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  1. The soybean is an important food crop worldwide. Drought during the first pod stage significantly affects soybean yield, and understanding the metabolomic and physiological changes in soybeans under drought st...

    Authors: Xiyue Wang, Yongping Li, Xiaojing Wang, Xiaomei Li and Shoukun Dong
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:8
  2. Water-deficit stress is known as one of the most severe environmental stresses affecting the growth of plants through marked reduction of water uptake, which leads to osmotic stress by lowering water potential...

    Authors: Fatemeh Ebrahimi, Amin Salehi, Mohsen Movahedi Dehnavi, Amin Mirshekari, Mohammad Hamidian and Saeid Hazrati
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2021 62:22

    The Correction to this article has been published in Botanical Studies 2022 63:4

  3. Nowadays, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as a new lighting technology, have been emerged as an alternative source of light for plants due to their wavelength specificity, the narrow width of their bands, small s...

    Authors: Tayebeh Ahmadi, Leila Shabani and Mohammad R. Sabzalian
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2021 62:9
  4. Phalaenopsis is one of the important ornamental plants worldwide. It plays the most significant role in flower exportation in Taiwan. However, the yellow leaf disease caused by Fusarium spp. has reduced the orch...

    Authors: Shu-Yun Chen, Yan-Jeng Wu, Ting-Fang Hsieh, Jiunn-Feng Su, Wei-Chiang Shen, Yung-Hsiang Lai, Pen-Chih Lai, Wen-Huei Chen and Hong-Hwa Chen
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2021 62:4
  5. Chilling stress is the major factor limiting plant productivity and quality in most regions of the world. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate the effects of putrescine (Put) and polyamine inhibitor d-argin...

    Authors: Xiangli Sun, Zebin Yuan, Bo Wang, Liping Zheng, Jianzhong Tan and Fadi Chen
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2020 61:28
  6. Genotypic variations are seen in cadmium (Cd) tolerance and accumulation in rice plants. Cultivars that show low Cd translocation from the root into shoot can be selected to reduce Cd contamination in rice gra...

    Authors: Wan-Ting Chiao, Bo-Ching Chen, Chien-Hui Syu and Kai-Wei Juang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2020 61:27
  7. Fritillaria cirrhosa, an important Chinese medicinal herb, is a Class-III protected and highly exploited species by pharmaceutical industry. Dwindling wild populations of species are unable to meet market demand....

    Authors: Hung-Chi Chang, Hui-Min Xie, Maw-Rong Lee, Chiu-Ying Lin, Mei-Kuen Yip, Dinesh Chandra Agrawal and Hsin-Sheng Tsay
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2020 61:9
  8. N-acyl-homoserine lactones (AHLs) are the quorum sensing (QS) signal molecules to coordinate the collective behavior in a population in Gram-negative bacteria. Recent evidences demonstrate their roles in plant .....

    Authors: Qian Zhao, Xiang-Yun Yang, Yao Li, Fang Liu, Xiang-Yu Cao, Zhen-Hua Jia and Shui-Shan Song
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2020 61:8
  9. Chitosan is a polycationic polysaccharide derived from chitin that has been recognized as an effective elicitor in the production of secondary metabolites of many medicinal plants. In this study, the effect of...

    Authors: Ghazaleh Fooladi vanda, Leila Shabani and Roya Razavizadeh
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2019 60:26
  10. Plumbagin is one of the pharmaceutically important biomolecule with anticancer potential. Among the plants reported to produce plumbagin, P. zeylanica topped the list. The plumbagin production is very slow with l...

    Authors: Namdeo B. Andhale, Mohd. Shahnawaz and Avinash B. Ade
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2019 60:21
  11. Cold stress is the main factor that reduces rice yield in subtropical areas, especially at the seedling stage. Most of the current studies on cold stress focus the responses of rice shoots to cold stress. Limi...

    Authors: Ching Hsin Hsu and Yi Ting Hsu
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2019 60:14
  12. Salinity is a significant environmental stress factor limiting crops productivity. Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) has a natural tolerance to salinity stress, making it an interesting study object in stress biology r...

    Authors: Faiza Boussora, Mohamed Allam, Ferdaous Guasmi, Ali Ferchichi, Twan Rutten, Mats Hansson, Helmy M. Youssef and Andreas Börner
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2019 60:13
  13. Previously, we found that Arabidopsis plants transformed with a construct containing the promoter of Oshsp17.3 from rice fused to the β-glucuronidase gene (GUS), Oshsp17.3Pro::GUS (Oshsp17.3p), showed a GUS signa...

    Authors: Kuan-Fu Lin, Meng-Yu Tsai, Chung-An Lu, Shaw-Jye Wu and Ching-Hui Yeh
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:15
  14. Transcription factors could regulate multiple aspects of plants growth and development, which is significant to plants. Ovate family proteins (OFPs) that are named due to contain OVATE domain, a 70-AA C-termin...

    Authors: Yao Tang, Wei Zhang, Yan-Li Yin, Peng Feng, Hong-ling Li and Ying Chang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:12
  15. Tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world. There are many secondary metabolites can be found in tea such as anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins, flavonols and catechins. These secondary metabolites in ...

    Authors: Shun-Wun Ke, Guan-Heng Chen, Chung-Tse Chen, Jason T. C. Tzen and Chin-Ying Yang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:11
  16. High and low temperatures constitute the most damaging type of abiotic stress and limit the survival, and productivity of plants. The present study aimed to evaluate the role of exogenous applications of acety...

    Authors: Mona H. Soliman, Aisha A. M. Alayafi, Amr A. El Kelish and Abdelghafar M. Abu-Elsaoud
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:6
  17. Temperature remarkably affects the growth and metabolism of plants. Tobacco is an important cash crop, and the long-term effects of different growth temperatures (18.5, 23.5 and 28.5 °C, daily average) on grow...

    Authors: Li Yun Yang, Shuang Long Yang, Jun Ying Li, Jun Hong Ma, Tao Pang, Cong Ming Zou, Bin He and Ming Gong
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:5
  18. The 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenases OsNCED4 was cloned from rice in conjunction with OsNCED 1-3 and 5, of which 3 has been shown to function in ABA biosynthesis and alteration of leaf morphology. In higher pla...

    Authors: San-Gwang Hwang, Chia-Yun Lee and Ching-Shan Tseng
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:2
  19. Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr. cv. “Nam Dan”) is one of the most valuable crops in agricultural production in Nghe An province (Vietnam). Our previous study revealed that extract of the cyanobacterium strain Nos...

    Authors: Van-Chung Mai, Ba-Hoanh Nguyen, Duc-Dien Nguyen and Le-Ai-Vinh Nguyen
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:55
  20. Low temperatures pose a critical limitation to the physiology and survival of chilling-sensitive plants. One example is the genus Paphiopedilum (Orchidaceae), which is mainly native to tropical and subtropical ar...

    Authors: Ying-Jie Yang, Wei Chang, Wei Huang, Shi-Bao Zhang and Hong Hu
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:53
  21. The aim of this study is to compare the tolerance mechanisms of two industrial tomato varieties (X5671R and 5MX12956) under drought stress. 14 days-old tomato seedlings were subjected to 7 days-long drought st...

    Authors: Özge Çelik, Alp Ayan and Çimen Atak
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:32
  22. Grain yield of wheat is primarily determined by both grain number and grain weight, which often influence each other in response to environmental stimuli. Some of the genotypes are capable of maintaining high ...

    Authors: Mahesh Kumar, Susheel Kumar Raina, Venkadasamy Govindasamy, Ajay Kumar Singh, Ram Lal Choudhary, Jagadish Rane and Paramjit Singh Minhas
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:14
  23. Salinity is one of the increasingly serious environmental problems worldwide for cultivating agricultural crops. The present study was aimed to ascertain the potential of beneficial soil bacterium Azospirillum b...

    Authors: Muhammad Khalid, Muhammad Bilal, Danial Hassani, Hafiz M. N. Iqbal, Hang Wang and Danfeng Huang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:5
  24. Tea plant is famed in humid and sub-humid of tropical regions, sub-tropical regions, and is a leaf-harvested crop. Nitrogen is the most important nutrient for increasing quality of tea leaves. Therefore, large...

    Authors: Zheng-he Lin, Qiu-sheng Zhong, Chang-song Chen, Qi-chun Ruan, Zhi-hui Chen and Xiao-mei You
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:37
  25. Endoreduplication appears in numerous plant species and plays a vital role during ontogeny. The presence of polyploid cells in an otherwise diploid organism is tied specifically to the taxonomy, ecology and ph...

    Authors: Valéria Kocová, Nikola Straková, Vladislav Kolarčik, Albert Rákai and Pavol Mártonfi
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:34
  26. Kappaphycus are farmed in tropical countries as raw material for carrageenan, which is widely used in food industry. The sea area available for farming is one limiting factor in the pr...

    Authors: Hu Li, Jianguo Liu, Litao Zhang and Tong Pang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:21
  27. Heteropogon contortus is a valuable pasture species that is widely used for vegetation restoration in dry-hot valleys of China. However, to date, its morphological and physiological re...

    Authors: Xue-mei Wang, Li Zhao, Bang-guo Yan, Liang-tao Shi, Gang-cai Liu and Yu-xiao He
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:17
  28. Dracocephalum heterophyllum was a traditional Tibetan medicine possesses various pharmacological effects involved in anti-inflammatory, antibacterial activities. However, its anti-hepa...

    Authors: Qiang-Qiang Shi, Jun Dang, Huai-Xiu Wen, Xiang Yuan, Yan-Duo Tao and Qi-Lan Wang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:16
  29. Aquaporins (AQPs) are known to facilitate water transport across cell membranes, but the role of a single AQP in regulating plant water transport, particularly in plants other than Arabidopsis remains largely une...

    Authors: Juanjuan Song, Guoliang Ye, Zhengjiang Qian and Qing Ye
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:15
  30. Abiotic stresses such as drought and salt stresses have a negative effect on the growth and productivity of plants. Improvement of stress tolerance through genetic engineering in plants has been reported in in...

    Authors: Bi-Yan Zhao, Yu-Feng Hu, Juan-juan Li, Xuan Yao and Ke-de Liu
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:12
  31. Improvement of nutrient use efficiency is a major goal for several crop plants, especially Brassica napus. Indeed, the low nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) in this crop results in negative economic and ecological co...

    Authors: Clément Sorin, Laurent Leport, Mireille Cambert, Alain Bouchereau, François Mariette and Maja Musse
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:11
  32. Peucedanum japonicum Thunb, an important medicinal herb is reported to possess pharmacological properties such as anti-obesity, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-di...

    Authors: Chia-Chen Chen, Dinesh Chandra Agrawal, Maw-Rong Lee, Ren-Jye Lee, Chao-Lin Kuo, Chi-Rei Wu, Hsin-Sheng Tsay and Hung-Chi Chang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:9
  33. Copper dioxide nanoparticles (NPs), which is a kind of important and widely used metal oxide NP, eventually reaches a water body through wastewater and urban runoff. Ecotoxicological studies of this kind of NP...

    Authors: Guanling Song, Wenhua Hou, Yuan Gao, Yan Wang, Lin Lin, Zhiwei Zhang, Qiang Niu, Rulin Ma, Lati Mu and Haixia Wang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:3
  34. The production of broccoli (Brassica oleracea) is largely reduced by waterlogging and high temperature stresses. Heat-tolerant and heat-susceptible broccoli cultivars TSS-AVRDC-2 and B-75, respectively, were used...

    Authors: Hsin-Hung Lin, Kuan-Hung Lin, Su-Ching Chen, Yu-Hsing Shen and Hsiao-Feng Lo
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:18
  35. Saussurea involucrata (Kar. et Kir.) commonly known as ‘snow lotus’ or ‘Xue Lian’ is an important plant in the traditional Chinese system of medicine. The plant contains flavonoids such as syringin and rutin. The...

    Authors: Chao-Lin Kuo, Dinesh-Chandra Agrawal, Hung-Chi Chang, Ya-Ting Chiu, Chu-Peng Huang, Yi-Lin Chen, Shih-Hung Huang and Hsin-Sheng Tsay
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:12
  36. This article evaluates the potential of intraspecific variation for whole-root hydraulic properties in sunflower. We investigated genotypic differences related to root water transport in four genotypes selecte...

    Authors: Afifuddin Latif Adiredjo, Olivier Navaud, Philippe Grieu and Thierry Lamaze
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:75
  37. Apple trees are often subject to severe salt stress in China as well as in the world that results in significant loss of apple production. Therefore this study was carried out to evaluate the response of apple...

    Authors: Shou-Jun Yang, Zhong-Lan Zhang, Yuan-Xia Xue, Zhi-Fen Zhang and Shu-Yi Shi
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:70

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