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  1. Content type: Research article

    Turmeric is a rich source of bioactive compounds useful in both medicine and cuisine. Mineral concentrations effects (PO43−, Ca2+, Mg2+, and KNO3) were tested during in vitro rhizome development on the ex vitro c...

    Authors: Rabia F. El-Hawaz, Mary H. Grace, Alan Janbey, Mary Ann Lila and Jeffrey W. Adelberg

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:122

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:148

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    Rab proteins form the largest family of the Ras superfamily of small GTP-binding proteins and regulate intracellular trafficking pathways. However, the function of the Rab proteins in woody species is still an...

    Authors: Jin Zhang, Yu Li, Bobin Liu, Lijuan Wang, Li Zhang, Jianjun Hu, Jun Chen, Huanquan Zheng and Mengzhu Lu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:124

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Tea plants [Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze] can produce one of the three most widely popular non-alcoholic beverages throughout the world. Polyphenols and volatiles are the main functional ingredients determini...

    Authors: Yumei Qian, Shuxiang Zhang, Shengbo Yao, Jinxin Xia, Yanzhi Li, Xinlong Dai, Wenzhao Wang, Xiaolan Jiang, Yajun Liu, Mingzhuo Li, Liping Gao and Tao Xia

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:121

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  4. Content type: Methodology article

    Although the draft genome of sorghum is available, the understanding of gene function is limited due to the lack of extensive mutant resources. Virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) is an alternative to mutant r...

    Authors: Dharmendra Kumar Singh, Hee-Kyung Lee, Ismail Dweikat and Kirankumar S. Mysore

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:123

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The phenomenon of heterosis is critical to plant breeding and agricultural productivity. Heterosis occurs when F1 hybrid offspring display quantitative improvements in traits to levels that do not occur in the...

    Authors: Brendan F. Hallahan, Eva Fernandez-Tendero, Antoine Fort, Peter Ryder, Gilles Dupouy, Marc Deletre, Edna Curley, Galina Brychkova, Britta Schulz and Charles Spillane

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:120

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  6. Content type: Methodology

    Research on orphan crops is often hindered by a lack of genomic resources. With the advent of affordable sequencing technologies, genotyping an entire genome or, for large-genome species, a representative frac...

    Authors: Peng Qi, Davis Gimode, Dipnarayan Saha, Stephan Schröder, Debkanta Chakraborty, Xuewen Wang, Mathews M. Dida, Russell L. Malmberg and Katrien M. Devos

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:117

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Rosa hybrida is a valuable ornamental, food and medicinal crop worldwide, but with relatively limited molecular marker resources, especially for flower-specific markers. In this study, we performed genomic and fl...

    Authors: Weicong Qi, Xi Chen, Peihong Fang, Shaochuan Shi, Jingjing Li, Xintong Liu, Xiaoqian Cao, Na Zhao, Huiyuan Hao, Yajie Li, Yujie Han and Zhao Zhang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:119

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Isoprene is a five-carbon chemical that is an important starting material for the synthesis of rubber, elastomers, and medicines. Although many plants produce huge amounts of isoprene, it is very difficult to ...

    Authors: Soo-Jin Yeom, Moonjung Kim, Seong Keun Kim, Dae-Hee Lee, Kil Koang Kwon, Hyewon Lee, Haseong Kim, Dong-Myung Kim and Seung-Goo Lee

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:118

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Notopterygium incisum is an important Chinese medicinal plant. Its mature seeds have underdeveloped embryos and are physiological dormant. We found the seeds with full developed embryos can germinate after treate...

    Authors: Li Aihua, Jiang Shunyuan, Yang Guang, Li Ying, Guo Na, Chen Tong, Kang Liping and Huang Luqi

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:116

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    Phosphorus (P) is an essential macronutrient for plant growth, and is required in large quantities by elite varieties of crops to maintain yields. Approximately 70% of global cultivated land suffers from P def...

    Authors: Matthew J. Milner, Rhian M. Howells, Melanie Craze, Sarah Bowden, Neil Graham and Emma J. Wallington

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:115

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Among antioxidant enzymes, the superoxide dismutase (SOD) family is a major actor in catalysing the disproportionation of superoxide. Apart from its role as antioxidant, these enzymes have a role in cell signa...

    Authors: Adoración Zafra, Antonio Jesús Castro and Juan de Dios Alché

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:114

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Rice is highly sensitive to temperature fluctuations. Recently, the frequent occurrence of high temperature stress has heavily influenced rice production. Proper heading date in specific environmental conditio...

    Authors: Jun-Yu Chen, Hong-Wei Zhang, Hua-Li Zhang, Jie-Zheng Ying, Liang-Yong Ma and Jie-Yun Zhuang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:112

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The chromosome-specific probe is a fundamental tool of chromosome painting and has been commonly applied in mammalian species. The technology, however, has not been widely applied in plants due to a lack of me...

    Authors: Lili Hou, Meng Xu, Tao Zhang, Zhihao Xu, Weiyun Wang, Jianxiang Zhang, Meimei Yu, Wen Ji, Cenwen Zhu, Zhiyun Gong, Minghong Gu, Jiming Jiang and Hengxiu Yu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:110

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  14. Content type: Research article

    It is known that hexaploid common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) has stronger adaptability to many stressful environments than its tetraploid wheat progenitor. However, the physiological basis and evolutionary cour...

    Authors: Chunwu Yang, Zongze Yang, Long Zhao, Fasheng Sun and Bao Liu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:113

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Lycopene is an important carotenoid pigment in red fruits and vegetables, especially in tomato. Although lycopene biosynthesis and catabolism have been found to be regulated by multiple factors including phyto...

    Authors: Yong Zhang, Zhengguo Li, Yun Tu, Wenjing Cheng and Yingwu Yang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:107

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The interaction between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) and AMF spore associated bacteria (SAB) were previously found to improve mycorrhizal symbiotic efficiency under saline stress, however, the informatio...

    Authors: Gopal Selvakumar, Charlotte C. Shagol, Kiyoon Kim, Seunggab Han and Tongmin Sa

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:109

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Fruit color in apple (Malus domestica Borkh.) is ascribed mainly to the accumulation of anthocyanin pigments, and is an important trait for determining fruit market acceptance. Bagging is a commonly used treatmen...

    Authors: Changqing Ma, Chenjuan Jing, Bo Chang, Jiuying Yan, Bowen Liang, Li Liu, Yazhou Yang and Zhengyang Zhao

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:108

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The release of phytosiderephores (PS) to the rhizosphere is the main root response to iron (Fe) deficiency in graminaceous plants. We have investigated the role of the Fe status in the shoot as well as of the ...

    Authors: Maria Garnica, Eva Bacaicoa, Veronica Mora, Sara San Francisco, Roberto Baigorri, Angel Mari Zamarreño and Jose Maria Garcia-Mina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:105

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    BcGs1, a cell wall-degrading enzyme (CWDE), was originally derived from Botrytis cinerea. Our previous study revealed that BcGs1 could trigger defense responses and protect plants against various pathogens. We re...

    Authors: Chenyu Yang, Yingbo Liang, Dewen Qiu, Hongmei Zeng, Jingjing Yuan and Xiufen Yang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:103

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Barley (Hordeum vulgare) is an important crop cultivated across the world. Drought is a major abiotic factor compromising barley yield worldwide, therefore in modern spring barley cultivars superior seed and malt...

    Authors: Andriy Kochevenko, Yong Jiang, Christiane Seiler, Korana Surdonja, Sonja Kollers, Jochen Christoph Reif, Viktor Korzun and Andreas Graner

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:106

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Long Noncoding-RNAs (LncRNAs) are known to be involved in some biological processes, but their roles in plant-virus interactions remain largely unexplored. While circular RNAs (circRNAs) have been studied in a...

    Authors: Jinyan Wang, Yuwen Yang, Lamei Jin, Xitie Ling, Tingli Liu, Tianzi Chen, Yinghua Ji, Wengui Yu and Baolong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:104

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Auxin (IAA) is a central player in plant cell growth. In contrast to the well-established function of the plasma membrane in plant cell expansion, little is known about the role of the vacuolar membrane (tonop...

    Authors: Zbigniew Burdach, Agnieszka Siemieniuk, Zenon Trela, Renata Kurtyka and Waldemar Karcz

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:102

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  23. Content type: Research article

    In mammals, nucleostemin (NS), a nucleolar GTPase, is involved in stem cell proliferation, embryogenesis and ribosome biogenesis. Arabidopsis NUCLEOSTEMIN-LIKE 1 (NSN1) has previously been shown to be essential f...

    Authors: Zhen Wang, Xiaomin Wang, Bo Xie, Zonglie Hong and Qingchuan Yang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:99

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Gibberellin (GA) treatments can induce parthenocarpy in the main crop of San Pedro-type figs, the native non-parthenocarpic fruit, however, the underlying mechanism is still largely unclear.

    Authors: Lijuan Chai, Peng Chai, Shangwu Chen, Moshe A. Flaishman and Huiqin Ma

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:100

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