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Magnesium deficiency and high light intensity enhance activities of superoxide dismutase, ascorbate peroxidase, and glutathione reductase in bean leaves.
The influence of varied Mg supply (10-1000 micromolar) and light intensity (100-580 microeinsteins per square meter per second) on the concentrations of ascorbate (AsA) and nonprotein SH-compounds… Expand
Enrichment of cereal grains with zinc: Agronomic or genetic biofortification?
- I. Cakmak
- Plant and Soil
Zinc deficiency is a well-documented problem in food crops, causing decreased crop yields and nutritional quality. Generally, the regions in the world with Zn-deficient soils are also characterized… Expand
Effect of aluminium on lipid peroxidation, superoxide dismutase, catalase, and peroxidase activities in root tips of soybean (Glycine max)
Inhibition of root elongation and modification of membrane properties are sensitive responses of plants to aluminium. The present paper reports on the effect of AI on lipid peroxidation and… Expand
The role of potassium in alleviating detrimental effects of abiotic stresses in plants
- I. Cakmak
- 1 August 2005
Plants exposed to environmental stress factors, such as drought, chilling, high light intensity, heat, and nutrient limitations, suffer from oxidative damage catalyzed by reactive oxygen species… Expand
Tansley Review No. 111: Possible roles of zinc in protecting plant cells from damage by reactive oxygen species.
- I. Cakmak
- Medicine, Biology
- The New phytologist
- 1 May 2000
Zinc deficiency is one of the most widespread micronutrient deficiencies in plants and causes severe reductions in crop production. There are a number of physiological impairments in Zn-deficient… Expand
Biofortification of durum wheat with zinc and iron
ABSTRACT Micronutrient malnutrition affects over 2 billion people in the developing world. Iron (Fe) deficiency alone affects >47% of all preschool aged children globally, often leading to impaired… Expand
Activities of Hydrogen Peroxide-Scavenging Enzymes in Germinating Wheat Seeds
During imbibition and germination of wheat (Triticum aestivum) in the dark over 72 h, activities of the enzymes of the ascorbate (AsA)-dependent H 2 O 2 -scavenging pathway, AsA peroxidase,… Expand
Function of Nutrients: Micronutrients
Publisher Summary This chapter focuses on the functions of iron, manganese, copper, zinc, nickel, molybdenum, boron, and chlorine in plants and describes the effects of their deficiency and toxicity.… Expand
Boron deficiency-induced impairments of cellular functions in plants
The essentiality of B for growth and development of plants is well-known, but the primary functions of B still remain unknown. Evidence in the literature supports the idea that the major functions of… Expand
Role of magnesium in carbon partitioning and alleviating photooxidative damage.
Magnesium (Mg) deficiency exerts a major influence on the partitioning of dry matter and carbohydrates between shoots and roots. One of the very early reactions of plants to Mg deficiency stress is… Expand