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The relationship of proline content and metabolism on the productivity of maize plants


Špoljarević, Marija; Agić, Dejan; Lisjak, Miroslav; Gumze, Andrej; Wilson, Ian D.; Hancock, John T.; Teklić, Tihana
The relationship of proline content and metabolism on the productivity of maize plants // Plant Signaling & Behavior, 6 (2011), 2; 251-257 doi:10.4161/psb.6.2.14336 (međunarodna recenzija, članak, znanstveni)


Naslov
The relationship of proline content and metabolism on the productivity of maize plants

Autori
Špoljarević, Marija ; Agić, Dejan ; Lisjak, Miroslav ; Gumze, Andrej ; Wilson, Ian D. ; Hancock, John T. ; Teklić, Tihana

Izvornik
Plant Signaling & Behavior (1559-2316) 6 (2011), 2; 251-257

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, članak, znanstveni

Ključne riječi
Maize; maize silk; plant productivity; pollen; proline; proline dehydrogenase; Δ1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate synthetase; Zea mays L.

Sažetak
The free proline content in maize ear-leaves, silk and pollen were analyzed in field grown plants which had matured to the pollination stage. Using maize hybrids PR34F02, PR35P12 and PR36B08 field trials were set up at two locations in eastern Croatia in two different years. Two enzymes of proline metabolism were analyzed in the same leaf samples and specific activities of synthetase (P5CS) and proline dehydrogenase (PDH). Plant productivity was evaluated at harvest by the estimation of total and fully developed grain number per ear and per plant, the mean single grain mass, and the mass of grain per plant. The year in which the plants were grown had a very significant effect on the free proline content in the leaf and pollen, as well as on the enzyme activities assayed. The differences between the plants from the two localities were very significant in all tested parameters of plant grain productivity. There was a significant genotype effect on proline content and P5CS total activity in leaf and on all the productivity parameters. Some of the correlations established suggest that the rate of proline synthesis and degradation in maize ear-leaf at pollination might contribute to the final grain production of the maize plant. Multiple regression analyses was used to further analyze the relationship between proline and grain productivity, but it is clear that future work should include other environmental conditions, plant species and organs such as roots.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Biologija, Poljoprivreda (agronomija), Biotehnologija



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Projekt / tema
079-0790494-0559 - Fiziološki mehanizmi otpornosti biljaka na abiotski stres (Tihana Teklić, )

Ustanove
Fakultet agrobiotehničkih znanosti Osijek

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  • Web of Science Core Collection (WoSCC)
    • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Scopus
  • MEDLINE


Uključenost u ostale bibliografske baze podataka:


  • CAB Abstracts
  • MEDLINE
  • CABI Global Health
  • PubMed Central


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