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  1. Cadmium uptake and distribution, as well as its effects on lipid composition was investigated in almond seedlings (Prunus dulcis) grown in culture solution supplied with two concentrations of Cd (50 and 150 μM).

    Authors: Nada Elloumi, Mohamed Zouari, Leila Chaari, Chiraz Jomni, Brahim Marzouk and Ferjani Ben Abdallah

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:61

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  2. Tomato is one of the most popular vegetables, and middle tolerance for salt stress. Spermidine (Spd) has an important role in plant defense mechanisms against abiotic stress; however, relatively few data are a...

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Li Zhang and Xiao-Hui Hu

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:58

    Content type: Research

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  3. Gentiana scabra Bunge commonly known as ‘Long dan cao’ in China has been used in traditional Chinese medicines for more than 2000 years. Dry roots and rhizome of the herb have been used for the treatment of infla...

    Authors: Shih-Hung Huang, Dinesh Chandra Agrawal, Fang-Sheng Wu and Hsin-Sheng Tsay

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:56

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  4. This study aimed to explore the active oxygen scavenging mechanism of Kandelia candel, in order to provide a theoretical basis for further analysis on the physiological mechanism of salt tolerance in mangrove pla...

    Authors: He-ming Wang, Xiao-rong Xiao, Meng-ying Yang, Zhi-liang Gao, Jian Zang, Xiu-mei Fu and Yin-hua Chen

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:57

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  5. Drimys brasiliensis Miers is native to Brazil, where it is mainly found in montane forests and flooded areas in the South and Southeast regions of the country. The objectives of the present study were to compare ...

    Authors: Bruna Paula da Cruz, Evaristo Mauro de Castro, Maria das Graças Cardoso, Katiúscia Freire de Souza, Samísia Maria Fernandes Machado, Patrícia Vieira Pompeu and Marco Aurélio Leite Fontes

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:41

    Content type: Research

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  6. Rhododendron is one of the most well-known alpine flowers. In order to identify performances relating to Rhododendron’s natural habitats we investigated the leaf anatomical structures and photosynthetic character...

    Authors: Yan-Fei Cai, Shi-Feng Li, Shu-Fa Li, Wei-Jia Xie and Jie Song

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:36

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  7. Heavy metals are naturally occurring in the earth‘s crust but anthropogenic and industrial activities have led to drastic environmental pollutions in distinct areas. Plants are able to colonize such sites due ...

    Authors: Katrin Viehweger

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:35

    Content type: Review

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  8. Fusicoccin (FC), a fungal phytotoxin produced by Fusicoccum amygdale, causes the inhibition of ABA-induced stomatal closure. The mechanism of inhibition is remaining unclear. We analyzed the role of hydrogen pero...

    Authors: Ai-Xia Huang, Xiao-Ping She, Jin-Liang Zhao and Yun-Ying Zhang

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:33

    Content type: Research

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  9. Trehalose, a non-reducing disaccharide, which involves in the acquisition of various stress tolerance, while hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is considered as a cell signal molecule, but H2S-induced heat tolerance and invo...

    Authors: Zhong-Guang Li, Li-Ju Luo and Li-Ping Zhu

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:20

    Content type: Research

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  10. Although the pressure flow theory is widely accepted for the transport of photoassimilates in phloem sieve elements, it still requires strong experimental validation. One reason for that is the lack of a preci...

    Authors: Feng An, David Cahill, James Rookes, Weifu Lin and Lingxue Kong

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:19

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  11. Gentiana scabra is commonly known as ‘Longdan’ is an important herb in traditional Chinese medicines, commonly used for the treatment of inflammation, anorexia, indigestion and gastric infections. Iridoids and se...

    Authors: Shih-Hung Huang, Rishi Kishore Vishwakarma, Tzu-Tai Lee, Hsiao-Sung Chan and Hsin-Sheng Tsay

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:17

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  12. Spectral reflectance was evaluated for its usefulness as a nondestructive estimation of chlorophyll (Chl) content from three cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) with green, yellow, and purple leaves gr...

    Authors: Wen-Dar Huang, Kuan-Hung Lin, Ming-Huang Hsu, Meng-Yuan Huang, Zhi-Wei Yang, Pi-Yu Chao and Chi-Ming Yang

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:11

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  13. The aim of this experiment was to analyze the alleviation mechanism of exogenous salicylic acid (SA) and sodium nitroprusside (SNP, a nitric oxide donor) on peanut seedlings under Fe deficiency. The effects of...

    Authors: Jing Kong, Yuanjie Dong, Linlin Xu, Shuang Liu and Xiaoying Bai

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:9

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  14. Sphaerophysa kotschyana Boiss. is naturally distributed in overly salty regions. The key to the completion of the life cycles of S. kotschyana in harsh saline soils may be hidden in changes of its osmo-protectant...

    Authors: Evren Yildiztugay, Ceyda Ozfidan-Konakci, Mustafa Kucukoduk and Yagmur Duran

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:6

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  15. An optimized method for indirect shoot organogenesis from the leaf explants of Hygrophila pogonocalyx, a rare and endemic species in Taiwan, was developed to supply enough quantity of plant materials for the firs...

    Authors: Chin-Wen Ho, Rong-Dih Lin, Tzong-Huei Lee, Chien-Hung Lin, Chi-Luan Wen, Yu-Ting Tseng and Mei-Hsien Lee

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:51

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  16. Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Nees is an important medicinal plant which has enormous applications in pharmaceutical industries. Cell suspension culture of Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Nees. was treate...

    Authors: Moinuddin M A Vakil and Vijay D Mendhulkar

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:49

    Content type: Research

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  17. Cereal crops are the major targets for transformation mediated crop improvement and IR36 is an early maturing, high yielding, insect and disease resistant rice variety however, it is abiotic stress sensitive. ...

    Authors: Subramanian Radhesh Krishnan, Arumugam Mohana Priya and Manikandan Ramesh

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:47

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  18. It has been well demonstrated that plant growth regulators have important functions in multiple physiological processes. ABA and BR play crucial roles in response of crops to stresses. Photosynthetic capacity of

    Authors: Yong-Jun Hu, Lian-Xuan Shi, Wei Sun and Ji-Xun Guo

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:42

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  19. Limitations to plant growth imposed by the Mediterranean climate are mainly due to carbon balance in response to stress factors. In particular, water stress associated to high air temperature and irradiance in...

    Authors: Loretta Gratani, Rosangela Catoni and Laura Varone

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:35

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  20. The cryopreservation of orchid seeds is an important conservation method, studies of the effects of cryopreservation on the seeds of wild orchids are scant. This investigation was to establish a method for the...

    Authors: Wei Hsin Hu, Yue Han Yang, Song Iuan Liaw and Chen Chang

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:33

    Content type: Research

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  21. Glycinebetaine, whose biosynthesis could be catalyzed by choline oxidase (COD), is an extremely efficient compatible solute for scavenging oxidative stress-inducing molecules and protecting the photosynthetic ...

    Authors: Yu-Jie Cheng, Xi-Ping Deng, Sang-Soo Kwak, Wei Chen and Anthony E Eneji

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:30

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  22. The effects of exogenously applied H2O2 on growth, water status, the mineral ion content (Na+, K+, Ca2+, Mg2+ and Cu2+), proline, total sugars and soluble proteins were assessed in leaves of maize (Zea mays L.) c...

    Authors: Sule Guzel and Rabiye Terzi

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:26

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  23. Soil salinity, one of the major abiotic stresses affecting germination, crop growth, and productivity, is a common adverse environmental factor. The possibility of enhancing the salinity stress tolerance of Cassi...

    Authors: Chun-Ping Zhang, Yi-Cun Li, Feng-Gang Yuan, Shi-Jun Hu, Hai-Ying Liu and Ping He

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:18

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  24. Several studies have shown that brassinosteroids attenuate the effects of salt stress. However, nothing is known about their effects on amino acid transport, nor the effects of these hormones on nitrate uptake...

    Authors: Ronaldo José Durigan Dalio, Hildete Prisco Pinheiro, Ladaslav Sodek and Claudia Regina Baptista Haddad

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:9

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  25. Water hyacinth is an invasive aquatic weed in many regions of the world. In this study, the bioherbicidal potential of allelopathic plant Leucaena leucocephala against water hyacinth was investigated using a leaf...

    Authors: Tsun-Thai Chai, Keng-Fei Ooh, Pei-Wan Ooi, Pei-Sing Chue and Fai-Chu Wong

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:8

    Content type: Research

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  26. Shoot regeneration frequency in rice callus is still low and highly diverse among rice cultivars. This study aimed to investigate the association of plant hormone signaling and sucrose uptake and metabolism in...

    Authors: Shiang-Ting Lee and Wen-Lii Huang

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:5

    Content type: Research

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