Horticulture Research

(The TQCC of Horticulture Research is 28. 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 2019-10-01 to 2023-10-01.)
Genome sequences of horticultural plants: past, present, and future97
The historical and current research progress on jujube–a superfruit for the future96
From physics to fixtures to food: current and potential LED efficacy95
Current achievements and future prospects in the genetic breeding of chrysanthemum: a review93
A high-quality Actinidia chinensis (kiwifruit) genome87
The apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) genome elucidates Rosaceae evolution and beta-carotenoid synthesis85
Tea plant genomics: achievements, challenges and perspectives83
A reporter for noninvasively monitoring gene expression and plant transformation79
PyWRKY26 and PybHLH3 cotargeted the PyMYB114 promoter to regulate anthocyanin biosynthesis and transport in red-skinned pears78
Melatonin enhances salt tolerance by promoting MYB108A-mediated ethylene biosynthesis in grapevines75
CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutagenesis of VvMLO3 results in enhanced resistance to powdery mildew in grapevine (Vitis vinifera)74
Abnormal expression of bHLH3 disrupts a flavonoid homeostasis network, causing differences in pigment composition among mulberry fruits73
A high-quality chromosome-level genome assembly reveals genetics for important traits in eggplant69
MiR156 regulates anthocyanin biosynthesis through SPL targets and other microRNAs in poplar69
Transcriptomic and metabolomic analyses reveal that melatonin promotes melon root development under copper stress by inhibiting jasmonic acid biosynthesis65
Identification of key gene networks controlling organic acid and sugar metabolism during watermelon fruit development by integrating metabolic phenotypes and gene expression profiles63
Genome editing for horticultural crop improvement63
Methyl jasmonate mediates melatonin-induced cold tolerance of grafted watermelon plants62
Molecularly tagged genes and quantitative trait loci in cucumber with recommendations for QTL nomenclature62
The R2R3-MYB transcription factor GhMYB1a regulates flavonol and anthocyanin accumulation in Gerbera hybrida61
Integrated analysis of transcriptomic and proteomic data from tree peony (P. ostii) seeds reveals key developmental stages and candidate genes related to oil biosynthesis and fatty acid metabolism58
(E)-Nerolidol is a volatile signal that induces defenses against insects and pathogens in tea plants57
MdATG18a overexpression improves basal thermotolerance in transgenic apple by decreasing damage to chloroplasts57
A high-quality reference genome of wild Cannabis sativa56
BcpLH organizes a specific subset of microRNAs to form a leafy head in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa ssp. pekinensis)55
The genome sequence of celery (Apium graveolens L.), an important leaf vegetable crop rich in apigenin in the Apiaceae family55
The methyl jasmonate-responsive transcription factor SmMYB1 promotes phenolic acid biosynthesis in Salvia miltiorrhiza54
MdMYB6 regulates anthocyanin formation in apple both through direct inhibition of the biosynthesis pathway and through substrate removal54
Regulation of phenylpropanoid biosynthesis by MdMYB88 and MdMYB124 contributes to pathogen and drought resistance in apple53
The involvement of PybZIPa in light-induced anthocyanin accumulation via the activation of PyUFGT through binding to tandem G-boxes in its promoter52
A chromosome-scale genome assembly of Isatis indigotica, an important medicinal plant used in traditional Chinese medicine52
CRISPR/Cas9-mediated VvPR4b editing decreases downy mildew resistance in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.)51
Chromosome-scale genome assembly provides insights into the evolution and flavor synthesis of passion fruit (Passiflora edulis Sims)50
Optimizing the CRISPR/Cas9 system for genome editing in grape by using grape promoters50
The diverse roles of cytokinins in regulating leaf development50
sRNAanno—a database repository of uniformly annotated small RNAs in plants49
Can gene editing reduce postharvest waste and loss of fruit, vegetables, and ornamentals?48
Deep learning image segmentation and extraction of blueberry fruit traits associated with harvestability and yield47
The chromosome-scale genome reveals the evolution and diversification after the recent tetraploidization event in tea plant47
Germplasm resources and genetic breeding of Paeonia: a systematic review47
Perspectives of CRISPR/Cas-mediated cis-engineering in horticulture: unlocking the neglected potential for crop improvement46
Applications of deep-learning approaches in horticultural research: a review46
Grapevine VlbZIP30 improves drought resistance by directly activating VvNAC17 and promoting lignin biosynthesis through the regulation of three peroxidase genes46
Functions of silicon in plant drought stress responses46
Integrative transcriptome, proteome, and microRNA analysis reveals the effects of nitrogen sufficiency and deficiency conditions on theanine metabolism in the tea plant (Camellia sinensis)45
Enrichment of beneficial cucumber rhizosphere microbes mediated by organic acid secretion45
Coexpression network analysis reveals an MYB transcriptional activator involved in capsaicinoid biosynthesis in hot peppers43
An update on the arsenal: mining resistance genes for disease management of Brassica crops in the genomic era43
Genomic consequences of apple improvement41
Exploiting the diversity of tomato: the development of a phenotypically and genetically detailed germplasm collection41
Meta-analysis of the effects of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) treatment on climacteric fruit ripening41
Genome of a citrus rootstock and global DNA demethylation caused by heterografting41
Kiwifruit Genome Database (KGD): a comprehensive resource for kiwifruit genomics40
The novel gene BrMYB2, located on chromosome A07, with a short intron 1 controls the purple-head trait of Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa L.)40
The transcription factor OpWRKY2 positively regulates the biosynthesis of the anticancer drug camptothecin in Ophiorrhiza pumila39
Genetic and genomic resources for Rubus breeding: a roadmap for the future39
Transcriptome analysis and metabolic profiling reveal the key role of carotenoids in the petal coloration of Liriodendron tulipifera39
Molecular functions of nitric oxide and its potential applications in horticultural crops38
Thermal-responsive genetic and epigenetic regulation of DAM cluster controlling dormancy and chilling requirement in peach floral buds38
Volatile composition and classification of Lilium flower aroma types and identification, polymorphisms, and alternative splicing of their monoterpene synthase genes38
Bud endodormancy in deciduous fruit trees: advances and prospects38
A roadmap for research in octoploid strawberry37
The WRKY transcription factor PlWRKY65 enhances the resistance of Paeonia lactiflora (herbaceous peony) to Alternaria tenuissima37
Involvement of CsWRKY70 in salicylic acid-induced citrus fruit resistance against Penicillium digitatum37
Chromosome doubling mediates superior drought tolerance in Lycium ruthenicum via abscisic acid signaling36
The persimmon (Diospyros oleifera Cheng) genome provides new insights into the inheritance of astringency and ancestral evolution36
Strawberry sweetness and consumer preference are enhanced by specific volatile compounds36
The Phoebe genome sheds light on the evolution of magnoliids36
Strigolactones positively regulate abscisic acid-dependent heat and cold tolerance in tomato36
CsbZIP1-CsMYB12 mediates the production of bitter-tasting flavonols in tea plants (Camellia sinensis) through a coordinated activator–repressor network36
A chromosome-level reference genome of non-heading Chinese cabbage [Brassica campestris (syn. Brassica rapa) ssp. chinensis]35
PpINH1, an invertase inhibitor, interacts with vacuolar invertase PpVIN2 in regulating the chilling tolerance of peach fruit35
Molecular basis of heterosis and related breeding strategies reveal its importance in vegetable breeding35
Color-related chlorophyll and carotenoid concentrations of Chinese kale can be altered through CRISPR/Cas9 targeted editing of the carotenoid isomerase gene BoaCRTISO35
De novo assembly of a new Olea europaea genome accession using nanopore sequencing35
The IAA- and ABA-responsive transcription factor CgMYB58 upregulates lignin biosynthesis and triggers juice sac granulation in pummelo35
Growth monitoring of greenhouse lettuce based on a convolutional neural network34
Plasma membrane-localized SlSWEET7a and SlSWEET14 regulate sugar transport and storage in tomato fruits34
A chromosome-scale genome sequence of pitaya (Hylocereus undatus) provides novel insights into the genome evolution and regulation of betalain biosynthesis34
Chromosome-scale genome assembly of sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) cv. Tieton obtained using long-read and Hi-C sequencing34
Reannotation of the cultivated strawberry genome and establishment of a strawberry genome database34
Cadmium isotope fractionation reveals genetic variation in Cd uptake and translocation by Theobroma cacao and role of natural resistance-associated macrophage protein 5 and heavy metal ATPase-family t34
Combined genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analyses provide insights into chayote (Sechium edule) evolution and fruit development33
Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals synergistic and disparate defense pathways in the leaves and roots of trifoliate orange (Poncirus trifoliata) autotetraploids with enhanced salt tolerance33
Genome-wide analysis of expression quantitative trait loci (eQTLs) reveals the regulatory architecture of gene expression variation in the storage roots of sweet potato33
Hydrogen sulfide inhibits ethylene-induced petiole abscission in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.)33
Overview and detectability of the genetic modifications in ornamental plants32
Whole-genome sequencing provides insights into the genetic diversity and domestication of bitter gourd (Momordica spp.)32
Preferential gene retention increases the robustness of cold regulation in Brassicaceae and other plants after polyploidization32
Regulation of fruit ripening by the brassinosteroid biosynthetic gene SlCYP90B3 via an ethylene-dependent pathway in tomato32
RhMYB108, an R2R3-MYB transcription factor, is involved in ethylene- and JA-induced petal senescence in rose plants32
Genome-wide association analysis identified molecular markers associated with important tea flavor-related metabolites32
The transcription factor SlHY5 regulates the ripening of tomato fruit at both the transcriptional and translational levels32
Melatonin alters the secondary metabolite profile of grape berry skin by promoting VvMYB14-mediated ethylene biosynthesis31
A novel transcription factor CmMYB012 inhibits flavone and anthocyanin biosynthesis in response to high temperatures in chrysanthemum31
Whole-genome, transcriptome, and methylome analyses provide insights into the evolution of platycoside biosynthesis in Platycodon grandiflorus, a medicinal plant31
RosBREED: bridging the chasm between discovery and application to enable DNA-informed breeding in rosaceous crops31
CsWAKL08, a pathogen-induced wall-associated receptor-like kinase in sweet orange, confers resistance to citrus bacterial canker via ROS control and JA signaling30
Whole-genome sequencing reveals rare off-target mutations in CRISPR/Cas9-edited grapevine30
Proteome and transcriptome profile analysis reveals regulatory and stress-responsive networks in the russet fruit skin of sand pear30
LlWRKY39 is involved in thermotolerance by activating LlMBF1c and interacting with LlCaM3 in lily (Lilium longiflorum)30
Diversity of metabolite accumulation patterns in inner and outer seed coats of pomegranate: exploring their relationship with genetic mechanisms of seed coat development30
An optimized protocol for stepwise optimization of real-time RT-PCR analysis29
MdMYB8 is associated with flavonol biosynthesis via the activation of the MdFLS promoter in the fruits of Malus crabapple29
CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutagenesis of ClBG1 decreased seed size and promoted seed germination in watermelon29
Transcriptomic and genetic approaches reveal an essential role of the NAC transcription factor SlNAP1 in the growth and defense response of tomato29
Chromosome-scale assembly of the Dendrobium chrysotoxum genome enhances the understanding of orchid evolution29
Mechanisms and regulation of organic acid accumulation in plant vacuoles29
Transgenic and genome-edited fruits: background, constraints, benefits, and commercial opportunities29
CsMYB60 directly and indirectly activates structural genes to promote the biosynthesis of flavonols and proanthocyanidins in cucumber29
Genome-wide analysis of NDR1/HIN1-like genes in pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) and functional characterization of CaNHL4 under biotic and abiotic stresses28
Genomic prediction of fruit texture and training population optimization towards the application of genomic selection in apple28
Comparative analysis of long noncoding RNAs in angiosperms and characterization of long noncoding RNAs in response to heat stress in Chinese cabbage28
High-quality genome assembly of 'Cuiguan' pear (Pyrus pyrifolia) as a reference genome for identifying regulatory genes and epigenetic modifications responsible for bud dormancy28
The chromosome-level Stevia genome provides insights into steviol glycoside biosynthesis28
SlGRAS4 accelerates fruit ripening by regulating ethylene biosynthesis genes and SlMADS1 in tomato28
Hybrid de novo genome assembly of red gromwell (Lithospermum erythrorhizon) reveals evolutionary insight into shikonin biosynthesis28
The apple REFPOP—a reference population for genomics-assisted breeding in apple28
Transcription factor WRKY22 regulates canker susceptibility in sweet orange (Citrus sinensis Osbeck) by enhancing cell enlargement and CsLOB1 expression28
Integrative iTRAQ-based proteomic and transcriptomic analysis reveals the accumulation patterns of key metabolites associated with oil quality during seed ripening of Camellia oleifera28