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Featured data: Effects of fertilization on tree legumes during tropical forest restoration

Tree legume species play an important role in forest restoration in the tropics. Understanding how different species adjust carbohydrate allocation and growth under distinct nutrient availability will enhance the success of restoring degraded areas.
Here, Jaquetti & Gonçalves present data on the effects of fertilization on growth rates, biomass allocation, carbohydrates and nutrients of nitrogen-fixing and non-nitrogen-fixing tree legumes. 

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  1. Crayfish plague disease, caused by the oomycete pathogen Aphanomyces astaci represents one of the greatest risks for the biodiversity of the freshwater crayfish. This data article covers the de novo transcriptome...

    Authors: Ljudevit Luka Boštjančić, Caterina Francesconi, Christelle Rutz, Lucien Hoffbeck, Laetitia Poidevin, Arnaud Kress, Japo Jussila, Jenny Makkonen, Barbara Feldmeyer, Miklós Bálint, Klaus Schwenk, Odile Lecompte and Kathrin Theissinger
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:281

    The Research article to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2022 23:600

  2. Causal mutations for major genes that underlie a broad range of morphological traits are often located within exons of genes that then affect protein functions. Non-model organism genetic studies are not easy ...

    Authors: Nathalie Iannuccelli, Julien Sarry, Yvon Billon, Patrick Aymard, Virginie Helies, Cédric Cabau, Cécile Donnadieu and Julie Demars
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:282
  3. Robotic systems are moving toward more interaction with the environment, which requires improving environmental perception methods. The concept of primitive objects simplified the perception of the environment...

    Authors: Alireza Makki, Alireza Hadi, Bahram Tarvirdizadeh and Mehdi Teimouri
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:265
  4. Accelerometer-based wrist-worn fitness trackers and smartwatches (wearables) appeared on the consumer market in 2011. Many wearable devices have been released since. The objective of this data paper is to desc...

    Authors: André Henriksen, Ashenafi Zebene Woldaregay, Miroslav Muzny, Gunnar Hartvigsen, Laila Arnesdatter Hopstock and Sameline Grimsgaard
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:258
  5. A unique dataset of airway flow/pressure from healthy subjects on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) ventilation was collected. This data can be used to develop or validate models of pulmonary mechanic...

    Authors: Ella F. S. Guy, Jennifer L. Knopp, Oliver Gilbertson, Simon Blue, Lui Holder-Pearson and J. Geoffrey Chase
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:257
  6. Carbon fixed during photosynthesis is exported from leaves towards sink organs as non-structural carbohydrates (NSC), that are a key energy source for metabolic processes in trees. In xylem, NSC are mostly sto...

    Authors: Guangqi Zhang, Pascale Maillard, Zhun Mao, Loic Brancheriau, Julien Engel, Bastien Gérard, Claire Fortunel, Jean-Luc Maeght, Jordi Martínez-Vilalta, Merlin Ramel, Sophie Nourissier-Mountou, Stéphane Fourtier and Alexia Stokes
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:251
  7. In recent years, research on the use of electronic noses (e-nose) has developed rapidly, especially in the medical and food fields. Typically, e-nose is coupled with machine learning algorithms to detect or pr...

    Authors: Dedy Rahman Wijaya, Riyanarto Sarno, Enny Zulaika and Farah Afianti
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:237
  8. Wilt caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis (Fom) is one of the most widespread and destructive melon diseases worldwide. Whole-genome sequencing data of a diverse set of Fom strains, as well as several non-...

    Authors: Fatemeh Sabahi, Zia Banihashemi, Mara de Sain and Martijn Rep
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:229
  9. Anisakis pegreffii is a zoonotic parasite requiring marine organisms to complete its life-history. Human infection (anisakiasis) occurs when the third stage larvae (L3) are accidentally ingested with raw or under...

    Authors: Marialetizia Palomba, Pietro Libro, Jessica Di Martino, Aurelia Rughetti, Mario Santoro, Simonetta Mattiucci and Tiziana Castrignanò
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:223
  10. To assess potential non-target effects of genetically engineered/modified (GM) maize that produces insecticidal proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), numerous field experiments have been conducted worldwide....

    Authors: Michael Meissle, Steven E. Naranjo and Jörg Romeis
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:199

    The Systematic Review to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2022 11:21

  11. The admixture of domestic pig into wild boar populations is controlled until now, by cytogenetic analysis. Even if a first-generation hybrid animal is discernable because of its 37-chromosome karyotype, the cy...

    Authors: Nathalie Iannuccelli, Nicolas Mary, Nathalie Bonnet, Geoffrey Petit, Carine Valle, Alain Ducos and Juliette Riquet
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:170
  12. We present a database on Brazilian spatial, demographic, and socioeconomic characteristics from 1996 to 2020. This database aims for integration and harmonization with epidemiological data from two major studi...

    Authors: Ronaldo Fernandes Santos Alves, Patricia de Moraes Mello Boccolini, Lais Ribeiro Baroni, Laís de Almeida Relvas-Brandt, Raquel de Abreu Junqueira Gritz and Cristiano Siqueira Boccolini
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:159
  13. ‘Integrative and Conjugative Elements’ (ICEs) and ‘Integrative and Mobilizable Elements’ (IMEs) are two classes of mobile genetic elements that are complex to detect and delineate. Therefore, they are yet poor...

    Authors: Gérard Guédon, Julie Lao, Sophie Payot, Thomas Lacroix, Hélène Chiapello and Nathalie Leblond-Bourget
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:157
  14. Himetobi P virus (HiPV) is an insect virus belonging to the genus Cripavirus in the Dicistroviridae family within the Picornavirales order. Himetobi P strain. Sh.Moghaddam is the first study reported, was isolate...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Rezapanah, Zahra Ziafati Kafi, Iradj Ashrafi Tamai, Naser Sadri, Ali Hojabr Rajeoni, Fahimeh Jamiri and Arash GhalyanchiLangeroudi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:138
  15. These data were collected to generate a novel reference metagenome for the sponge Halichondria panicea and its microbiome for subsequent differential expression analyses.

    Authors: Brian W. Strehlow, Astrid Schuster, Warren R. Francis and Donald E. Canfield
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:135
  16. How do birds navigate their way? It is one of the interesting question about homing pigeons, however the genetic of navigation has reminded as a puzzle. Optic lobe, olfactory bulb, hippocampus and cere were co...

    Authors: Hamed Kharrati-Koopaee, Ali Esmailizadeh and Fatemeh Sabahi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:121
  17. Canine lymphoma, the most common hematological cancer in dogs, shares many molecular and clinical characteristics with human Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The standard treatment for canine lymphoma is “CHOP” mul...

    Authors: Miles W. Mee, Sydney Faulkner, Geoffrey A. Wood, J. Paul Woods, Dorothee Bienzle and Brenda L. Coomber
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:111
  18. In this Data note, we provide a raw data set in the form of brief self-guided reflections. We also present the methodological approach to generate these reflections including an educational vignette so that ot...

    Authors: Mario Brondani, Rana Alan and Leeann Donnelly
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:70
  19. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is the first point of service for the people who are in critical condition and in need of urgent health care. In Iran, as in other countries, people in need of emergency servic...

    Authors: Soheil Hashtarkhani, Behzad Kiani, Alireza Mohammadi, Shahab MohammadEbrahimi, Saeid Eslami, Mahmood Tara and Stephen A. Matthews
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:22
  20. During the COVID-19 pandemic, most countries implemented lockdowns that motivated changes in the dietary patterns, physical activity, and body mass index (BMI) of consumers worldwide, as well as the emergence ...

    Authors: Lucila Rozas, Luciana Castronuovo, Peter Busse, Sophia Mus, Joaquín Barnoya, Alejandra Garrón, María Victoria Tiscornia and Leila Guanieri
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:463
  21. Bombyx mori is the key contributor to industrial silk production. The maximum production of silk occurs during 5th instar. The posterior silk glands in the larvae are responsible for the production of the main co...

    Authors: Alekhya Rani Chunduri, Anugata Lima, Resma Rajan and Anitha Mamillapalli
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:456
  22. The “Bolsa-Família” Program (PBF) is a Brazilian conditional cash-transfer program in which families should comply with health, education, and social assistance conditionalities. The program aims to fight pove...

    Authors: Lais Baroni, Ronaldo Fernandes Santos Alves, Cristiano Siqueira Boccolini, Rebecca Salles, Raquel Gritz, Balthazar Paixão and Patricia de Moraes Mello Boccolini
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:435
  23. This study assessed changes in behaviors/attitudes related to the COVID-19. With the understanding that behaviors and vaccine decision-making could contribute to global spread of infectious diseases, this stud...

    Authors: Felicia Zhang, Shu-Fang Shih, Harapan Harapan, Yogambigai Rajamoorthy, Hao-Yuan Chang, Awnish Singh, Yihan Lu and Abram L. Wagner
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:428
  24. Gold standard cause of death data is critically important to improve verbal autopsy (VA) methods in diagnosing cause of death where civil and vital registration systems are inadequate or poor. As part of a thr...

    Authors: Riley H. Hazard, Hafizur Rahman Chowdhury, Abraham D. Flaxman, Jonathan C. Joseph, Nurul Alam, Ian Douglas Riley, Peter Kim Streatfield, Hebe Gouda, Seri Maraga, Patricia Rarau, Diozele Sanvictores, Veronica Tallo, Marilla Lucero and Alan D. Lopez
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:422

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Research Notes 2022 15:21

  25. Hypertension is a prevalent chronic disease globally. A multifaceted combination of risk factors is associated with hypertension. Scientific literature has shown the association among individual and environmen...

    Authors: Alireza Mohammadi, Elahe Pishgar, Neda Firouraghi, Nasser Bagheri, Ali Shamsoddini, Jaffar Abbas and Behzad Kiani
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:416
  26. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health of people worldwide. Psychological resilience has been shown to buffer against the threat of the pandemic (i.e., COVID-19 fear) and sustain mental health. T...

    Authors: Daichi Sugawara, Yuan Gu, Akihiro Masuyama, Siew Li Ng, Evone Y. M. Phoo, Raja Intan Arifah Binti Raja Reza Shah, Takahiro Kubo, Yuta Chishima and Eugene Y. J. Tee
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:409
  27. The mangrove cricket, Apteronemobius asahinai, shows endogenous activity rhythms that synchronize with the tidal cycle (i.e., a free-running rhythm with a period of ~ 12.4 h [the circatidal rhythm]). Little is kn...

    Authors: Aya Satoh, Miwako Takasu, Kentaro Yano and Yohey Terai
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:387
  28. Induction of labour (IOL), or starting labour artificially, can be a lifesaving intervention for pregnant women and their babies, and rates are rising significantly globally. As rates increase, it becomes incr...

    Authors: Shuchita Mundle, Hillary Bracken, Vaishali Khedikar, Jayashree Mulik, Brian Faragher, Thomas Easterling, Simon Leigh, Paul Granby, Alan Haycox, Mark A. Turner, Kate Lightly, Miroslava Ebringer, Zarko Alfirevic, Beverly Winikoff and Andrew D. Weeks
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:355
  29. Existing information on Arctic marine food web structure is fragmented. Integrating data across research programs is an important strategy for building a baseline understanding of food web structure and functi...

    Authors: Ashley Ehrman, Carie Hoover, Carolina Giraldo, Shannon A. MacPhee, Jasmine Brewster, Christine Michel, James D. Reist, Michael Power, Heidi Swanson, Andrea Niemi, Wojciech Walkusz and Lisa Loseto
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:347
  30. The incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is increasing due to more widespread mammographic screening. DCIS, the earliest form of breast cancer, is non-invasive at the time of detection. If DCIS tissues...

    Authors: Tomoo Jikuzono, Eriko Manabe, Shoko Kure, Haruki Akasu, Tomoko Ishikawa, Yoko Fujiwara, Masujiro Makita and Osamu Ishibashi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:340
  31. This data article aims to introduce the “XPolaris” R-package, designed to facilitate access to detailed soil data at any geographical location within the contiguous United States (CONUS). Without the need of a...

    Authors: Luiz H. Moro Rosso, Andre F. de Borja Reis, Adrian A. Correndo and Ignacio A. Ciampitti
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:327
  32. Haemaphysalis longicornis is the most important tick species in Japan and has a wide range of vector capacity. Due to its veterinary and medical importance, this tick species has been used as a model for tick/vec...

    Authors: Rika Umemiya-Shirafuji, Jinlin Zhou, Min Liao, Badgar Battsetseg, Damdinsuren Boldbaatar, Takeshi Hatta, Thasaneeya Kuboki, Takeshi Sakaguchi, Huey Shy Chee, Takeharu Miyoshi, Xiaohong Huang, Naotoshi Tsuji, Xuenan Xuan and Kozo Fujisaki
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:326
  33. Trueperella pyogenes has been considered a major causative agent of metritis, abortion, and death in a broad range of domestic and wild animals, including cattle, swine, sheep, goats, camels, buffalo, deer, antel...

    Authors: Iradj Ashrafi Tamai, Abdolmajid Mohammadzadeh, Arash Ghalyanchi Langeroudi, Pezhman Mahmoodi, Zahra Ziafati Kafi, Babak Pakbin and Taghi Zahraei Salehi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:323
  34. Reported rainfall data from multiple rain gauges and its corresponding estimate from Dual-Polarization (Dual-Pol) radar is presented here. The ordered set of data pairs were collected from multiple peer review...

    Authors: Tyson H. Walsh, Jesse W. Lansford, T. V. Hromadka II and Prasada Rao
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:319
  35. Patients with thalassemia major (TM) have the highest mortality rate due to heart failure induced by myocardial iron overload. However, T2* weighted MR imaging is currently a gold standard approach for measuri...

    Authors: Emad Shiae Ali, Mohamad Amin Bakhshali, Seyed Jafar Shoja Razavi, Hoorak Poorzand and Parvaneh Layegh
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:318
  36. Complex algae are photosynthetic organisms resulting from eukaryote-to-eukaryote endosymbiotic-like interactions. Yet the specific lineages and mechanisms are still under debate. That is why large scale phylog...

    Authors: Mick Van Vlierberghe, Arnaud Di Franco, Hervé Philippe and Denis Baurain
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:306
  37. Navigation is the most important feature of homing pigeons, however no integrated response to genetic mechanism of navigation has been reported. The generated data herein represent whole-genome resequencing da...

    Authors: Ali Esmailizadeh, Hamed Kharrati-Koopaee and Hojjat Assadoullahpour Nanaei
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:305
  38. In March 2020, Iran tackled the first national wave of COVID-19 that was particularly felt in Mashhad, Iran’s second-most populous city. Accordingly, we performed a spatio-temporal study in this city to invest...

    Authors: Shahab MohammadEbrahimi, Alireza Mohammadi, Robert Bergquist, Mahsan Akbarian, Mahnaz Arian, Elahe Pishgar and Behzad Kiani
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:292
  39. Pistacia genus belongs to the flowering plants in the cashew family and contains at least 11 species. The whole-genome resequencing data of different species from Pistacia genus are described herein. The data rep...

    Authors: Ali Tajabadipour and Ali Esmailizadeh
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:290

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Research Notes 2021 14:392

  40. Four-dimensional flow CMR allows for a comprehensive assessment of the blood flow kinetic energy of the ventricles of the heart. In comparison to standard two-dimensional image acquisition, 4D flow CMR is felt...

    Authors: Ciaran Grafton-Clarke, Saul Crandon, Jos J. M. Westenberg, Peter P. Swoboda, John P. Greenwood, Rob J. van der Geest, Andrew J. Swift, Vassilios S. Vassiliou, Sven Plein and Pankaj Garg
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:289
  41. Sulfation is an essential physiological process that regulates the function of a wide array of molecules involved in brain development. We have previously shown expression levels for the sulfate transporter Slc13...

    Authors: Tracey J. Harvey, Raul Ayala Davila, Diana Vidovic, Sazia Sharmin, Michael Piper and David G. Simmons
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:269
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