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  1. Agriculture is one of the most crucial assets of any country, as it brings prosperity by alleviating poverty, food shortages, unemployment, and economic instability. The entire process of agriculture comprises...

    Authors: Muhammad Farrukh Shahid, Tariq J. S. Khanzada, Muhammad Ahtisham Aslam, Shehroz Hussain, Souad Ahmad Baowidan and Rehab Bahaaddin Ashari
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:104
  2. Genotyping of individuals plays a pivotal role in various biological analyses, with technology choice influenced by multiple factors including genomic constraints, number of targeted loci and individuals, cost...

    Authors: Morgane Ardisson, Johanna Girodolle, Stéphane De Mita, Pierre Roumet and Vincent Ranwez
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:103
  3. Understanding how trees develop their root systems is crucial for the comprehension of how wildland and urban forest ecosystems plastically respond to disturbances such as harvest, fire, and climate change. Th...

    Authors: Antonio Montagnoli, Andrew T. Hudak, Pasi Raumonen, Bruno Lasserre, Mattia Terzaghi, Carlos A. Silva, Benjamin C. Bright, Lee A. Vierling, Bruna N. de Vasconcellos, Donato Chiatante and R. Kasten Dumroese
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:102
  4. The occurrence, development, and outbreak of tea diseases and pests pose a significant challenge to the quality and yield of tea, necessitating prompt identification and control measures. Given the vast array ...

    Authors: Zhaowen Li, Jihong Sun, Yingming Shen, Ying Yang, Xijin Wang, Xinrui Wang, Peng Tian and Ye Qian
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:101
  5. Optimization of a highly efficient transient expression system is critical for the study of gene function, particularly in those plants in which stable transformation methods are not widely available. Agrobacteri...

    Authors: Yumeng Zhang, Liuliu Qiu, Yongxue Zhang, Yiran Wang, Chunxiang Fu, Shaojun Dai and Meihong Sun
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:100
  6. Dual RNA sequencing is a powerful tool that enables a comprehensive understanding of the molecular dynamics underlying plant-microbe interactions. RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) poses technical hurdles in the transc...

    Authors: Jayabalan Shilpha, Junesung Lee, Ji-Su Kwon, Hyun-Ah Lee, Jae-Young Nam, Hakgi Jang and Won-Hee Kang
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:99
  7. Taxonomic identification of wood specimens provides vital information for a wide variety of academic (e.g. paleoecology, cultural heritage studies) and commercial (e.g. wood trade) purposes. It is generally ac...

    Authors: Sofie Dierickx, Siska Genbrugge, Hans Beeckman, Wannes Hubau, Pierre Kibleur and Jan Van den Bulcke
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:98
  8. Leaf water content (LWC) is a vital indicator of crop growth and development. While visible and near-infrared (VIS–NIR) spectroscopy makes it possible to estimate crop leaf moisture, spectral preprocessing and...

    Authors: Zinhar Zununjan, Mardan Aghabey Turghan, Mutallip Sattar, Nijat Kasim, Bilal Emin and Abdugheni Abliz
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:97
  9. Salt tolerance in plants is defined as their ability to grow and complete their life cycle under saline conditions. Staple crops have limited salt tolerance, but forage grass can survive in large unexploited s...

    Authors: Zhiwei Liu, Wentao Xue, Qijuan Jiang, Ademola Olufolahan Olaniran and Xiaoxian Zhong
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:94
  10. Image-based crop growth modeling can substantially contribute to precision agriculture by revealing spatial crop development over time, which allows an early and location-specific estimation of relevant future...

    Authors: Lukas Drees, Dereje T. Demie, Madhuri R. Paul, Johannes Leonhardt, Sabine J. Seidel, Thomas F. Döring and Ribana Roscher
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:93
  11. There is a growing demand for fast and reliable plant biomolecular analyses. DNA extraction is the major bottleneck in plant nucleic acid-based applications especially due to the complexity of tissues in diffe...

    Authors: Shashini De Silva, Cecilia Cagliero, Morgan R. Gostel, Gabriel Johnson and Jared L. Anderson
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:91
  12. Downy mildew is a plant disease that affects all cultivated European grapevine varieties. The disease is caused by the oomycete Plasmopara viticola. The current strategy to control this threat relies on repeated ...

    Authors: Felicià Maviane Macia, Tyrone Possamai, Marie-Annick Dorne, Marie-Céline Lacombe, Eric Duchêne, Didier Merdinoglu, Nemo Peeters, David Rousseau and Sabine Wiedemann-Merdinoglu
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:90
  13. Optimum moisture in straw and grain at maturity is important for timely harvesting of wheat. Grain harvested at the right time has reduced chance of being affected by adverse weather conditions which is import...

    Authors: Jatinder S. Sangha, Brad Meyer, Yuefeng Ruan, Richard D. Cuthbert, Ron Knox and Gaozhi Xiao
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:89
  14. To date, only a limited number of studies have utilized remote sensing imagery to estimate aboveground biomass (AGB) in the Miombo ecoregion using wall-to-wall medium resolution optical satellite imagery (Sent...

    Authors: Hastings Shamaoma, Paxie W. Chirwa, Jules C. Zekeng, Able Ramoelo, Andrew T. Hudak, Ferdinand Handavu and Stephen Syampungani
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:88
  15. The selection of highly productive genotypes with stable performance across environments is a major challenge of plant breeding programs due to genotype-by-environment (GE) interactions. Over the years, differ...

    Authors: Humberto Fanelli Carvalho, Simon Rio, Julian García-Abadillo and Julio Isidro y Sánchez
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:85
  16. PIN proteins establish the auxin concentration gradient, which coordinates plant growth. PIN1-4 and 7 localized at the plasma membrane (PM) and facilitate polar auxin transport while the endoplasmic reticulum ...

    Authors: Yewubnesh Wendimu Seifu, Vendula Pukyšová, Nikola Rýdza, Veronika Bilanovičová, Marta Zwiewka, Marek Sedláček and Tomasz Nodzyński
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:84
  17. Fungal pathogens significantly impact the quality of fruits and vegetables at different stages of the supply chain, leading to substantial food losses. Understanding how these persistent fungal infections occu...

    Authors: Adrian O. Sbodio, Saskia D. Mesquida-Pesci, Nancy Yip, Isabela Alvarez-Rojo, Elia Gutierrez-Baeza, Samantha Tay, Pedro Bello, Luxin Wang and Barbara Blanco-Ulate
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:83
  18. The process of optimizing in vitro shoot proliferation is a complicated task, as it is influenced by interactions of many factors as well as genotype. This study investigated the role of various concentrations...

    Authors: Saeedeh Zarbakhsh, Ali Reza Shahsavar and Mohammad Soltani
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:82
  19. Plants are known to be infected by a wide range of pathogenic microbes. To study plant diseases caused by microbes, it is imperative to be able to monitor disease symptoms and microbial colonization in a quant...

    Authors: Misha Paauw, Gerrit Hardeman, Nanne W. Taks, Lennart Lambalk, Jeroen A. Berg, Sebastian Pfeilmeier and Harrold A. van den Burg
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:80
  20. Plant transformation remains a major bottleneck to the improvement of plant science, both on fundamental and practical levels. The recalcitrant nature of most commercial and minor crops to genetic transformati...

    Authors: Jérôme Gélinas Bélanger, Tanya Rose Copley, Valerio Hoyos-Villegas, Jean-Benoit Charron and Louise O’Donoughue
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:79
  21. Red raspberry fruit color is a key driver of consumer preference and a major target of breeding programs worldwide. Screening for fruit color typically involves the determination of anthocyanin content and/or ...

    Authors: Claudia Baldassi, Clover Lee, Michael Dossett and Simone D. Castellarin
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:78
  22. Taraxacum kok-saghyz Rodin (TKS) is a highly potential source of natural rubber (NR) due to its wide range of suitable planting areas, strong adaptability, and suitability for mechanized planting and harvesting. ...

    Authors: Runfeng Chen, Qingqing Yan, Tuhanguli Tuoheti, Lin Xu, Qiang Gao, Yan Zhang, Hailong Ren, Lipeng Zheng, Feng Wang and Ya Liu
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:77
  23. Isolated microspore culture is a useful biotechnological technique applied in modern plant breeding programs as it can produce doubled haploid (DH) plants and accelerate the development of new varieties. Furth...

    Authors: Runhong Gao, Yingjie Zong, Shuwei Zhang, Guimei Guo, Wenqi Zhang, Zhiwei Chen, Ruiju Lu, Chenghong Liu, Yifei Wang and Yingbo Li
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:76
  24. The sweet potato whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) is a globally important insect pest that damages crops through direct feeding and by transmitting viruses. Current B. tabaci management revolves around the use of insect...

    Authors: Benjamin van Raalte, Kristal Watrous, Miguel Lujan, Ricky Le, Penglin Sun, Benjamin Ellis and Kerry E. Mauck
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:75
  25. Fruit appearance of apple (Malus domestica Borkh.) is accession-specific and one of the main criteria for consumer choice. Consequently, fruit appearance is an important selection criterion in the breeding of new...

    Authors: Norbert Kirchgessner, Marius Hodel, Bruno Studer, Andrea Patocchi and Giovanni A. L. Broggini
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:74
  26. X-ray computed tomography (CT) is a powerful tool for measuring plant root growth in soil. However, a rapid scan with larger pots, which is required for throughput-prioritized crop breeding, results in high no...

    Authors: Shota Teramoto and Yusaku Uga
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:73
  27. The genetic basis of colour development in red-flesh apples (Malus domestica Borkh) has been widely characterised; however, current models do not explain the observed variations in red pigmentation intensity and ...

    Authors: Pierre Bouillon, Anne-Laure Fanciullino, Etienne Belin, Dimitri Bréard, Séverine Boisard, Béatrice Bonnet, Sylvain Hanteville, Frédéric Bernard and Jean-Marc Celton
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:71
  28. Phytophthora sojae, a soil-borne oomycete pathogen, has been a yield limiting factor for more than 60 years on soybean. The resurgence of P. sojae (Phytophthora sojae) is primarily ascribed to the durable oospore...

    Authors: Xiaomeng Chu, Ziyi Yin, Pengjie Yue, Xinyu Wang, Yue Yang, Jiayi Sun, Ziying Kong, Jian Ren, Xiaohan Liu, Chongchong Lu, Haipeng Zhao, Yang Li and Xinhua Ding
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:70
  29. Characterisation of the structure and water status of leaf tissues is essential to the understanding of leaf hydraulic functioning under optimal and stressed conditions. Magnetic Resonance Imaging is unique in...

    Authors: Pierre-Nicolas Boulc’h, Guylaine Collewet, Baptiste Guillon, Stéphane Quellec, Laurent Leport and Maja Musse
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:69
  30. With the accumulating omics data, an efficient and time-saving transient assay to express target genes is desired. Mesophyll protoplasts, maintaining most stress-physiological responses and cellular activities...

    Authors: Shanshan Lei, Yaolong Zhu, Weiyu Jia, Jing Zhang, Yingjun Chi and Bin Xu
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:67
  31. Citrus canker is a significant bacterial disease caused by Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri (Xcc) that severely impedes the healthy development of the citrus industry. Especially when citrus fruit is infected by Xc...

    Authors: Lian Liu, Xin Liu, Lingyi Liu, Tao Zhu, Rongchun Ye, Hao Chen, Linglei Zhou, Guang Wu, Limei Tan, Jian Han, Ronghua Li, Xianfeng Ma and Ziniu Deng
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:65
  32. Cassava leaf samples degrade quickly during storage and transportation from distant areas. Proper sampling and efficient, low-cost storage methods are critical for obtaining sufficient quality DNA and RNA for ...

    Authors: Deogratius Mark, Fred Tairo, Joseph Ndunguru, Elisiana Kweka, Maliha Saggaf, Hilda Bachwenkizi, Evangelista Chiunga, James Leonard Lusana, Geofrey Sikazwe and Reuben Maghembe
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:64
  33. The detection of internal defects in seeds via non-destructive imaging techniques is a topic of high interest to optimize the quality of seed lots. In this context, X-ray imaging is especially suited. Recent s...

    Authors: Sherif Hamdy, Aurélie Charrier, Laurence Le Corre, Pejman Rasti and David Rousseau
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:63
  34. High-quality RNA extraction from woody plants is difficult because of the presence of polysaccharides and polyphenolics that bind or co-precipitate with the RNA. The CTAB (cetyl trimethylammonium bromide) base...

    Authors: Tibor Kiss, Zoltán Karácsony, Adrienn Gomba-Tóth, Kriszta Lilla Szabadi, Zsolt Spitzmüller, Júlia Hegyi-Kaló, Thomas Cels, Margot Otto, Richárd Golen, Ádám István Hegyi, József Geml and Kálmán Zoltán Váczy
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:62
  35. Despite major efforts over the last decades, the rising demands of the growing global population makes it of paramount importance to increase crop yields and reduce losses caused by plant pathogens. One way to...

    Authors: Mackenzie Eli William Loranger, Winfield Yim, Vittorio Accomazzi, Nadia Morales-Lizcano, Wolfgang Moeder and Keiko Yoshioka
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:60
  36. Artemisia campestris L. (AC) leaves are widely recognized for their importance in traditional medicine. Despite the considerable amount of research conducted on this plant overworld, the chemical composition and ...

    Authors: Inès Limam, Ridha Ghali, Mohamed Abdelkarim, Anis Ouni, Manel Araoud, Mouaadh Abdelkarim, Abderrazek Hedhili and Fatma Ben-Aissa Fennira
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:59
  37. Traditional method of wood species identification involves the use of hand lens by wood anatomists, which is a time-consuming method that usually identifies only at the genetic level. Computer vision method ca...

    Authors: Chang Zheng, Shoujia Liu, Jiajun Wang, Yang Lu, Lingyu Ma, Lichao Jiao, Juan Guo, Yafang Yin and Tuo He
    Citation: Plant Methods 2024 20:56

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