Scientific Publications


Abou Obeid Y, Zehirov G, Again N, Petrova M, Haddad R, Karam F, Shaban N, Vassilevska-Ivanova R. Effects of inorganic and foliar fertilizers on antioxidant capacity and flower yield of saffron (Crocus sativus L.). Acta Agrobotanica, Polish Botanical Society, 2022, SJR (Scopus):0.4, JCR-IF (Web of Science):1.22 Q2 (Scopus)

Todorova, D.; Aleksandrov, V.; Anev, S.; Sergiev, I. Photosynthesis Alterations in Wheat Plants Induced by Herbicide, Soil Drought or Flooding. Agronomy 2022, 12, 390. Q1 (Web of Science)


Aleksandrov V, Kartseva T, Alqudah Ahmad M, Kocheva K, Tasheva K, Börner A, Misheva S. Genetic diversity, linkage disequilibrium and population structure of Bulgarian bread wheat Assessed by Genome‐Wide Distributed SNP Markers: From Old Germplasm to Semi‐Dwarf Cultivars. Plants, 10, MDPI, 2021, ISSN:2223-7747, DOI:10.3390/plants10061116, SJR (Scopus):0.89, JCR-IF (Web of Science):2.762 Q1 (Scopus)

Chipilski R, Moskova I, Pencheva A, Kocheva K. Field priming with cytokinins enhances seed viability of wheat after low temperature storage. Plant, Soil and Environment, 67, 2, CAAS Agricultural Journals, Czech Academy of Sciences, 2021, DOI:10.17221/524/2020-PSE, 77-84. SJR (Scopus):0.47, JCR-IF (Web of Science):1.799 Q2 (Web of Science)

Jurkoniene S, Jankauskiene J, Mockevičiūtė R, Gaveliene V, Jankovska-Bortkevic E, Sergiev I, Todorova D, Anisimoviene N. Elevated temperature induced adaptive responses of two lupine species at early seedling phase. Plants, 10, MDPI, 2021, 1091. SJR (Scopus):0.892, JCR-IF (Web of Science):3.935 Q1 (Web of Science)

Katerova Z, Sergiev I, Todorova D, Shopova E, Dimitrova L, Brankova L. Physiological Responses of Wheat Seedlings to Soil Waterlogging Applied after Treatment with Selective Herbicide. Plants, 10, 6, MDPI, 2021, ISSN:22237747, DOI:10.3390/plants10061195, 1195-1200. SJR (Scopus):0.89 Q1 (Scopus)

Kermedchiev M., M. Lazarova, L. Tancheva, D. Uzunova,, K. Tasheva, L. Velkova, A. Dolashki, A. Daskalova, V. Atanasov, D. Kaynarov, P. Dolashka. Natural substances with therapeutic potential in wound healing.. Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 53, 2021, DOI:DOI: 10.34049/bcc.53.А.0015, 073-079. SJR (Scopus):0.18, JCR-IF (Web of Science):0.64 Q4

Kirova E, Moskova I, Kartseva T, Kocheva K. Comparison of physiological effects of osmotic stress on two wheat genotypes. Botanica, 27, 2, 2021, ISSN:2538-8657,, 134-140. SJR (Scopus):0.17 Q4 (Scopus)

Moskova I, Sergiev I, Kirova E, Dikova B. Effects of triacontanol on pepper plants infected with tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV). Comptes rendus de l’Académie bulgare des Sciences, 74, 7, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2021, ISSN:1310-1331, Web of Science, DOI:10.7546/CRABS.2021.07.17, 1091-1097. SJR (Scopus):0.343, JCR-IF (Web of Science):0.378 Q2 (Scopus)

Moskova I, Kocheva K. Phenylurea-type cytokinin ameliorates the performance of young pea plants under salt stress. Botanica, 27, 2, 2021, ISSN:2538-8649 (print); 25538-8657 (online), DOI:, 141-148. SJR (Scopus):0.17 Q4 (Scopus) \

Petrova M., Nikolova M., Dimitrova M., Dimitrova L.. Assessment of the effect of plant growth regulators on in vitro micropropagation and metabolic profiles of Melissa officinalis l. (lemon balm). Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 11, 3, 2021, ISSN:1338-5178, DOI:, e4077. SJR (Scopus):0.19 Q4 (Scopus)

Petrova M, Zayova E, Geneva M, Dimitrova L, Vitkova A, Stanilova M. Multiplication and conservation of threatened medicinal plant Arnica montana L. by in vitro techniques. Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus, 86, 1, 2021, ISSN:1331-7768, 57-65. SJR (Scopus):0.166 Q4 (Scopus)

Seckin Dinler B, Cetinkaya H, Sergiev I, Shopova E, Todorova D. Paclobutrazol induced non-enzymatic antioxidants and polyamine levels in soybean plants grown under salinity stress. Botanica, 27, 2, Nature Research Centre, 2021, ISSN:2538-8657,, 149-159. SJR (Scopus):0.167 Q4 (Scopus)

Shopova E, Brankova L, Katerova Z, Dimitrova L, Todorova D, Sergiev I, Talaat NB. Salicylic Acid Pretreatment Modulates Wheat Responses to Glyphosate. Crops, 1, 2, MDPI, 2021, ISSN:2673-7655, DOI: crops1020009, 88-96

Shopova E, Katerova Z, Brankova L, Dimitrova L, Sergiev I, Todorova D, Talaat NB. Modulation of Physiological Stress Response of Triticum aestivum L. to Glyphosate by Brassinosteroid Application. Life, 11, 11, MDPI, 2021, ISSN:2075-1729, DOI:, 1156-1167. SJR (Scopus):0.973, JCR-IF (Web of Science):3.817 Q1 (Web of Science)

Todorova D., Sergiev I, Shopova E, Brankova L, Jankauskiene J, Jurkoniene S, Gaveliene V, Mockevičiūtė R. Physiological responses of pea plants to treatment with synthetic auxins and auxin-type herbicide. Botanica, 27, 2, Nature Research Centre, 2021, ISSN:2538-8657,, 125-133. SJR (Scopus):0.167 Q4 (Scopus)

Todorova D, Sergiev I, Katerova Z, Shopova E, Dimitrova L, Brankova L. Assessment of the Biochemical Responses of Wheat Seedlings to Soil Drought after Application of Selective Herbicide.. Plants, 10, 4, MDPI, 2021, ISSN:2223-7747, DOI:, 733-745. SJR (Scopus):0.892, JCR-IF (Web of Science):3.935 Q1 (Scopus)


Jankovska-Bortkevic E., Gaveliene V., Šveikauskas V., Mockeviciute R., Jankauskiene J., Todorova D., Sergiev I., Jurkoniene S.. Foliar Application of Polyamines Modulates Winter Oilseed Rape Responses to Increasing Cold. Plants, 9, 2, MDPI, 2020, ISSN:2223-7747, DOI:10.3390/plants9020179, SJR (Scopus):0.892, JCR-IF (Web of Science):3.935 Q1 (Scopus)

Moskova I, Dikova B, Balacheva E, Sergiev I. Protective effect of plant growth regulators MEIA and 4PU-30 against Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) on two tomato genotypes. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg Sci., 73, 11, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2020, ISSN:1310–1331, DOI: 10.7546/CRABS.2020.11.08, 1538-1544. SJR (Scopus):0.244, JCR-IF (Web of Science):0.378 Q2 (Scopus)

Sergiev I., Todorova D., Shopova E., Brankova L., Jankauskiene J., Jurkoniene S., Gaveliene V., Mockeviciute R.. Assessment of synthetic auxin type compounds as potential modulators of herbicide action in Pisum sativum L.. Biologia, 75, Springer, 2020, ISSN:1336-9563, DOI:, 1845-1853. SJR (Scopus):0.282, JCR-IF (Web of Science):1.35 Q3 (Scopus)

Shopova E, Mihailova B, Todorova D, Sergiev I, Stoimenova E. Systemic Acquired Resistance Induced by Compatible and Incompatible Tomato Mosaic Viruses Effectively Controls Bacterial Spot and Speck Diseases in Tomato.. Agriculture, 10, 7, MDPI, 2020, ISSN:2077-0472, DOI:, SJR (Scopus):0.252, JCR-IF (Web of Science):2.925 Q1 (Web of Science)

Shopova E, Dimitrova S, Todorova D, Sergiev I. Comparative study of singlet oxygen and superoxide radical effects on endogenous polyamines and diamine and polyamine oxidase activities in young pea seedlings. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 73, 8, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2020, ISSN:1310-1331, DOI: 10.7546/CRABS.2020.08.05, 1076-1085. SJR (Scopus):0.244, JCR-IF (Web of Science):0.378 Q2 (Scopus)

Todorova D, Katerova Z, Dimitrova R, Petrova M, Hristozkova M, Sergiev I. Exogenous spermine application increases quantity of rosmarinic acid and carnosic acid in salt-treated Salvia officinalis L. plants in pot experiments. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 73, 6, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2020, ISSN:1310-1331, DOI: 10.7546/CRABS.2020.06.07, 800-808. SJR (Scopus):0.244, JCR-IF (Web of Science):0.378 Q2 (Scopus)

Zayova E, Nedev T, Petrova D, Ziponova M, Kapchina B, Chaneva G. Tissue Culture Applications of Artemisia annua L. Callus for Indirect Organogenesis and Production Phytochemical. Plant Tissue Cult. & Biotech., 1, 30, Bangladesh Assoc. for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology, 2020, ISSN:18173721, 97-106

Чипилски Р, Москова И, Кочева К. Влияние на предварителната обработка на семена от обикновена зимна пшеница (Triticum aestivum L.) с цитокинини върху тяхната жизненост при моделирано ускорено стареене. Растениевъдни науки, 57, 6, Селскостопанска Академия, 2020, ISSN:0568-465X (Print) 2534-9848 (Online), 30-40


Petrova M, Zayova E, Dimitrova L, Geneva M, Miladinova-Georgieva K. Мicropropagation studies and antioxidant analysis of the endangered plants of Bulgarian yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea L.). Acta Scientiarum Polonorum Hortorum Cultus, 18, 3, 2019, 71-78. SJR (Scopus):0.255, JCR-IF (Web of Science):0.373

Sergiev I, Todorova D, Shopova E, Jankauskiene J, Jankovska-Bortkevic E, Jurkoniene S. Exogenous auxin type compounds amend PEG-induced physiological responses of pea plants. Scientia Horticulturae, 248, Evsevier, 2019, 200-205. DOI:, SJR (Scopus):0.823, JCR-IF (Web of Science):1.961

Sergiev IG, Todorova DA, Gins VK, Motyleva SM, Gins EM, Moskalev EA. Nutritional value of vegetable Amaranthus tricolor L. seedlings grown in Moscow region. RUDN Journal of Agronomy and Animal Industries, 14, 3, RUDN University, 2019, 225-238. DOI:10.22363/2312-797X-2019-14-3-225-238,

Simeonova V, Tasheva K, Kosturkova G, Vasilev D. A Cost-effective Method for Identifying Nutrient Media Combinations Producing Plants with Maximum Bioactive Substances. Serdica Journal of Computing, 12, 3, 2019, 191-218

Гинс МС, Гинс ВК, Мотилева СМ, Куликов ИМ, Тодорова ДА, Сергиев ИГ. Состав органических кислот в разновозрастых листьях Amaranthus tricolor L. сорта Валентина. Сборник материалов V международной научно-методологической конференции, I, Росийский Университет Дружбы народов, 2019, ISBN:978-5-209-09358-9, DOI:10.22363/09358-2019-142-146, 142-146


Sergiev I, Todorova D, Atanasova L. High salinity-induced proline and polyamine changes in organs of pea (Pisum sativum L. Cv. Ran). Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 71, 11, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2018, 1479-1487. DOI:10.7546/CRABS.2018.11.06, ISI IF:0.251

Sergiev I, Todorova D, Katerova Z, Brambilla I, Mapelli S, Simova S. Polyamines and amino acids in triticale plants grown on humic acids enriched nutrient solution and treated with UV-B irradiation. Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology, 30, 2, Springer, 2018, 153-163., ISI IF:0.885

Sergiev I, Todorova D, Shopova E, Jankauskiene J, Jankovska-Bortkevic E, Jurkoniene S. Effects of auxin analogues and heat stress on garden pea. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 105, 3, Lithuanian Research Centre Agriculture & Forestry, 2018, 243-248. DOI:DOI 10.13080/z-a.2018.105.031, ISI IF:0.746

Shashank T, Arpitha M, Yashas D, Ramakrishna D, Kiran V, Kosturkova G, Ravishankar G. Assessment of anticancer, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of isoflavones present in soybean. Research Journal of Phytochemistry, 12, 1,, 2018, 35-42 DOI:10.3923/rjphyto.2018.35.42

Shashank T, Ramakrishna D, Kiran V, Kosturkova G, Ravishankar G. Soybean plants treated with vesicular arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi exhibit enhanced plant growth and nutraceutically important metabolites. Journal of Plant Sciences, 13, 1, Science Publishing Group, 2018, 1-11

Zayova E, Geneva M, Stancheva I, Dimitrova L, Petrova M, Hristozkova M, Salamon I. Evaluation of the antioxidant potential of in vitro propagated hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis L.) with different plant growth regulators. Medicinal Plants – International Journal of Phytomedicines and Related Industries, 10, 4, IOS Press, 2018, 261-270. SJR (Scopus):0.193

Zayova E, Stancheva I, Geneva M, Hristozkova M, Dimitrova L, Petrova M, Sichanova M, Salamon I, Mudroncekova S. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi enhance antioxidant capacity of in vitro propagated garden thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.). Symbiosis, 74, 3, Springer, 2018177-187. , DOI:DOI 10.1007/s13199-017-0502-7, SJR:0.6, ISI IF:1.638


Katerova Z, Todorova D, Sergiev I. Plant secondary metabolites and some plant growth regulators elicited by UV irradiation, light and/or shade. In: Ghorbanpour M., Varma A. (eds) Medicinal Plants and Environmental Challenges, Springer, 2017, 97-121 DOI:

Kosturkova G, Dimitrova M, Todorova R, Tasheva K, Petrov P, Shashank T, Ravishankar A. Soybean long-term callus cultures – potential for biotransformation and nutraceutical production. J. BioSci. Biotech., 6, 3, Plovdiv university press “Paisii Hilendarski”, 2017, 179-185

Kosturkova G, Nikolova M, Dimitrova M, Tasheva K, Todorova R. Lipid profile of Bulgarian soybean varieties and improvement of organogenesis in vitro – towards nutraceutical production. Proceedings of ISERD Int. Conference, Athens, Greece, 7th-8th Dec. 2017, IRAJ, 2017, 1-5

Sergiev I, Todorova D, Katerova Z, Shopova E, Jankauskiene J, Jurkoniene S. Beneficial effects of auxin-like compounds on pea plants irradiated with UV-C. Genetics and Plant Physilogy, 7, 3-4, 2017, 135-146

Sergiev I, Todorova D, Shopova E, Katerova Z, Jankauskiene J, Jurkoniene S. Auxin-like compounds act as protectors against UV-B irradiation in garden pea plants. Botanica Lithuanica, 23, 2, De Gryuter, 2017, 79-88. SJR:0.186

Shashank AT, Kumar RKL, Ramakrishna D, Kiran S, Kosturkova G., Ravishankar AG. Current understanding of endophytes: their relevance, importance, and industrial potentials. IOSR Journal of Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 3, 3, IOSR, 2017, 43-59. DOI:10.9790/264X-03034359,

Shashank AT, Ramakrishna D, Kiran S, Kosturkova G, Ravishankar AG. Analysis of genetic diversity of 12 genotypes of Glycine max by using RAPD marker. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci, 6, 7, Excellent Publishers, 2017, 656-663 DOI:10.20546

Zayova E, Nedev T, Dimitrova L. In vitro storage of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni under slow growth conditions and mass multiplication after storage. Bio Bulletin, 3, 1, Research Trend, 2017, 30-38


Dikova B., Balacheva E., Moskova I., Aleksieva V. Inhibiting effect of growth regulators on plant viruses. Acta Microbiologica Bulgarica, 32, 3, 2016, 45-48

Katerova, Z, Todorova, D, Sergiev, I, Yu, C.-Y., Alexieva, V. Biochemical responses of young wheat plants irradiated with UV-C and pretreated with β-monomethyl ester of itaconic acid (MEIA) or polyamine spermine. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 69, 1, Marin Drinov, 2016, 31-36. ISI IF:0.284

Krezhova D., S. Maneva, N. Petrov, I. Moskova, K. Krezhov. Detection of environmental changes using hyperspectral remote sensing. 9th International Physics Conference of the Balkan Physical Union (BPU-9) AIP Conf. Proc. 1722, volume 1722, 2016, DOI:10.1063/1.4944275, 270003-1-270003-4

Mihaylova, B, Goshev, I, Atanassova, L. Variations in antioxidant capacity during pea vegetative growth at high air temperature. Seminar of Ecology – 2015 with international participation, ФАРАГО, 2016, 170-173

Sergiev I., Todorova D., Brankova L., Alexieva V.. Prohexadione-Ca and copper effect on growth and accumulation of endogenous polyamines in pea plants. Botanica Lithuanica, 22, 1, De Gruyter, 2016, 65-71. DOI:10.1515/botlit-2016-0006, SJR:0.186

Todorova D, Katerova Z, Shopova E, Jodinskiene M, Jurkoniene S, Sergiev I. Responses of pea plants to heat stress and spermine treatment. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 103, 1, Lithuanian Research Centre Agriculture & Forestry, 2016, 99-106. DOI:10.13080/z-a.2016.103.013, ISI IF:0.579

Todorova D, Talaat NB, Katerova Z, Alexieva V, Shawky BT. Polyamines and brassinosteroids in drought stress responses and tolerance in plants. In: Water Stress and Crop Plants: A Sustainable Approach (ed P. Ahmad), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2016, 608-627. DOI:10.1002/9781119054450.ch35

Todorova, M., Trendafilova, A., Vitkova, A., Petrova, M., Zayova, E., Antonova, D. Developmental and environmental effects on sesquiterpene lactones in cultivated Arnica montana L. Chemistry & Biodiversity, 13, 8, Wiley-VHCA AG, Zurich, Switzerland, 2016, 976-981. DOI:10.1002/cbdv.201600158, ISI IF:1.91

Zayova, E, Nikolova, M, Dimitrova, L, Petrova, M. Comparative study of in vitro, ex vitro and in vivo propagated Salvia hispanica (Chia) plants: morphometric analysis and antioxidant activity. AgroLife Scientific Journal, 5, 2, 2016, 166-173.

Zayova, E, Stancheva, I, Geneva, M, Petrova, M, Dimitrova, L. Comparison of antioxidant activity of the fruits derived from in vitro propagated and traditionally cultivated tayberry plants. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 96, John Wiley & Sons, 2016, 3477-3483. ISI IF:1.714

Zayova, E., Petrova, M., Nikolova, M., Dimitrova, L.. Effect of medium salt strength on the micropropagation, phenolic content and antioxidant activity of Arnica montana L., threatened plant species, Bio Bulletin, 2016, 2, 1, 6-13.

Димитрова-Матева, П., Шопова, Е., Иванов, С., Керчев, П., Митева, Л., Алексиева, В. Биохимични изменения на букови листа повредени от Orchestes fagi L. Управление и устойчиво развитие, 6, ЛТУ, 2016, 91-92


Balacheva, E, Radkova, M, Shopova, E, Tomlekova, N. Do Consumers Fully Benefit from the Richness of Dietary Contribution to Human Health offered by Tomato. Athens Journal of Health, 2, 1, 2015, ISSN:2241-8229, 31 – 38

Balacheva, E, Radkova, M, Shopova, E, Tomlekova, N. Do Consumers Fully Benefit from the Richness of Dietary Contribution to Human Health offered by Tomato. Emerging Innovations in Agriculture: From Theory to Practice, ATINER, 2015, ISSN:ISBN: 978-618-5065-84-3, 230 pages, 75 – 83

Krezhova, D, Maneva, S, Moskova, I, Krezhov, K. Hyperspectral remote sensing applications for early stress detection of young plants.. Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 47, 2015, ISSN:0324-1130, 355 – 363. ISI IF:0.349

Damyanova, M, Todorova, D, Sergiev, I. Endogenous polyamine profiles of isolated zucchini cotyledons incubated on solutions of Cu2+ and methyl jasmonate. Oxidation Communications, 38, 1, 2015, 104 – 113. ISI IF:0.451

Georgieva, M, Nikolova, I, Bonchev, I, Katerova, Z, Todorova, D. A comparative analysis of membrane intactness and genome integrity in pea, barley and wheat in response to UVC-irradiation. Turkish Journal of Botany, 39, 6, 2015, ISSN:1300-008X, SJR:1.6

Mihaylova, B, Goshev, I, Atanassova, L. In vitro determination of antioxidant capacity of pea (Pisum sativum L. cv. Ran) plants. Seminar of Ecology – 2014 with international participation dedicated to 70 years USB, Proceedings, 24-25 April, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2015, ISBN:979-853-476-132-4

Tasheva, K, Katerova, Z, Kosturkova, G. The effect of UV irradiation on in vitro cultures development of Golden root – endangered medicinal plant. Scientific Bulletin., XIX, 2015, ISSN:2285-1364, 70 – 75

Tidke, AT, Ramakrishna, D, Kiran, S, Kosturkova, GP, Ravishankar,GA. Nutraceutical Potential of Soybean: Review. Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 7, 2, 2015, 22 – 32. SJR:0.26

Todorova, D, Kamenova, S, Ananieva, K. Changes of endogenous polyamines in excised Cucurbita pepo L. (zucchini) cotyledons cultivated in the presence of benzyladenine and methyl jasmonate. Genetics and Plant Physiology, 5, 1, 2015, 39 – 47

Todorova, D, Katerova, Z, Alexieva, V, Sergiev, I. Polyamines – Possibilities for application to increase plant tolerance and adaptation capacity to stress. Genetics and Plant Physiology, 5, 2, 2015, 123 – 144

Тодорова Р, Костуркова Г. Състояние на селекционно-подобритената работа при соята в България.. Юбилеен сборник (История-наука-практика) 90 Години, „ПЛАДЕС” ЕООД ЕКОПРОГРЕС, 2015, ISBN:978-954-2970-43-9, 40 – 49


Damyanova, M, Todorova, D, Sergiev, I. Polyamine alterations in isolated zucchini cotyledons grown in presence of cytokinins and Cu2+. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 5, 14, 2014, DOI:10.4236/ajps.2014.514226, 2141 – 2147

Katerova, Z, Shopova, E, Kartseva, T, Balacheva, E, Todorova, D. Biochemical responses of two tomato genotypes differing in gene anthocyaninless of Hoffmann (ah), treated with UV-B irradiation and β-monomethyl ester of itaconic acid (MEIA). Compt. rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 67, 4, 2014, 533 – 540. ISI IF:0.284

Kocheva, K, Tasheva, K, Georgiev, G, Karabaliev, M. Electrolyte leakage and K+ ions content in the leaves of wheat plants subjected to PEG treatment. Science and Technologies, 4, 6, 2014, ISSN:1314-4111, 47 – 50

Kosturkova, G, Todorova, R, Dimitrova, M, Tasheva, K. Establishment of tests for facilitating screening of drought tolerance in soybean. , XVIII, 2014, ISSN:1224-7774, 32 – 38

Kosturkova, G, Todorova, R, Tasheva, K, Dimitrova, M. Screening of soybean against water stress mediated through polyethylene glycol. Turkish Journal of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, 1, 2014, ISSN:2148-3647, 895 – 899

Krezhova D, Maneva S, Moskova I. Hyperspectral remote sensing applications for environmental protection. Proceedings of 2d International Conference on Radiation and Dosimetry in Various Fields of Research, 2014, ISBN:978-86-6125-062-0, 71 – 74

Moskova, I, Todorova, D, Alexieva, V, Sergiev, I. Protective Effect of Hydrogen Peroxide against Paraquat Toxicity in Young Pea Plants: Possible Role of Endogenous Polyamines. American Journal of Plant Science, 5, 2014, 3408 – 3416

Nikolova, M, Dimitrova, M, Tasheva, K, Todorova, R, Dimitrova, M, Gokare Ravishankar, Kosturkova, G. Comparisonоn of antiradical activity and total phenolic content of seeds of five soybean cultivars by applying different extraction solvents. Genetics and Plant Physiology, 4, 1-2, 2014, ISSN:1314-6394, 110 – 116

Stoichev S., I. Tzonova, I. Moskova, S. Krumova, M. Busheva. Exogenous H2O2 partially prevents the paraquat induced oxidative stress in thylakoid membranes. Comptes rendus de l’Acade’mie bulgare des Sciences, 67, 2, BAS, 2014, 239 – 244. ISI IF:0.284

Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G. The effect of sucrose concentration on in vitro calusogenesis of Golden root – endangered medicinal plant. , XVIII, 2014, ISSN:1224-7774, 77 – 83

Todorova, D, Katerova, Z, Sergiev, I, Alexieva, V. Polyamines – Involvement in Plant Stress tolerance and Adaptation. Plant Adaptation to Environmental change, CAB International, 2014, ISBN:978-1-78064-273-4, 344, 194 – 221

Todorova, D, Sergiev, I, Moskova, I, Katerova, Z, Georgieva, N, Alexieva, V, Brambilla, I, Mapelli, S. Biochemical responses of triticale plants treated with UV-B irradiation and nutrient solution enriched with humic acids. Turkish Journal of Botany, 38, 2014, DOI:10.3906/bot-1312-52, 747 – 753. SJR:0.564


Georgieva, M, Nikolova, I, Stoilov, L, Katerova, Z, Todorova, D. Analysis of UVC-induced DNA damage on mono- and dicotyledonous species by comet assay. Jubilee National Scientific Conference with international participation “Traditions, directions, challenges”, Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”, Filial – Smolyan, II, I, 2013, ISBN:978-954-8767-42-2, 54 – 60

Ivanov, S, Shopova, E, Kerchev, P, Sergiev, I, Miteva, L, Polizoev, D, Alexieva, V. Long-term impact of sublethal atrazine perturbs the redox homeostasis in pea (Pisum sativum L.) plants. Protoplasma, 250, Springer, 2013, DOI:10.1007/s00709-012-0378-6, 95 – 102

Krezhova, D., Maneva, S., Petrov, N., Alexieva, V., Moskova, I. Remote sensing of spectral responses of plants to adverse environmental conditions. Proceedings of the 8th Scientific Conference with International Participation “Space, Ecology, Safety”, 2013, ISSN:1313-3888, 356 – 361

Nikolova, I, Georgieva, M, Stoilov, L, Katerova, Z, Todorova, D. Optimization of Neutral Comet Assay for studying DNA double-strand breaks in pea and wheat. Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology, 2, 3, 2013, ISSN:1314-6246, 151 – 157. ISI IF:1.16

Nikolova, I, Georgieva, M, Stoilov, L, Katerova, Z, Todorova, D. The Comet assay as an indicator test for DNA integrity on plant species.. Jubilee National Scientific Conference with international participation “Traditions, directions, challenges”, Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”, Filial – Smolyan, II, I, 2013, ISBN:978-954-8767-42-2, 46 – 53

Sergiev, I, Todorova, D, Moskova, I, Georgieva, N, Nikolova, A, Simova, S, Polizoev, D, Alexieva, V. Protective effect of humic acids against heavy metal stress in triticale. Comptes rendus de l’Acad ́emie bulgare des Sciences, 66, 1, 2013, ISSN:1310-1331, 53 – 60. ISI IF:0.284

Stanoeva, E, Jecheva, K, Koleva, R, Vladimirova, M, Sergiev, I, Alexieva, V. Synthesis of new phytochemically active [1,2,3]triazolo[4,5-d]- and pyrazolo [3,4-d]pyrimidines incorporating substituted amino groups. Bulgarian Journal of Chemistry, 2, 2, 2013, 69 – 75

Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G. Induction of indirect organogenesis in vitro in Rhodiola rosea – an important medicinal plant. Scientific Bulletin-BIOTECHNOLOGY, XVII, 2013, ISSN:1224-7774, 16 – 23

Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G. Role of Biotechnology for Protection of Endangered Medicinal Plants, Environmental Biotechnology – New Approaches and Prospective Applications. , InTech Publisher, 2013, ISBN:978-953-51-0972-3, DOI:10.5772/55024, 51, 235 – 286

Todorova, D, Katerova, Z, Sergiev, I, Alexieva, V. Role of Polyamines in Alleviating Salt Stress. Ecophysiology and Responses of Plants under Salt Stress, Springer Science+Business Media, 2013, ISBN:978-1-4614-4747-4, DOI:10.1007/978-1-4614-4747-4_13, 512, 355 – 379

Todorova, D, Katerova, Z, Shopova, E, Nikolova, A, Georgieva, N, Sergiev, I, Mapelli, S. Polyamine spermine protects young pea plants against Ultraviolet-C radiation. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 27, 3, 2013, ISSN:1310-2818, DOI:10.5504/BBEQ.2013.0012, 3798 – 3802. ISI IF:0.622


Abumhadi, N, Todorovska, E, Assenov, B, Tsonev, S, Vulcheva, D, Vulchev, D, Atanassova, L, Atanassov, A. Agricultural research in 21st century: Challenges facing the food security under climate change. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 18, 6, 2012, 801 – 818

Katerova Z, Todorova D. Polyamines and free proline protect young pea (Pisum sativum L.) leaves against enhanced UV-C irradiation. Compt Rend Acad Bulg Sci, 65, 4, Bulgarian Academy of Science, 2012, ISSN:1310–1331, 473 – 478. ISI IF:0.219

Katerova, Z, Shopova, E, Georgieva, N, Nikolova, A, Sergiev, I, Todorova, D. MEIA acts as protector against UV-C irradiation in young wheat plants. Comptes rendus de l’Acad ́emie bulgare des Sciences, 65, 10, 2012, 1373 – 1378. ISI IF:0.284

Katerova, Z, Todorova, D, Tasheva, K, Sergiev, I. Influence of ultraviolet radiation on plant secondary metabolite production. Genetics and Plant Physiology, 2, 3-4, 2012, ISSN:1314-6394, 113 – 144

Kosturkova, G, Rodeva, R, Tasheva, K, Dimitrova, M, Dimanov, D. Effect of crude culture filtrates of the pathogenic fungus Phoma medicaginis on in vitro cultures of pea. Agro Life Scientific Journal, 1, 1, 2012, 126 – 132

Simeonova, V, Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G, Vasilev, D. A soft computing QSAR adapted model for improvement of Golden root in vitro culture growth. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 27, 3, 2012, DOI:10.5504/BBEQ.2013.0013, 3877 – 3884. ISI IF:0.76

Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G. Establishment of callus cultures of Rhodiola rosea Bulgarian ecotype. Acta Horticulturae, 955, 1, 2012, ISSN:0567-7572 (print) 2406-6168 (electronic), 129 – 135. SJR:0.22

Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G. The role of biotechnology for conservation and biologically active substances production of Rhodiola rosea – endangered medicinal species. , 2012, DOI:10.1100/2012/274942, 1 – 13. ISI IF:1.524

Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G. Towards Agrobacterium mediated transformation of endangered medicinal plant Golden root. Agro Life Scientific Journal, 1, 1, 2012, 132 – 139

Tasheva, K, Trendafilova, A, Kosturkova, G. Antioxidant activities of Bulgarian Golden root – endangered medicinal species. Acta Horticulturae, 955, 1, 2012, ISSN:0567-7572 (print) 2406-6168 (electronic), 149 – 154. SJR:0.22

Todorova, D, Sergiev, I, Alexieva, V. Application of natural and synthetic polyamines as growth regulators to improve the freezing tolerance of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Acta Agronomica Hungarica, 60, 1, 2012, ISSN:0238-0161, 1 – 10

Todorova, D, Sergiev, I, Moskova, I, Alexieva, V, Hall, M. Oxidative stress provoked by low and high temperatures in wild type and ethylene-insensitive mutant eti5 of Arabidopsis thaliana. Oxidation Communications, 35, 3, 2012, 651 – 661. ISI IF:0.507


Djilianov, D, Ivanov, S, Moyankova, D, Miteva, L, Kirova, E, Alexieva, V, Joudi, M, Peshev, D, Van de Ende, W. Sugar ratios, glutathione redox status and phenols in the resurrection species Haberlea rhodopensis and the closely related non-resurrection species Chirita eberhardtii.. Plant Biology, 13, 5, German Botanical Society and The Royal Botanical Society of the Netherlands, 2011, DOI:10.1111/j.1438-8677.2010.00436.x, 767 – 776. ISI IF:2.395

Katerova Z, Todorova, D. Effect of enhanced UV-C irradiation on the growth, malondialdehyde, hydrogen peroxide, free proline, polyamines, IAA and IAA-oxidase activity in pea plants (Pisum sativum L.). Comptes-rendus de l’Académie Bulgare des Sciences, 64, 11, 2011, ISSN:e-ISSN: 2367–5535, 1555 – 1562. ISI IF:0.219

Kosturkova, G, Angelov, G, Dimitrova, M, Tasheva, K. Isoperoxidase profiles in soybean in vitro cultures under osmotic stress. Scientific Bulletin-BIOTECHNOLOGY, XV, 2011, ISSN:1224-7774, 8 – 15

Krejova, D., Alexieva, V.. Spectral remote sensing technique as a tool for reservation on environ¬ment. Proceedings of International Conference 100 Years Bulgarian Soil Science, 16-20 May 2001, Sofia, Part II, 2011, 736 – 740

Moskova, I, Todorova, D, Alexieva, V, Sergiev, I. Leaf morphology and histology changes of pea plants treated with hydrogen peroxide and paraquat. Comptes rendus de l’Acad ́emie bulgare des Sciences, 64, 12, 2011, ISSN:1310-1331, 1695 – 1700. ISI IF:0.284

Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G. Rhodiola rosea L. in vitro plants morphophysiological and cytological characteristics. Romanian Biotechnological Letters, 16, 6, 2011, ISSN:1224 – 5984, 79 – 85. ISI IF:0.357


Katerova Z, Miteva L. Glutathione and Herbicide Resistance in Plants. Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Springer Netherlands, 2010, ISBN:978-90-481-9403-2, DOI:10.1007/978-90-481-9404-9_6, 17, 191 – 207

Kosturkova, G, Tasheva, K. Women’s Leadership in Plant Biotechnology and Related Sciences. NOVA Sci. Publ. Inc, 2010, 16, 127 – 143 Miteva, L., Ivanov, S., Alexieva, V.. Alterations in glutathione pool and some related enzymes in leaves and roots of Pea plants treated with the herbicide glyphosate. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 57, 1, 2010, 131 – 136. ISI IF:0.946

Shopova, E.K., Alexieva, V. S., Ivanov, S.V.. Glutathione involved in stress response does not determine the resistance against singlet oxygen in pea (Pisum sativum L.) plants. Oxidation Communications, 33, 4, 2010, ISSN:0209-4541, 948 – 955. ISI IF:0.398

Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G. Bulgarian golden root in vitro cultures for micropropagation and reintroduction. Central European Journal of Biology, 5, 6, 2010, ISSN:1895-104X (Print) 1644-3632 (Online), DOI:10.2478/s11535-010-0092-3, 853 – 863. ISI IF:0.915

Tasheva, K, Kosturkova, G. Rhodiola rosea in vitro cultures peculiarities. Scientific Bulletin-BIOTECHNOLOGY, 2010, ISSN:1224-7774, 103 – 112

Todorova, D., Miteva, L., Ivanov, S., Alexieva, V., Tsekova, K.. The role of thiol species in the tolerance of Aspergillus niger B77 to cadmium ions. Oxidation Communications, 33, 3, 2010, 719 – 725. ISI IF:0.25

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