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Morphology

  1. There are estimated 180–220 species of Tuber described in the world, but the diversity of the genus in Taiwan is poorly known, with only two species recorded, i.e., Tuber formosanum and T. furfuraceum. During our...

    Authors: Chieh-Lung Lin, Ming-Jer Tsai, Chuen-Hsu Fu, Tun-Tschu Chang, Hoi-Tung Li and King-Fai Wong

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:25

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  2. Terpenoids, the largest class of natural products in the plant kingdom, have been widely used in medicine. The precursors of terpenoids, isoprene phosphate (IPP) and dimethylallyl pyrophosphate (DMAPP), were s...

    Authors: Meng Wang, Dou Wang, Qing Zhang, Jia Chai, Yong Peng and Xia Cai

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:62

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  3. The genus Argyreia Lour. is one of the species-rich Asian genera in the family Convolvulaceae. Several species complexes were recognized in which taxon delimitation was imprecise, especially when examining herbar...

    Authors: Paweena Traiperm, Janene Chow, Possathorn Nopun, G. Staples and Sasivimon C. Swangpol

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:25

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  4. Cambial variations in lianas of Piperaceae in Taiwan have not been studied previously. The stem anatomy of seven Piper species from Taiwan was examined to document cambial variations and better distinguish the sp...

    Authors: Sheng-Zehn Yang and Po-Hao Chen

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:17

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  5. Developing drought-tolerant crops critically depends on the efficient response of a genotype to the limited water availability, a trait known as phenological plasticity. Our understanding of the phenological p...

    Authors: Marwa N. M. E. Sanad, Kimberley Garland Campbell and Kulvinder S. Gill

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:35

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  6. Several medicinal properties have been reported for plants in the genus Evolvulus, such as a brain tonic and antifungal from Evolvulus alsinoides, and a sedative and an anthelmintic from Evolvulus nummularius. Th...

    Authors: Kanapol Ketjarun, George W. Staples, Sasivimon C. Swangpol and Paweena Traiperm

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:25

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Botanical Studies 2016 57:29

  7. The fruits of the family Menispermaceae are drupes, and because the drupe endocarps are morphologically diverse, they are generally used to classify members of this family. There is a lack of detailed knowledg...

    Authors: Sheng-Zehn Yang and Po-Hao Chen

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:14

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Botanical Studies 2017 58:20

  8. The winter in the Yangtze River Delta area of China involves more than 1 month of continuous low temperature and poor light (CLTL) weather conditions, which impacts horticultural production in an unheated gree...

    Authors: Xue Li, Wei Lu, Guyue Hu, Xiao Chan Wang, Yu Zhang, Guo Xiang Sun and Zhichao Fang

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:2

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  9. Glossogyne tenuifolia Cassini (Hsiang-Ju in Chinese) is a perennial herb native to Penghu Islands, Taiwan. The herb is a traditional anti-pyretic and hepatoprotective used in Chinese medicine. Several studies on

    Authors: Chia-Chen Chen, Hung-Chi Chang, Chao-Lin Kuo, Dinesh Chandra Agrawal, Chi-Rei Wu and Hsin-Sheng Tsay

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:45

    Content type: Research

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  10. Calcium oxalate crystals, which are found in many organs of plants, have different morphological forms: as druses, prism, styloids, raphides and crystal sand. In this study, the distribution, type and specific...

    Authors: Sevil Tütüncü Konyar, Necla Öztürk and Feruzan Dane

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:32

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  11. Using the cross of wheat and maize is a very useful way to produce wheat haploid plants by chromosome elimination. Dwarf male sterile wheat (DMSW) and corn inducer are potential important germplasm for wheat b...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Ke Wang, Zhi-Shan Lin, Li-Pu Du, Hai-Li Ma, Le-Le Xiao and Xing-Guo Ye

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:26

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  12. Dried roots of Sophora flavescens Aiton contain many phytochemicals that exhibit beneficial effects on human health. This study examined and compared the karyological, morphological and phytochemical characterist...

    Authors: Tzu Che Lin, Jih Min Sung and Mau Shing Yeh

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:5

    Content type: Research

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