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  1. Growing wheat under climate change scenarios challenges, scientists to develop drought and heat-tolerant genotypes. The adaptive traits should therefore be explored and engineered for this purpose. Thus, this ...

    Authors: Sadia Hakeem, Zulfiqar Ali, Muhammad Abu Bakar Saddique, Muhammad Habib-ur-Rahman and Martin Wiehle
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2024 65:13
  2. Sod culture (SC) and conventional agriculture (CA) represent two distinct field management approaches utilized in the cultivation of tea plants in Taiwan. In this study, we employed gas exchange and chlorophyl...

    Authors: Chung-I Chen, Kuan-Hung Lin, Meng-Yuan Huang, Chih-Kai Yang, Yu-Hsiu Lin, Mei-Li Hsueh, Li-Hua Lee, Shiou-Ruei Lin and Ching-Wen Wang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2024 65:10
  3. Iron deficiency is the leading cause of anemia worldwide, particularly in countries with predominant plant-based diets. Plants constitute the main source of dietary iron. Increasing their iron concentration co...

    Authors: En-Jung Hsieh, Siao-Wei Liao, Ching-Yuan Chang, Chu-Han Tseng, Shan-Li Wang and Louis Grillet
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:24
  4. Valine-glutamine genes (VQ) acted as transcription regulators and played the important roles in plant growth and development, and stress tolerance through interacting with transcription factors and other co-re...

    Authors: Xiaoxiao Yan, Rui Luo, Xiangyang Liu, Zihang Hou, Wenyi Pei, Wenqi Zhu and Hong Cui
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:18
  5. The aim of this study was to determine the actual state of the photosynthetic apparatus and exhibit distinguishable differences in the chlorophyll fluorescence (ChlF) components in different seedling ages of M. o...

    Authors: Chung-I. Chen, Kuan-Hung Lin, Tzu-Chao Lin, Meng-Yuan Huang, Yung-Chih Chen, Chau-Ching Huang and Ching-Wen Wang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:5
  6. Water scarcity is responsible for losses in the yield of many plants and this is expected to continue due to climate change. However, cowpea which is known for its drought tolerance, is considered as a plant w...

    Authors: MirReza Miri, Farshad Ghooshchi, Hamid Reza Tohidi Moghadam, HamidReza Larijani and Pourang Kasraie
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:30
  7. Saline land in coastal areas has great potential for crop cultivation. Improving salt tolerance in rice is a key to expanding the available area for its growth and thus improving global food security. Seed pri...

    Authors: Anik Hidayah, Rizka Rohmatin Nisak, Febri Adi Susanto, Tri Rini Nuringtyas, Nobutoshi Yamaguchi and Yekti Asih Purwestri
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:24
  8. Plant growth and development are severely affected by soil salinity. This study was carried out to evaluate the interaction of foliar application of antioxidants (β-carotene and gallic acid) and salt stress on Le...

    Authors: Marziyeh Babaei, Leila Shabani and Shahla Hashemi-Shahraki
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:22
  9. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is the most cultivated forage plant as a model in legumes. Salinity stress due to Na+ toxicity causes severe, oxidative stress as a main reason for program cell death (PCD) in plants....

    Authors: Shabnam Jalili, Ali Akbar Ehsanpour and Seyed Morteza Javadirad
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:19
  10. Low temperature, which is one of the main environmental factors that limits geographical distribution and sucrose yield, is a common abiotic stress during the growth and development of sugar beet. As a regulat...

    Authors: Jiali Long, Wang Xing, Yuguang Wang, Zedong Wu, Wenjing Li, Yi Zou, Jiaping Sun, Fushun Zhang and Zhi Pi
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:18
  11. Nitrogen is an essential macronutrient for plant growth and development. Crops with a high nitrogen input usually have high yields. However, outbreaks of brown planthoppers (Nilaparvata lugens; BPH) frequently oc...

    Authors: Shau-Ching Lin, Yi Li, Fang-Yu Hu, Chih-Lu Wang, Yun-Hung Kuang, Chang-Lin Sung, Shin-Fu Tsai, Zhi-Wei Yang, Charng-Pei Li, Shou-Horng Huang, Chung-Ta Liao, Sherry Lou Hechanova, Kshirod K. Jena and Wen-Po Chuang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:16
  12. Salinized soils negatively affect plant growth, so it has become necessary to use safe and eco-friendly methods to mitigate this stress. In a completely randomized design, a pot experiment was carried out to e...

    Authors: Amal M. Omer, Mahmoud S. Osman and Ali A. Badawy
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:15
  13. 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
  14. 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

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  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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

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