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  1. Cunninghamia lanceolata (Chinese fir), is one of the most important timber trees in China. With the global warming, to develop new resistant varieties to drought or heat stress has become an essential task for br...

    Authors: Dong Xing, Yulin Wang, Penghui Sun, Huahong Huang and Erpei Lin
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:66
  2. Forest aboveground biomass (AGB) is not only the basis for estimating forest carbon storage, but also an important parameter for evaluating forest carbon cycle contribution and forest ecological function. Data...

    Authors: Yueting Wang, Xiang Jia, Guoqi Chai, Lingting Lei and Xiaoli Zhang
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:65
  3. Modern computational modeling could provide the key to obtaining new insights into the mechanisms of maize stalk failure as well as suggesting new ways to improve stalk strength. However, a complete set of mec...

    Authors: Brandon Sutherland, Kirsten Steele, Joseph Carter and Douglas D. Cook
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:64
  4. The role of beneficial microbes in mitigating plant abiotic stress has received considerable attention. However, the lack of a reproducible and relatively high-throughput screen for microbial contributions to ...

    Authors: Jun Hyung Lee, Leah H. Burdick, Bryan Piatkowski, Alyssa A. Carrell, Mitchel J. Doktycz, Dale A. Pelletier and David J. Weston
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:63
  5. Common reed (Phragmites australis L.) is a highly productive wetland plant and a possible valuable resource of renewable biomass worldwide. For a sustainable management the exploitation of reed is beneficial b...

    Authors: Cristian Dragos Obreja, Daniela Laura Buruiana, Elena Mereuta, Alina Muresan, Alina Mihaela Ceoromila, Viorica Ghisman and Roxana Elena Axente
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:61
  6. Computer vision technology is moving more and more towards a three-dimensional approach, and plant phenotyping is following this trend. However, despite its potential, the complexity of the analysis of 3D repr...

    Authors: Negin Harandi, Breght Vandenberghe, Joris Vankerschaver, Stephen Depuydt and Arnout Van Messem
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:60
  7. RGB photographs are a powerful tool for dynamically estimating crop growth. Leaves are related to crop photosynthesis, transpiration, and nutrient uptake. Traditional blade parameter measurements were labor-in...

    Authors: Xiuni Li, Xiangyao Xu, Shuai Xiang, Menggen Chen, Shuyuan He, Wenyan Wang, Mei Xu, Chunyan Liu, Liang Yu, Weiguo Liu and Wenyu Yang
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:59
  8. To gain a better understanding of bark layer structure and function, especially of the phloem fibres and their contribution to the posture control of trees, it is important to map the structural properties of ...

    Authors: Mira Viljanen, Sampo Muranen, Outi Kinnunen, Sebastian Kalbfleisch and Kirsi Svedström
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:58
  9. Studying the relationships between rapeseed seed yield (SY) and its yield-related traits can assist rapeseed breeders in the efficient indirect selection of high-yielding varieties. However, since the conventi...

    Authors: Masoud Shahsavari, Valiollah Mohammadi, Bahram Alizadeh and Houshang Alizadeh
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:57
  10. Global warming is a major challenge for plant survival and growth. Understanding the molecular mechanisms by which higher plants sense and adapt to upsurges in the ambient temperature is essential for developi...

    Authors: Anthony Guihur, Baptiste Bourgine, Mathieu E. Rebeaud and Pierre Goloubinoff
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:56
  11. Isoprenoids are a very large class of metabolites playing a key role in plant physiological processes such as growth, stress resistance, fruit flavor, and color. In chloroplasts and chromoplasts, the diterpene...

    Authors: Wayne Zita, Venkatasalam Shanmugabalaji, Miguel Ezquerro, Manuel Rodriguez-Concepcion, Felix Kessler and Gaetan Glauser
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:55
  12. The time between the appearance of successive leaves, or phyllochron, characterizes the vegetative development of annual plants. Hypothesis testing models, which allow the comparison of phyllochrons between ge...

    Authors: Sandra Plancade, Elodie Marchadier, Sylvie Huet, Adrienne Ressayre, Camille Noûs and Christine Dillmann
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:54
  13. Application of hyperspectral imaging (HSI) and data analysis algorithms was investigated for early and non-destructive detection of Botrytis cinerea infection. Hyperspectral images were collected from laboratory-...

    Authors: Najmeh Haghbin, Adel Bakhshipour, Hemad Zareiforoush and Sedigheh Mousanejad
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:53
  14. Environmental stress due to climate or pathogens is a major threat to modern agriculture. Plant genetic resistance to these stresses is one way to develop more resilient crops, but accurately quantifying plant...

    Authors: Changye Yang, Sriram Baireddy, Valérian Méline, Enyu Cai, Denise Caldwell, Anjali S. Iyer-Pascuzzi and Edward J. Delp
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:52
  15. The advancements in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology have recently emerged as an effective, cost-efficient, and versatile solution for monitoring crop growth with high spatial and temporal precision. T...

    Authors: Yuxiang Wang, Zengling Yang, Gert Kootstra and Haris Ahmad Khan
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:51

    The Correction to this article has been published in Plant Methods 2023 19:62

  16. Passion fruit is an essential commercial plant in the tropics and subtropics, which has lately seen a rise in demand for high-quality fruits and large-scale production. Generally, different species of passion ...

    Authors: Mohammad Aqa Mohammadi, Myat Hnin Wai, Hafiz Muhammad Rizwan, Abdul Qahar Qarluq, Mengjie Xu, Lulu Wang, Yan Cheng, Mohammad Aslam, Ping Zheng, Xiaomei Wang, Wenbin Zhang and Yuan Qin
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:50
  17. A well-known method for evaluating plant resistance to insects is by measuring insect reproduction or oviposition. Whiteflies are vectors of economically important viral diseases and are, therefore, widely stu...

    Authors: Micha Gracianna Devi, Dan Jeric Arcega Rustia, Lize Braat, Kas Swinkels, Federico Fornaguera Espinosa, Bart M. van Marrewijk, Jochen Hemming and Lotte Caarls
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:49
  18. Nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K) contents are crucial quality indicators for forage in alpine natural grasslands and are closely related to plant growth and reproduction. One of the greatest cha...

    Authors: Xuanfan Zhang, Tiangang Liang, Jinlong Gao, Dongmei Zhang, Jie Liu, Qisheng Feng, Caixia Wu and Zhiwei Wang
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:48
  19. Climate change due to different human activities is causing adverse environmental conditions and uncontrolled extreme weather events. These harsh conditions are directly affecting the crop areas, and consequen...

    Authors: Jimmy Sampedro-Guerrero, Vicente Vives-Peris, Aurelio Gomez-Cadenas and Carolina Clausell-Terol
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:47
  20. Detecting and counting wheat spikes is essential for predicting and measuring wheat yield. However, current wheat spike detection researches often directly apply the new network structure. There are few studie...

    Authors: Jiawei Yan, Jianqing Zhao, Yucheng Cai, Suwan Wang, Xiaolei Qiu, Xia Yao, Yongchao Tian, Yan Zhu, Weixing Cao and Xiaohu Zhang
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:46
  21. The Mg–Al-lactate layered double hydroxide nanosheet (LDH-NS) has shown great potential as an optimal nanocarrier for extensive use in plants. However, previous studies in plant sciences have not provided a cl...

    Authors: He Zhang, Xinyu Li, Dong Yu, Junqi Guan, Hao Ding, Hongyang Wu, Qiang Wang and Yinglang Wan
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:44
  22. The current development of sensor technologies towards ever more cost-effective and powerful systems is steadily increasing the application of low-cost sensors in different horticultural sectors. In plant in v...

    Authors: Hans Bethge, Traud Winkelmann, Patrick Lüdeke and Thomas Rath
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:42

    The Correction to this article has been published in Plant Methods 2023 19:133

  23. PacBio HiFi sequencing provides highly accurate long-read sequencing datasets which are of great advantage for whole genome sequencing projects. One limitation of the method is the requirement for high quality...

    Authors: Kanae Nishii, Michael Möller, Robert G. Foster, Laura L. Forrest, Nathan Kelso, Sadie Barber, Caroline Howard and Michelle L. Hart
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:41
  24. The flowering period is a critical time for the growth of rape plants. Counting rape flower clusters can help farmers to predict the yield information of the corresponding rape fields. However, counting in-fie...

    Authors: Jie Li, Enguo Wang, Jiangwei Qiao, Yi Li, Li Li, Jian Yao and Guisheng Liao
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:40
  25. Canopy height (CH) is an important trait for crop breeding and production. The rapid development of 3D sensing technologies shed new light on high-throughput height measurement. However, a systematic compariso...

    Authors: Jingrong Zang, Shichao Jin, Songyin Zhang, Qing Li, Yue Mu, Ziyu Li, Shaochen Li, Xiao Wang, Yanjun Su and Dong Jiang
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:39
  26. The identification and enumeration of medicinal plants at high elevations is an important part of accurate yield calculations. However, the current assessment of medicinal plant reserves continues to rely on f...

    Authors: Rong Ding, Jiawei Luo, Chenghui Wang, Lianhui Yu, Jiangkai Yang, Meng Wang, Shihong Zhong and Rui Gu
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:38
  27. Decades of research is available on their effects of single component surfactant on active ingredient diffusion across plant cuticular membranes, but ingredient diffusion is rarely analysed in the presence of ...

    Authors: Lakshmi Venkatesha Manyu Vittal, James Rookes, Ben Boyd and David Cahill
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:37
  28. Stomata are tiny pores on the leaf surface that are central to gas exchange. Stomatal number, size and aperture are key determinants of plant transpiration and photosynthesis, and variation in these traits can...

    Authors: Phetdalaphone Pathoumthong, Zhen Zhang, Stuart J. Roy and Abdeljalil El Habti
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:36
  29. Cell characteristics, including cell type, size, shape, packing, cell-to-cell-adhesion, intercellular space, and cell wall thickness, influence the physical characteristics of plant tissues. Genotypic differen...

    Authors: Nelia Nause, Facundo R. Ispizua Yamati, Marion Seidel, Anne-Katrin Mahlein and Christa M. Hoffmann
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:35
  30. Insertion of Mg2+ into protoporphyrin IX (PPIX) to produce magnesium-protoporphyrin IX (Mg-PPIX) was the first step toward chlorophyll biosynthesis, which not only imparts plants green pigmentation but underpins ...

    Authors: Chenyu Zhang, Chunlei Ma, Li Zhu and Mingzhe Yao
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:34
  31. Plant architecture can influence crop yield and quality. Manual extraction of architectural traits is, however, time-consuming, tedious, and error prone. The trait estimation from 3D data addresses occlusion i...

    Authors: Farah Saeed, Shangpeng Sun, Javier Rodriguez-Sanchez, John Snider, Tianming Liu and Changying Li
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:33
  32. Necrotizing pathogens pose an immense economic and ecological threat to trees and forests, but the molecular analysis of these pathogens is still in its infancy because of lacking model systems. To close this ...

    Authors: Steven Dreischhoff, Ishani Shankar Das, Felix Häffner, Anna Malvine Wolf, Andrea Polle and Karl Henrik Kasper
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:32
  33. Even for easy-to-transform species or genotypes, the creation of transgenic or edited plant lines remains a significant bottleneck. Thus, any technical advance that accelerates the regeneration and transformat...

    Authors: Camille Soulhat, Houssein Wehbi, Yannick Fierlej, Patrick Berquin, Thomas Girin, Pierre Hilson and Oumaya Bouchabké-Coussa
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:31
  34. In plant genome editing, RNA-guided nucleases such as Cas9 from Streptococcus pyogenes (SpCas9) predominantly induce small insertions or deletions at target sites. This can be used for inactivation of protein-cod...

    Authors: Jana Ordon, Niklas Kiel, Dieter Becker, Carola Kretschmer, Paul Schulze-Lefert and Johannes Stuttmann
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:30
  35. Remote sensing instruments enable high-throughput phenotyping of plant traits and stress resilience across scale. Spatial (handheld devices, towers, drones, airborne, and satellites) and temporal (continuous o...

    Authors: Christopher Y. S. Wong, Taylor Jones, Devin P. McHugh, Matthew E. Gilbert, Paul Gepts, Antonia Palkovic, Thomas N. Buckley and Troy S. Magney
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:29
  36. Selection is one of the essential skills whereby breeders reduce the population size and increase the chance of success. Various selection methods with special applications have been developed. Superior genoty...

    Authors: Peyman Eynizadeh, Hamid Dehghani and Ali Dehghani
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:25
  37. As one of the largest drupes in the world, the coconut has a special multilayered structure and a seed development process that is not yet fully understood. On the one hand, the special structure of the coconu...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Qianfan Liu, Jing Chen, Chengxu Sun, Shenghuang Lin, Hongxing Cao, Zhaolin Xiao and Mengxing Huang
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:24
  38. The rapidly advancing corn breeding field calls for high-throughput methods to phenotype corn kernel traits to estimate yield and to study their genetic inheritance. Most of the existing methods are reliant on...

    Authors: Samantha Gillette, Lu Yin, Penny M. A. Kianian, Wojciech P. Pawlowski and Changbin Chen
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:23
  39. Root-knot nematodes (RKNs) pose a worldwide threat to agriculture of many crops including cucumber. Genetic transformation (GT) has emerged as a powerful tool for exploration of plant-RKN interactions and gene...

    Authors: Xu Zhang, Shihui Li, Xin Li, Mengyuan Song, Si Ma, Yongqiang Tian and Lihong Gao
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:22
  40. Various growth systems are available for studying plant root growth and plant–microbe interactions including hydroponics and aeroponics. Although some of these systems work well with Arabidopsis thaliana and smal...

    Authors: Jingya Cai, Vijaykumar Veerappan, Kate Arildsen, Catrina Sullivan, Megan Piechowicz, Julia Frugoli and Rebecca Dickstein
    Citation: Plant Methods 2023 19:21

    The Correction to this article has been published in Plant Methods 2023 19:28

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