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  1. The climbing strategies of lianas and herbaceous vines influence climber competition abilities and survival. The aim of this study was to investigate the climbing strategies of each plant species and observe t...

    Authors: Po-Hao Chen, An-Ching Chung, Hung-Chih Lin and Sheng-Zehn Yang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:26
  2. The present study was conducted to explore the diversity pattern of spring vegetation under the influence of topographic and edaphic variables in sub-tropical zone, District Malakand. In the present vegetation...

    Authors: Hazrat Ali, Zahir Muhammad, Muhammad Majeed, Robina Aziz, Adam Khan, Wali Muhammad Mangrio, Hazem Ghassan Abdo, Hussein Almohamad and Ahmed Abdullah Al Dughairi
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:25
  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. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the major cause of deaths all over the world. The high level of blood cholesterol and oxidative stress are major risk factors for heart diseases. The phytotherapeutics have a...

    Authors: Nida Liaqat, Nazish Jahan, Khalil ur Rahman, Iqra Tahseen, Tauseef Anwar and Huma Qureshi
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:23
  5. Dendrometer bands have been proposed as an accurate method for measuring tree growth. However, the constrained observation window and the material used in them hamper long-term tree growth monitoring. This stu...

    Authors: Chih-Hsin Cheng, Pei-Chen Lee, Hong-Rue Lee, Chiou-Pin Chen and Oleg V. Menyailo
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:22
  6. Xylaria collections from termite nests with dichotomously branched stromata have been identified as X. furcata. However, Léveillé’s original material is no longer available, and the modern interpretation of X. fu...

    Authors: Yu-Ming Ju, Huei-Mei Hsieh and Nuttika Suwannasai
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:21
  7. Xylaria species growing on fallen leaves and petioles have not been treated systematically. One source of confusion in this group of Xylaria species has stemmed from X. filiformis, which is an ancient name publis...

    Authors: Yu-Ming Ju and Huei-Mei Hsieh
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:19
  8. 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
  9. Globally, many undescribed fungal taxa reside in the hyperdiverse, yet undersampled, tropics. These species are under increasing threat from habitat destruction by expanding extractive industry, in addition to...

    Authors: R. Vandegrift, D. S. Newman, B. T. M. Dentinger, R. Batallas-Molina, N. Dueñas, J. Flores, P. Goyes, T. S. Jenkinson, J. McAlpine, D. Navas, T. Policha, D. C. Thomas and B. A. Roy
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:17
  10. The Xylariaceae and its relatives rank as one of the best-known members of the Ascomycota. They are now well recognized for their diversity, global distribution, ecological activities and their outstanding nov...

    Authors: Nuttika Suwannasai, Ek Sangvichien, Cherdchai Phosri, Sirirath McCloskey, Niwana Wangsawat, Pisit Thamvithayakorn, Nutthaporn Ruchikachorn, Surang Thienhirun, Sureewan Mekkamol, Prakitsin Sihanonth, Margaret A. Whalley and Anthony J. S. Whalley
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:15
  11. While polyploids are common in plants, the evolutionary history and natural dynamics of most polyploid groups are still unclear. Owing to plentiful earlier systematic studies, Ludwigia sect. Isnardia (comprising ...

    Authors: Shih-Hui Liu, Kuo-Hsiang Hung, Tsai-Wen Hsu, Peter C. Hoch, Ching-I Peng and Tzen-Yuh Chiang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:14
  12. Under natural conditions, ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.) rarely blossom and has seed, which limits new variety breeding of ginger and industry development. In this study, the effects of different photoperiods...

    Authors: Qinyu Deng, Yangtao Zhang, Kang Liu, Guo Zheng, Longyan Gao, Zhexin Li, Mengjun Huang and Yusong Jiang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:12
  13. Bakanae disease caused by Fusarium fujikuroi is an increasing threat to rice production. The infected plants show symptoms such as elongation, slenderness, chlorosis, a large leaf angle, and even death. Bakanae d...

    Authors: Szu-Yu Chen, Ming-Hsin Lai, Yi-Ling Chu, Dong-Hong Wu, Chih-Wei Tung, Yue-Jie Chen and Chia-Lin Chung
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:11
  14. Climatic changes are anticipated to have a detrimental effect on calcifying marine species. Calcareous red algae may be especially vulnerable to seasonal variations since they are common and essential biologic...

    Authors: Mona M. Ismail, Gehan A. Ismail and Mostafa E. Elshobary
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:10
  15. Vanilla planifolia is the most widely cultivated species of vanilla with high economic importance. However, seed germination under artificial conditions is difficult and yields low germination percentages. The se...

    Authors: Jan Šoch, Josef Šonka and Jan Ponert
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:9
  16. The genus Induratia is based on Induratia apiospora, a xylarialean pyrenomycete from New Zealand with clypeate uniperitheciate stromata, hyaline apiospores and a nodulisporium-like anamorph. However, because of t...

    Authors: Marjorie Cedeño-Sanchez, Rahel Schiefelbein, Marc Stadler, Hermann Voglmayr, Konstanze Bensch and Christopher Lambert
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:8
  17. Trichomes, the hairlike protuberances in plants, have been well known to act as the first line of defense against herbivores, and abiotic stresses, along with other structural defenses such as spines, thorns, ...

    Authors: Satinderpal Kaur, Neetu Khanal, Robert Dearth and Rupesh Kariyat
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:7
  18. The biodiversity of the mycobiota of soft cheese rinds such as Brie or Camembert has been extensively studied, but scant information is available on the fungi colonizing the rinds of cheese produced in the Sou...

    Authors: Sophie De Respinis, AnnaPaola Caminada, Elisa Pianta, Antoine Buetti-Dinh, Patrizia Riva Scettrini, Liliane Petrini, Mauro Tonolla and Orlando Petrini
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:6
  19. 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
  20. Trichoderma viride are well known for their biocontrol capabilities, but little is known about how they stimulate plant development and increase their resistance to salt stress. One of the main abiotic factors li...

    Authors: Rabab A. Metwally and Shereen A. Soliman
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:4
  21. The genus Veronicastrum Heist. ex Fabr. are mainly distributed in East Asia, and only Veronicastrum virginicum (L.) Farw. is disjunctively distributed in eastern North America. The south area of China (extending ...

    Authors: Shi-Xiong Ding, Hui Jiang, Jing Tian, Jing Ren, Fredrick Munyao Mutie, Emmanuel Nyongesa Waswa, Guang-Wan Hu and Qing-Feng Wang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:3
  22. The analysis of genetic diversity of protected plant species can greatly support conservation efforts. Plantago maxima Juss. ex Jacq. is a perennial species distributed along the Eurasian steppe. The westernmost ...

    Authors: Zsófia Kovács, Jelena Mlinarec and Mária Höhn
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:2
  23. DNA methylation is a crucial epigenetic modification involved in multiple biological processes and diseases. Current approaches for measuring genome-wide DNA methylation via bisulfite sequencing (BS-seq) inclu...

    Authors: Rita Jui-Hsien Lu, Pei-Yu Lin, Ming-Ren Yen, Bing-Heng Wu and Pao-Yang Chen
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2023 64:1

    The Correction to this article has been published in Botanical Studies 2023 64:13

  24. Tomato plant (Solanum lycopersicum L.) suffers from numerous fungal pathogens that cause damage to yeild production qualitatively and quantitatively. One of the most destructive disease of tomato is Fusarium wilt...

    Authors: Amer M. Abdelaziz, Mohamed H. Kalaba, Amr H. Hashem, Mohamed H. Sharaf and Mohamed S. Attia
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:34
  25. Foraminispora rugosa is a species reported from Brazil, Venezuela, French Guiana, Costa Rica and Cuba. It is a basidiomycete in the Ganodermataceae family. In this study, both chemical composition and cytotoxicit...

    Authors: V. O. Garcia, M. Fronza, R. Von Borowski, G. Alves-Silva, A. R. Zimmer, T. Ruaro, S. C. B. Gnoatto, A. Dallegrave and R. M. B. Silveira
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:33
  26. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is one of the most important forage crops, but its seed productivity varies from year to year due to weather conditions. Alfalfa is a forage crop rich in nutrients which makes it valu...

    Authors: Igor Kuznetsov, Ilgiz Asylbaev, Alexey Dmitriev, Asiya Nizaeva and Anvar Shakirzyanov
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:31
  27. 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
  28. Previous investigations carried out in ultramafic habitats emphasized the greater importance of site conditions over soil toxic metal content for vegetation composition. Very little is known about the floristi...

    Authors: Gheorghe Coldea, Dan Gafta, Gavril Negrean, Adrian Ilie Stoica and Bogdan-Iuliu Hurdu
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:29

    The Correction to this article has been published in Botanical Studies 2022 63:32

  29. Cypripedium subtropicum is a unique, endangered lady’s slipper orchid with evergreen leaves on non-dormant shoots that is native to southwestern China. This study documents the major developmental events in C. su...

    Authors: Holger Perner, Rong Zhou, Wenqing Perner, Hong Jiang and Yung-I. Lee
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:28
  30. Cambium in lianas, responsible for secondary growth, develop diverse and diagnostic traits during the climbing phase. Studies on the cross-section of Taiwanese liana cambial variants are scarce. We collected m...

    Authors: Sheng-Zehn Yang, Po-Hao Chen and Jian-Jhong Chen
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:27
  31. The eggplant suffers from many biotic stresses that cause severe damage to crop production. One of the most destructive eggplant pathogens is Alternaria solani, which causes early blight disease. A pot experiment...

    Authors: Mohamed S. Attia, Amr H. Hashem, Ali A. Badawy and Amer M. Abdelaziz
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:26
  32. Rice is a key global food crop. Rice lodging causes a reduction in plant height and crop yield, and rice is prone to lodging in the late growth stage because of panicle initiation. We used two water irrigation...

    Authors: Dong-Hong Wu, Chung-Tse Chen, Ming-Der Yang, Yi-Chien Wu, Chia-Yu Lin, Ming-Hsin Lai and Chin-Ying Yang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:25
  33. 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
  34. Studying the floristic diversity of a certain forest is a basic aspect of the design and management of forest vegetation; and consequently this study focused on the plant diversity and community analysis of th...

    Authors: Alemayehu Kefalew, Teshome Soromessa and Sebsebe Demissew
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:23
  35. 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
  36. Blumea plants are widely distributed in the tropical areas of Asia, Africa, and Australia, especially tropical Asia. Limited studies left the taxonomy and infrageneric phylogeny of Blumea insubstantial. Here, a n...

    Authors: Shih-Wen Chung, Wei-Jie Huang, Zhi-Hao Chen and Shih-Hui Liu
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:21
  37. Medical plants confer various benefits to human health and their bioconversion through microbial fermentation can increase efficacy, reduce toxicity, conserve resources and produce new chemical components. In ...

    Authors: Yu-Pei Chen, Hong-Tan Wu, Ing-Er Hwang, Fang-Fang Chen, Jeng-Yuan Yao, Yiling Yin, Meng-Yun Chen, Li-Ling Liaw and Yang-Cheng Kuo
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:20
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. Potato taste defect (PTD) of coffee is characterized by a raw potato like smell that leads to a lower quality taste in the brewed coffee, and harms the commercial value of some East African coffees. Although s...

    Authors: Amanda R. Hale, Paul M. Ruegger, Philippe Rolshausen, James Borneman and Jiue-in Yang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:17
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. N-acetylglucosaminidase (NAGase) could liberate N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) from GlcNAc-containing oligosaccharides. Trichoderma spp. is an important source of chitinase, particularly NAGase for industrial use.

    Authors: Jheng-Hua Huang, Feng-Jin Zeng, Jhe-Fu Guo, Jian-Yuan Huang, Hua-Chian Lin, Chaur-Tsuen Lo and Wing-Ming Chou
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:14
  44. Plants use different mechanisms to transport the collected fog water. Leaf traits of wheat play an important role in directing fog water through leaf rolling and leaf angle into the root zone, where it can be ...

    Authors: Sabah Merrium, Zulfiqar Ali, Muhammad Habib-ur-Rahman, Sadia Hakeem and Muhammad Arslan Khalid
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:13
  45. The root drugs of the family Apocynaceae are medicinally important and used in Indian Systems of Medicine (ISM). There is often a problem of misidentification and adulteration of genuine samples with other sam...

    Authors: Pankaj Kumar, Anil Bhushan, Prasoon Gupta and Sumeet Gairola
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:12

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