seriously endangering forest biodiversity. In this study, M. micrantha seedlings were plante...

    Authors: Lihua Chen, Minling Cai, Qilei Zhang, Yanru Pan, Manting Chen, Xiaowen Zhang, Jirong Wu, Haoshen Luo and Changlian Peng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:511
  33. Optimum planting date and appropriate fertilizer module are essential facets of chrysanthemum cultivation, to enhance quality yield, and improve soil health. A field-based study was undertaken over multiple gr...

    Authors: Sabhya Pathania, Sita Ram Dhiman, Bharati Kashyap, Anshul Kumar, Rajesh Kaushal, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Ibrahim A. Saleh, Mohammad K. Okla and Mohamed Soliman Elshikh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:510
  34. Among the Citrus species, lemon (Citrus limon Burm f.) is one of the most affected by the two-spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae Koch). Moreover, chemical control is hampered by the mite’s ability to develo...

    Authors: Chiara Catalano, Mario Di Guardo, Giuliana Licciardello, Sebastiano Seminara, Giovanna Tropea Garzia, Antonio Biondi, Michela Troggio, Luca Bianco, Stefano La Malfa, Alessandra Gentile and Gaetano Distefano
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:509
  35. Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands is a highly prevalent phytopathogen worldwide, ranking among the top ten in terms of distribution. It inflicts crown rot, canker, and root rot on numerous plant species, significantly...

    Authors: Lucía Del Castillo-González, Serine Soudani, Noelia De La Cruz-Gómez, José Antonio Manzanera and Marta Berrocal-Lobo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:508
  36. Powdery mildew, caused by Eeysiphe heraclei, seriously threatens Heracleum moellendorffii Hance. Plant secondary metabolites are essential to many activities and are necessary for defense against biotic stress. I...

    Authors: Hanbing Liu, Yiran Wang, QinZheng Chang, Qiubi Li, Jiahui Fang, Ning Cao, Xuejiao Tong, Xinmei Jiang, Xihong Yu and Yao Cheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:507
  37. Sesame is a major annual oil crop that is grown practically everywhere in tropical and subtropical Asia, as well as Africa, for its very nutritious and tasty seeds. Rising temperatures, droughts, floods, deser...

    Authors: Dagnew Melake Abebe, Dagne Tesfaye Mengistie and Aychew Alemie Mekonen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:506
  38. The climatic changes crossing the world menace the green life through limitation of water availability. The goal of this study was to determine whether Moringa oleifera Lam. trees cultivated under Tunisian arid c...

    Authors: Afef N. Hajaji, Yasmin M. Heikal, Ragaa A. E. F. Hamouda, Mejda Abassi and Youssef Ammari
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:505
  39. The domestication process in grapevines has facilitated the fixation of desired traits. Nowadays, vegetative propagation through cuttings enables easier preservation of these genotypes compared to sexual repro...

    Authors: Alberto Rodriguez-Izquierdo, David Carrasco, Lakshay Anand, Roberta Magnani, Pablo Catarecha, Rosa Arroyo-Garcia and Carlos M. Rodriguez Lopez
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:504
  40. Oxygen concentration is a key characteristic of the fruit storage environment determining shelf life and fruit quality. The aim of the work was to identify cell wall components that are related to the response...

    Authors: Agata Leszczuk, Nataliia Kutyrieva-Nowak, Artur Nowak, Artur Nosalewicz and Artur Zdunek
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:503
  41. Lentil is a significant legume that are consumed as a staple food and have a significant economic impact around the world. The purpose of the present research on lentil was to assess the hydrothermal time mode...

    Authors: Ibrar Ullah, Sami Ullah, Fazal Amin, Jehad S. Al-Hawadi, Mohammad K. Okla, Ibrahim A. Alaraidh, Hamada AbdElgawad, Ke Liu, Matthew Tom Harrison, Shah Saud, Shah Hassan, Taufiq Nawaz, Mo Zhu, Haitao Liu and Shah Fahad
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:502
  42. Peanut (Arachis hypogaea), a vital oil and food crop globally, is susceptible to web blotch which is a significant foliar disease caused by Phoma arachidicola Marasas Pauer&Boerema leading to substantial yield lo...

    Authors: Lanshuo Yan, Sichao Liu, Ruoxin Li, Zibo Li, Jingzi Piao and Rujun Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:501
  43. As a highly salt-resistant mangrove, Avicennia marina can thrive in the hypersaline water. The leaves of Avicennia marina play a crucial role in salinity stress adaptability by secreting salt. Although the functi...

    Authors: Lingling Wang, Yixuan Fu, Zixin Yuan, Jingyi Wang and Yali Guan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:500
  44. Murraya tetramera Huang is a traditional Chinese woody medicine. Its leaves contain flavonoids, alkaloids, and other active compounds, which have anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects, as well as hypoglycemic a...

    Authors: Tao Zhou, Qinqin Xing, Jiahao Bu, Wenjun Han and Zhiguo Shen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:499
  45. Biochar (BC) is an organic compound formed by the pyrolysis of organic wastes. Application of BCs as soil amendments has many benefits including carbon sequestration, enhanced soil fertility and sustainable ag...

    Authors: Muhammad Farooq Qayyum, Dur-e-Sameen Khan, Suliman Mohammed Suliman Alghanem, Haifa Abdulaziz Sakit Alhaithloul, Ibtisam Mohammed Alsudays, Muhammad Rizwan and Jean Wan Hong Yong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:498
  46. Monosaccharide transporter (MST) family, as a carrier for monosaccharide transport, plays an important role in carbon partitioning and widely involves in plant growth and development, stress response, and sign...

    Authors: Jialun Zhu, Tianfeng Li, Jing Ma, Wenyu Li, Hanyu Zhang, Tsyganova Nadezhda, Yanshu Zhu, Xiaomei Dong, Cong Li and Jinjuan Fan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:496
  47. Non-hydraulic root source signaling (nHRS) is a unique positive response to soil drying in the regulation of plant growth and development. However, it is unclear how the nHRS mediates the tradeoff between sour...

    Authors: Asfa Batool, Shi-Sheng Li, Dong-Xia Yue, Fazal Ullah, Ling Zhao, Zheng-Guo Cheng, Chao Wang, Hai-Xia Duan, Guang-Chao Lv, Zeeshan ul Haq, Khalil Ahmed, Yan-Wen Gui, Li Zhu, Yun-Li Xiao and You-Cai Xiong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:492
  48. The aim of the experiment was to evaluate the potential of promising summer maize genotypes and optimal stage of harvesting these genotypes for ensiling in terms of dry matter (DM), starch, and crude protein (...

    Authors: Nadar Khan, Tawaf Ali Shah, Hafiz Muhammad Saleem Akhtar, Ahmad Mohammad Salamatullah, Mohammed Bourhia, Amare Bitew Mekonnen, Muhammad Zahoor Khan, Mudasir Nazar and Nazir Ahmad Khan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:490
  49. The Fructus Ligustri Lucidi, the fruit of Ligustrum lucidum, contains a variety of bioactive compounds, such as flavonoids, triterpenoids, and secoiridoids. The proportions of these compounds vary greatly during ...

    Authors: Peina Zhou, Jingjie Dang, Zheng Jiang, Shilin Dai, Cheng Qu and Qinan Wu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:489
  50. The periderm is basic for land plants due to its protective role during radial growth, which is achieved by the polymers deposited in the cell walls. In most trees, like holm oak, the first periderm is frequen...

    Authors: Iker Armendariz, Unai López de Heredia, Marçal Soler, Adrià Puigdemont, Maria Mercè Ruiz, Patricia Jové, Álvaro Soto, Olga Serra and Mercè Figueras
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:488

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