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Conservation

  1. Studying the floristic diversity of a certain forest is a basic aspect of the design and management of forest vegetation; and consequently this study focused on the plant diversity and community analysis of th...

    Authors: Alemayehu Kefalew, Teshome Soromessa and Sebsebe Demissew
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:23
  2. Seed viability testing is essential in plant conservation and research. Seed viability testing determines the success of ex-situ conservation efforts, such as seed banking but commonly testing protocols of orchid...

    Authors: Namrata Pradhan, Xuli Fan, Francesco Martini, Huayang Chen, Hong Liu, Jiangyun Gao and Uromi Manage Goodale
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Botanical Studies 2022 63:10

  3. The technique of symbiotic germination—using mycorrhizal fungi to propagate orchids from seed in vitro—has been used as one method to cultivate orchids in North America and abroad for > 30 years. A long-held a...

    Authors: Lawrence W. Zettler and Caleb J. Dvorak
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2021 62:14
  4. Hedychium gardnerianum Sheph. ex Ker Gawl. is one of the 100 world's worst invasive alien species and the research target in areas as diverse as biological control, natural fibres uses, taxonomy or the biological...

    Authors: Maria João Pereira, Telmo Eleutério, Maria Gabriela Meirelles and Helena Cristina Vasconcelos
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2021 62:11
  5. In the United States and Canada, ca. one-half of native orchid species are now threatened with extinction. A number of these species are restricted to tallgrass prairies of central North America, such as the E...

    Authors: Hana L. Thixton, Elizabeth J. Esselman, Laura L. Corey and Lawrence W. Zettler
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2020 61:12
  6. Orchids maintain a symbiotic relationship with mycorrhizal fungi in the lifecycle. Previous reports indicated that diverse mycobionts may have different roles during orchid growth and development. Although var...

    Authors: Ying Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Li, Xiao-Mei Chen, Shun-Xing Guo and Yung-I Lee
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2020 61:2
  7. Sapria is a distinctive and narrowly host-specific holoparasitic genus belonging to the Rafflesiaceae. Sapria himalayana, rare throughout its range from NE India, SW China, Thailand to Vietnam, is a little-unders...

    Authors: Hữu Đăng Trần, Hồng Trường Lưu, Quốc Đạt Nguyễn, Hiếu Cường Nguyễn, Parusuraman Athen and K. M. Wong
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:29
  8. Mycoheterotrophic plants are one of the most difficult plant groups to conserve because they are entirely dependent on symbiotic fungi. Establishment of viable culture systems would greatly aid their conservat...

    Authors: Kana Higaki, Kento Rammitsu, Yumi Yamashita, Tomohisa Yukawa and Yuki Ogura-Tsujita
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:59
  9. Tropical orchids need more study with respect to their mycorrhizal associations. For researchers in distant countries who aspire to study these orchids augmenting their conservation, the great distances involv...

    Authors: Lawrence W. Zettler, Landy Rajaovelona, Kazutomo Yokoya, Jonathan P. Kendon, Andrew L. Stice, Amanda E. Wood and Viswambharan Sarasan
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:54
  10. Molecular identification based on microsatellite loci is an important technology to improve the commercial breeding of the moth orchid. There are more than 30,000 cultivars have been enrolled at the Royal Hort...

    Authors: Ya-Zhu Ko, Huei-Chuan Shih, Chi-Chu Tsai, Hsing-Hua Ho, Pei-Chun Liao and Yu-Chung Chiang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:48
  11. Lilium callosum is native to Taiwan, but little is known about it since it has been considered extinct since 1915. After the rediscovery of this rare species after a fire in 2011 in Tu...

    Authors: Ying Chun Chen, Yang Jung Huang, Chiu Mei Wang, Chin An Chiu, Huey Ling Lin, Pei Fang Lee, Ya Ming Cheng and Chen Chang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:47
  12. Lack of phenological information and efficient collecting methods are considered impediments for orchid seed collecting. This leads to opportunistic collecting as part of general seed collecting schedules that...

    Authors: Jonathan P. Kendon, Landy Rajaovelona, Helen Sandford, Rui Fang, Jake Bell and Viswambharan Sarasan
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:34
  13. Archaeobotanical remains of millet were found at the Nan-kuan-li East site in Tainan Science Park, southern Taiwan. This site, dated around 5000–4300 BP, is characterized by remains of the Tapenkeng culture, t...

    Authors: Chen-Hwa Tsang, Kuang-Ti Li, Tze-Fu Hsu, Yuan-Ching Tsai, Po-Hsuan Fang and Yue-Ie Caroline Hsing
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:3
  14. Gastrodia flabilabella is a mycoheterotrophic orchid that obtains carbohydrates and nutrients from its symbiotic mycorrhizal fungi. The species is an endemic and vulnerable species enlisted in the “A Preliminary ...

    Authors: Chi-Chu Tsai, Pei-Yin Wu, Chia-Chi Kuo, Min-Chun Huang, Sheng-Kun Yu, Tsai-Wen Hsu, Tzen-Yuh Chiang and Yu-Chung Chiang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:72
  15. Recently, we discovered an unknown Asarum from Taiwan which is closely related to A. crassisepalum S.F. Huang, T.H. Hsieh and T.C. Huang and A. taipingshanianum S.F. Huang, T.H. Hsieh and T.C. Huang by sharing a ...

    Authors: Chang-Tse Lu, Wen-Liang Chiou and Jenn-Che Wang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:28
  16. Grammitid ferns are a tropical monophyletic clade nested in Polypodiaceae, containing more than 20 genera and more than 750 species. Many of them also grow in Taiwan. During the survey of recent two decades, a...

    Authors: Shann-Jye Moore, Barbara S Parris, Tzu-Tong Kao, Pi-Fong Lu and Wen-Liang Chiou
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:24
  17. In the marine brown macroalgae, the morphological characters are highly similar between two widely distributed genera, Homoeostrichus and Zonaria (Dictyotaceae), thereby resulting in the difficulty of exploring t...

    Authors: Wei-Lung Wang, Ching-Su Lin, Wook-Jae Lee and Shao-Lun Liu
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:13
  18. Members of the calcified red algal genus, Galaxaura, are distributed predominantly in warm temperate, subtropical, and tropical regions worldwide. The capacity of these algae to form calcified thalli could play a...

    Authors: Shao-Lun Liu, Lawrence M Liao and Wei-Lung Wang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:1