‘Regulation of plant growth and development’ – Selected publications

Alexieva V, Sergiev I, Mapelli S, Karanov E (2001) The effect of drought and ultraviolet radiation on growth and stress markers in pea and wheat. Plant, Cell & Environ., 24, 1337-1344.

Alexieva V, Sergiev I, Todorova D, Karanov E, Smith A, Hall M (2004) Effect of ethylene and its antagonist 1-MCP on the senescence of detached leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Biol. Plant., 48(4), 593-595.

Ananieva E, Alexieva V, Popova L (2002) Treatment with salicylic acid decreases the effects of parquat on photosynthesis. J. Plant Physiol., 159, 685-693.

Angelova Y, Petkova S, Popova N, Stefanov B, Iliev L (2002) Influence of ABA and 4PU-30 on the growth, proteolytic activities and protein composition of maize seedlings. Biol. Plant., 45(1), 33-37.

Atanasova L (2004) Cytokinins in wheat germ transfer RNA: determination by immunological methods, Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants, 10, 203-208.

Atanasova L, P Dobrev, M Pissarska, J Malbeck, D Pulcheva, L Iliev (2005) Effect of atrazine on major endogenous cytokinin types in maize plants. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci. 58, 10, 1225-1229.

Atanasova L Y (2010) Long-term salinity affects tRNA and rRNA cytokinins in maize (Zea mays L.). Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci. 63, 12, 1741-1748.

Atanasova L Y (2011) Modified nucleosides in plant transfer RNA. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 64, 1, 67-74.

Atanasova L Y (2011) Cytokinin-like nucleosides in major RNA species of maize (Zea mays L.) roots. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci. 64, 8, 1123-1130.

Atanasova L, Iliev L (2001) Growth and endogenous cytokinins in tobacco callus as affected by N-(2-chloro-4-pyridil)-N’-phenylurea. Biol. Plant., 44, 451-453.

Atanasova L, Pissarska M, Popov G, Georgiev G (2004) Growth and endogenous cytokinins of juniper shoots as affected by high metal concentrations, Biol. Plant., 48(1), 157-159.

Atanasova L, Stefanov D, Yordanov I, Kornova K, Kavardzikov L (2003) Comparative characteristics of growth and photosynthesis of sun and shade leaves from normal and pendulum walnut (Juglans regia L.) trees, Photosynthetica 41 (2), 289-292.

Bineva Tz, Staneva D, Yonova P, Yordanova I, Stoeva N (2006) Modification of the irradiation effect on oat plants during the vegetation period. J. Environm. Protection and Ecology, 7(1), 146-150.

Bogoeva V, Radeva M, Atanasova L, Stoitsova S, Boteva R (2004) Fluorescence analysis of hormone binding activities of wheat germ agglutinin, Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1698, 213-218.

Brankova L, Ivanov S, Alexieva V (2007) The induction of microsomal NADPH:cytochrome P450 and NADH:cytochrome b5 reductases by long-term salt treatment of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) and bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) plants. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 45, 691-695.

Chankova S, Jovtchev G, Gateva S, Yonova P, Mehandjiev A, Shevchenko V (2001) Protecting effect of newly synthesized urea and thiourea derivatives on different test-systems. J. Environm. Protection and Ecology, 2(3), 694-703.

Djilianov, D., Ivanov, S., Moyankova, D., Miteva, L., Kirova, E., Alexieva, V., Joudi, M., Peshev, D, Van Den Ende, W. (2011) – 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(4), 767-776.

Gateva S, Jovtchev G, Stergios M, Yonova P (2010) The potential of synthetic thiourea compound to reduce the cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of paraquat in Hordeum vulgare and cultured human lymphocytes. Environmental Toxicology, DOI 10.1002/tox .20633.

Geneva M, Stancheva I, Boychinova M, Mincheva N, Yonova P (2010) Effects of foliar fertilization and arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization on Salvia officinalis L. growth, antioxidant capacity, and essential oil composition. J Sci Food Agric, 90, 696-702.

Georgieva M, Yordanova P, Georgieva A, Georgiev G Tz (2008) – In vitro screening of the cytotoxicity of biologically active substances isolated from the saprophyte mushroom Pleurotus osteratus (Fr.) Kumm., Plant Science, Sofia, Bulgaria, 45, 201-204.

Griga M, G Kosturkova, N Kuchuk, M Ilieva-Stoilova (2001) Biothechnology. Chapter 6 in “Carbohydrates in Grain Legume Seeds: Improving Nutritional Quality and Agronomic Characteristics” ed. C. Hedley, CABI Publishing, 145-207.

Hung S, Wang Ch, Ivanov S, Alexieva V, Yu Ch (2007) Repetition of hydrogen peroxide treatment induces a chilling tolerance comparable to cold acclimation in mung bean. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 132, 770-776.

Ivanov S, Alexieva V, Karanov E (2005) Cumulative effect of low and high atrazine concentrations on Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh plants. Russian J. Plant Physiol., 52(2), 213-219.

Ivanov S, Miteva L, Alexieva V, Kurjin Hr, Karanov E (2005) Alterations in some oxidative parameters in susceptible and resistant wheat plants infected with Puccinia recondita f.sp. tritici. J. Plant Physiol., 162, 275-279.

Ivanov S., Shopova E., Kerchev P., Sergiev I., Miteva L., Polizoev D., Alexieva V. (2012) Long-term impact of sublethal atrazine perturbs the redox homeostasis in pea (Pisum sativum L.) plants, Protoplasma DOI 10.1007/s00709-012-0378-6

Katerova Z, Ivanov S, Mapelli S, Alexieva V (2009) Phenols, proline and low-molecular thiol levels in pea (Pisum sativum) plants respond differently toward prolonged exposure to ultraviolet-B and ultraviolet-C radiations. Acta Physiol Plant, 31(1), 111-117.

Katerova Z, Ivanov S, Prinsen E, Van Onckelen H, Alexieva V, Azmi A (2009) Low doses of ultraviolet-B or ultraviolet-C radiation affect ACC, ABA and IAA levels in young pea plants. Biologia Plantarum, 53(2), 365-368.

Katerova Z, Miteva L (2010) Chapter 6: Glutathione and Herbicide Resistance in Plants. In: Ascorbate-Glutathione Pathway and Stress Tolerance in Plants. 1st Edition. Eds.: Anjum NA; Chan M-T; Shahid U. Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York, ISBN: 978-90-481-9403-2, pp 191-207.

Katerova Z, Todorova D (2009) Endogenous polyamines lessen membrane damages in pea plants provoked by enhanced ultraviolet-C radiation. Plant Growth Regulation, 57(2): 145-152.

Katerova Z., D. Todorova (2011) 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.), Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 64 (11), 1555-1562.

Kosturkova G, G Angelov, M Dimitrova and K Tasheva (2011) Isoperoxidase profiles in soybean in vitro cultures under osmotic stress. Scientific publications of University of Agronomical sciences and veterinary medicinal, Biotechnology, p. 8 – 15.

Kosturkova G. (2008) Contribution of Bulgarian Women to Plant Biotechnology: Institute of Genetics Case. Chapter IV. Women in Biotechnology. Creating interfaces, Eds. F. Molfino & F. Zucco Springer, 107-117

Kosturkova G, R Todorova, G Sakthivelu, M K Akitha Devi, P Giridhar, T Rajasekaran, G A Ravishankar (2008) Response of Bulgarian and Indian soybean genotypes to drought and water deficiency in field and laboratory conditions. Journal of General and Applied Plant Physiology, 34, 3-4, 239-250.

Kostukova G, K Tasheva (2010) Women’s Leadership in Plant Biotechnology and Related Sciences. Chapter 7. in “Feminism and Women in Leadership. Ed. V. Nardi, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York, 127-146.

Kosturkova G, A Delinick (2007) Development of Plant Model to Study Biological Effects of Nanodilutions. International Electronic Journal BIOAUTOMATION, Vol. 8, S1, 184-192.

Krezhova D, Yanev T, Iliev I, Brankova L, Ivanov S, Alexieva V (2008) Detection of herbicide contamination in plants through changes in leaf spectral reflectance and fluorescence. In: Abiotic Stress and Plant Responses, ЕдсEds.: NA Khan and S Singh, I. K. International, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-89866-95-2, pp 217-230.

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

Mehandjiev A, Kosturkova G, Vasilev G, Noveva S (2002) Radioprotective effect of novel disubstituted thioureas on pea (Pisum sativum) development. Radiation Biology and Radioecology 42:649-658.

Miteva L, Ivanov S, Alexieva V (2010) 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), 139-145.

Miteva L, Ivanov S, Alexieva V, Karanov E (2004) Effect of atrazine on glutathione levels, glutathione-S-transferase and glutathione reductase activities in pea and wheat plants. Plant Protect. Sci., 40(1), 16-20.

Moskova I, D Todorova, V Alexieva, I Sergiev (2011) Leaf morphology and histology changes of pea plants treated with hydrogen peroxide and paraquat, Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 64 (12), 1695-1700.

Moskova I, Todorova D, Alexieva V, Ivanov S, Sergiev I (2009) Effect of exogenous hydrogen peroxide on enzymatic and nonenzymatic antioxidants in leaves of young pea plants treated with paraquat. Plant Growth Regulation 57(2), 193-202.

Moskova I, Todorova D, Alexieva V, Sergiev I (2007) Hydrogen peroxide pretreatment alleviates paraquat injuries in pea (Pisum sativum L.). Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci, 60(10), 1101-1106.

Parvanova D, Ivanov S, Konstantinova T, Karanov E, Atanassov A, Tsvetkov T, Alexieva V, Djilianov D (2004) Transgenic tobacco plants accumulating osmolytes show reduced oxidative damage under freezing stress, Plant Physiol. Biochem., 42, 57-63.

Peycheva E, Ivanova E, Ivanov S, Miloshev G.(2011) Improved Procedure for Comet Assay on Active Photosynthetic Cells from Pea Plants, Oxid. Comm. 2: 320-325.

Saktiaveli G, Akita Devi MK, Giridhar P, Rajasekaran T, Ravishankar G, Nikolova MT, Angelov G, Todorova R, Kosturkova G (2008) Isoflavone composition, phenol content, and antioxidant activity of soybean seeds from India and Bulgaria. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 56, 6, 2090-2095.

Sergiev I, Alexieva V, Ivanov S, Moskova I, Karanov E (2006) The phenilurea cytokinin 4PU-30 protects maize plants against glyphosate action. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 85, 139–146.

Sergiev I, Todorova D, Somleva M, Alexieva V, Karanov E, Stanoeva E, Lachkova V, Smith A, Hall M (2007) Influence of cytokinins and novel cytokinin antagonists on the senescence of detached leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Biologia Plantarum, 51(2), 377-380.

Stoilkova G, Yonova P (2007) Protective effect of two synthetic compounds against chlorsulfuron injury in maize (Zea mays L.). Acta Agronomica Hungarica 55(3), 283-292.

Stoilkova G, Yonova P (2010) Safeners for chlorsulfuron on maize (Zea mays L.). Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods 2:28-35.

Stoynova-Bakalova E, (2007) Properties of plate meristem of growing epigeal cotyledons in an experimental system. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 59, 76-83.

Stoynova-Bakalova E, Petrov P (2006) Control by cytokinins of the cellular behaviour in the plate meristem of zucchini cotyledons. Planta, 223(6), 1256-1263.

Stoynova-Bakalova E, Petrov P, Gigova L Baskin T (2008) Effects of methyl jasmonate on cell growth and division of etiolated Cucurbita pepo (zucchini) cotyledon. Plant Biology, 10(4), 276-284.

Stoynova-Bakalova E, Petrov P, Karanov E (2001) Effects of benzylaminopurine and abscisic acid on distribution of rRNA in the palisade cells of excised Cucurbita pepo cotyledons. Biol. Plant., 44, 355-360.

Stoynova-Bakalova E, Petrov P, Karanov E, Hall M (2004) Cell division and cell expansion in cotyledons of Arabidopsis seedlings. New Phytol., 162, 471-479.

Stoynova-Bakalova E, Petrov P, Tsukaya H (2002) Cell division and cell enlargement in isolated Cucurbita cotyledons grown in darkness and in light. J. Plant Res., 115, 375-380.

Stoynova-Bakalova E, Toncheva-Panova T (2003) Subcellular adaptation to salinity and irradiance in Dunaliella salina. Biol.Plant., 47, 233-236.

Tasheva K, G Kosturkova (2012) The role of biotechnology for conservation and biologically active substances production of Rhodiola rosea – endangered medicinal species. The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2012, Article ID 274942, 13 pages, doi:10.1100/2012/274942.

Tasheva K, G Kosturkova (2010) Bulgarian golden root in vitro cultures for micropropagation and reintroduction. Central European Journal of Biology, 5(6): pp. 853-863.

Tasheva K, G Kosturkova (2011) Rhodiola rosea L. in vitro plants morphophysiological and cytological characteristics. Romanian Biotechnological Letters, 16 (6): p. 79 – 85.

Todorova D, Genkov T, Vaseva-Gemisheva I, Alexieva V, Karanov E, Smith A, Hall M (2005) Effect of temperature stress on the endogenous cytokinin content in Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh plants. Acta Physiol. Plant., 27(1), 13-18.

Todorova D, Moskova I, Sergiev I, Alexieva V, Mapelli S (2008) Changes in endogenous polyamines and some stress markers content induced by drought, 4PU-30 and abscisic acid in wheat plants. In: Abiotic stress and plant responses. Nafees A. Khan, Sarvajeet Singh (Eds.), I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., ISBN 978-81-89866-95-2, Chapter 11, pp. 205-215.

Todorova D, Sergiev I, Alexieva V, Karanov E, Smith A, Hall M (2007) Polyamine content in Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh during recovery after low and high temperature treatments. Plant Growth Regulation, 51, 185-191.

Todorova D, Vaseva I, Malbeck J, Trávníčková A, Macháčková I, Karanov E (2007) Cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase activity as a tool in gibberellic acid/cytokinin cross talk. Biol. Plant., 51(3), 579-583.

Todorova D., I. Sergiev, V. Alexieva, (2012) 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), 1-10.

Vaseva-Gemisheva I, Lee D, Alexieva V, Karanov E (2004) Cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase in Pisum sativum plants during vegetative development. Influence of UV-B irradiation and high temperature on enzymatic activity, Plant Growth Regul., 42(1), 1-5.

Vaseva-Gemisheva I, Lee D, Karanov E (2005) Response of cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase expression and specific activity to drought stress and herbicide treatments in pea leaves. Plant Growth Regul., 46(3), 199-208.

Vaseva-Gemisheva I, Sergiev I, Todorova D, Alexieva V, Stanoeva E, Lachkova V, Karanov E (2005) Antagonistic effects of triazolo[4,5-d]pyrimidine and pyridylurea derivatives on cytokinin-induced cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase activity in young pea plants. Plant Growth Regul., 46(3), 193-197.

Yonova P (2010) Design, Synthesis and Properties of Synthetic Cytokinins. Recent Advances on their Application. General and Applied Plant Physiology, 36(3-4), 124-147 (Review).

Yonova P, Stoilkova G (2005) Antisenescence effect of 2-pyridylureas with un- and cyclic- ureido groups. General and Applied Plant Physiology, 31(3-4), 197-214.

Yonova P, Stoilkova G (2005) Synthesis and biological activity of urea and thiourea derivatives from 2-aminoheterocyclic compounds. J. Plant Growth Regul., 23, 280-291.

Yonova P, Stoilkova G (2005) Synthesis and plant growth regulating activity of pyridyl-imidazolidinone compounds. Compt. rend. Acad. bulg. Sci., 58(5), 595-600.

Yordanova R, Alexieva V, Popova L (2003) Influence of root oxygen deficiency on photosynthesis and antioxidants in barley plants. Russ. J. Plant Physiol., 50, 2, 163-167.

Георгиев Г. Цв, (2010) Нанотехнологиите в съвременното растениевъдство. Новости, брой 4(80), 2-3.

Георгиев Г. Цв, (2010) Перспективи при използването на нанотехнологии в растениевъдството: Биогенни утайки от дъното на Черно море – дълбоководни органогенно-минерални утайки. Новости, брой 5(81), 2-4.

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