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Genetics

  1. Taichung Native 1 (TN1) is the first semidwarf rice cultivar that initiated the Green Revolution. As TN1 is a direct descendant of the Dee-geo-woo-gen cultivar, the source of the sd1 semidwarf gene, the sd1 gene ...

    Authors: Jerome P. Panibe, Long Wang, Yi-Chen Lee, Chang-Sheng Wang and Wen-Hsiung Li
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:9
  2. Understanding the relationships between nutrition, human health and plant food source is among the highest priorities for public health. Therefore, enhancing the minerals content such as iron (Fe), zinc (Zn) a...

    Authors: Samar G. Thabet, Dalia Z. Alomari, Henrik Brinch-Pedersen and Ahmad M. Alqudah
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:6
  3. Cymbidium goeringii, belonging to the Orchidaceae family, is an important ornamental plant with striking petals and lips. Extremely diversified floral patterns and morphologies make C. goeringii good research mat...

    Authors: Yue Chen, Zihan Xu, Qi Shen and Chongbo Sun
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2021 62:23
  4. Weedy rice, a conspecific weedy counterpart of the cultivated rice (Oryza sativa L.), has been problematic in rice-production area worldwide. Although we started to know about the origin of some weedy traits for ...

    Authors: Yu-Lan Lin, Dong-Hong Wu, Cheng-Chieh Wu and Yung-Fen Huang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2021 62:2
  5. Hericium erinaceus, also known as lion’s mane mushroom, is a widely distributed edible and medicinal fungus in Asian countries. H. erinaceus harbors diverse bioactive metabolites with anticancer, immunomodulating...

    Authors: Nan Zhang, Zongfu Tang, Jun Zhang, Xin Li, Ziqian Yang, Chun Yang, Zhaofeng Zhang and Zuoxi Huang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2019 60:15
  6. Haworthia are desert succulents belonging to the Asphodelaceae family. Haworthia species are cultivated commercially as ornamentals and some rare species are quite valuable at retail market but growth slowly and ...

    Authors: Yen-Ming Chen, Jian-Zhi Huang, Ting-Wen Hou and I-Chun Pan
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2019 60:10
  7. Rice blast, caused by Magnaporthe oryzae, is an important rice disease occurring in all rice-growing areas. To manage blast disease effectively and in an environmentally friendly way, it is important to continual...

    Authors: Heng-An Lin, Szu-Yu Chen, Fang-Yu Chang, Chih-Wei Tung, Yi-Chia Chen, Wei-Chiang Shen, Ruey-Shyang Chen, Chih-Wen Wu and Chia-Lin Chung
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:32
  8. Gastrodia elata, a mycoheterotrophic orchid, is a well-known medicinal herb. In nature, the seed germination of G. elata requires proper fungal association, because of the absence of endosperm. To germinate succe...

    Authors: Xu Zeng, Yuanyuan Li, Hong Ling, Juan Chen and Shunxing Guo
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:8
  9. Gastrodia elata is a well-known medicinal orchid. In nature, the germination rate of G. elata is extremely poor, because there is no endosperm within the mature seed. It is crucial for...

    Authors: Xu Zeng, Yuanyuan Li, Hong Ling, Sisi Liu, Mengmeng Liu, Juan Chen and Shunxing Guo
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:31
  10. Tartary buckwheat are very popular as an important functional food material and its cultivation is very widespread in our whole world, but there obviously lack works in the researches of genetic breeding for a...

    Authors: Lin-Jiao Wang, Mao-Yin Sheng, Pei-Cai Wen and Jia-Ying Du
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:2
  11. Phalaenopsis orchid (Phal. orchid) is visually attractive and it is important economic floriculture species. Phal. orchids have many unique biological features. However, investigation ...

    Authors: Hong-Xian Hsing, Yi-Jyun Lin, Chii-Gong Tong, Min-Jeng Li, Yun-Jin Chen and Swee-Suak Ko
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:30
  12. Fruit characters affect consumer preferences and the market value of melons is determined by fruit quality. Most fruit quality-related traits are controlled by multiple genes, and are influenced by environment...

    Authors: Yu-Hua Wang, Dong-Hong Wu, Jin-Hsing Huang, Shing-Jy Tsao, Kae-Kang Hwu and Hsiao-Feng Lo
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:19