The Poovaiah Laboratory

Calcium Signaling in Plants

Selected Publications

Zeng, H., Xu, L., Singh, A., Wang, H., Du, L. and Poovaiah, B.W. 2015. Involvement of calmodulin and calmodulin-like proteins in plant responses to abiotic stresses. Front. Plant Sci., http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2015.00600.

Zhang, L., Du, L., Shen, C., Yang, Y. and Poovaiah, B.W. 2014. Regulating Plant Immunity through Ubiquitin-mediated Modulation of Ca2+-Calmodulin-AtSR1/CAMTA3 Signaling. The Plant Journal, 78:268-281.

Zhang, L., Du, L. and Poovaiah, B.W. 2014. Calcium Signaling and Biotic Defense Responses in Plants. Plant Signaling and Behavior DOI:10.4161/15592324.2014.973818.

Wang, G., Zeng, H., Hu, X., Zhu, Y., Chen, Y., Shen, C., Wang, H., Poovaiah, B. W. and Du, L. 2014. Identification and expression analyses of calmodulin-binding transcription activator genes in soybean, Plant and Soil 10.1007/s11104-014-2267-6.

Routray, P., Miller, J.B., Du, L., Oldroyd, G. and Poovaiah, B.W. 2013. Phosphorylation of S344 in the calmodulin-binding domain negatively affects CCaMK function during bacterial and fungal symbioses. The Plant Journal, 76:287-296.

Poovaiah, B.W., Du, L., Wang, H. and Yang, T. 2013. Recent Advances in Calcium/Calmodulin-Mediated Signaling with an Emphasis on Plant-Microbe Interactions. Plant Physiology 163:531-542.

ROUTRAY, P., MILLER, J.B., DU, L., OLDROYD, G. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2013. Phosphorylation of S344 in the calmodulin-binding domain negatively affects CCaMK function during bacterial and fungal symbioses.  (Plant Journal, doi: 10.1111/tpj.12288).

POOVAIAH, B.W., DU, L., WANG, H. and YANG, T. 2013. Recent Advances in Calcium/Calmodulin-Mediated Signaling with an Emphasis on Plant-Microbe Interactions (Plant Physiology doi/10.1104/pp.113.220780).

QIU, Y., XI, J., DU, L., ROJE, S. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2012. A dual regulatory role of Arabidopsis calreticulin 2 in plant innate immunity.  Plant J. 69 (3):489–500.

QIU, Y., XI, J., DU, L., SUTTLE, J. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2012. Coupling calcium/calmodulin-mediated signaling and herbivore-induced plant response through calmodulin-binding transcription factor AtSR1/CAMTA3.  Plant Mol. Biol.  79:89-99 (with cover image).

XI, J., QIU, Y., DU, L. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2012. Plant-specific trihelix transcription factor AtGT2L interacts with calcium/calmodulin and responds to cold and salt stresses.  Plant Sci. 185-186:274-280.

QIU, Y., XI, J., DU, L. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2012. The function of calreticulin in plant immunity:  New discoveries for an old protein.  Plant Signaling & Behavior 7:1-4.

DU, L., YANG, T., SATHYANARAYANAN, P.V. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2011. Calmodulin-binding proteins in plants.  In: Coding and Decoding of Calcium Signals in Plants, Ed. S. Luan, Springer, New York.

YANG, T., CHAUDHURI, S., YANG, L., DU, L. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2010.  A calcium/calmodulin-regulated member of the receptor-like kinase family confers cold tolerance in plants. J. Biol. Chem. 285:7119-7126. 

YANG, T., ALI, G.S., YANG, L., DU, L., REDDY, A.S.N., and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2010. Calcium/calmodulin-regulated Receptor-like Kinase CRLK1 interacts with MEKK1 in Plants.  Plant Signaling and Behavior 5:991-994.

DU, L., ALI, G.S., SIMONS, K.A., HOU J., YANG, T., REDDY, A.S.N. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2009.  Ca2+/calmodulin regulates salicylic-acid-mediated plant immunity.  Nature 457:1154-1158.

YANG, T., DU, L. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2007. Concept of redesigning proteins by manipulating calcium/calmodulin-binding domains to engineer plants with altered traits. Functional Plant Biology 34:343-352.

GLEASON, C., CHAUDHURI, S., YANG, T., MUNOZ-GUTIERREZ, A., POOVAIAH, B.W. and OLDROYD, G.E.D.  2006.  Nodulation independent of rhizobia induced by a calcium-activated kinase lacking autoinhibition, Nature 441:1149-1152.

DU, L. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2005. Calcium/calmodulin is critical for brassinosteroid biosynthesis and plant growth. Nature 437:741-745.

YANG, T., CHAUDHURI, S., YANG, L., CHEN, Y., and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2004. Calcium/calmodulin upregulates a cytoplasmic receptor-like kinase. J. Biol. Chem. 279: 42552-42559.

SATHYANARAYANAN, P.V. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2004. Decoding calcium signals into phosphorylation signals in plants. Crit. Rev. Plant Sci. 23: 1-11.

DU, L. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2004. A novel family of Ca2+/calmodulin-binding proteins involved in transcriptional regulation: Interaction with fsh/Ring3 class transcription activators. Plant Mol. Biol. 54: 549-569.

YANG, T. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2003. Calcium/calmodulin-mediated signal network in plants. Trends in Plant Sci. 8:505-512.

YANG, T. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2002. Hydrogen peroxide homeostasis: Activation of plant catalase by calcium/calmodulin. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 99: 4097-4102.

SATHYANARAYANAN, P.V. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2002. Autophosphorylation-dependent inactivation of plant chimeric calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase.  Eur. J. Biochem. 269: 2457-2463.

YANG, T. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2002. A Calmodulin-binding CGCG box DNA-binding protein family involved in multiple signaling pathways in plants. J. Biol. Chem. 277: 45049-45058.

POOVAIAH, B.W., YANG, T. and VAN LOON, J.J.W.A. 2002. Calcium/calmodulin-mediated gravitropic response in plants. J. Gravitational Physiology. 9:211-214.

POOVAIAH, B.W., YANG, T. and REDDY, A.S.N. 2002. Calcium and gravitropism. In: Plant Roots: The Hidden Half, 3rd ed., Eds. Y. Waisel, U. Kafkafi and A. Eshel, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York.

SATHYANARAYANAN, P.V., SIEMS, W.R., JONES, J.P. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2001. Calcium-stimulated autophosphorylation site of plant chimeric calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase. J. Biol. Chem. 276: 32940-32947.

YANG, T. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2000. Molecular and biochemical evidence for the involvement of calcium/calmodulin in auxin action. J. Biol. Chem. 275: 3137-3143.

SATHYANARAYANAN, P.V., CREMO, C.R. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2000. Plant chimeric calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase: Role of the neural visinin-like domain in regulating autophosphorylation and calmodulin affinity. J. Biol. Chem. 39: 30417-30422.

YANG, T. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2000. Arabidopsis chloroplast chaperonin 10 is a calmodulin-binding protein. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 275: 601-607.

YANG, T. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 2000. An early ethylene up-regulated gene encoding a calmodulin-binding protein involved in plant senescence and death. J. Biol. Chem. 275: 38467-38473.

WANG, W. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1999.  Interaction of plant chimeric calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase with a homolog of eukaryotic elongation factor-1 alpha. J. Biol. Chem. 274:12001-12008.

POOVAIAH, B.W., XIA, M., LIU, Z., WANG, W., YANG, T., SATHYANARAYANAN, P.V. and FRANCESCHI, V.R. 1999.  Developmental regulation of the gene for chimeric calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase in anthers.  Planta 209: 161-171.

LIU, Z., XIA, M. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1998. Chimeric calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase in tobacco: differential regulation by calmodulin isoforms. Plant Mol. Biol. 38: 889-897

RAMACHANDIRAN, S., TAKEZAWA, D., WANG, W., and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1997. Functional domains of plant chimeric calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase: regulation by autoinhibitory and visinin-like domains. J. Biochem. 121: 984-990

POOVAIAH, B.W., WANG, W., TAKEZAWA, D., NARAYANAN, S. and AN, G. 1997. Calcium- mediated signaling in plants: calmodulin and calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase. J. Plant Biol. 40: 190-197.

POOVAIAH, B.W., TAKEZAWA, D., AN, G. and HAN, T.-J.  1996. Regulated expression of a calmodulin isoform alters growth and development in potato. J. Plant Physiol. 149: 553- 558.

TAKEZAWA, D., RAMACHANDIRAN, S., PARANJAPE, V. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1996.  Dual regulation of a chimeric plant serine/threonine kinase by calcium and calcium/calmodulin. J. Biol. Chem. 271: 8126-8132.

WANG, W., TAKEZAWA, D., NARASIMHULU, S.B., REDDY, A.S.N. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1996. A novel kinesin-like protein with a calmodulin-binding domain. Plant Mol. Biol. 31: 87-100.

WANG, W., TAKEZAWA, D. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1996. A potato cDNA encoding a homologue of mammalian multidrug resistant P-glycoprotein. Plant Mol. Biol. 31: 683-687.

TAKEZAWA, D., PATIL, S., BHATIA, A. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1996. Calcium- dependent protein kinase genes in corn roots. J. Plant Physiol. 149: 329-335.

PATIL, S., TAKEZAWA, D. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1995. Chimeric plant calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase gene with a neural visinin-like calcium-binding domain. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 92: 4897-4901. (Communicated by Edwin Krebs, Nobel Laureate.)

TAKEZAWA, D., LIU, Z.H., AN, G. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1995. Calmodulin gene family in potato: developmental and touch-induced expression of the mRNA encoding a novel isoform. Plant. Mol. Biol. 27: 693-703.

POOVAIAH, B.W. 1993. Biochemical and molecular aspects of calcium action.  Acta. Hort. 326:139-148.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and REDDY, A.S.N. 1993. Calcium and signal transduction in plants.  CRC Crit. Rev. Plant Sci. 12:185-211.

REDDY, A.S.N., TAKEZAWA, D., FROMM, H. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1993. Isolation and characterization of two cDNAs that encode for calmodulin-binding proteins from corn root tips. Plant Sci. 94: 109-117.

REDDY, A.S.N., CZERNIK, A.J., AN, G. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1992. Cloning of the cDNA for U1 small nuclear ribonucleoprotein particle 70K protein from Arabidopsis thaliana. Biochem. Biophys. Acta., 1171:88-92.

FRIEDMANN, M. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1991. Calcium and protein phosphorylation in the transduction of gravity signal in corn roots. Plant Cell Physiol. 32: 299-302.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and REDDY, A.S.N. 1991. Calcium and root development: Importance of calcium in signal transduction. In: Plant Roots: The Hidden Half, Y. Waisel, U. Kafkafi and A. Eshel, eds. Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, pp. 205-227.

GLENN, G.M. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1990. Influence of calcium on postharvest changes in texture and cell wall structure and composition in `Golden Delicious' apple fruit. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 115:962-968.

REDDY, A.S.N. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1990. Molecular cloning and sequencing of a cDNA for an auxin-repressed mRNA: Correlation between fruit growth and repression of the auxin regulated gene. Plant Mol. Biol. 14:127-136.

GLENN, G.M., ROM, C.R., RASMUSSEN, H.P. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1990. Cuticular structure influences appearance of waxed delicious apple fruit. Sci. Hort. 42:289-297.

REDDY, A.S.N., JENA, P.K., MUKHERJEE, S.K. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1990. Molecular cloning of cDNAs for auxin-induced mRNAs and developmental expression of the auxin-inducible genes. Plant Mol. Biol. 14:643-653.

JENA, P.K., REDDY, A.S.N. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1989.  Molecular cloning and sequencing of a cDNA for plant calmodulin: Signal-induced changes in the expression of calmodulin. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 86:3644-3648.

GLENN, G.M. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1989. Cuticular properties and postharvest calcium applications influence cracking of sweet cherries. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 114:781-788.

POOVAIAH, B.W., GLENN, G.M. and REDDY, A.S N. 1989. Calcium and fruit softening: Physiology and biochemistry. Hort. Rev. pp. 107-152.

POOVAIAH, B.W. 1988. Molecular and cellular aspects of calcium action in plants. HortScience 23:267-271.

GLENN, G.M., REDDY, A.S.N. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1988. Effect of calcium on cell wall structure, protein phosphorylation and protein profile in senescing apples. Plant Cell Physiol. 29:565-572.

POOVAIAH, B.W., FRIEDMANN, M., REDDY, A.S.N. and RHEE, J.K. 1988. Auxin-induced delay of abscission: The involvement of calcium ions and protein phosphorylation in bean explants. Physiol. Plant. 73:354-359.

REDDY, A.S.N., KOSHIBA, T., THEOLOGIS, A. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1988. The effect of calcium antagonists on auxin-induced elongation and on the expression of two auxin-regulated genes in pea epicotyls. Plant Cell Physiol. 39:1165-1170.

PALIYATH, G. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1988. Promotion of β-glucan synthase activity in corn microsomal membranes by calcium and protein phosphorylation. Plant Cell Physiol. 29:67-73.

MCFADDEN, J.J. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1988. Rapid changes in protein phosphorylation associated with light-induced gravity perception in corn roots. Plant Physiol. 86:332-334.

SOUTHWICK, S.M. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1987. Auxin movement in strawberry fruit receptacles corresponds to its growth promoting activity. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 112:139-142.

POOVAIAH, B.W., REDDY, A.S.N. and MCFADDEN, J.J. 1987. Calcium messenger system: Role of protein phosphorylation and inositol phospholipids. Physiol. Plant. 69:569-573.

RAGHOTHAMA, K.G., REDDY, A.S.N., FRIEDMANN, M. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1987. Calcium-regulated in vivo protein phosphorylation in Zea mays L. root tips. Plant Physiol. 83:1008-1013.

REDDY, A.S.N., CHENGAPPA, S. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1987. Auxin-regulated changes in protein phosphorylation in pea epicotyl segments. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 144:944-950.

REDDY, A.S.N. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1987.  Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate induced calcium release from corn coleoptile microsomes. J. Biochem. 101:569-573.

POOVAIAH, B.W., MCFADDEN, J.J. and REDDY, A.S.N. 1987. The role of calcium in gravity signal perception and transduction. Physiol. Plant. 71:401-407.

REDDY, A.S.N. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1987. Accumulation of 52 kDa glycine rich cell wall protein in auxin-deprived strawberry fruits. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 147:885-891.

REDDY, A.S.N., MCFADDEN, J.J., FRIEDMANN, M. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1987. Signal transduction in plants: Evidence for the involvement of calcium and turnover of inositol phospholipids. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 149:334-339.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and REDDY, A.S.N. 1987. Calcium messenger system in plants. CRC Crit. Rev. Plant Sci. 6:47-103.

VELUTHAMBI, K. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1986. In vitro and in vivo protein phosphorylation in Avena sativa L. coleoptiles: Effects of Ca2+, calmodulin antagonists and auxin. Plant Physiol. 81:836-841.

POOVAIAH, B. W. 1986. Role of calcium in prolonging storage life of fruits and vegetables. Food Tech. 40:86-89.

BALAMANI, V., VELUTHAMBI, K. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1986.  Effect of calcium on tuberization in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). Plant Physiol. 80:856-858.

PALIYATH, G. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1985. Identification of naturally occurring calmodulin inhibitors in plants and their effects on calcium- and calmodulin-promoted protein phosphorylation. Plant Cell Physiol. 26:201-209.

POOVAIAH, B. W. 1985. The role of calcium and calmodulin in plant growth and development. HortScience 20:347-352.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and VELUTHAMBI, K. 1985. Auxin-regulated invertase activity in strawberry fruits. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 110:258-261.

BALAMANI, B. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1985. Effect of paclobutrazol on shoot growth and tuber yield in potato plants. Amer. Potato J. 62:363-369.

RAGHOTHAMA, K.G., MIZRAHI, Y. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1985. The effect of calmodulin antagonists on auxin-induced elongation. Plant Physiol. 79:28-33.

VELUTHAMBI, K., RHEE, J.K., MIZRAHI, Y. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1985. Correlation between lack of receptacle growth in response to auxin and accumulation of a specific polypeptide in a strawberry variant. Plant Cell Physiol. 26:317-324.

GLENN, G.M. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1985. Cuticular permeability to calcium compounds in `Golden Delicious' apple fruits. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 110:192-195.

GLENN, G.M., POOVAIAH, B.W. and RASMUSSEN, H.P. 1985.  Pathways of calcium penetration through isolated cuticles of `Golden Delicious' apple fruits. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 110:166-171.

PALIYATH, G. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1985. Calcium- and calmodulin-promoted phosphorylation of membrane proteins during senescence in apples. Plant and Cell Physiol. 26:977-986.

RAGHOTHAMA, K.G., VELUTHAMBI, K. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1985. Stage-specific changes in calcium-regulated protein phosphorylation in developing tomato fruits. Plant Cell Physiol. 26:1565-1572.

VELUTHAMBI, K. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1984. Calcium-promoted protein phosphorylation in plants. Science 233:167-169.

PALIYATH, G. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1984.  Calmodulin inhibitor in senescing apples and its physiological and pharmacological significance. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 81:2065-2069.

VELUTHAMBI, K. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1984. Auxin-regulated polypeptide changes at different stages of strawberry fruit development. Plant Physiol. 75:349-353.

VELUTHAMBI, K. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1984. Calcium- and calmodulin-regulated phosphorylation of soluble and membrane proteins from corn coleoptiles. Plant Physiol. 76:359-365.

PALIYATH, G., POOVAIAH, B.W., MUNSKE, G.R. and MAGNUSON, J.A. 1984. Membrane fluidity in senescing apples: Effects of temperature and calcium. Plant Cell Physiol. 25:1083-1087.

KUSHAD, M. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1984. Deferral of senescence and abscission by chemical inhibition of ethylene synthesis and action in bean explants. Plant Physiol. 76:293-296.

HOPFINGER, J.A., POOVAIAH, B.W. and PATTERSON, M.E. 1984. Calcium and magnesium interactions in browning of ‘Golden Delicious’ apples with bitter pit. Scientia Hort. 23:345-351.

VELUTHAMBI, K. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1984. Polyamine-stimulated phosphorylation of proteins from corn (Zea mays L.) coleoptiles. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 122:1374-1380.

ARTECA, R.N. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1982. Absorption of 14CO2 by potato roots (Solanum tuberosum L.) and its subsequent translocation. Amer. J. Hort. Sci. 107:398-401.

GOVINDARAJAN, A.G. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1982. Effect of root zone carbon dioxide enrichment on ethylene inhibition of carbon assimilation in potato plants. Physiol. Plant. 52:465-469.

ARTECA, R.N. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1982. Changes in phosphoenol-pyruvate carboxylase and ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase in Solanum tuberosum L. as effected by root zone applications of CO2. HortSci. 17:396-398.

DREHER, T.W. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1982. Changes in auxin content during development in strawberry fruits. J. Plant Growth Regul. 1:267-276.

MUDGE, K.W., NARAYANAN, K.R. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1981. Control of strawberry fruit set and development with auxins. Amer. J. Hort. Sci. 106:80-84.

NARAYANAN, K.R., MUDGE, K.W. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1981. In vitro auxin binding to cellular membranes of cucumber fruits. Plant Physiol. 67:836-840.

NARAYANAN, K.R., MUDGE, K.W. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1981. Demonstration of auxin binding to strawberry fruit membranes. Plant Physiol. 68:1289-1293.

ARTECA, R.N., POOVAIAH, B.W. and SMITH, O.E. 1980. Use of high performance liquid chromatography for the determination of endogenous hormone levels in Solanum tuberosum L. subjected to CO2 enrichment of the root zone. Plant Physiol. 65:1216-1219.

ARTECA, R.N., POOVAIAH, B.W. and HILLER, L.K. 1980. Use of electron microprobe and neutron activation analysis for the determination of elemental distribution in hollow heart potato tubers. Amer. Potato J. 57:241-247.

POOVAIAH, B.W. 1979. Role of calcium in ripening and senescence. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Analysis 10:83-88.

HOPFINGER, J.A. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1979. Calcium and magnesium gradients in apples with bitter pit. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Analysis 10:57-65.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and NUKAYA, A. 1979. Polygalacturonase and cellulase enzymes in the normal Rutgers and mutant rin tomato fruits and their relationship to the respiratory climacteric. Plant Physiol. 64:534-537.

POOVAIAH, B.W. 1979. Effects of inorganic solutes on ethephon induced membrane permeability. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 104:164-166.

ARTECA, R.N., POOVAIAH, B.W. and SMITH, O.E. 1979. Changes in carbon fixation, tuberization and growth induced by CO2 applications to the root zone of potato plants. Science 205:1279-2180.

SUWWAN, M.A. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1978. Association between elemental content and fruit ripening in rin and normal tomatoes. Plant Physiol. 61:883-885.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and LEOPOLD, A.C. 1976. Effects of inorganic salts on tissue permeability. Plant Physiol. 58:182-185.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and LEOPOLD, A.C. 1976. Effects of inorganic solutes on the binding of auxin. Plant Physiol. 58:783-785.

MCGLASSON, W.B., POOVAIAH, B.W. and DOSTAL, H.C. 1975. Ethylene production and respiration in aging leaf segments and in disks of fruit tissue of normal and mutant tomatoes. Plant Physiol. 56:547-549.

POOVAIAH, B.W., MIZRAHI, Y., DOSTAL, H.C., CHERRY, J.H. and LEOPOLD, A.C. 1975. Water permeability during tomato fruit development in normal and rin nonripening mutant. Plant Physiol. 56:813-815.

POOVAIAH, B.W. 1974. Formation of callose and lignin during leaf abscission. Amer. J. Bot. 61:829-834.

POOVAIAH, B.W. 1974. Promotion of radial growth by 2-chloroethylphosphonic acid in bean. Bot. Gazette 135:289-292.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and LEOPOLD, A.C. 1974. Hormone-solute interactions in the lettuce hypocotyl hook. Plant Physiol. 54:287-293.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and RASMUSSEN, H.P. 1974. Localization of dehydrogenase and acid phosphatase in the abscission zone of bean leaves. Amer. J. Bot. 61:68-73.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and LEOPOLD, A.C. 1973. Deferral of leaf senescence with calcium. Plant Physiol. 52:236-239.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and LEOPOLD, A.C. 1973. Inhibition of abscission by calcium. Plant Physiol. 51:848-851.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and RASMUSSEN, H.P. 1973. Calcium distribution in the abscission zone of bean leaves. Electron microprobe x-ray analysis. Plant Physiol. 52:683-684.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and RASMUSSEN, H.P. 1973. Peroxidase activity in the abscission zones of bean leaves during abscission. Plant Physiol. 52:263-267.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and WIEBE, H.H. 1973. The influence of hydrogen fluoride fumigation on the water economy of soybean plants. Plant Physiol. 51:396-399.

WIEBE, H.H. and POOVAIAH, B.W. 1973. Influence of moisture, heat and light stress on hydrogen fluoride fumigation injury to soybean. Plant Physiol. 52:542-545.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and RASMUSSEN, H.P. 1973. Effects of calcium, 2-chloroethylphosphonic acid and ethylene on bean leaf abscission. Planta 113:207-214.

POOVAIAH, B.W., RASMUSSEN, H.P. and BUKOVAC, M.J. 1973. Histochemical localization of enzymes in the abscission zones of maturing sour and sweet cherry fruit. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 98:16-18.

POOVAIAH, B.W. and LEOPOLD, A.C. 1973. Effects of ethephon on growth of grasses. Crop Science 13:755-758.

Nature and Cell

  • Calcium/Calmodulin is Critical for Brassinosteroid Biosynthesis and Plant Growth appeared in print on September 29, 2005 (437:741-745). Read about the effect of calcium/calmodulin on plant growth at the Nature website.
  • Nodulation Independent of Rhizobia Induced by a Calcium-Activated Kinase Lacking Autoinhibition appeared in print in June 2006 (441:1149-1152). Read about the role of calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase (CCaMK) in nodulation at the Nature website.
  • Ca2+/Calmodulin Regulates Salicylic-Acid-Mediated Plant Immunity appeared online on January 4, 2009 (see Nature website).
  • Highlight of the 2009 Nature article in Cell entitled Dosing the Plant Immune System with Aspirin (Cell, January 23, 2009, p 195).
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