Botanical Studies - Volume 50 Number 4 October 2009
 
 
Volume 50 Number 4 October 2009
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Da-Gin LIN, Jia-Yu CHANG, Shiow-Ying CHIOU, Jih-Min SUNG, Chii-Ling JEANG, and Chang-Sheng WANG
Cloning and characterization of a cDNA encoding the endo-1,4--D-glucanase gene expressed in rapidly growing tuber and leaf of taro (Colocasia esculenta var. esculenta)
379
Chun-Guo WANG, Hui LI, Zhen-Yi XUE, Cheng-Bin CHEN, Yu GU, De-Ling SUN, and Wen-Qin SONG
Marker-based analysis of genome structure and DNA methylation in a watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) ploidy series
389
Xiao-Li TAN, Zong-Wei XIA, Li-Li ZHANG, Zhi-Yan ZHANG, Zhong-Jian GUO, and Cun-Kou QI
Cloning and sequence analysis of oilseed rape (Brassica napus) SHP2 gene
403
Fang-I HO, Yong-Yi CHEN, Yu-Mei LIN, Chiu-Ping CHENG, and Jaw-Fen WANG
A tobacco rattle virus-induced gene silencing system for a soil-borne vascular pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum
413
PHYLOGENETICS
Chih-Hui CHEN, Jen-Pan HUANG, Chi-Chu TSAI, and Shu-Miaw CHAW
Phylogeny of Calocedrus (Cupressaceae), an eastern Asian and western North American disjunct gymnosperm genus, inferred from nuclear ribosomal nrITS sequences
425
Liu-Yang WANG, Pieter B. PELSER, Bertil NORDENSTAM, and Jian-Quan LIU
Strong incongruence between the ITS phylogeny and generic delimitation in the Nemosenecio-Sinosenecio-Tephroseris assemblage (Asteraceae: Senecioneae)
435
BIOCHEMISTRY
Shyh-Shyun HUANG, Hsin-Jung HUNG, Chuan-Sung CHIU, Hsien-Jung CHEN, Shiang-Shiou LIN, Ying-Chih LIN, Heng-Yuan CHANG, Guan-Jhong HUANG, and Yaw-Huei LIN
Sweet potato trypsin inhibitor with thioltransferase-like and glutathione S-transferase-like activities
443
MICROBIOLOGY
Dong-Mei WANG, Sheng-Hua WU, Ching-Hua SU, Jin-Torng PENG, Ya-Hui SHIH, and Lung-Chung CHEN
Ganoderma multipileum, the correct name for 'G. lucidum' in tropical Asia
451
ECOLOGY
Shu-Fen CHENG and Doris Chi-Ning CHANG
Growth responses and changes of active components as influenced by elevations and orchid mycorrhizae on Anoectochilus formosanus Hayata
459
Hua ZHU and Li-Chun YAN
Biogeographical affinities of the flora of southeastern Yunnan, China
467
SYSTEMATICS
Mong-Huai SU, Chang-Fu HSIEH, and Chih-Hua TSOU
The confirmation of Camellia formosensis (Theaceae) as an independent species based on DNA sequence analyses
477
Jian-Yong WU, Mikinori OGISU, Hai-Ning QIN, and Shi-Nian LU
A new species of Mahonia Nutt. (Berberidaceae) from China
487
Qiong YUAN and Qin-Er YANG
Anemone xingyiensis (Ranunculaceae), a new species from Guizhou, China
493
T.Y. Aleck YANG
Additional remarks on Ranunculaceae in Taiwan (7)--Two new taxa and a new distributional record of Clematis in Taiwan
499
Index to Volume 50
511
Instructions to Authors
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