HarvestZinc Project-Related Papers

  • Chen et al. 2017: Harvesting more grain zinc of wheat for human health. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 7016 (doi:10.1038/s41598-017-07484-2) [PDF]
  • Cakmak, I et al (2017) Iodine biofortification of wheat, rice and maize through fertilizer strategy. Plant Soil (2017) 418:319-335 [PDF]
  • Cakmak I and Kutman B. (2017) Agronomic biofortification of cereals with zinc: a review. Eur. Soil Sci J. (doi:10.1111/ejss.12437) [PDF]
  • Govindan V, Tutus, Y. Gomez-Becerra, H. Hao YF, Demir L, Kara R, Crespo-Herrera LA, Orhan S, Yazici A, Singh RP and Cakmak I. (2017) QTL mapping for grain zinc and iron concentrations and zinc efficiency in a tetraploid and hexaploid wheat mapping populations. Plant Soil, 411:81-99. [PDF]
  • Yilmaz O, Altintas GK, Cakmak I and Ozturk L. (2017). Differences in grain zinc are not correlated with root uptake and grain translocation of zinc in wild emmer and durum wheat genotypes. Plant and Soil, 411: 69-79 [PDF]
  • Persson, D.P., de Bang, T.C., Kutman, U.B., Cakmak, I., Andersen, B., Finnie, C., Schjoerring, J.K. and Husted, S. (2016): Molecular speciation and tissue compartmentation of zinc in durum wheat grains with contrasting nutritional status. New Phytologist, 2011: 1255-1265 [PDF]
  • Ram, H., Rashid, A., Zhang, W., Duarte, A.P., Phattarakul, N., Simunji, S., Kalayci, M., Freitas, R., Rerkasem, B., Bal, R.S., Mahmood, K., Savasli, E., Lungu, O., Wang, Z.H., de Barros, V.L.N.P., Malik, S.S., Arisoy, R.Z., Guo, J.X., Sohu, V.S., Zou, C.Q. and Cakmak, I. (2016): Biofortification of wheat, rice and common bean by applying foliar zinc fertilizer along with pesticides in seven countries. Plant Soil, 403: 389-401 [PDF]
  • Ajiboye, B., Cakmak, I., Paterson, D., de Jonge, M.D., Howard, D.L., Stacey, S.P., Torun, A.A., Aydin, N. and McLaughin, M.J. (2015): X-ray fluorescence microscopy of zinc localization in wheat grains biofortified through foliar zinc applications at different growth stages under field conditions. Plant Soil. 392:147-162. [PDF]
  • Velu G, Ortiz-Monasterio  I, Cakmak I, Hao Y and Singh RB. 2014: Biofortification strategies to increase grain zinc and iron concentrations in wheat. J. Cereal Sci. 59:365-372 [PDF]
  • Velu G., Ortiz-Monasterio, I., Cakmak, I., Hao, Y. and Singh, R.P. (2014): Biofortification strategies to increase grain zinc and iron concentrations in wheat. J. Cereal. Sci. 59:365-372. [PDF]
  • Bruulsema TW, Heffer P, Welch RM, Cakmak I, Moran K (2012): Fertilizing Crops to Improve Human Health: a Scientific Review. Food and Nutrition Security. IPNI, Norcross, GA, USA; IFA, Paris, France, May 2012, pp.1-290 [PDF]
  • Zou CQ, Zhang YQ, Rashid A, Ram H, Savasli E, Arisoy RZ, Ortiz-Monasterio I, Simunji S, Wang ZH, Sohu V, Hassan M, Kaya Y, Onder O, Lungu O, Yaqub MM, Joshi AK, Zelenskiy Y, Zhang FS, Cakmak I (2012): Biofortification of wheat with zinc through zinc fertilization in seven countries. Plant Soil, 361:119–130 [PDF]
  • Phattarakul N, Rerkasem B, Li LJ, Wu LH, Zou CQ,. Ram H, Sohu VS, Kang BS, Surek H, Kalayci M, Yazici A, Zhang FS, Cakmak I (2012): Biofortification of rice grain with zinc through zinc fertilization in different countries. Plant Soil, 361:131–141 [PDF]
  • Kutman UB,  Yildiz BK, Ceylan Y,  Ova  EA, Cakmak I (2012): Contributions of root uptake and remobilization to grain zinc accumulation in wheat depending on post-anthesis zinc availability and nitrogen nutrition. Plant Soil, 361:177-187 [PDF]
  • Erenoglu EB, Kutman UB, Ceylan Y, Yildiz B, Cakmak, I. 2011:  Improved nitrogen nutrition enhances root uptake, root-to-shoot translocation and remobilization of Zinc (65Zn) in wheat. New Phytol. 189: 438-448 [PDF]
  • Kutman, UB, Yildiz, B, Cakmak, I. 2011:  Improved nitrogen status enhances zinc and iron concentrations both in the whole grain and the endosperm fraction of wheat. J. Cereal Sci.53:118-125 [PDF]
  • Kutman, UB, Yildiz, B, Cakmak, I. 2011:  Effect of nitrogen on uptake, remobilization, and partitioning of zinc and iron throughout the development of durum wheat. Plant Soil, 342: 149-164 [PDF]
  • Aciksoz SB, Ozturk L, Gokmen OO, Roemheld V. Cakmak I (2011): Effect of nitrogen on root release of phytosiderophores and root uptake of Fe(III)-phytosiderophore in Fe-deficient wheat plants. Physiol Plant.  142: 287-296 [PDF]
  • Cakmak, I., Pfeiffer, WH. and McClafferty, B. 2010: Biofortification of durum wheat with zinc and iron. Cereal Chem. 87: 10-20 [PDF]
  • Kutman, UB., Yildiz, B., Ozturk, L. and Cakmak, I. 2010: Biofortification of durum wheat with zinc through soil and foliar applications of nitrogen. Cereal Chem. 87: 1-9 [PDF]
  • Cakmak I, Kalayci M, Kaya Y, Torun AA, Aydin N, Wang Y, Arisoy Z, Erdem H, Gokmen O, Ozturk L, Horst WJ. 2010: Biofortification and localization of zinc in wheat grain. J. Agric. Food Chem.  58: 9092-9102 [PDF]
  • Gomez-Becerra, HF., Erdem, H., Yazici, A., Tutus, Y., Torun, B., Ozturk, L., and Cakmak, I. 2010: Grain concentrations of protein and mineral nutrients in a large collection of spelt wheat grown under different environments. Journal of Cereal Science, 52: 342-349 [PDF]
  • Cakmak, I. 2008: Enrichment of cereal grains with zinc: Agronomic or genetic biofortification? Plant and Soil, 302: 1-17. [PDF]
  • Pfeiffer, W.H., and B. McClafferty. 2007: Biofortification: Breeding Micronutrient-Dense Crops. In M.S. Kang and P.M. Priyadarshan (eds.). Breeding Major Food Staples. Blackwell Publishing, page 61-91. [PDF]
  • Ozturk, L., Yazici, M.A., Yucel, C., Torun, A., Cekic, C., Bagci, A., Ozkan, H., Braun, Sayers, Z. and Cakmak, I. 2006: Concentration and localization of zinc during seed development and germination in wheat. Physiol. Plant. 128: 144-152. [PDF]
  • Cakmak, I., Torun, A., Millet, E., Feldman, M., Fahima, T., Korol, A., Nevo, E., Braun, H.J. and Ozkan, H. 2004: Triticum dicoccoides: An Important genetic resource for increasing zinc and iron concentration in modern cultivated wheat. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 50: 1047-1054. [PDF]
  • Welch, RM. and Graham, RD. 2004: Breeding for micronutrients in staple food crops from a human nutrition perspective. J. Exp. Bot. 55: 353-364. [PDF]
  • Bouis, HE. 2003: Micronutrient fortification of plants through plant breeding: can it improve nutrition in man at low cost? Proc. Nutr. Soc. 62: 403-11 [PDF]
  • Cakmak, I. 2002. Plant nutrition research: Priorities to meet human needs for food in sustainable ways. Plant Soil, 247: 3-24. [PDF]
  • Welch RM and Graham RD. 1999: A new paradigm for world agriculture: meeting human needs, productive, sustainable, nutritious. Field Crops Res. 60: 1-10. [PDF]
  • Cakmak, I., Kalayci, M., Ekiz, H., Braun, H. J. and Yilmaz A. 1999: Zinc deficiency as an actual problem in plant and human nutrition in Turkey: A NATO-Science for Stability Project. Field Crops Res. 60: 175-188. [PDF]