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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Exploring the relationship between parasitic plants and answering taxonomic questions is still challenging. The subtribe Scurrulinae (Loranthaceae), which has a wide distribution in Asia and Africa, provides a...

    Authors: Chi Toan Le, Limin Lu, Van Du Nguyen, Zhiduan Chen, Wyckliffe Omondi Omollo and Bing Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:440
  11. Glehnia littoralis is a medicinal and edible plant species having commercial value and has several hundred years of cultivation history. Polyploid breeding is one of the most important and fastest ways to generat...

    Authors: Xin Zhang, Ziyu Zheng, Jing Wang, Yuwen Li, Yan Gao, Lixia Li, Yujuan Pang and Fuhua Bian
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:439
  12. Roots play an important role during plant growth and development, ensuring water and nutrient uptake. Understanding the mechanisms regulating their initiation and development opens doors towards root system ar...

    Authors: Dieu Thu Nguyen, Filip Zavadil Kokáš, Mathieu Gonin, Jérémy Lavarenne, Myriam Colin, Pascal Gantet and Véronique Bergougnoux
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:438
  13. Unlike Transposable Elements (TEs) and gene/genome duplication, the role of the so-called nuclear plastid DNA sequences (NUPTs) in shaping the evolution of genome architecture and function remains poorly studi...

    Authors: Juan Pablo Marczuk-Rojas, Antonio Salmerón, Alfredo Alcayde, Viktor Isanbaev and Lorenzo Carretero-Paulet
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:437
  14. E2F/DP (Eukaryotic 2 transcription factor/dimerization partner) family proteins play an essential function in the cell cycle development of higher organisms. E2F/DP family genes have been reported only in a fe...

    Authors: Dhanasekar Divya, Arif Hasan Khan Robin, Lae-Hyeon Cho, Dohyeon Kim, Do-jin Lee, Chang-Kil Kim and Mi-Young Chung
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:436
  15. Afforestation of non-forestland is a new measure by the European Union to enhance climate mitigation and biodiversity. Hybrid aspen (Populus tremula L. × P. tremuloides Michx.) is among the suitable tree species ...

    Authors: Ott Kangur, Reeno Sopp, Arvo Tullus, Priit Kupper, Eele Õunapuu-Pikas, Hardi Tullus and Reimo Lutter
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:435
  16. Intercropping, a widely adopted agricultural practice worldwide, aims to increase crop yield, enhance plant nutrient uptake, and optimize the utilization of natural resources, contributing to sustainable farmi...

    Authors: Jamal Nasar, Munir Ahmad, Harun Gitari, Li Tang, Yuan Chen and Xun-Bo Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:434
  17. Freezing stress is one of the major abiotic stresses that causes extensive damage to plants. LEA (Late embryogenesis abundant) proteins play a crucial role in plant growth, development, and abiotic stress. How...

    Authors: Weiping Wang, Yan Liu, Yu Kang, Wei Liu, Shun Li, Zhonghua Wang, Xiaoyan Xia, Xiaoyu Chen, Lunwen Qian, Xinghua Xiong, Zhongsong Liu, Chunyun Guan and Xin He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:433
  18. The VIM (belonged to E3 ubiquitin ligase) gene family is crucial for plant growth, development, and stress responses, yet their role in salt stress remains unclear. We analyzed phylogenetic relationships, chro...

    Authors: Zhining Yang, Xuke Lu, Ning Wang, Zhengding Mei, Yapeng Fan, Menghao Zhang, Lidong Wang, Yuping Sun, Xiao Chen, Hui Huang, Yuan Meng, Mengyue Liu, Mingge Han, Wenhua Chen, Xinrui Zhang, Xin Yu…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:432
  19. The flower colour of H. syriacus ‘Qiansiban’ transitions from fuchsia to pink–purple and finally to pale purple, thereby enhancing the ornamental value of the cultivars. However, the molecular mechanism underlyin...

    Authors: Zhezhe Li, Dan Liu, Dongsheng Wang, Meng Sun, Guojun Zhang, Yu Wu, Yidan Zhang and Beibei Cheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:431
  20. As the greenhouse effect intensifies, global temperatures are steadily increasing, posing a challenge to bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) production. It is imperative to comprehend the mechanism of high tempera...

    Authors: Chao Fu, Ying Zhou, Ankui Liu, Rui Chen, Li Yin, Cong Li and Hailiang Mao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:430
  21. The increasing impacts of heat stress on wheat production due to climate change has entailed the development of heat-resilient crop varieties. To address this, two hundred recombinant inbred lines (RILs) deriv...

    Authors: Mandeep Redhu, Vikram Singh, Anita Kumari, Renu Munjal, Shikha Yashveer, Somveer Nimbal, Ram Niwas, Swati Verma, Kritika Sharma, Atul Loyal, Rukoo Chawla, Rutuparna Pati, Chetan Singh and Mehdi Rahimi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:429
  22. Acacia nilotica Linn. is a widely distributed tree known for its applications in post-harvest and medicinal horticulture. However, its seed-based growth is relatively slow. Seed is a vital component for the prop...

    Authors: Muhammad Wasim Haider, Muhammad Nafees, Rashid Iqbal, Habat Ullah Asad, Farrukh Azeem, Muhammad Samsam Raza, Abdel-Rhman Z. Gaafar, Mohamed S. Elshikh, Muhammad Arslan, Muhammad Habib Ur Rahman and Ayman M. S. Elshamly
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:428
  23. Our meta-analysis examines the effects of melatonin on wheat under varying abiotic stress conditions, focusing on photosynthetic parameters, chlorophyll fluorescence, leaf water status, and photosynthetic pigm...

    Authors: Ihsan Muhammad, Fahim Ullah, Shakeel Ahmad, Bandar M. AlMunqedhi, Dunia A Al Farraj, Mohamed S Elshikh and Weijun Shen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:427
  24. To alleviate the selenium (Se) stress in fruit trees and improve its accumulation, the effects of exogenous indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) on the growth and Se accumulation of grapevine under Se stress were studie...

    Authors: Jin Wang, Lei Liu, Haiyan Zhang, Dilian Zhang, Zhen Dai, Xian Luo, Xiaoli Zhang, Hui Xia, Dong Liang, Xiulan Lv and Lijin Lin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:426
  25. Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is an important oilseed crop worldwide. However, soil salinization becomes one of the main limiting factors of peanut production. Therefore, developing salt-tolerant varieties and und...

    Authors: Feifei Wang, Huarong Miao, Shengzhong Zhang, Xiaohui Hu, Ye Chu, Weiqiang Yang, Heng Wang, Jingshan Wang, Shihua Shan and Jing Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:425
  26. Rutaceae family comprises economically important plants due to their extensive applications in spices, food, oil, medicine, etc. The Rutaceae plants is able to better utilization through biotechnology. Modern ...

    Authors: Lianwen Shen, Shengqun Chen, Mei Liang, Shang Qu, Shijing Feng, Dawei Wang and Gang Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:424
  27. Soil salinity is one of the major menaces to food security, particularly in dealing with the food demand of the ever-increasing global population. Production of cereal crops such as wheat is severely affected ...

    Authors: Muhammad Junaid Arshad, Muhammad Imran Khan, Muhammad Hayder Ali, Qammar Farooq, Muhammad Iftikhar Hussain, Mahmoud F. Seleiman and Muhammad Ahsan Asghar
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:423
  28. Salinity is one major abiotic stress affecting photosynthesis, plant growth, and development, resulting in low-input crops. Although photosynthesis underlies the substantial productivity and biomass storage of...

    Authors: Abeer Abdelrazk Younis and Mohamed Magdy Fahim Mansour
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:422
  29. The heat shock transcription factor (HSF) plays a crucial role in the regulatory network by coordinating responses to heat stress as well as other stress signaling pathways. Despite extensive studies on HSF fu...

    Authors: Xiaomeng Hao and Shutao He
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:421
  30. Cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) is a physical technology with notable effects on living organisms. In the present study, tomato seeds (Solanum lycopersicum var. Bassimo Mill.) were exposed to CAP for various time i...

    Authors: Sadoun M. E. Sultan, Ahmed Fathy Yousef, Waleed M. Ali, Amal A. A. Mohamed, Abdel-Raddy M. Ahmed, Mohamed. E. Shalaby, Islam I. Teiba, A. M. Hassan, Nabil A. Younes and E. F. Kotb
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:420
  31. Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is one of the most important food crops in the world and the application of nitrogen fertilizer is an effective means of ensuring stable and high rice yields. However, excessive application...

    Authors: Yafang Zhang, Ning Wang, Chenggong He, Zhiping Gao and Guoxiang Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:419
  32. Blueberry fruit exhibit atypical climacteric ripening with a non-auto-catalytic increase in ethylene coincident with initiation of ripening. Further, application of ethephon, an ethylene-releasing plant growth...

    Authors: Yi-Wen Wang and Savithri U. Nambeesan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:418
  33. Phytophthora root rot, a major constraint in chile pepper production worldwide, is caused by the soil-borne oomycete, Phytophthora capsici. This study aimed to detect significant regions in the Capsicum genome li...

    Authors: Navdeep Kaur, Dennis N. Lozada, Madhav Bhatta, Derek W. Barchenger, Ehtisham S. Khokhar, Seyed Shahabeddin Nourbakhsh and Soum Sanogo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:416
  34. Globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus; 2n = 2x = 34) is a food crop consumed for its immature flower heads. Traditionally, globe artichoke varietal types are vegetatively propagated. However, seed pro...

    Authors: Matteo Martina, Aldana Zayas, Ezio Portis, Giovanna Di Nardo, Maria Francesca Polli, Cinzia Comino, Gianfranco Gilardi, Eugenia Martin and Alberto Acquadro
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:415
  35. Variations in hydraulic conductivity may arise from species-specific differences in the anatomical structure and function of the xylem, reflecting a spectrum of plant strategies along a slow-fast resource econ...

    Authors: Xiaowei Yang, Huiling Yan, Chunhui Hao, Jiwen Hu, Guijuan Yang, Sanping An, Lifang Wang, Fangqun Ouyang, Miaomiao Zhang and Junhui Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:414
  36. Styrax tonkinensis (Pierre) Craib ex Hartwich faces challenges in expanding in the south provinces of Yangtze River region due to climate extremes like flood-drought abrupt alternation (FDAA) caused by global war...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Chao Han, Luomin Cui, Zemao Liu and Fangyuan Yu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:413
  37. Under greenhouse conditions, the resistance of 18 different genotypes of flax to powdery mildew was evaluated. To investigate genetic diversity and identify the molecular and biochemical markers linked to powd...

    Authors: Marwa M. Ghonaim, Marian M. Habeb, Mahmoud T. M. Mansour, Heba I. Mohamed and Ahmed A. A. Omran
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:412
  38. Wheat rusts are important biotic stresses, development of rust resistant cultivars through molecular approaches is both economical and sustainable. Extensive phenotyping of large mapping populations under dive...

    Authors: Hanif Khan, Gopalareddy Krishnappa, Sudheer Kumar, Narayana Bhat Devate, Nagenahalli Dharmegowda Rathan, Satish Kumar, Chandra Nath Mishra, Sewa Ram, Ratan Tiwari, Om Parkash, Om Parkash Ahlawat, Harohalli Masthigowda Mamrutha, Gyanendra Pratap Singh and Gyanendra Singh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:411
  39. Rosa roxburghii Tratt, a valuable plant in China with long history, is famous for its fruit. It possesses various secondary metabolites, such as L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C), alkaloids and poly saccharides, which ...

    Authors: Jiaotong Yang, Jingjie Zhang, Hengyu Yan, Xin Yi, Qi Pan, Yahua Liu, Mian Zhang, Jun Li and Qiaoqiao Xiao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:410
  40. Bletilla striata (Thunb.) Reichb. f. (B. striata) is a perennial herbaceous plant in the Orchidaceae family known for its diverse pharmacological activities, such as promoting wound healing, hemostasis, anti-infl...

    Authors: Shiqing Li, Xiaomei Li, Yueyu Ye, Man Chen, Haimin Chen, Dongfeng Yang, Meiya Li, Fusheng Jiang, Xiaobo Zhang and Chunchun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:409
  41. Grazing exclusion is an efficient practice to restore degraded grassland ecosystems by eliminating external disturbances and improving ecosystems’ self-healing capacities, which affects the ecological processe...

    Authors: Dongjie Hou, Jiayue Liu, Nan Li, Beilei Han, Changcheng Liu and Zhongwu Wang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:408
  42. The goal of this research is to enhance the quality of cucumber seedlings grown in greenhouses by experimenting with various soilless culture mediums (CMs) and the application of pistachio wood vinegar (WV). T...

    Authors: Sediqeh Afsharipour, Abdolmajid Mirzaalian Dastjerdi and Azam Seyedi
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:407
  43. The lifestyle transition from autotrophy to heterotrophy often leads to extensive degradation of plastomes in parasitic plants, while the evolutionary trajectories of plastome degradation associated with paras...

    Authors: Lilei Tang, Tinglu Wang, Luxiao Hou, Guangfei Zhang, Min Deng, Xiaorong Guo and Yunheng Ji
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:406
  44. Ubiquitin-specific proteases (UBPs) are a large family of deubiquitinating enzymes (DUBs). They are widespread in plants and are critical for plant growth, development, and response to external stresses. Howev...

    Authors: Weichao Fu, Delong Fan, Shenkui Liu and Yuanyuan Bu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:404
  45. Cotton (Gossypium barbadense L.) is a leading fiber and oilseed crop globally, but genetic diversity among breeding materials is often limited. This study analyzed genetic variability in 14 cotton genotypes from ...

    Authors: Ehab A. A. Salama, Mona A. Farid, Youssef A. El-Mahalawy, A. A. A. El-Akheder, Ali A. Aboshosha, Aysam M. Fayed, W. M. B. Yehia and Sobhi F. Lamlom
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:403
  46. Medicinal plants, such as Ajuga chamaecistus Ging. ex Benth. are a natural and available source of treatment for a wide range of diseases. The objective of the present study was to assess the morphological and bi...

    Authors: Fatemeh Mahmoodi, Mahdi Bikdeloo, Ali Khadivi and Morteza Akramian
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:401
  47. XTH genes are key genes that regulate the hydrolysis and recombination of XG components and plays role in the structure and composition of plant cell walls. Therefore, clarifying the changes that occur in XTHs du...

    Authors: Jingdong Chen, Heping Wan, Huixia Zhao, Xigang Dai, Wanjin Wu, Jin Liu, Jinsong Xu, Rui Yang, Benbo Xu, Changli Zeng and Xuekun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:400
  48. Riccia fluitans, an amphibious liverwort, exhibits a fascinating adaptation mechanism to transition between terrestrial and aquatic environments. Utilizing nanopore direct RNA sequencing, we try to capture the co...

    Authors: Mateusz Maździarz, Katarzyna Krawczyk, Mateusz Kurzyński, Łukasz Paukszto, Joanna Szablińska-Piernik, Monika Szczecińska, Paweł Sulima and Jakub Sawicki
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:399

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