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DIA-based proteome profiling with PRM verification reveals the involvement of ER-associated protein processing in pollen abortion in Ogura CMS cabbage

Ogura cytoplasmic male sterility (Ogura CMS) is extensively applied in hybrid seed production in cruciferous crops. However, the post-transcriptional molecular basis of Ogura CMS in cruciferous crops...

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BnaWRKY75 positively regulates the resistance against Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in ornamental Brassica napus

With the development of tourism at home and abroad, Rapeseed (Brassica napus) has become an important ornamental plant. However, its ornamental value at the inflorescence stage is greatly reduced by...

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JA-mediated MYC2/LOX/AOS feedback loop regulates osmotic stress response in tea plant

Osmotic stress caused by low-temperature, drought and salinity was a prevalent abiotic stress in plant that severely inhibited plant development and agricultural yield, particularly in tea plant. Jasmonic...

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E3 ubiquitin ligase PbrATL18 is a positive factor in pear resistance to drought and Colletotrichum fructicola infection

The Arabidopsis Tóxicos en Levadura (ATL) protein is a subfamily of the E3 ubiquitin ligases, which exists widely in plants and is extensively involved in plant growth and development. Although the...

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RAD-seq data reveals robust phylogeny and morphological evolutionary history of Rhododendron

Rhododendron is famous for its high ornamental value. However, the genus is taxonomically difficult and the relationships within Rhododendron remain unresolved. In addition, the origin of key morphological...

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Biochar alleviates apple replant disease by reducing the growth of Fusarium oxysporum and regulating microbial communities

Apple replant disease (ARD) negatively affects plant growth and reduces yields in replanted orchards. In this study, biochar was applied to apple replant soil with Fusarium oxysporum. Our aim was to...

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The intrinsic developmental age signal defines an age-dependent climbing behavior in cucumber

The tendril is a climbing organ in cucurbits and functions in physical support and to avoid shading by neighboring vegetation. However, how cucurbits produce tendrils to obtain climbing ability is largely...

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Overexpression of the transcription factor MdWRKY115 improves drought and osmotic stress tolerance by directly binding to the MdRD22 promoter in apple

Abiotic stress reduces plant yield and quality. WRKY transcription factors play key roles in abiotic stress responses in plants, but the molecular mechanisms by which WRKY transcription factors mediate...

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PbGIF1 promoting cell-proliferation in pear fruit is transcriptionally activated by PbRR1

As a cell proliferation regulator involved in wide biological processes in plants, GRF-INTERACTING FACTOR (GIF) controls different tissues development. However, whether GIF participates in fruit development...

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A chromosome-level genome assembly for Chinese plum ‘Wushancuili’ reveals the molecular basis of its fruit color and susceptibility to rain-cracking

Chinese plum (Prunus salicina Lindl.) originates from China and makes a large contribution to the global production of plums. The P. salicina ‘Wushancuili’ has a green coloration and high fruit quality...

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Synthesis of betanin by expression of the core betalain biosynthetic pathway in carrot

Betalain has received increased attention because of its high nutritional value and crucial physiological functions. Based on the elucidation of its core biosynthetic pathway, betalain can be produced...

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Strategies and prospects for melatonin to alleviate abiotic stress in horticultural plants

Melatonin is a conserved pleiotropic molecule in animals and plants. Melatonin is involved in many development processes and stress responses; thus, exploring its function in plants, particularly in...

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Genome sequencing provides insights into Caprifoliaceae genome evolution and the mechanism underlying second blooming phenomenon in Heptacodium miconioides

Plants of the Caprifoliaceae family are widely cultivated worldwide as ornamental plants owing to their numerous, sweet-smelling, beautiful flowers and fruits. Heptacodium miconioides Rehd., a member...

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High temperature treatment induced production of unreduced 2n pollen in Camellia oleifera

Unreduced gametes through chromosome doubling play a major role in the process of plant polyploidization. Our previous work confirmed that Camellia oleifera can produce natural 2n pollen, and it is...

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Flavonoid extracts from chrysanthemum with appropriate anthocyanins turn blue when exposed to iron ions

Although some species that accumulate only cyanidin (Cy) in nature can produce blue flowers through iron ions, there has been no evidence of blue chrysanthemums being generated in this manner. This...

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Effects of mesoclimate and microclimate variations mediated by high altitude and row orientation on sucrose metabolism and anthocyanin synthesis in grape berries

Climate change and extreme weather pose significant challenges to the traditional viticulture regions. Emerging high-altitude grape-producing regions with diverse orientations have shown great potential...

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Molecular mechanism of flowering time regulation in Brassica rapa: similarities and differences with Arabidopsis

Properly regulated flowering time is pivotal for successful plant reproduction. The floral transition from vegetative growth to reproductive growth is regulated by a complex gene regulatory network...

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Utilizing resequencing big data to facilitate Brassica vegetable breeding: tracing introgression pedigree and developing highly specific markers for clubroot resistance

Clubroot caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae is a devastating disease of Cruciferous crops. Developing cultivars with clubroot resistance (CR) is the most effective control measure. For the two major...

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Comparison of carotenoid, chlorophyll concentrations and their biosynthetic transcript levels in different coloured cauliflower

Carotenoids and chlorophylls are among the most widely distributed pigments in nature that play essential roles in the photosynthetic apparatus and confer diverse colours in plants. Among all vegetables,...

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Mutation in the Agrobacterium hisI gene enhances transient expression in pepper

Agrobacterium-mediated plant transformation is widely used in plant genetic engineering. However, its efficiency is limited by plant immunity against Agrobacterium. Chili pepper (Capsicum annuum L.)...

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Transcription factor CabHLH035 promotes cold resistance and homeostasis of reactive oxygen species in pepper

Plant basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) transcription factors (TFs) play central roles in various abiotic stresses. However, its role in plant cold resistance is largely unknown. Previously, we characterised...

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Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals key genes and pathways in response to Alternaria alternata apple pathotype infection

Apple leaf spot, caused by the Alternaria alternata apple pathotype (AAAP), is an important fungal disease of apple. To understand the molecular basis of resistance and pathogenesis in apple leaf spot,...

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Exogenous calcium enhances the physiological status and photosynthetic capacity of rose under drought stress

Drought (water shortage) can substantially limit the yield and economic value of rose plants (Rosa spp.). Here, we characterized the effect of exogenous calcium (Ca2+) on the antioxidant system and...

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A likely paleo-autotetraploidization event shaped the high conservation of Nyssaceae genome

Scientific knowledge about the ancestral genome of core eudicot plant kingdom can potentially have profound impacts on both basic and applied research, including evolution, genetics, genomics, ecology,...

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A novel module of MaMADS31-MaBZR2 confers negative regulation of banana fruit ripening

Fruit ripening, which is modulated by the up- and downregulation of numerous genes, is a sophisticated physiological event determining consumer acceptability. While many positive regulators have been...

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