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Call for papers - Abiotic stress tolerance in plants

Guest Editors

Claudio Inostroza-Blancheteau, PhD, Catholic University of Temuco, Chile
Isabel Marques, PhD, University of Lisbon, Portugal
José M. Mulet, PhD, Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), Spain

Submission Status: Open   |   Submission Deadline: 31 August 2024

BMC Plant Biology welcomes submissions to the Collection Abiotic stress tolerance in plants. This collection aims to bring together original research articles that cover the emerging developments in plant biology, biochemistry, structural biology, molecular biology, and genetics applied to plant abiotic stress research. 

New Content ItemThis Collection supports and amplifies research related to SDG 2: Zero Hunger, and SDG 15: Life on Land.

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Claudio Inostroza-Blancheteau, PhD, Catholic University of Temuco, Chile

Dr Inostroza-Blancheteau's research is centered on plant molecular physiology, with a specific focus on the identification and characterization of genes, and secondary metabolism function, regulation, and its applications. His research delves into various aspects, including understanding resistance and tolerance mechanisms in plants facing abiotic stressors such as aluminium toxicity, manganese excess, and UV radiation. Additionally, his work explores the role of natural plant products, particularly secondary metabolites found in native plant species, like native potatoes and berries. Dr Inostroza-Blancheteau has also conducted studies on plant nutrition and the agronomical yield of agricultural plant species that thrive in acid soil in Southern Chile. His substantial contributions to the field are evident through the publication of over 80 scientific articles in esteemed journals and publishers. Dr Inostroza-Blancheteau is the Director of the Research Nucleus in Food Production and oversees the Doctoral Program in Agricultural Sciences at the Faculty of Natural Resources at the Catholic University of Temuco in Temuco (Chile).

Isabel Marques, PhD, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Dr Marques's research encompasses various facets of plant biology, spanning from the molecular to ecosystem levels. Her interests extend to the structure, function, diversity, genetics, evolution, and systematics of all plant groups, as well as related organisms such as cyanobacteria, algae, fungi, and lichens. A focal point of Dr Marques's work involves investigating the impacts of hybridization and polyploidy on species diversification and extinction. Given the inherent complexity of evolutionary questions, she employs a diverse range of techniques, including phylogenetic, demographic, ecological, and modeling tools to make inferences about the evolution of lineages.

José M. Mulet, PhD, Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), Spain

Dr Mulet is a full professor of biotechnology at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) and leads a laboratory at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Plants. With a background in chemistry and a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Valencia, he pursued postdoctoral research at the University of Basel in Switzerland. His current research focus involves the development of plants tolerant to abiotic stress. Additionally, he is engaged in characterizing the molecular basis of biostimulants and investigating the regulation of potassium fluxes in guard cells. Beyond their academic contributions, Dr Mulet has authored 10 books and serves as a science columnist for "El País." He actively participates in the GMO/organic debate within Spanish-speaking countries.

About the Collection

BMC Plant Biology welcomes submissions to the Collection Abiotic stress tolerance in plants. In the natural environment, plants deal with a range of abiotic stresses, linked for instance to changes in light, temperature, (micro/macro) nutrient concentration, drought and salinity. Since abiotic factors can be superimposed on each other, and largely variable in terms of magnitude and frequency of change, coping with abiotic stress represents a major challenge and limiting factor for crop productivity and sustainability. As abiotic stresses can severely affect plant fitness, plants have evolved sophisticated, interconnected mechanisms to efficiently respond to abiotic cues, and regulate growth, development and yield.
However, tolerance against abiotic stress is a complex process, where the underlying mechanisms and their regulation remain often poorly understood. Revealing the mechanisms by which plants sense and cope with abiotic stress, can affect how we understand, and potentially optimize, relevant processes like crop yield, abiotic stress response, resilience and signaling, photosynthesis regulation, cellular metabolism, nutrient homeostasis and uptake, gene expression in response to stress.
While understanding how plants respond to and tolerate abiotic stresses has fundamental relevance, it could also be utilized to develop novel multi-disciplinary approaches for enhancing crop yield and quality, protecting terrestrial ecosystems and biodiversity, and implementing sustainable agricultural practices in the current climate change scenario. In support of UN Sustainable Development Goals ‘Zero Hunger’ (SDG 2) and ‘Life on Land’ (SDG 15), the Editors of BMC Plant Biology announce the launch of a Collection on ‘Abiotic stress tolerance in plants’. This collection aims to bring together original research articles that cover the emerging developments in plant biology, biochemistry, structural biology, molecular biology, and genetics applied to plant abiotic stress research. We invite researchers and experts in the field to submit research articles that explore, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Mechanisms of plant response to abiotic stress
  • Physiological, biochemical and molecular responses of plants to abiotic stress or multiple abiotic stress conditions, under different growth conditions and developmental stages
  • Abiotic stress signaling and signal transduction mechanisms in plants
  • Plant genetic and phenotypic diversity in abiotic stress tolerance/resilience
  • Exploring the natural resilience to abiotic stress in diverse germplasms
  • Mechanisms and regulation of plant response to combined abiotic stresses
  • Photosynthesis regulation and light-harvesting regulation
  • Response and resilience to drought stress and salinity
  • Macro/micro-nutrient homeostasis and uptake
  • Heavy metal toxicity
  • Molecular breeding for abiotic stress tolerance in plants
  • Identification, expression, and functional validation of stress-related genes and transcription factors
  • Epigenetic mechanisms and regulation in plant abiotic stress response and tolerance
  • Symbiotic interactions to increase abiotic stress tolerance in plants
  • Biostimulants and natural products to increase abiotic stress tolerance in plants
  • Multi-Omics and genome editing technologies, and systems biology approaches for plant/crop abiotic stress resilience
  • Genetic engineering and biotechnological applications to enhance abiotic stress tolerance in plants

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  1. Responses of turfgrass to shade vary in individual species, and the degree and quality of low light; therefore, the selection of low light tolerant cultivars of turfgrass is important and beneficial for turf m...

    Authors: Maryam Noor, Muhammad Kaleem, Muhammad Tanveer Akhtar, Guilan Feng, Jingxue Zhang, Usman Nazir, Jibiao Fan and Xuebing Yan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:675
  2. Sugars will be eventually effluxed transporters (SWEETs) have been confirmed to play diverse physiological roles in plant growth, development and stress response. However, the characteristics and functions of the...

    Authors: Lihong Cao, Jinyao Wang, Lixuan Wang, Huili Liu, Wenjing Wu, Feifan Hou, Yuting Liu, Yang Gao, Xiaojing Cheng, Sen Li and Guoming Xing
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:661
  3. The potential of phytoremediation using garlic monoculture (MC) and intercropping (IC) system with perennial ryegrass to enhance the uptake of cadmium (Cd), chromium (Cr), and lead (Pb) were investigated.

    Authors: Imran Ali, Javaid Hussain, Benjawan Yanwisetpakdee, Irfana Iqbal and Xiaoming Chen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:659
  4. The development and production of secondary metabolites from priceless medicinal plants are restricted by drought stress. Mentha pulegium L. belongs to the Lamiaceae family and is a significant plant grown in the...

    Authors: Hany M. El-Naggar and Amira R. Osman
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:657
  5. Modern intensive cropping systems often contribute to the accumulation of phenolic acids in the soil, which promotes the development of soilborne diseases. This can be suppressed by intercropping. This study a...

    Authors: Wenhao Yang, Zhenyu Zhang, Tingting Yuan, Yu Li, Qian Zhao and Yan Dong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:650
  6. A study on photosynthetic and enzyme activity changes and mineral content in lettuce under cadmium stress has been conducted in a greenhouse, utilizing the modulated effect of zinc (Zn) application in the nutr...

    Authors: Farhad Behtash, Trifeh Amini, Seyed Bahman Mousavi, Hanifeh Seyed Hajizadeh and Ozkan Kaya
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:648
  7. Among the several threats to humanity by anthropogenic activities, contamination of the environment by heavy metals is of great concern. Upon entry into the food chain, these metals cause serious hazards to pl...

    Authors: Iqbal Hussain, Muhammad Irshad, Anwar Hussain, Muhammad Qadir, Asif Mehmood, Muneebur Rahman, Abdulwahed Fahad Alrefaei, Mikhlid H. Almutairi, Sajid Ali and Muhammad Hamayun
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:642
  8. Drought periods are major evolutionary triggers of wood anatomical adaptive variation in Lower Tropical Montane Cloud Forests tree species. We tested the influence of historical drought events on the effects o...

    Authors: Ernesto C. Rodríguez-Ramírez, Jonas Frei, Fressia N. Ames-Martínez, Anthony Guerra and Agustina R. Andrés-Hernández
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:638
  9. The monocot chimeric jacalins (MCJ) proteins, which contain a jacalin-related lectin (JRL) domain and a dirigent domain (DIR), are specific to Poaceae. MCJ gene family is reported to play an important role in ...

    Authors: Hailong Jiang, Jiajian Peng, Qian Li, Siqian Geng, Hualei Zhang, Yuting Shu, Rui Wang, Bin Zhang, Changsheng Li and Xiaoli Xiang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:636
  10. The myeloblastosis (MYB) transcription factor (TF) family is one of the largest and most important TF families in plants, playing an important role in a life cycle and abiotic stress.

    Authors: Yang Chen, Aixue Li, Ping Yun, Quan Chen, Dayu Pan, Rui Guo, Han Zhang, Hassan Ahmed Ibraheem Ahmed, Haiying Hu, Yuanying Peng, Cheng Wang, Hongtu Dong, Chaoyang Qiu, Lana Shabala, Sergey Shabala, Bin Luo…
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:632
  11. DNA methylation contributes to the epigenetic regulation of nuclear gene expression, and is associated with plant growth, development, and stress responses. Compelling evidence has emerged that long non-coding...

    Authors: Zhibo Li, Wenjuan Wang, Xiaoling Yu, Pingjuan Zhao, Wenbin Li, Xiuchun Zhang, Ming Peng, Shuxia Li and Mengbin Ruan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:631
  12. Drought poses significant risks to maize cultivation by impairing plant growth, water uptake and yield; nano priming offers a promising avenue to mitigate these effects by enhancing plant water relations, stre...

    Authors: Muhammad Waqas Mazhar, Muhammad Ishtiaq, Mehwish Maqbool, Khursheed Muzammil, Ali Mohieldin, Adam Dawria, Abdelrhman Ahmed Galaleldin Altijani, Ahmed Salih, Omar Yousof M. Ali, Ahmed Abdelgadir Mohamed Elzaki, Bhgah I. Yusuf Adam and Hamza Abdullah M. Adam
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:624
  13. In acidic soils, aluminum (Al) toxicity inhibits the growth and development of plant roots and affects nutrient and water absorption, leading to reduced yield and quality. Therefore, it is crucial to investiga...

    Authors: Chang Su, Jingbo Wang, Jing Feng, Sixu Jiang, Fuyuan Man, Linlin Jiang and Minghui Zhao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:618
  14. Ichang papeda (Citrus ichangensis), a wild perennial plant of the Rutaceae family, is a cold-hardy plant. WRKY transcription factors are crucial regulators of plant growth and development as well as abiotic stres...

    Authors: Jing Qu, Peng Xiao, Ze-Qi Zhao, Yi-Lei Wang, Yi-Ke Zeng, Xi Zeng and Ji-Hong Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:617
  15. Amorphophallus is a perennial monocotyledonous herbaceous plant native to the southwestern region of China, widely used in various fields such as food processing, biomedicine and chemical agriculture. However, Am...

    Authors: Yi Niu, Zixuan Zhou, Zhenyu Yue, Xiaofei Zhang, Xuekuan Jiang, Lingyu Hu, Quanshuo Liu, Xu Zhang and Kun Dong
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:615
  16. Salinity is a major abiotic stress, and the use of saline water in the agricultural sector will incur greater demand under the current and future climate changing scenarios. The objective of this study was to ...

    Authors: Asmaa M. Khalifa, Fatmah A. Safhi and Doaa E. Elsherif
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:607
  17. 1. Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) has been proven to promote seedling growth in wheat varieties exposed to salt stress. As a result, there was enhanced root growth, longer shoot length, and improved overall he...

    Authors: Abdelfattah Badr, Mostafa M. Basuoni, Mohamed Ibrahim, Yossry E. Salama, Sawsan Abd-Ellatif, Elsayed S. Abdel Razek, Khaled E. Amer, Amira A. Ibrahim and Ehab M. Zayed
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:605
  18. Seed heteromorphism is a plant strategy that an individual plant produces two or more distinct types of diaspores, which have diverse morphology, dispersal ability, ecological functions and different effects o...

    Authors: Zhaoren Wang, Jerry M Baskin, Carol C Baskin, Guofang Liu, Xuehua Ye, Xuejun Yang and Zhenying Huang
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:604
  19. Anisodus tanguticus (Maxim.) Pascher (A. tanguticus) is a valuable botanical for extracting tropane alkaloids, which are widely used in the pharmaceutical industry. Implementing appropriate cultivation methods ca...

    Authors: Na Liu, Chen Chen, Bo Wang, Xiaoyun Wang, Dengshan Zhang and Guoying Zhou
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:602
  20. High temperatures significantly affect the growth, development, and yield of plants. Anoectochilus roxburghii prefers a cool and humid environment, intolerant of high temperatures. It is necessary to enhance the ...

    Authors: Linghui Zhang, Heyue Yang, Mengxia Zheng, Guo Zhou, Yuesheng Yang and Siwen Liu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:584
  21. Tropospheric ozone is an air pollutant that causes negative effects on vegetation, leading to significant losses in crop productivity. It is generated by chemical reactions in the presence of sunlight between ...

    Authors: Angel Orts, Salvadora Navarro-Torre, Sandra Macías-Benítez, José M. Orts, Emilia Naranjo, Angélica Castaño and Juan Parrado
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:580
  22. Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is one of the most important cereal crop species worldwide, but its growth and development are adversely influenced by drought stress. However, the application of trace elements is kn...

    Authors: Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Md. Rakib Hossain Raihan, Ayesha Siddika, Kirti Bardhan, Md. Sarwar Hosen and P. V. Vara Prasad
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:578
  23. Drought is a leading environmental factor affecting plant growth. To explore the drought tolerance mechanism of asparagus, this study analyzed the responses of two asparagus varieties, namely, ‘Jilv3’ (drought...

    Authors: Xuhong Zhang, Changzhi Han, Yubo Wang, Tao Liu, Yuqin Liang and Yanpo Cao
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:563
  24. On tropical regions, phosphorus (P) fixation onto aluminum and iron oxides in soil clays restricts P diffusion from the soil to the root surface, limiting crop yields. While increased root surface area favors ...

    Authors: Barbara Hufnagel, Karine C. Bernardino, Marcos Malosetti, Sylvia M. Sousa, Lidianne A. Silva, Claudia Teixeira Guimaraes, Antônio Marcos Coelho, Thiago Teixeira Santos, Joao H. M. Viana, Robert E. Schaffert, Leon V. Kochian, Fred A. Eeuwijk and Jurandir V. Magalhaes
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:562
  25. The generation of new eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) cultivars with drought tolerance is a main challenge in the current context of climate change. In this study, the eight parents (seven of S. melongena and one...

    Authors: Martín Flores-Saavedra, Mariola Plazas, Pietro Gramazio, Oscar Vicente, Santiago Vilanova and Jaime Prohens
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:560
  26. In the course of their life, plants face a multitude of environmental anomaly that affects their growth and production. In recent decades, lead (Pb) gained an increasing attention as it is among the most signi...

    Authors: Reda E. Abdelhameed, Hanan Abdalla and Mohamed Abdel-Haleem
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:557
  27. Boron (B) is a micronutrient, but excessive levels can cause phytotoxicity, impaired growth, and reduced photosynthesis. B toxicity arises from over-fertilization, high soil B levels, or irrigation with B-rich...

    Authors: Farhad Behtash, Farima Mogheri, Ahmad Aghaee, Hanifeh Seyed Hajizadeh and Ozkan Kaya
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2024 24:550
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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

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