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Keep up to date here with recently published scientific research on ferns and lycophytes.
This page is a new feature on our website. Each entry has a link to the abstract and in some cases the complete article, and the list will be updated regularly to include papers as they are published.
Older articles will be put into the archive

Pangua E, Pajarón S, Quintanilla LG.
Fitness of an allopolyploid rupicolous fern compared with its diploid progenitors: from sporogenesis to sporophyte formation.
Am J Bot. 2019 Jun 12;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31188481

Mishra N, Panda T, Lodhiyal N, Behera SK.
Studies on the gametophytic development, mating behaviour and reproductive biology of Macrothelypteris torresiana (Gaudich.) Ching (Thelypteridaceae).
Micron. 2019 Jun 5;124:102700. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31185368

Jean Baptiste A, Macario PA, Islebe GA, Vargas-Larreta B, Pool L, Valdez-Hernández M, López-Martínez JO.
Secondary Succession under invasive species (Pteridium aquilinum) conditions in a seasonal dry tropical forest in southeastern Mexico.
PeerJ. 2019;7:e6974.
PMID: 31179179

David AS, Jones IM, Lake EC.
Wind speed predicts population dynamics of the eriophyid mite Floracarus perrepae on invasive Old World climbing fern (Lygodium microphyllum) in a shade house colony.
Exp Appl Acarol. 2019 Jun 8;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31177338

Krieg CP, Watkins JE Jr, McCulloh KA.
A new protocol for psychrometric pressure-volume curves of fern gametophytes.
Appl Plant Sci. 2019 May;7(5):e01248.
PMID: 31139514

Talebi M, Tabatabaei BES, Akbarzadeh H.
Hyperaccumulation of Cu, Zn, Ni, and Cd in Azolla species inducing expression of methallothionein and phytochelatin synthase genes.
Chemosphere. 2019 May 14;230:488-497. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31121512

Kao TT, Pryer KM, Freund FD, Windham MD, Rothfels CJ.
Low-copy nuclear sequence data confirm complex patterns of farina evolution in notholaenid ferns (Pteridaceae).
Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2019 May 18;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31112780

Shepherd LD, Brownsey PJ, Stowe C, Newell C, Perrie LR.
Genetic and morphological identification of a recurrent Dicksonia tree fern hybrid in New Zealand.
PLoS One. 2019;14(5):e0216903.
PMID: 31107899

Lima VF, Dos Anjos L, Medeiros DB, Cândido-Sobrinho SA, Souza LP, Gago J, Fernie AR, Daloso DM.
The sucrose-to-malate ratio correlates with the faster CO2 and light stomatal responses of angiosperms compared to ferns.
New Phytol. 2019 May 17;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31099898

Dehors J, Mareck A, Kiefer-Meyer MC, Menu-Bouaouiche L, Lehner A, Mollet JC.
Evolution of Cell Wall Polymers in Tip-Growing Land Plant Gametophytes: Composition, Distribution, Functional Aspects and Their Remodeling.
Front Plant Sci. 2019;10:441.
PMID: 31057570

Femi-Adepoju AG, Dada AO, Otun KO, Adepoju AO, Fatoba OP.
Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using terrestrial fern (Gleichenia Pectinata (Willd.) C. Presl.): characterization and antimicrobial studies.
Heliyon. 2019 Apr;5(4):e01543.
PMID: 31049445

Wang C, Yang W, Zhao J, Zhang D, Zhang G.
Two new records of the fern genus Coniogramme (Pteridaceae) from Vietnam.
PhytoKeys. 2019;119:137-142.
PMID: 31048975

Iwatsuki K, Ebihara A, Kato M.
Taxonomic studies of pteridophytes of Ambon and Seram (Moluccas) collected on Indonesian-Japanese botanical expeditions 1983-1986. XIII. Hymenophyllaceae.
PhytoKeys. 2019;119:107-115.
PMID: 31048973

Ganger MT, Hiles R, Hallowell H, Cooper L, McAllister N, Youngdahl D, Alfieri J, Ewing SJ.
A soil bacterium alters sex determination and rhizoid development in gametophytes of the fern Ceratopteris richardii.
AoB Plants. 2019 Apr;11(2):plz012.
PMID: 31019671

Farias RP, Silva VL, Gonzatti F, Lima LV, Schmitt JL, Santos MG.
Galls on Brazilian ferns: new records and notes.
Braz J Biol. 2019 Apr 18;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31017244

Zhang R, Wang FG, Zhang J, Shang H, Liu L, Wang H, Zhao GH, Shen H, Yan YH.
Dating Whole Genome Duplication in Ceratopteris thalictroides and Potential Adaptive Values of Retained Gene Duplicates.
Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Apr 19;20(8).
PMID: 31010109

Kurita K, Kyogoku D, Abe A, Yokota M, Isagi Y.
Development of microsatellite markers for an endangered fern in the Ryukyus, Plagiogyria koidzumii (Plagiogyriaceae).
Genes Genet Syst. 2019 Apr 10;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30971624

Brock JMR, Burns BR, Perry GLW, Lee WG.
Gametophyte niche differences among sympatric tree ferns.
Biol Lett. 2019 Jan 31;15(1):20180659.
PMID: 30958217

Wang X, Bai SN.
Key innovations in transition from homospory to heterospory.
Plant Signal Behav. 2019 Mar 20;:1-4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30892985

Nameth ST, Steininger J.
Cucumber Mosaic Virus Associated with Leaf Malformation and Stunting in Adiantum pedatum.
Plant Dis. 1997 Nov;81(11):1333.
PMID: 30861751

Nekrasov EV, Svetashev VI, Khrapko OV, Vyssotski MV.
Variability of fatty acid profiles in ferns: Relation to fern taxonomy and seasonal development.
Phytochemistry. 2019 Mar 8;162:47-55. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30856529

Castillo Loría K, Emiliani J, Bergara CD, Herrero MS, Salvatierra LM, Pérez LM.
Effect of daily exposure to Pb-contaminated water on Salvinia biloba physiology and phytoremediation performance.
Aquat Toxicol. 2019 Feb 27;210:158-166. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30856470

Williamson MR, Blake JH, Jeffers SN, Lewis SA.
First Reports of Aphelenchoides fragariae on Royal Fern and on Hosta and Other Hosts in South Carolina.
Plant Dis. 2000 May;84(5):593.
PMID: 30841361

Grasso S, Pane A, Cacciola SO.
First Report of Armillaria mellea on a Fern from Italy.
Plant Dis. 2000 May;84(5):592.
PMID: 30841357

Rayachhetry MB, Pemberton RW, Smith LL, Leahy R.
Pathogenicity Assessment of Puccinia lygodii, a Potential Biological Control Agent of Lygodium japonicum in Southeastern United States.
Plant Dis. 2001 Feb;85(2):232.
PMID: 30831962

López-Pozo M, Gasulla F, García-Plazaola JI, Fernández-Marín B.
Unraveling metabolic mechanisms behind chloroplast desiccation tolerance: Chlorophyllous fern spore as a new promising unicellular model.
Plant Sci. 2019 Apr;281:251-260.
PMID: 30824058

Zhao Y, Hu W, Zhang H, Ding C, Huang Y, Liao J, Zhang ZW, Yuan S, Chen YE, Yuan M.
Antioxidant and immunomodulatory activities of polysaccharides from the rhizome of Dryopteris crassirhizoma Nakai.
Int J Biol Macromol. 2019 Feb 21;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30797809

Pradeep Kumar R, Dinesh Babu KV, Evans DA.
Isolation, characterization and mode of action of a larvicidal compound, 22-hydroxyhopane from Adiantum latifolium Lam. against Oryctes rhinoceros Linn.
Pestic Biochem Physiol. 2019 Jan;153:161-170.
PMID: 30744890

Ong BL, Ng ML.
Regeneration of drought-stressed gametophytes of the epiphytic fern, Pyrrosia pilosellodes (L.) Price.
Plant Cell Rep. 1998 Dec;18(3-4):225-228.
PMID: 30744225

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