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  1. The purpose of this study was to predict culm height development and to evaluate biomass accumulation and carbon storage in the initial growth stage of moso bamboos (Phyllostachys pubescens). A total of 30 bamboo...

    Authors: Tian-Ming Yen

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:10

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  2. 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

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  3. The Malaysian state of Sabah on the Island of Borneo is emerging as a hotspot for nickel hyperaccumulator species with at least 25 such species discovered to date. New discoveries of the hyperaccumulation trai...

    Authors: Antony van der Ent, Max van Balgooy and Peter van Welzen

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:6

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  4. Kinabalu Park, in Sabah (Malaysia) on Borneo Island, is renowned for the exceptionally high plant diversity it protects, with at least 5000 plant species enumerated to date. Discoveries of plant novelties cont...

    Authors: John B. Sugau and Antony van der Ent

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:4

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  5. 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

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  6. 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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  7. With more than 160 described species, Primulina is one of the most characteristic plant groups of the Sino-Vietnamese limestone flora. In our continous botanical inventory of the limestone flora of South China, w...

    Authors: Jing Guo, Bo Pan, Jing Liu, Wei-Bin Xu and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:34

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  8. SFARs (seed fatty acid reducers) belonging to the GDSL lipases/esterases family have been reported to reduce fatty acid storage and composition in mature Arabidopsis seeds. GDSL lipase...

    Authors: Li-Min Huang, Chia-Ping Lai, Long-Fang O. Chen, Ming-Tsair Chan and Jei-Fu Shaw

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:33

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  9. Timing of reproductive events has become central in ecological studies linking success in pollination and seed dispersion to optimizing the probability and periods of encounters with pollinators or dispersers....

    Authors: Shang-Yang Lin, Lien-Siang Chou, Bruno Di Giusto and Anthony Bain

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:32

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  10. Asparagine (N)-linked glycosylation is one of the most crucial post-translational modifications, which is catalyzed in the lumen of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) by the oligosaccharyltransferase (OST) in euka...

    Authors: Luyi Jiang, Xin Zhu, Jinmei Chen, Deyue Yang, Changfang Zhou and Zhi Hong

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:31

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  11. Ophiocordycipitaceae is a highly diverse fungal family parasitizing a wide range of arthropods and hypogeous fungi. We collected two ophiocordycipitaceous species previously unknown in Taiwan: one emerged from...

    Authors: Yi-Hong Ke and Yu-Ming Ju

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:30

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  12. The species-rich genus Impatiens is mainly distributed throughout much of tropical Africa, India, southwest Asia, southern China and Japan. There are more than 270 species recorded in China, most of which are res...

    Authors: Yun-Hong Tan, Yan-Nan Liu, Hong Jiang, Xin-Xin Zhu, Wei Zhang and Sheng-Xiang Yu

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:29

    Content type: Research

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  13. Christisonia is a little-documented and poorly studied root-parasitic genus in the Orobanchaceae occurring in India, China, Indochina and part of the Malesian region. Recent collection...

    Authors: Antony van der Ent and K. M. Wong

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:28

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  14. Bioclimatics is an ancient science that was once neglected by many ecologists. However, as climate changes have attracted increasing attention, scientists have reevaluated the relevance of bioclimatology and i...

    Authors: Chyi-Rong Chiou, Tung-Yu Hsieh and Chang-Chi Chien

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:26

    Content type: Review

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  15. Fruits of wild species of the genus Physalis are consumed as food and calyces and leaves are used in traditional medicine. The phenolic composition of the species of this genus have been scarcely studied. To con...

    Authors: José Roberto Medina-Medrano, Norma Almaraz-Abarca, M. Socorro González-Elizondo, José Natividad Uribe-Soto, Laura Silvia González-Valdez and Yolanda Herrera-Arrieta

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:24

    Content type: Research

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  16. The repeat sequences occupied more than 50 % of soybean genome. In order to understand where these repeat sequences distributed in soybean genome and its related Glycine species, we examined three new repeat sequ...

    Authors: Hsuan Chen, Mei-Chu Chung, Yuan-Ching Tsai, Fu-Jin Wei, Jaw-Shu Hsieh and Yue-Ie C. Hsing

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:22

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  17. The dynamics of cambial activity and xylogenesis provide information on how and to what extent wood formation respond to climatic variability. The Lebanon Cedar (Cedrus libani A.Rich) is a montane tree species wh...

    Authors: Aylin Güney, Danielle Kerr, Ayça Sökücü, Reiner Zimmermann and Manfred Küppers

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:20

    Content type: Research

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  18. Begonia is a mega-diverse genus of flowering plants prone to generating micro-endemic species, especially on limestone habitats. During fieldwork in the Puerto Princesa Subterranean Ri...

    Authors: Rosario Rivera Rubite, Mark Hughes, Patrick Blanc, Kuo-Fang Chung, Hsun-An Yang, Yoshiko Kono, Grecebio J D Alejandro, Llogene B De Layola, Arthur Gregory N Virata and Ching-I Peng

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:19

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. Large amounts of Ganoderma lucidum (GL) commercial products are provided in the worldwide market such as powders, tea bags, or capsules as dietary supplements which contained triterpenoids and/or polysaccharides....

    Authors: Yuh-Hwa Liu, Yin-Shiou Lin, Kuan-Ling Lin, Yeh-Lin Lu, Chao-Hsiang Chen, Mei-Yin Chien, Huey-Fang Shang, Shyr-Yi Lin and Wen-Chi Hou

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:17

    Content type: Research

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  21. Habitat fragmentation and the resulting decline in population size and density commonly reduce the reproduction of rare and threatened species. We investigated the impacts of population size and density on rep...

    Authors: Jie-Cai Zhao, Jun Luo, Chun-Ping Yang and Guo-Xing Cao

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:15

    Content type: Research

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  22. Gentiana rigescens, an important medicinal plant in China, has been widely cultivated in Yunnan province, China. Previous studies were focused on analysis and determination of the metabolites isolated from this s...

    Authors: Yu Pan, Ji Zhang, Yan-Li Zhao, Yuan-Zhong Wang and Heng-Yu Huang

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:14

    Content type: Research

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  23. Identification of natural antibacterial agents from various sources that can act effectively against disease causing foodborne bacteria is one of the major concerns throughout the world. However, the natural a...

    Authors: Jayanta Kumar Patra, Gitishree Das and Kwang-Hyun Baek

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:13

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. Psychotria cephalophora Merr. (Rubiaceae), a shrub in oceanic islands of Taiwan and the Philippines, appears to be distylous, but distyly is usually rare on oceanic islands. To elucidate the functional breeding s...

    Authors: Kenta Watanabe, T Y Aleck Yang, Chihiro Nishihara, Tai-Liang Huang, Koh Nakamura, Ching-I Peng and Takashi Sugawara

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:10

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  26. Graptopetalum paraguayense E. Walther is a popular traditional Chinese herb and possesses several health benefits. In earlier studies, we demonstrated that G. paraguayense showed no genotoxicity and showed severa...

    Authors: Hsin-Yi Liu, Hsin-Yi Peng, Shih-Lan Hsu, Ting-Ting Jong and Su-Tze Chou

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:8

    Content type: Research

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  27. Mount Kinabalu, reknowned for its high biodiversity and endemism, is a National Park in the State of Sabah on the northern end of the island of Borneo. Every year many visit the higher part of the Kinabalu Nat...

    Authors: Ching-I Peng, Che-Wei Lin, Rimi Repin, Yoshiko Kono, Wai-Chao Leong and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:7

    Content type: Research

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  28. Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge. f. alba is a traditional Chinese herbal drug with special pharmacological effect on thromboangiitis obliterans. However, the nature source of S.miltiorrhiza Bge.f.alba is now in short sup...

    Authors: Yan-Ling Li, Xiao-Ming Xin, Zheng-Yao Chang, Ren-Jiu Shi, Zeng-Min Miao, Jing Ding and Gang-Ping Hao

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:5

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  29. The metabolic syndrome (MS) is termed a cluster of multiple metabolic risk criteria which is positively correlated with cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). Yam dioscorins have been report...

    Authors: Shen-Liang Shih, Yin-Shiou Lin, Shyr-Yi Lin and Wen-Chi Hou

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:4

    Content type: Research

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  30. Philodendron is the second largest genus of Araceae, being highly diverse in the Atlantic Forest biome, with nearly one third of the Brazilian species occurring in Southern Brazil, particularly in Rio de Janeiro ...

    Authors: Luana Silva Braucks Calazans, Nerivaldo Gomes Antas and Cassia Mônica Sakuragui

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:1

    Content type: Research

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  31. The inflorescences of the genus Vigna Savi have extrafloral nectaries (EFNs) among the flowers whose origin is still unknown. The disposition, anatomy and morphology, as well as the ontogeny of the extrafloral ne...

    Authors: Fabiana Soledad Ojeda, Patricia Susana Hoc, Beatriz Gloria Galati and Maria Teresa Amela García

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:74

    Content type: Research

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  32. Symphoricarpos, a genus of the Caprifoliaceae family, consists of about 15 species of clonal deciduous shrubs in North America and 1 species endemic to China. In North American tallgrass prairie, Symphoricarpos o...

    Authors: John Derek Scasta, David M Engle, Ryan N Harr and Diane M Debinski

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:80

    Content type: Research

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  33. The mBFP is an improved variant of NADPH-dependent blue fluorescent protein that was originally identified from the non-bioluminescent pathogenic bacteria Vibrio vulnificus CKM-1. To explore the application of mB...

    Authors: Jin-Min Tu, Ming-Chung Chang, Lynn LH Huang, Ching-Dong Chang, Hao-Jen Huang, Ruey-Hua Lee and Ching-Chun Chang

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:79

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  34. Several wild bitter melon (WBM; Momordica charantia Linn. var. abbreviata Ser.) cultivars were developed in Taiwan. However, little information is available regarding biological function of WBM leaf. Therefore, t...

    Authors: Tsung-Hsien Tsai, Ching-Jang Huang, Wen-Huey Wu, Wen-Cheng Huang, Jong-Ho Chyuan and Po-Jung Tsai

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:78

    Content type: Research

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  35. Artemisia saharae Pomel is a new taxon of Artemisia herba-alba Asso (Asteraceae) which is endemic to Tunisia and Algeria. This shrub, commonly known as white wormwood or desert wormwood, is largely used in folk m...

    Authors: Sami Zouari, Imen Ayadi, Nahed Fakhfakh, Hamida Jdir, Latifa Aloui, Mohamed Kossentini, Ahmed Rebai and Nacim Zouari

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:76

    Content type: Research

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