Molecular Plant

(The TQCC of Molecular Plant is 29. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
TBtools: An Integrative Toolkit Developed for Interactive Analyses of Big Biological Data5390
Crop Phenomics and High-Throughput Phenotyping: Past Decades, Current Challenges, and Future Perspectives351
Molecular Regulation of Plant Responses to Environmental Temperatures262
The Reference Genome of Tea Plant and Resequencing of 81 Diverse Accessions Provide Insights into Its Genome Evolution and Adaptation204
Engineering Broad-Spectrum Bacterial Blight Resistance by Simultaneously Disrupting Variable TALE-Binding Elements of Multiple Susceptibility Genes in Rice178
PBS3 and EPS1 Complete Salicylic Acid Biosynthesis from Isochorismate in Arabidopsis154
Genetic Contribution of Paleopolyploidy to Adaptive Evolution in Angiosperms141
Whole-Plant Live Imaging of Reactive Oxygen Species140
Base-Editing-Mediated Artificial Evolution of OsALS1 In Planta to Develop Novel Herbicide-Tolerant Rice Germplasms136
Plant Prime Editors Enable Precise Gene Editing in Rice Cells130
Precise Modifications of Both Exogenous and Endogenous Genes in Rice by Prime Editing128
Hydrogen Sulfide Positively Regulates Abscisic Acid Signaling through Persulfidation of SnRK2.6 in Guard Cells128
WheatOmics: A platform combining multiple omics data to accelerate functional genomics studies in wheat122
Toward a “Green Revolution” for Soybean121
Inositol Pyrophosphate InsP8 Acts as an Intracellular Phosphate Signal in Arabidopsis119
Single-nucleus RNA and ATAC sequencing reveals the impact of chromatin accessibility on gene expression in Arabidopsis roots at the single-cell level117
Versatile Nucleotides Substitution in Plant Using an Improved Prime Editing System114
A Molecular Framework for the Control of Adventitious Rooting by TIR1/AFB2-Aux/IAA-Dependent Auxin Signaling in Arabidopsis107
A Transcriptional Network Promotes Anthocyanin Biosynthesis in Tomato Flesh107
Cold-Induced CBF–PIF3 Interaction Enhances Freezing Tolerance by Stabilizing the phyB Thermosensor in Arabidopsis106
Transcriptional landscape of rice roots at the single-cell resolution104
Plant Nutrition for Human Nutrition: Hints from Rice Research and Future Perspectives101
Epigenetic Modifications of mRNA and DNA in Plants100
Resequencing of 145 Landmark Cultivars Reveals Asymmetric Sub-genome Selection and Strong Founder Genotype Effects on Wheat Breeding in China100
Single-Cell Transcriptome Analysis in Plants: Advances and Challenges99
Genome Sequences Provide Insights into the Reticulate Origin and Unique Traits of Woody Bamboos99
High-Resolution Genome-wide Association Study Identifies Genomic Regions and Candidate Genes for Important Agronomic Traits in Wheat98
A Collinearity-Incorporating Homology Inference Strategy for Connecting Emerging Assemblies in the Triticeae Tribe as a Pilot Practice in the Plant Pangenomic Era97
Global Dynamic Molecular Profiling of Stomatal Lineage Cell Development by Single-Cell RNA Sequencing96
Two gap-free reference genomes and a global view of the centromere architecture in rice95
A LysM Receptor Heteromer Mediates Perception of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiotic Signal in Rice92
The Chromosome-Level Genome Sequence of the Autotetraploid Alfalfa and Resequencing of Core Germplasms Provide Genomic Resources for Alfalfa Research91
Lipid Metabolism: Critical Roles in Male Fertility and Other Aspects of Reproductive Development in Plants88
A 2-kb Mycovirus Converts a Pathogenic Fungus into a Beneficial Endophyte for Brassica Protection and Yield Enhancement87
Biosynthesis and Regulation of Salicylic Acid and N-Hydroxypipecolic Acid in Plant Immunity85
Genome- and transcriptome-wide association studies provide insights into the genetic basis of natural variation of seed oil content in Brassica napus85
Genome-wide Dissection of Co-selected UV-B Responsive Pathways in the UV-B Adaptation of Qingke85
Natural Variation in CCD4 Promoter Underpins Species-Specific Evolution of Red Coloration in Citrus Peel83
A Comprehensive Online Database for Exploring ∼20,000 Public Arabidopsis RNA-Seq Libraries83
MicroTom Metabolic Network: Rewiring Tomato Metabolic Regulatory Network throughout the Growth Cycle80
Stripe Rust Effector PstGSRE1 Disrupts Nuclear Localization of ROS-Promoting Transcription Factor TaLOL2 to Defeat ROS-Induced Defense in Wheat80
BZR1 Family Transcription Factors Function Redundantly and Indispensably in BR Signaling but Exhibit BRI1-Independent Function in Regulating Anther Development in Arabidopsis79
A Brassica miRNA Regulates Plant Growth and Immunity through Distinct Modes of Action78
Plant cytochrome P450 plasticity and evolution77
Toxic metals and metalloids: Uptake, transport, detoxification, phytoremediation, and crop improvement for safer food77
Strigolactones and Brassinosteroids Antagonistically Regulate the Stability of the D53–OsBZR1 Complex to Determine FC1 Expression in Rice Tillering74
The RALF1–FERONIA Complex Phosphorylates eIF4E1 to Promote Protein Synthesis and Polar Root Hair Growth74
A Strigolactone Biosynthesis Gene Contributed to the Green Revolution in Rice72
Redundant CAMTA Transcription Factors Negatively Regulate the Biosynthesis of Salicylic Acid and N-Hydroxypipecolic Acid by Modulating the Expression of SARD1 and CBP60g70
bHLH121 Functions as a Direct Link that Facilitates the Activation of FIT by bHLH IVc Transcription Factors for Maintaining Fe Homeostasis in Arabidopsis69
A Chromosome-Level Genome Assembly of Garlic (Allium sativum) Provides Insights into Genome Evolution and Allicin Biosynthesis68
Plant Immune Mechanisms: From Reductionistic to Holistic Points of View68
Arabidopsis N6-methyladenosine reader CPSF30-L recognizes FUE signals to control polyadenylation site choice in liquid-like nuclear bodies67
Highly efficient heritable genome editing in wheat using an RNA virus and bypassing tissue culture65
The miR319-Targeted GhTCP4 Promotes the Transition from Cell Elongation to Wall Thickening in Cotton Fiber64
The Chromosome-Level Reference Genome of Tea Tree Unveils Recent Bursts of Non-autonomous LTR Retrotransposons in Driving Genome Size Evolution64
Blue Light-Triggered Chemical Reactions Underlie Phosphate Deficiency-Induced Inhibition of Root Elongation of Arabidopsis Seedlings Grown in Petri Dishes64
Protein Quality Control in Plant Organelles: Current Progress and Future Perspectives64
Phylotranscriptomics in Cucurbitaceae Reveal Multiple Whole-Genome Duplications and Key Morphological and Molecular Innovations64
Arabidopsis CAMTA Transcription Factors Regulate Pipecolic Acid Biosynthesis and Priming of Immunity Genes64
A Domestication-Associated Gene GmPRR3b Regulates the Circadian Clock and Flowering Time in Soybean63
HY5-HDA9 Module Transcriptionally Regulates Plant Autophagy in Response to Light-to-Dark Conversion and Nitrogen Starvation62
Nuclear phylotranscriptomics and phylogenomics support numerous polyploidization events and hypotheses for the evolution of rhizobial nitrogen-fixing symbiosis in Fabaceae61
More Transporters, More Substrates: The Arabidopsis Major Facilitator Superfamily Revisited61
PHYTOCHROME-INTERACTING FACTORS Interact with the ABA Receptors PYL8 and PYL9 to Orchestrate ABA Signaling in Darkness60
Light Perception: A Matter of Time60
The Soil-Borne Identity and Microbiome-Assisted Agriculture: Looking Back to the Future59
LORELEI-LIKE GPI-ANCHORED PROTEINS 2/3 Regulate Pollen Tube Growth as Chaperones and Coreceptors for ANXUR/BUPS Receptor Kinases in Arabidopsis59
Transcriptional activation and phosphorylation of OsCNGC9 confer enhanced chilling tolerance in rice59
Coordinated Transcriptional Regulation by the UV-B Photoreceptor and Multiple Transcription Factors for Plant UV-B Responses59
The Expansion and Diversification of Pentatricopeptide Repeat RNA-Editing Factors in Plants59
Nematode-Encoded RALF Peptide Mimics Facilitate Parasitism of Plants through the FERONIA Receptor Kinase58
HASTY modulates miRNA biogenesis by linking pri-miRNA transcription and processing57
The Chromosome-Based Rubber Tree Genome Provides New Insights into Spurge Genome Evolution and Rubber Biosynthesis57
Translational Regulation of Metabolic Dynamics during Effector-Triggered Immunity57
CPSF30-L-mediated recognition of mRNA m6A modification controls alternative polyadenylation of nitrate signaling-related gene transcripts in Arabidopsis56
Bacterial Effectors Induce Oligomerization of Immune Receptor ZAR1 In Vivo56
FHY3 and FAR1 Integrate Light Signals with the miR156-SPL Module-Mediated Aging Pathway to Regulate Arabidopsis Flowering54
Efficient Gene Targeting in Maize Using Inducible CRISPR-Cas9 and Marker-free Donor Template54
Counteraction of ABA-Mediated Inhibition of Seed Germination and Seedling Establishment by ABA Signaling Terminator in Arabidopsis54
Lipidomic Analysis Reveals the Importance of GIPCs in Arabidopsis Leaf Extracellular Vesicles53
Regulation of Rice Tillering by RNA-Directed DNA Methylation at Miniature Inverted-Repeat Transposable Elements53
CRISPR-Mediated Engineering across the Central Dogma in Plant Biology for Basic Research and Crop Improvement53
ζ-Carotene Isomerase Suppresses Tillering in Rice through the Coordinated Biosynthesis of Strigolactone and Abscisic Acid53
Phosphorylation of LTF1, an MYB Transcription Factor in Populus, Acts as a Sensory Switch Regulating Lignin Biosynthesis in Wood Cells52
YODA-HSP90 Module Regulates Phosphorylation-Dependent Inactivation of SPEECHLESS to Control Stomatal Development under Acute Heat Stress in Arabidopsis52
High-efficiency and multiplex adenine base editing in plants using new TadA variants51
Rheostatic Control of ABA Signaling through HOS15-Mediated OST1 Degradation51
Genome sequences of five Sitopsis species of Aegilops and the origin of polyploid wheat B subgenome51
A GmNINa-miR172c-NNC1 Regulatory Network Coordinates the Nodulation and Autoregulation of Nodulation Pathways in Soybean50
The lncRNA APOLO interacts with the transcription factor WRKY42 to trigger root hair cell expansion in response to cold50
Hybrid speciation via inheritance of alternate alleles of parental isolating genes50
Creation and judicious application of a wheat resistance gene atlas50
Histone Deacetylase HDA9 and WRKY53 Transcription Factor Are Mutual Antagonists in Regulation of Plant Stress Response49
Extensive Inter-plant Protein Transfer between Cuscuta Parasites and Their Host Plants49
Zinc in plants: Integrating homeostasis and biofortification49
Phenylpropanoid Derivatives Are Essential Components of Sporopollenin in Vascular Plants49
Phased, chromosome-scale genome assemblies of tetraploid potato reveal a complex genome, transcriptome, and predicted proteome landscape underpinning genetic diversity49
Pho-view of Auxin: Reversible Protein Phosphorylation in Auxin Biosynthesis, Transport and Signaling49
Wound-Induced Shoot-to-Root Relocation of JA-Ile Precursors Coordinates Arabidopsis Growth49
Nucleocytoplasmic Trafficking of the Arabidopsis WD40 Repeat Protein XIW1 Regulates ABI5 Stability and Abscisic Acid Responses48
Hydrogen sulfide-linked persulfidation of ABI4 controls ABA responses through the transactivation of MAPKKK18 in Arabidopsis48
Exploiting Natural Variation in Tomato to Define Pathway Structure and Metabolic Regulation of Fruit Polyphenolics in the Lycopersicum Complex47
Chromosome-Level Reference Genome and Population Genomic Analysis Provide Insights into the Evolution and Improvement of Domesticated Mulberry (Morus alba)47
The landscape of gene–CDS–haplotype diversity in rice: Properties, population organization, footprints of domestication and breeding, and implications for genetic improvement47
MPK14-mediated auxin signaling controls lateral root development via ERF13-regulated very-long-chain fatty acid biosynthesis46
Control of Plant Growth and Defense by Photoreceptors: From Mechanisms to Opportunities in Agriculture46
A novel miR167a-OsARF6-OsAUX3 module regulates grain length and weight in rice46
The GW2-WG1-OsbZIP47 pathway controls grain size and weight in rice46
Genome editing mediated by SpCas9 variants with broad non-canonical PAM compatibility in plants46
Large-Scale Discovery of Non-conventional Peptides in Maize and Arabidopsis through an Integrated Peptidogenomic Pipeline46
Harnessing Knowledge from Maize and Rice Domestication for New Crop Breeding46
Variation in cis-regulation of a NAC transcription factor contributes to drought tolerance in wheat46
The INO80 chromatin remodeling complex promotes thermomorphogenesis by connecting H2A.Z eviction and active transcription in Arabidopsis45
Molecular Basis of Disease Resistance and Perspectives on Breeding Strategies for Resistance Improvement in Crops44
Thermal Reversion of Plant Phytochromes44
Cell wall β-1,4-galactan regulated by the BPC1/BPC2-GALS1 module aggravates salt sensitivity in Arabidopsis thaliana44
Plant adaptation to low phosphorus availability: Core signaling, crosstalks, and applied implications44
The Features and Regulation of Co-transcriptional Splicing in Arabidopsis43
Type-II Metacaspases Mediate the Processing of Plant Elicitor Peptides in Arabidopsis43
Primary carbohydrate metabolism genes participate in heat-stress memory at the shoot apical meristem of Arabidopsis thaliana43
YR36/WKS1-Mediated Phosphorylation of PsbO, an Extrinsic Member of Photosystem II, Inhibits Photosynthesis and Confers Stripe Rust Resistance in Wheat43
Mobilizing Crop Biodiversity43
Hybrid Rubisco with Complete Replacement of Rice Rubisco Small Subunits by Sorghum Counterparts Confers C4 Plant-like High Catalytic Activity43
Phytosphinganine Affects Plasmodesmata Permeability via Facilitating PDLP5-Stimulated Callose Accumulation in Arabidopsis42
Innovations in Agriculture and Food Supply in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic42
Unraveling the 3D Genome Architecture in Plants: Present and Future42
RGF1-RGI1, a Peptide-Receptor Complex, Regulates Arabidopsis Root Meristem Development via a MAPK Signaling Cascade41
Mycorrhizal symbiosis modulates the rhizosphere microbiota to promote rhizobia–legume symbiosis41
A transceptor–channel complex couples nitrate sensing to calcium signaling in Arabidopsis41
TOLs Function as Ubiquitin Receptors in the Early Steps of the ESCRT Pathway in Higher Plants41
The receptor-like cytoplasmic kinase RIPK regulates broad-spectrum ROS signaling in multiple layers of plant immune system41
WGDI: A user-friendly toolkit for evolutionary analyses of whole-genome duplications and ancestral karyotypes41
Targeted mutagenesis of POLYAMINE OXIDASE 5 that negatively regulates mesocotyl elongation enables the generation of direct-seeding rice with improved grain yield40
Phytophthora Effectors Modulate Genome-wide Alternative Splicing of Host mRNAs to Reprogram Plant Immunity40
The YDA-MKK4/MKK5-MPK3/MPK6 Cascade Functions Downstream of the RGF1-RGI Ligand–Receptor Pair in Regulating Mitotic Activity in Root Apical Meristem40
An angiosperm NLR Atlas reveals that NLR gene reduction is associated with ecological specialization and signal transduction component deletion40
A PIF7-CONSTANS-Centered Molecular Regulatory Network Underlying Shade-Accelerated Flowering40
Nitric oxide regulation of plant metabolism39
Glycolytic Shunts Replenish the Calvin–Benson–Bassham Cycle as Anaplerotic Reactions in Cyanobacteria39
An integrated framework reinstating the environmental dimension for GWAS and genomic selection in crops39
A telomere-to-telomere gap-free reference genome of watermelon and its mutation library provide important resources for gene discovery and breeding39
Bacterial Vector-Borne Plant Diseases: Unanswered Questions and Future Directions39
DELLA and EDS1 Form a Feedback Regulatory Module to Fine-Tune Plant Growth–Defense Tradeoff in Arabidopsis39
A Synthetic Photorespiratory Shortcut Enhances Photosynthesis to Boost Biomass and Grain Yield in Rice38
Cloning and functional characterization of Rht8, a “Green Revolution” replacement gene in wheat38
Orphan Crops and their Wild Relatives in the Genomic Era37
Arabidopsis ECAP Is a New Adaptor Protein that Connects JAZ Repressors with the TPR2 Co-repressor to Suppress Jasmonate-Responsive Anthocyanin Accumulation37
GSK3-mediated stress signaling inhibits legume–rhizobium symbiosis by phosphorylating GmNSP1 in soybean37
GIGANTEA Shapes the Photoperiodic Rhythms of Thermomorphogenic Growth in Arabidopsis37
ETR1 Integrates Response to Ethylene and Cytokinins into a Single Multistep Phosphorelay Pathway to Control Root Growth37
Genome Editing Enables Next-Generation Hybrid Seed Production Technology36
Enhanced Vitamin C Production Mediated by an ABA-Induced PTP-like Nucleotidase Improves Plant Drought Tolerance in Arabidopsis and Maize36
N-terminal truncated RHT-1 proteins generated by translational reinitiation cause semi-dwarfing of wheat Green Revolution alleles36
An alternative, zeaxanthin epoxidase-independent abscisic acid biosynthetic pathway in plants36
Glycosylation of N-hydroxy-pipecolic acid equilibrates between systemic acquired resistance response and plant growth36
The Genomes of the Allohexaploid Echinochloa crus-galli and Its Progenitors Provide Insights into Polyploidization-Driven Adaptation36
Photooligomerization Determines Photosensitivity and Photoreactivity of Plant Cryptochromes36
Parallel selection of distinct Tof5 alleles drove the adaptation of cultivated and wild soybean to high latitudes36
GmCRY1s modulate gibberellin metabolism to regulate soybean shade avoidance in response to reduced blue light36
The LEAFY floral regulator displays pioneer transcription factor properties36
Normal Structure and Function of Endothecium Chloroplasts Maintained by ZmMs33-Mediated Lipid Biosynthesis in Tapetal Cells Are Critical for Anther Development in Maize35
A compressed variance component mixed model for detecting QTNs and QTN-by-environment and QTN-by-QTN interactions in genome-wide association studies35
ITPK1 is an InsP6/ADP phosphotransferase that controls phosphate signaling in Arabidopsis35
Gapless indica rice genome reveals synergistic contributions of active transposable elements and segmental duplications to rice genome evolution35
Pan-genome of Raphanus highlights genetic variation and introgression among domesticated, wild, and weedy radishes34
Nuclear Localized O-Fucosyltransferase SPY Facilitates PRR5 Proteolysis to Fine-Tune the Pace of Arabidopsis Circadian Clock34
Chromosome-level genome of Himalayan yew provides insights into the origin and evolution of the paclitaxel biosynthetic pathway34
Nutrient–hormone relations: Driving root plasticity in plants34
mTERF5 Acts as a Transcriptional Pausing Factor to Positively Regulate Transcription of Chloroplast psbEFLJ34
ORHis, a Natural Variant of OR, Specifically Interacts with Plastid Division Factor ARC3 to Regulate Chromoplast Number and Carotenoid Accumulation33
Folate Metabolism Interferes with Plant Immunity through 1C Methionine Synthase-Directed Genome-wide DNA Methylation Enhancement33
Nitrogen-Use Divergence Between Indica and Japonica Rice: Variation at Nitrate Assimilation33
Asymmetric epigenome maps of subgenomes reveal imbalanced transcription and distinct evolutionary trends in Brassica napus33
A natural variation in Ribonuclease H-like gene underlies Rht8 to confer “Green Revolution” trait in wheat33
The blue light receptor CRY1 interacts with GID1 and DELLA proteins to repress GA signaling during photomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis33
ESCRT-I Component VPS23A Sustains Salt Tolerance by Strengthening the SOS Module in Arabidopsis32
Unraveling a genetic roadmap for improved taste in the domesticated apple32
Persulfidation-induced structural change in SnRK2.6 establishes intramolecular interaction between phosphorylation and persulfidation32
Global Co-transcriptional Splicing in Arabidopsis and the Correlation with Splicing Regulation in Mature RNAs32
Decreasing nitrogen assimilation under drought stress by suppressing DST-mediated activation of Nitrate Reductase 1.2 in rice32
Toward Precision Genome Editing in Crop Plants32
A well-supported nuclear phylogeny of Poaceae and implications for the evolution of C4 photosynthesis31
The Ghd7 transcription factor represses ARE1 expression to enhance nitrogen utilization and grain yield in rice31
The RING E3 ligase CLG1 targets GS3 for degradation via the endosome pathway to determine grain size in rice31
Bph30 confers resistance to brown planthopper by fortifying sclerenchyma in rice leaf sheaths31
Major episodes of horizontal gene transfer drove the evolution of land plants31
PlantscRNAdb: A database for plant single-cell RNA analysis31
Rice metabolic regulatory network spanning the entire life cycle30
Smart breeding driven by big data, artificial intelligence, and integrated genomic-enviromic prediction30
Using Interactome Big Data to Crack Genetic Mysteries and Enhance Future Crop Breeding30
Regulation of the stability and ABA import activity of NRT1.2/NPF4.6 by CEPR2-mediated phosphorylation in Arabidopsis30
A transcription factor STOP1-centered pathway coordinates ammonium and phosphate acquisition in Arabidopsis30
A Bunyavirus-Inducible Ubiquitin Ligase Targets RNA Polymerase IV for Degradation during Viral Pathogenesis in Rice30
Arabidopsis CHLOROPHYLLASE 1 protects young leaves from long-term photodamage by facilitating FtsH-mediated D1 degradation in photosystem II repair30
An inferred functional impact map of genetic variants in rice30
Development of a widely targeted volatilomics method for profiling volatilomes in plants30
Activation of Mitochondrial orf355 Gene Expression by a Nuclear-Encoded DREB Transcription Factor Causes Cytoplasmic Male Sterility in Maize30
Two VOZ transcription factors link an E3 ligase and an NLR immune receptor to modulate immunity in rice30
WheatGmap: a comprehensive platform for wheat gene mapping and genomic studies29
Control of Bird Feeding Behavior by Tannin1 through Modulating the Biosynthesis of Polyphenols and Fatty Acid-Derived Volatiles in Sorghum29
Pandemics of People and Plants: Which Is the Greater Threat to Food Security?29
The miR166–SlHB15A regulatory module controls ovule development and parthenocarpic fruit set under adverse temperatures in tomato29
Pathogen-inducible OsMPKK10.2-OsMPK6 cascade phosphorylates the Raf-like kinase OsEDR1 and inhibits its scaffold function to promote rice disease resistance29
From Green Super Rice to green agriculture: Reaping the promise of functional genomics research29
Epigenetics: Potentials and Challenges in Crop Breeding29