Nanocarrier-mediated foliar zinc fertilization influences expression of metal homeostasis related genes in flag leaves and enhances gluten content in durum wheat.

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Deshpande, Paresh; Dapkekar, Ashwin; Oak, Manoj; Paknikar, Kishore; Rajwade, Jyutika;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 13, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191035, pmc: PMC5771588
  • Subject: Gluten | Research Article | Eukaryota | Vascular Bundles | Fruit and Seed Anatomy | Nutritional Deficiencies | Endosperm | Chemical Elements | Plant Physiology | Physical Sciences | Genetics | Grasses | Leaves | Plants | Proteins | Plant Science | Wheat | Zinc | Chemistry | Biology and Life Sciences | Plant Anatomy | Phloem | Medicine | Micronutrient Deficiencies | Q | Nutrition | R | Biochemistry | Science | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Gene Expression
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

Background Wheat is the staple food for most of the world’s population; however, it is a poor source of zinc. Foliar fertilization of zinc via zinc loaded chitosan nanocarriers (Zn-CNP) post-anthesis has proved to be a promising approach for grain zinc enhancement in du... View more
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