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  1. The application of germination models in economic crop management makes them extremely useful for predicting seed germination. Hence, we examined the effect of varying water potentials (Ψs; 0. − 0.3, − 0.6, − ...

    Authors: Waqif Khan, Sumbal Shah, Abd Ullah, Sami Ullah, Fazal Amin, Babar Iqbal, Naveed Ahmad, Mostafa A. Abdel-Maksoud, Mohammed k. Okla, Mohamed El-Zaidy, Wahidah H. Al-Qahtani and Shah Fahad
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:414
  2. Chayote is an underutilized species of Cucurbitaceae. It is rich in nutrients such as protein, minerals, phenols and its extracts have anti-cardiovascular and anti-cancer effects, making it a versatile plant f...

    Authors: Shaobo Cheng, Yuhang Liu, Lihong Su, Xuanxuan Liu, Qianwen Chu, Zhongqun He, Xiaoting Zhou, Wei Lu, Chengyao Jiang and Wangang Zheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:413
  3. Yellow pigment content, mainly due to the accumulation of carotenoids, is a quality trait in durum wheat grain as it confers the bright yellow color to pasta preferred by consumers. Also, carotenoids are essen...

    Authors: C Rodríguez-Suárez, MD Requena-Ramírez, D Hornero-Méndez and SG Atienza
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:412
  4. Cadmium (Cd) stress displays critical damage to the plant growth and health. Uptake and accumulation of Cd in plant tissues cause detrimental effects on crop productivity and ultimately impose threats to human...

    Authors: Sima Panahirad, Gholamreza Gohari, Gholamreza Mahdavinia, Hessam Jafari, Muhittin Kulak, Vasileios Fotopoulos, Rubén Alcázar and Mohammadreza Dadpour
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:411
  5. Early leaf spot disease, caused by Cercospora arachidicola, is a devastating peanut disease that has severely impacted peanut production and quality. Chemical fungicides pollute the environment; however, Bacillus

    Authors: Chen Wang, Taswar Ahsan, Ao Ding, Di Han, Chao-Qun Zang, Yu-Qian Huang and Khalid Hussain
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:410
  6. Cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase (CKX) plays a vital role in response to abiotic stress through modulating the antioxidant enzyme activities. Nevertheless, the biological function of the CKX gene family has yet to...

    Authors: Tengyu Li, Kun Luo, Chenlei Wang, Lanxin Wu, Jingwen Pan, Mingyang Wang, Jinwei Liu, Yan Li, Jinbo Yao, Wei Chen, Shouhong Zhu and Yongshan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:409
  7. Epidermal wax covers the surfaces of terrestrial plants to resist biotic and abiotic stresses. Wax-less flowering Chinese cabbage (Brassica campestris L. ssp. chinesis var. utilis tsen et lee) has the charaterist...

    Authors: Chuanhong Liu, Longfei Yu, Lu Yang, Chong Tan, Fengyan Shi, Xueling Ye and Zhiyong Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:408
  8. Plants growing in the field are subjected to combinations of abiotic stresses. These conditions pose a devastating threat to crops, decreasing their yield and causing a negative economic impact on agricultural...

    Authors: Clara Segarra-Medina, Lidia S. Pascual, Saleh Alseekh, Alisdair R. Fernie, José L. Rambla, Aurelio Gómez-Cadenas and Sara I. Zandalinas
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:406
  9. Terpenoids play essential roles in plant defense against biotic stresses. In Citrus species, the monoterpene linalool mediates resistance against citrus canker disease caused by the gram-negative bacteria Xanthom...

    Authors: Qiying Wang, Xiaochun Wang, Linhua Huang, Yujiao Cheng, Li Ren, Huayu Yang, Changyong Zhou, Xuefeng Wang and Jun He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:405
  10. The spreading of root rot disease of faba bean plant (Vichia faba L, VF) in Egypt is still of great challenge faced researchers since VF is an important legume in Egypt, because their seeds are used for human fee...

    Authors: Nashwa El-Gazzar, Kamar. M. Abd El-Hai, Safaa. A. M. Teama and Gamal. H. Rabie
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:403
  11. Betalain is a natural pigment with important nutritional value and broad application prospects. Previously, we produced betanin biosynthesis transgenic carrots via expressing optimized genes CYP76AD1S, cDOPA5GTS ...

    Authors: Bo Wang, Ya-Hui Wang, Yuan-Jie Deng, Quan-Hong Yao and Ai-Sheng Xiong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:402
  12. Inorganic phosphate (Pi) is the sole source of phosphorus for plants. It is a limiting factor for plant yield in most soils worldwide. Due to economic and environmental constraints, the use of Pi fertilizer is...

    Authors: Laura Cuyas, Pascale David, Damien de Craieye, Sophia Ng, Mustapha Arkoun, Claude Plassard, Mohamadi Faharidine, Delphine Hourcade, Francesca Degan, Sylvain Pluchon and Laurent Nussaume
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:401
  13. Strawberries are one of the most widely cultivated fruits in the world, and their popularity continues to grow due to their unique taste, high nutritional value, and numerous health benefits. The success of st...

    Authors: Nafiye Unal, Ibrahim Kahramanoglu, Hanifeh Seyed Hajizadeh, Jale Bilgin and Volkan Okatan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:400
  14. The environment in Antarctica is characterized by low temperature, intense UVB and few vegetation types. The Pohlia nutans M211 are bryophytes, which are the primary plants in Antarctica and can thrive well in th...

    Authors: Liping Zhang, Zhi Zhang, Junhan Cao, Kai Wang, Ling Qin, Yongjun Sun, Wenming Ju, Changfeng Qu and Jinlai Miao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:399
  15. Water deficit is one of the most significant abiotic factors affecting rice and agricultural production worldwide. In hybrid rice, cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) is an important technique for creating high-y...

    Authors: Mohamed I. Ghazy, Hassan Sh. Hamad, Elsayed E. Gewaily, Eman M. Bleih, Elsayed F. A. Arafat, Wael H. EL-Kallawy, Sabry A. EL-Naem, Medhat Rehan, Khairiah Mubarak Alwutayd and Diaa Abd El Moneim
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:398
  16. Agricultural production is severely limited by an iron deficiency. Alkaline soils increase iron deficiency in rice crops, consequently leading to nutrient deficiencies in humans. Adding iron to rice enhances b...

    Authors: Ammara Saleem, Asma Zulfiqar, Muhammad Zafar Saleem, Baber Ali, Muhammad Hamzah Saleem, Shafaqat Ali, Ebru Derelli Tufekci, Ali Rıza Tufekci, Mehdi Rahimi and Reham M. Mostafa
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:397
  17. Rice is the second-largest food crop in the world and vulnerable to bacterial leaf streak disease. A thorough comprehension of the genetic foundation of agronomic traits was essential for effective implementat...

    Authors: Xiaoyang Zhu, Lei Chen, Zhanying Zhang, Jinjie Li, Hongliang Zhang, Zichao Li, Yinghua Pan and Xueqiang Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:396
  18. Quantifying intra-specific variation in leaf functional traits along environmental gradients is important for understanding species' responses to climate change. In this study, we assessed the degree of among ...

    Authors: Xiao Yu, Ruoxuan Ji, Mingming Li, Xinli Xia, Weilun Yin and Chao Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:394
  19. Ilex metabaptista is a woody tree species with strong waterlogging tolerance and is also admired as a landscape plant with high development prospects and scientific research value. Unfortunately, populations of ...

    Authors: Peng Zhou, Qiang Zhang, Fei Li, Jing Huang and Min Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:393
  20. Soil salinity poses a significant challenge to crop growth and productivity, particularly affecting the root system, which is vital for water and nutrient uptake. To identify genetic factors that influence roo...

    Authors: Xiaomin Zhang, Houmiao Wang, Mengling Yang, Runxiao Liu, Xin Zhang, Zhongtao Jia and Pengcheng Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:392
  21. Plant genome information is fundamental to plant research and development. Along with the increase in the number of published plant genomes, there is a need for an efficient system to retrieve various kinds of...

    Authors: Hisako Ichihara, Manabu Yamada, Mitsuyo Kohara, Hideki Hirakawa, Andrea Ghelfi, Takuro Tamura, Akihiro Nakaya, Yasukazu Nakamura, Sachiko Shirasawa, Samatchaya Yamashita, Yosuke Toda, Daijiro Harada, Tsunakazu Fujishiro, Akiko Komaki, Jeffrey A. Fawcett, Eiji Sugihara…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:391
  22. Plant-parasitic root-knot nematodes cause immense yield declines in crop plants that ultimately obviate global food security. They maintain an intimate relationship with their host plants and hijack the host m...

    Authors: Tushar K. Dutta, Neeraj Vashisth, Soham Ray, Victor Phani, Viswanathan Chinnusamy and Anil Sirohi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:390
  23. Anthracnose is a fungal disease caused by Colletotrichum spp. that has a significant impact on worldwide pepper production. Colletotrichum scovillei is the most common pathogenic anthracnose-causing species in th...

    Authors: Nayoung Ro, Mesfin Haile, Onsook Hur, Ho-Cheol Ko, Jung-Yoon Yi, Hee-Jong Woo, Yu-Mi Choi, Juhee Rhee, Yong-Jik Lee, Dong-Am Kim, Jae-Wang Do, Geon Woo Kim, Jin-Kyung Kwon and Byoung-Cheorl Kang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:389
  24. Stripe rust is considered one of the most devastating diseases of wheat all over the world, resulting in a high loss in its production. In this study, time-course changes in expression of the polyphenol biosyn...

    Authors: Younes M. Rashad, Hany H. El-Sharkawy, Sara A. Abdalla, Omar M. Ibrahim and Nahla T. Elazab
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:388
  25. Maize production in lowland agro-ecologies in West and Central Africa is constrained by the fungus Exserohilum turcicum, causal agent of Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB). Breeding for resistance to NCLB is consid...

    Authors: Faith A. Bankole, Baffour Badu-Apraku, Abiodun O. Salami, Titilayo D.O. Falade, Ranajit Bandyopadhyay and Alejandro Ortega-Beltran
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:386
  26. Fagopyrum tataricum (Tartary buckwheat) is a valuable crop of great nutritional importance due to its high level of bioactive compounds. Excellent opportunities to obtain plants with the high level or the desired...

    Authors: Magdalena Zaranek, Reneé Pérez-Pérez, Anna Milewska-Hendel, Alexander Betekhtin and Ewa Grzebelus
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:385
  27. Volatilomes from natural plants and microbes imparts diverse antifungal properties to suppress the growth of plant pathogens and therefore can be a suitable alternative of chemical fungicides. The present expe...

    Authors: Praveen Thangaraj, Krishnamoorthy Akkanna Subbiah, Nakkeeran Sevugapperumal, Sivakumar Uthandi, Amirtham Damodarasamy and Haripriya Shanmugam
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:384
  28. Mating system is one of the major determinants of intra- and interspecific genetic structure, but may vary within and between plant populations. Our study model included all known populations of Moehringia tommas...

    Authors: Boštjan Surina, Manica Balant, Peter Glasnović, Ivan Radosavljević, Živa Fišer, Nataša Fujs and Sílvia Castro
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:383
  29. Currently, using unconventional water sources in agriculture has become necessary to face overpopulation worldwide. Therefore, a pot experiment was carried out to evaluate the effects of irrigation with saline...

    Authors: Abu El-Eyuoon Abu Zied Amin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:382
  30. The R2R3-MYB transcription factors are a crucial and extensive gene family in plants, which participate in diverse processes, including development, metabolism, defense, differentiation, and stress response. I...

    Authors: Jingyu Li, Shiqiang Xu, Yu Mei, Yan Gu, Mingyang Sun, Wenting Zhang and Jihua Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:381
  31. Oregano (Origanum vulgare L.), one of the important medicinal plants in the world, has valuable pharmacological compounds with antimicrobial, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiurolithi...

    Authors: Zahra Azimzadeh, Abbas Hassani, Babak Abdollahi Mandoulakani, Ebrahim Sepehr and Mohammad Reza Morshedloo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:380
  32. Late-spring frost is one of the major factors limiting and reducing yield of Persian walnut (Juglans regia L.) in temperate regions, including Iran. Therefore, in the present study, seedling-originated genotypes ...

    Authors: Somayeh Soveili and Ali Khadivi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:379
  33. Most of Camellia oleifera forests have low fruit yield and poor oil quality that are largely associated with soil fertility. Soil physical and chemical properties interact with each other affecting soil fertility...

    Authors: Yu Chen, Jinjia Zheng, Zhijian Yang, Chenhao Xu, Penghui Liao, Shaosheng Pu, Yousry A. El-Kassaby and Jinling Feng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:378
  34. Induction of mutation through chemical mutagenesis is a novel approach for preparing diverse germplasm. Introduction of functional alleles in the starch biosynthetic genes help in the improvement of the qualit...

    Authors: Ahsan Irshad, Huijun Guo, Hongchun Xiong, Yongdun Xie, Hua Jin, Jiayu Gu, Chaojie Wang, Liqun Yu, Xianghui Wen, Shirong Zhao and Luxiang Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:377
  35. Panax ginseng is a well-known medicinal plant with several pharmacological uses in China. The trihelix family transcription factors, also known as GT factors, can be involved in the regulation of growth and devel...

    Authors: Jian Hu, Tao Liu, Huimin Huo, Sizhang Liu, Mingming Liu, Chang Liu, Mingzhu Zhao, Kangyu Wang, Yi Wang and Meiping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:376
  36. Abrus cantoniensis Hance. (Ac) and Abrus mollis (Am), two edible and medicinal plants with economic value in southern China, belong to the Abrus genus. Due to its growth characteristics, Am often replaces Ac in f...

    Authors: Kexin Cao, Jianhua Chen, Rongshao Huang, Rumei Lu, Xiao Zhou, Yuanyuan Bu, Liangbo Li and Chun Yao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:375
  37. Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) is a facultative halophyte showing various mechanisms of salt resistance among different ecotype cultivars. This study aimed to determine salt resistance limits for a Peruvian s...

    Authors: Sayed A. Hussin, Safwat Hassan Ali, Muhammad E. Lotfy, Emad H. Abd El-Samad, Mohamed A. Eid, Ali M. Abd-Elkader and Sayed Said Eisa
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:374
  38. Buckwheat (Fagopyrum spp.), belonging to the Polygonaceae family, is an ancient pseudo-cereal with high nutritional and nutraceutical properties. Buckwheat proteins are gluten-free and show balanced amino acid an...

    Authors: Sajad Majeed Zargar, Madhiya Manzoor, Basharat Bhat, Amir Bashir Wani, Parvaze Ahmad Sofi, Jebi Sudan, Leonard Barnabas Ebinezer, Stefano Dall’Acqua, Gregorio Peron and Antonio Masi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:373
  39. The increased frequency of heavy rains in recent years has led to submergence stress in rice paddies, severely affecting rice production. Submergence causes not only hypoxic stress from excess water in the sur...

    Authors: Hsin-Yu Chi, Shang-Ling Ou, Mao-Chang Wang and Chin-Ying Yang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:372
  40. Pod size is an important yield target trait for peanut breeding. However, the molecular mechanism underlying the determination of peanut pod size still remains unclear.

    Authors: Zhenghao Lv, Dongying Zhou, Xiaolong Shi, Jingyao Ren, He Zhang, Chao Zhong, Shuli Kang, Xinhua Zhao, Haiqiu Yu and Chuantang Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:371
  41. Extensive population growth and climate change accelerate the search for alternative ways of plant-based biomass, biofuel and feed production. Here, we focus on hitherto unknow, new promising cold-stimulated f...

    Authors: Sylwia Klińska-Bąchor, Sara Kędzierska, Kamil Demski and Antoni Banaś
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:370
  42. In plant water relations research, predawn leaf water potential (Ψpd) is often used as a proxy for soil water potential (Ψsoil), without testing the underlying assumptions that nighttime transpiration is negligib...

    Authors: Thomas Groenveld, Charles Obiero, Yingxue Yu, Markus Flury and Markus Keller
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:369
  43. Sium L. (Apiaceae) is a small genus distributed primarily in Eurasia, with one species also occurring in North America. Recently, its circumscription has been revised to include 10 species, however, the phylogene...

    Authors: Jing Zhou, Junmei Niu, Xinyue Wang, Jiarui Yue, Shilin Zhou and Zhenwen Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:368
  44. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been brought great attention for their crucial roles in diverse biological processes. However, systematic identification of lncRNAs associated with specialized rice pest, br...

    Authors: Kai Liu, Xiaozhi Ma, Luyao Zhao, Xiaofeng Lai, Jie Chen, Xingxuan Lang, Qunxin Han, Xiaorong Wan and Chunmei Li
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:367
  45. Predicting relationships between plant functional traits and environmental effects in their habitats is a central issue in terms of classic ecological theories. Yet, only weak correlation with functional trait...

    Authors: Kuo Sun, Ruojun Sun, Yibo Li, Hongchao Ji, Bingrui Jia and Zhenzhu Xu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:366
  46. The composition of ripe fruits depends on various metabolites which content evolves greatly throughout fruit development and may be influenced by the environment. The corresponding metabolism regulations have ...

    Authors: Annick Moing, Thierry Berton, Léa Roch, Salimata Diarrassouba, Stéphane Bernillon, Stéphanie Arrivault, Catherine Deborde, Mickaël Maucourt, Cécile Cabasson, Camille Bénard, Sylvain Prigent, Daniel Jacob, Yves Gibon and Martine Lemaire-Chamley
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2023 23:365

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