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Jie Fu, Qiaoyan Xiang, Xianbao Zeng, Mei Yang, Ying Wang, and Yanling Liu

eastern and central United States ( Borsch and Wilhelm, 1994 ). Although these two species differ in external morphology such as plant size, leaf shape, petal shape, and color, as a result of their geographical isolation, they share the same number of

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Mengmeng Gu, Curt R. Rom, James A. Robbins, and Derrick M. Oosterhuis

reducing water loss ( Fort et al., 1998 ). The development of a more extensive root system was found to increase water uptake in some plants ( Malinowski and Belesky, 2000 ). Plants can also reduce water loss through changes in leaf morphology and total

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Young-Hwan Shin, Rui Yang, Yun-Long Shi, Xu-Min Li, Qiu-Yue Fu, Jian-Liang Lu, Jian-Hui Ye, Kai-Rong Wang, Shi-Cheng Ma, Xin-Qiang Zheng, and Yue-Rong Liang

light-sensitive albino tea plants was reviewed in the present article, including their morphological and chemical characteristics as well as molecular genetic mechanism of the albino induced by light. Chemical Composition Amino acids, catechins, and

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Shuyang Zhen, Stephanie E. Burnett, Michael E. Day, and Marc W. van Iersel

and duration of water stress ( Kramer and Boyer, 1995 ). Determining both the morphological and physiological responses of plants grown under various θ levels is key to making proper irrigation decisions, and improved irrigation strategies could reduce

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Jinxin Wang, Tao Luo, He Zhang, Jianzhu Shao, Jianying Peng, and Jianshe Sun

the flowering of woody plants ( Pharis and King, 1985 ), and a low level of GA 3 was beneficial to flower induction ( Xing et al., 2014 , 2016 ); however, spraying GA 3 could break the ZR/GA ratio to suppress the expression of MdSPL genes and

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Waltram Ravelombola, Ainong Shi, Jun Qin, Yuejin Weng, Gehendra Bhattarai, Bazgha Zia, Wei Zhou, and Beiquan Mou

adaptation due to plant morphology and root architecture, which can contribute to finding unexplored genetic mechanisms underlying drought tolerance. To date, cowpea cultivars that have been proven to be drought tolerant at the seedling stage remain limited

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Oscar Monje, Sylvia Anderson, and Gary W. Stutte

processes, including photosynthesis, respiration, growth, development (phenology and morphology), and partitioning ( White and Reynolds, 2003 ). However, quantifying crop responses to temperature has been difficult because different plant organs typically

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Mohsen Hesami and Mostafa Rahmati-Joneidabad

and their simple evaluation as well. Morphological features in accompany with multivariate statistical methods, such as PCA that was broadly used, and cluster analysis, are applicable means for screening individuals for many plants such as Cerasus

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Zhipei Feng, Xitian Yang, Hongyan Liang, Yuhua Kong, Dafeng Hui, Jiabao Zhao, Erhui Guo, and Beibei Fan

survival rate associated with AP. To date, little information is available on the temporal changes in root morphology, physiology, and anatomy of seedlings in response to AP. Platycladus orientalis (L.). Franco, a native Chinese Cupressaceae plant, is among

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María Daniela Mares-Quiñones and Juan Ignacio Valiente-Banuet

established that piquin peppers present high genetic variability (among and within populations) with high phenotypic plasticity ( Castañón-Nájera et al., 2014 ). Differences in plant characteristics, fruit and leaf morphology, seed germination, and pathogen