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  1. Phosphorus (P) and iron (Fe) deficiencies are relevant plants nutritional disorders, prompting responses such as increased root exudation to aid nutrient uptake, albeit at an energy cost. Reacquiring and reusi...

    Authors: F. Trevisan, F. Waschgler, R. Tiziani, S. Cesco and T. Mimmo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:495
  2. (Jacquin) R.K. Jansen is a new invasive species record for Yunnan Province, China. Native to Central America, it has also been recently recorded invading other parts of Asia. To prevent this weed from becoming...

    Authors: Shicai Shen, Fengping Zheng, Wei Zhang, Gaofeng Xu, Diyu Li, Shaosong Yang, Guimei Jin, David Roy Clements, Emma Nikkel, Aidong Chen, Yuchen Cui, Zewen Fan, Lun Yin and Fudou Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:494
  3. Drought is one of the natural stresses that greatly impact plants. Castor bean (Ricinus communis L.) is an oil crop with high economic value. Drought is one of the factors limiting castor bean growth. The drought...

    Authors: Zhiyan Wang, Rui Luo, Qi Wen, Xiaotian Liang, Huibo Zhao, Yong Zhao, Mingda Yin, Yanpeng Wen, Xuemei Hu and Fenglan Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:493
  4. Soil salinity is a significant challenge in agriculture, particularly in arid and semi-arid regions such as Pakistan, leading to soil degradation and reduced crop yields. The present study assessed the impact ...

    Authors: Sumei Duan, Arwa Abdulkreem AL-Huqail, Ibtisam Mohammed Alsudays, Mobeen Younas, Alishba Aslam, Ahmad Naeem Shahzad, Muhammad Farooq Qayyum, Muhammad Rizwan, Yousef Alhaj Hamoud, Hiba Shaghaleh and Jean Wan Hong Yong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:487
  5. Horsfieldia hainanensis Merr., an indicator species of China’s humid tropical rainforests, is endangered due to difficulties with population regeneration. In this study, the biological characteristics and germina...

    Authors: Xiongsheng Liu, Yufei Xiao, Yong Wang, Renjie Wang, Ronglin Huang, Huizi Liang, Yi Jiang and Ying Jiang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:486
  6. Brassinosteroids (BRs) are a class of phytohormones that regulate a wide range of developmental processes in plants. BR-associated mutants display impaired growth and response to developmental and environmenta...

    Authors: Qunwei Bai, Shurong Xuan, Wenjuan Li, Khawar Ali, Bowen Zheng and Hongyan Ren
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:485
  7. Heavy-metal ATPases (HMAs) play a vital role in plants, helping to transport heavy metal ions across cell membranes.However, insufficient data exists concerning HMAs genes within the Arecaceae family.In this stud...

    Authors: Noor Muhammad Khan, Akhtar Ali, Yinglang Wan and Guangzhen Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:484
  8. Zataria multiflora Boiss. is a medicinal and aromatic plant from the Lamiaceae family. It is extensively used in Iranian traditional medicine, mostly as a replacement for Thyme species. This study was focused on ...

    Authors: Shahrbanoo Abbasi, Sadollah Houshmand and Tayebeh Ahmadi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:483
  9. Anabasis aphylla (A. aphylla), a species of the Amaranthaceae family, is widely distributed in northwestern China and has high pharmacological value and ecological functions. However, the growth characteristics a...

    Authors: Ping Jiang, Peng Han, Mengyao He, Guangling Shui, Chunping Guo, Sulaiman Shah, Zixuan Wang, Haokai Wu, Jian Li and Zhenyuan Pan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:482
  10. LACS (long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase) genes are widespread in organisms and have multiple functions in plants, especially in lipid metabolism. However, the origin and evolutionary dynamics of the LACS gene fam...

    Authors: Siyuan Zhou, Xiao Wu, Yubo Yuan, Xin Qiao, Zewen Wang, Mayan Wu, Kaijie Qi, Zhihua Xie, Hao Yin and Shaoling Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:481
  11. Phosphorus, a crucial macronutrient essential for plant growth and development. Due to widespread phosphorus deficiency in soils, phosphorus deficiency stress has become one of the major abiotic stresses that ...

    Authors: Shangnian Liu, Xiaojing An, Chaoqun Xu, Baolin Guo, Xianen Li, Caixia Chen, Dongmei He, De Xu and Yi Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:480
  12. The taxonomic classification of Picea meyeri and P. mongolica has long been controversial. To investigate the genetic relatedness, evolutionary history, and population history dynamics of these species, genotypin...

    Authors: Yifu Liu, Wenfa Xiao, Fude Wang, Ya Wang, Yao Dong, Wen Nie, Cancan Tan, Sanping An, Ermei Chang, Zeping Jiang, Junhui Wang and Zirui Jia
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:479
  13. Taro is a widely utilized starch resource plant. It is essential to quantify the expression levels of functional genes associated with taro growth using real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPC...

    Authors: Weiqing Dong, Qi Chen and Fanglian He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:478
  14. The rate of germination and other physiological characteristics of seeds that are germinating are impacted by deep sowing. Based on the results of earlier studies, conclusions were drawn that deep sowing alter...

    Authors: Saleha Saeed, 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, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan and Shah Fahad
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:477
  15. Interest in the evolution of climatic niches, particularly in understanding the potential adaptive responses of species under climate change, has increased both theoretically and within macroecological studies...

    Authors: John M. Nzei, Norberto Martínez-Médez, Virginia M. Mwanzia, Joseph K. Kurauka, Qing-Feng Wang, Zhi-Zhong Li and Jin-Ming Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:476
  16. RNA editing in chloroplast and mitochondrion transcripts of plants is an important type of post-transcriptional RNA modification in which members of the multiple organellar RNA editing factor gene family (MORF...

    Authors: Jiani Xing, Yayi Zhang, Wenjian Song, Nadia Ahmed Ali, Kexing Su, Xingxing Sun, Yujia Sun, Yizhou Jiang and Xiaobo Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:475
  17. The biosynthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) using Enterobacter sp. and the evaluation of their antimicrobial and copper stress (Cu+ 2)-reducing capabilities in Vicia faba (L.) plants. The green-synthes...

    Authors: Sobhy E. Elsilk, Rania A. El-Shenody, Salsabil S. Afifi and Walaa A. Abo-Shanab
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:474
  18. Carbon nano sol (CNS) can markedly affect the plant growth and development. However, few systematic analyses have been conducted on the underlying regulatory mechanisms in plants, including tobacco (Nicotiana tab...

    Authors: Chen Wang, Yingpeng Hua, Taibo Liang, Yadi Guo, Lin Wang, Xueao Zheng, Pingping Liu, Qingxia Zheng, Zhengzhong Kang, Yalong Xu, Peijian Cao and Qiansi Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:473
  19. Salinity stress, an ever-present challenge in agriculture and environmental sciences, poses a formidable hurdle for plant growth and productivity in saline-prone regions worldwide. Therefore, this study aimed ...

    Authors: Abdulrahman M. Alhudhaibi, Mervat A. R. Ibrahim, Seham M. S. Abd-Elaziz, Hanaa R. M. Farag, Salwa M. Elsayed, Hemmat A. Ibrahim, ABM Sharif Hossain, Basmah M. Alharbi, Faouzi Haouala, Amr Elkelish and Hany A. M. Srour
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:472
  20. Nutritional disorders of phosphorus (P), due to deficiency or toxicity, reduce the development of Eucalyptus spp. seedlings. Phosphorus deficiency often results in stunted growth and reduced vigor, while phosphor...

    Authors: Eduarda Gonçalves Reis, Rinaldo Cesar de Paula, Jonas Pereira de Souza Júnior, Renato de Mello Prado, Mariana Bomfim Soares and Kleve Freddy Ferreira Canteral
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:471
  21. Ring rot, caused by Botryosphaeria dothidea, is an important fungal disease of pear fruit during postharvest storage. Melatonin, as a plant growth regulator, plays an important role in enhancing the stress resist...

    Authors: Hongpeng Xu, Siying Zhang, Chenglin Liang, Min Li, Ran Wang, Jiankun Song, Zhenhua Cui, Yingjie Yang, Jianlong Liu and Dingli Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:470
  22. Green nanoparticles are considered to be an effective strategy for improving phytochemicals and raising productivity in soil infected by root-knot nematodes. This work aims to understand the characteristics of...

    Authors: Nashaat N. Mahmoud, Asmaa Khader and Esawy Mahmoud
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:469
  23. The cuticular wax serves as a primary barrier that protects plants from environmental stresses. The Eceriferum (CER) gene family is associated with wax production and stress resistance.

    Authors: Rasmieh Hamid, Zahra Ghorbanzadeh, Feba Jacob, Mojtaba Khayam Nekouei, Mehrshad Zeinalabedini, Mohsen Mardi, Akram Sadeghi and Mohammad Reza Ghaffari
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:468
  24. Nanotechnology has demonstrated its vital significance in all aspects of daily life. Our research was conducted to estimate the potential of primed seed with chitosan nanoparticles in seed growth and yield by ...

    Authors: Eman Allam, Salama El-Darier, Zekry Ghattass, Amal Fakhry and Roufaida M. Elghobashy
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:466
  25. Saline-sodic stress can limit the absorption of available zinc in rice, subsequently impacting the normal photosynthesis and carbohydrate metabolism of rice plants. To investigate the impact of exogenous zinc ...

    Authors: Kun Dang, Jinmeng Mu, Hao Tian, Dapeng Gao, Hongxiang Zhou, Liying Guo, Xiwen Shao, Yanqiu Geng and Qiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:464
  26. Fusarium graminearum and Fusarium avenaceum are two of the most important causal agents of Fusarium head blight (FHB) of wheat. They can produce mycotoxins that accumulate in infected wheat heads, including deoxy...

    Authors: Giovanni Beccari, Francesco Tini, Nora A. Foroud, Luisa Ederli, Donald M. Gardiner, Aurelie H. Benfield, Linda J. Harris, Michael Sulyok, Roberto Romani, Ilaria Bellezza and Lorenzo Covarelli
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:463
  27. In this comprehensive genome-wide study, we identified and classified 83 Xylanase Inhibitor Protein (XIP) genes in wheat, grouped into five distinct categories, to enhance understanding of wheat's resistance t...

    Authors: Juan Lin, Shuang Ruan, Qi Guo, Yonglin Zhang, Mengyuan Fang, Tiantian Li, Gan Luo, Zhuangbo Tian, Yi Zhang, Erwin Tandayu, Can Chen, Jie Lu, Chuanxi Ma and Hongqi Si
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:462
  28. Mentha longifolia L. is a perennial plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family that has a wide distribution in the world. M. longifolia has many applications in the food and pharmaceutical industries due to its terp...

    Authors: Kosrat Hama Mustafa, Jalal Khorshidi, Yavar Vafaee, Azad Rastegar, Mohammad Reza Morshedloo and Somaieh Hossaini
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:461

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  29. Trehalose serves as a crucial osmolyte and plays a significant role in stress tolerance. The influence of exogenously added trehalose (1 and 5 mM) in alleviating the chromium (Cr; 0.5 mM) stress-induced declin...

    Authors: Amr Elkelish, Abdulrahman M. Alhudhaibi, ABM Sharif Hossain, Faouzi Haouala, Basmah M. Alharbi, Mostafa F. El-Banna, Amira Rizk, Arfang Badji, Nada Ibrahim AlJwaizea and Ali A. S. Sayed
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:460
  30. Relict species are important for enhancing the understanding of modern biogeographic distribution patterns. Although both geological and climatic changes since the Cenozoic have affected the relict flora in Ea...

    Authors: Jiehao Jin, Wanyi Zhao, Sufang Chen, Chao Gu, Zhihui Chen, Zhongcheng Liu, Wenbo Liao and Qiang Fan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:459
  31. The endosperm serves as the primary source of nutrients for maize (Zea mays L.) kernel embryo development and germination. Positioned at the base of the endosperm, the transfer cells (TCs) of the basal endosperm ...

    Authors: Jia Wen Wu, Xiao Yi Wang, Ru Yu Yan, Guang Ming Zheng, Lin Zhang, Yu Wang, Ya Jie Zhao, Bo Hui Wang, Meng Lin Pu, Xian Sheng Zhang and Xiang Yu Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:458
  32. Cotton is globally important crop. Verticillium wilt (VW), caused by Verticillium dahliae, is the most destructive disease in cotton, reducing yield and fiber quality by over 50% of cotton acreage. Breeding resis...

    Authors: Xi-Yue Ma, Xiao-Han Zhou, Bin-Bin Liu, Ye-Jing Zhang, He Zhu, Yue Li, Zi-Sheng Wang, Xiao-Feng Dai, Jie-Yin Chen, Zhen-Qi Su and Ran Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:457
  33. Baolia H.W.Kung & G.L.Chu is a monotypic genus only known in Diebu County, Gansu Province, China. Its systematic position is contradictory, and its morphoanatomical characters deviate from all other Chenopodiace...

    Authors: Shuai Liu, Marie Claire Veranso-Libalah, Alexander P. Sukhorukov, Xuegang Sun, Maya V. Nilova, Maria Kushunina, Jannathan Mamut and Zhibin Wen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:456
  34. The tea plant (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze) is one of the most economically important woody crops. Plastic greenhouse covering cultivation has been widely used in tea areas of northern China. Chlorophyll is ...

    Authors: Xueming Ma, Jixian Liu, Haiyan Li, Wenzhuo Wang, Lei Liu, Peiqiang Wang, Jianhui Hu, Xinfu Zhang and Fengfeng Qu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:455
  35. Pleiotropy is frequently detected in agronomic traits of wheat (Triticum aestivum). A locus on chromosome 4B, QTn/Ptn/Sl/Sns/Al/Tgw/Gl/Gw.caas-4B, proved to show pleiotropic effects on tiller, spike, and grain tr...

    Authors: Yahui Li, Jinghuang Hu, Yunfeng Qu, Dan Qiu, Huailong Lin, Jiuyuan Du, Lu Hou, Lin Ma, Qiuhong Wu, Yang Zhou, Hongjun Zhang, Li Yang, Hongwei Liu, Zhiyong Liu, Yijun Zhou and Hongjie Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:454
  36. Impatiens is an important genus with rich species of garden plants, and its distribution is extremely extensive, which is reflected in its diverse ecological environment. However, the specific mechanisms of Impat...

    Authors: Xin-Yi Li, Ze-Feng Li, Xiao-Li Zhang, Meng-Qing Yang, Pei-Qing Wu, Mei-Juan Huang and Hai-Quan Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:453
  37. The mechanisms by which the apple MdPYL9 gene mediates the response to drought stress remain unclear. Here, transcriptome and metabolome analyses of apple plants under drought were used to investigate the mechani...

    Authors: Mingxiao Liu, Yitong Liu, Wei Hu, Baoying Yin, Bowen Liang, Zhongyong Li, Xueying Zhang, Jizhong Xu and Shasha Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:452
  38. Root-knot nematodes (RKNs) infect host plants and obtain nutrients such as sugars for their own development. Therefore, inhibiting the nutrient supply to RKNs may be an effective method for alleviating root-kn...

    Authors: Lulu Sun, Liqiang Lian, Rui Yang, Tongtong Li, Minghui Yang, Wenchao Zhao, Huang Huang and Shaohui Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:451
  39. Guava is a fruit prone to rapid spoilage following harvest, attributed to continuous and swift physicochemical transformations, leading to substantial postharvest losses. This study explored the efficacy of xa...

    Authors: Shaista Gull, Shaghef Ejaz, Sajid Ali, Muhammad Moaaz Ali, Hasan Sardar, Muhammad Azam, Honghong Deng, Ahmed Fathy Yousef, Abdulwahed Fahad Alrefaei and Mikhlid H. Almutairi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:450
  40. Drosera intermedia grows in acidic bogs in parts of valleys that are flooded in winter, and that often dry out in summer. It is also described as the sundew of the most heavily hydrated habitats in peatlands, and...

    Authors: Krzysztof Banaś, Anna Aksmann, Bartosz J. Płachno, Małgorzata Kapusta, Paweł Marciniak and Rafał Ronowski
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:449
  41. Proper flower development is essential for plant reproduction, a crucial aspect of the plant life cycle. This process involves precisely coordinating transcription factors, enzymes, and epigenetic modification...

    Authors: Katarzyna Sala-Cholewa, Alicja Tomasiak, Katarzyna Nowak, Artur Piński and Alexander Betekhtin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:448
  42. Amino acids are not only the main form of N in rice, but also are vital for its growth and development. These processes are facilitated by amino acid transporters within the plant. Despite their significance, ...

    Authors: Feng Jin, Pengfei Xie, Zhenghan Li, Bowen Wu, Weiting Huang and Zhongming Fang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:447
  43. Salvia miltiorrhiza is commonly used as a Chinese herbal medicine to treat different cardiovascular and cerebrovascular illnesses due to its active ingredients. Environmental conditions, especially drought stress...

    Authors: Ying Zhou, Yan-Hong Bai, Feng-Xia Han, Xue Chen, Fu-Sheng Wu, Qian Liu, Wen-Zhe Ma and Yong-Qing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:446
  44. Acer is a taxonomically intractable and speciose genus that contains over 150 species. It is challenging to distinguish Acer species only by morphological method due to their abundant variations. Plastome and nuc...

    Authors: Ning Fu, Yong Xu, Lu Jin, Tian-Wen Xiao, Feng Song, Hai-Fei Yan, You-Sheng Chen and Xue-Jun Ge
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:445
  45. The homodomain-leucine zipper (HD-Zip) is a conserved transcription factor family unique to plants that regulate multiple developmental processes including lignificaion. Stone cell content is a key determinant...

    Authors: Qi Wang, Yueyang Wang, Fanhang Zhang, Chengyang Han, Yanling Wang, Mei Ren, Kaijie Qi, Zhihua Xie, Shaoling Zhang, Shutian Tao and Katsuhiro Shiratake
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:444
  46. The latitudinal diversity gradient (LDG), characterized by an increase in species richness from the poles to the equator, is one of the most pervasive biological patterns. However, inverse LDGs, in which speci...

    Authors: Tiantian Xue, Tao Feng, Yunfen Liang, Xudong Yang, Fei Qin, Jianghong Yu, Steven B. Janssens and Shengxiang Yu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:443
  47. The popular leafy vegetable lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) is susceptible to cold stress during the growing season, which slows growth rate, causes leaf yellowing and necrosis, and reduced yield and quality. In this...

    Authors: Xiao Yang, Yingying Han, Guotao Huo, Guojun Ge, Shuping He, Xiao Yang, Li Zhang, Shiwei Wei and Lijun Luo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:442
  48. Goji (Lycium barbarum L.) is a perennial deciduous shrub widely distributed in arid and semiarid regions of Northwest China. It is highly valued for its medicinal and functional properties. Most goji varieties ar...

    Authors: Cuiping Wang, Ken Qin, Xiaohui Shang, Yan Gao, Jiali Wu, Haijun Ma, Zhaojun Wei and Guoli Dai
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:441

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