pinus

Summary

Summary: A plant genus in the family PINACEAE, order Pinales, class Pinopsida, division Coniferophyta. They are evergreen trees mainly in temperate climates.

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  1. Geng L, Wang X, Yu F, Deng X, Tian X, Shi X, et al. Mycorrhizal synthesis of Tuber indicum with two indigenous hosts, Castanea mollissima and Pinus armandii. Mycorrhiza. 2009;19:461-467 pubmed publisher
    ..indicum. Containerized seedlings of two indigenous hosts of the fungus in southwestern China, Pinus armandii and Castanea mollissima, were inoculated with aqueous spore suspension of T...
  2. Pestaña Nieto M, Santolamazza Carbone S. Characterization of juvenile maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.) ectomycorrhizal fungal community using morphotyping, direct sequencing and fruitbodies sampling. Mycorrhiza. 2009;19:91-98 pubmed publisher
    ..sampling, we assessed diversity and composition of the ectomycorrhizal fungal community colonizing juvenile Pinus pinaster Ait. under natural conditions in NW Spain. Overall, we found 15 Basidiomycetes and two Ascomycetes...
  3. Lepoittevin C, Frigerio J, Garnier Géré P, Salin F, Cervera M, Vornam B, et al. In vitro vs in silico detected SNPs for the development of a genotyping array: what can we learn from a non-model species?. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e11034 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides an assessment of EST-derived and resequencing-derived SNP quality in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.), a conifer characterized by a huge genome size ( approximately 23.8 Gb/C)...
  4. Kohout P, Sýkorová Z, Bahram M, Hadincová V, Albrechtova J, Tedersoo L, et al. Ericaceous dwarf shrubs affect ectomycorrhizal fungal community of the invasive Pinus strobus and native Pinus sylvestris in a pot experiment. Mycorrhiza. 2011;21:403-412 pubmed publisher
    ..understorey shrubs and the diversity and abundance of ectomycorrhizal fungi (EcMF) associated with the invasive Pinus strobus and native Pinus sylvestris...
  5. Obase K, Cha J, Lee J, Lee S, Lee J, Chun K. Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities associated with Pinus thunbergii in the eastern coastal pine forests of Korea. Mycorrhiza. 2009;20:39-49 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungal colonization status of Pinus thunbergii mature trees and regenerating seedlings varying in age in coastal pine forests on the east coast of Korea...
  6. Won J, Lee S, Song D, Poo H. Antiviral activity of the plant extracts from Thuja orientalis, Aster spathulifolius, and Pinus thunbergii against influenza virus A/PR/8/34. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;23:125-30 pubmed
    ..Three plant extracts, Thuja orientalis, Aster spathulifolius, and Pinus thunbergii, were shown to induce a high cell viability rate after the infection with the influenza A/PR/8/34 virus...
  7. Clifford M, Royer P, Cobb N, Breshears D, Ford P. Precipitation thresholds and drought-induced tree die-off: insights from patterns of Pinus edulis mortality along an environmental stress gradient. New Phytol. 2013;200:413-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we explore precipitation relationships with a die-off event of pinyon pine (Pinus edulis Engelm.) in southwestern North America during the 2002-2003 global-change-type drought...
  8. Shohami D, Nathan R. Fire-induced population reduction and landscape opening increases gene flow via pollen dispersal in Pinus halepensis. Mol Ecol. 2014;23:70-81 pubmed publisher
    ..dispersal on the same plant individuals before and after a fire-induced population drop, in a natural stand of Pinus halepensis. The fire killed 96% of the pine trees in the stand and cleared the vegetation in the area...
  9. Joo H, Lee H, Sohn E, Lee M, Ko H, Jeong S, et al. Anti-diabetic potential of the essential oil of Pinus koraiensis leaves toward streptozotocin-treated mice and HIT-T15 pancreatic ? cells. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2013;77:1997-2001 pubmed
    ..Our group has already reported that the essential oil from leaves of Pinus koraiensis SIEB (EOPK) exerted antihyperlipidemic effects by upregulating the low-density lipoprotein receptor and ..

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  1. Alvarez J, Cortizo M, Ordás R. Cryopreservation of somatic embryogenic cultures of Pinus pinaster: effects on regrowth and embryo maturation. Cryo Letters. 2012;33:476-84 pubmed
    b>Pinus pinaster is one of the most economically important conifers in the world...
  2. Flores Monterroso A, Canales J, de la Torre F, Avila C, Canovas F. Identification of genes differentially expressed in ectomycorrhizal roots during the Pinus pinaster-Laccaria bicolor interaction. Planta. 2013;237:1637-50 pubmed publisher
    ..subtraction hybridization was used to identify differentially expressed genes in the roots of maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Aiton) inoculated with Laccaria bicolor, a mycorrhizal fungus...
  3. Niu S, Li Z, Yuan H, Chen X, Li Y, Li W. Transcriptome characterisation of Pinus tabuliformis and evolution of genes in the Pinus phylogeny. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:263 pubmed publisher
    The Chinese pine (Pinus tabuliformis) is an indigenous conifer species in northern China but is relatively underdeveloped as a genomic resource; thus, limiting gene discovery and breeding...
  4. Hall D, Zerbe P, Jancsik S, Quesada A, Dullat H, Madilao L, et al. Evolution of conifer diterpene synthases: diterpene resin acid biosynthesis in lodgepole pine and jack pine involves monofunctional and bifunctional diterpene synthases. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:600-16 pubmed publisher
    Diterpene resin acids (DRAs) are major components of pine (Pinus spp.) oleoresin. They play critical roles in conifer defense against insects and pathogens and as a renewable resource for industrial bioproducts...
  5. Mitchell P, O Grady A, Tissue D, White D, Ottenschlaeger M, Pinkard E. Drought response strategies define the relative contributions of hydraulic dysfunction and carbohydrate depletion during tree mortality. New Phytol. 2013;197:862-72 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, conservative growth and water relations in Pinus radiata resulted in longer periods of negative carbon balance and significant depletion of stored carbohydrates in ..
  6. Hao H, Chen T, Fan L, Li R, Wang X. 2, 6-Dichlorobenzonitrile causes multiple effects on pollen tube growth beyond altering cellulose synthesis in Pinus bungeana Zucc. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e76660 pubmed publisher
    ..In this paper, we studied the role of cellulose synthesis in pollen tube elongation in Pinus bungeana Zucc. by using the specific inhibitor, 2, 6-dichlorobenzonitrile (DCB)...
  7. Corcuera L, Gil Pelegrín E, Notivol E. Differences in hydraulic architecture between mesic and xeric Pinus pinaster populations at the seedling stage. Tree Physiol. 2012;32:1442-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The data were collected from Pinus pinaster Aiton seedlings (25 half-sib families from five populations) grown in a greenhouse and subjected to water ..
  8. Mencuccini M, Hölttä T, Sevanto S, Nikinmaa E. Concurrent measurements of change in the bark and xylem diameters of trees reveal a phloem-generated turgor signal. New Phytol. 2013;198:1143-54 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that this model has potential for the continuous field monitoring of tree phloem function...
  9. Martín Rodrigues N, Espinel S, Sanchez Zabala J, Ortíz A, González Murua C, Duñabeitia M. Spatial and temporal dynamics of the colonization of Pinus radiata by Fusarium circinatum, of conidiophora development in the pith and of traumatic resin duct formation. New Phytol. 2013;198:1215-27 pubmed publisher
    Fusarium circinatum causes pitch canker disease in a wide range of pine trees, including Pinus radiata, with devastating economic consequences...
  10. Mallez S, Castagnone C, Espada M, Vieira P, Eisenback J, Mota M, et al. First insights into the genetic diversity of the pinewood nematode in its native area using new polymorphic microsatellite loci. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e59165 pubmed publisher
    ..The role of dispersal by the insect vector versus human activities in shaping this structure is discussed. ..
  11. de Vega Bartol J, Santos R, Simões M, Miguel C. Normalizing gene expression by quantitative PCR during somatic embryogenesis in two representative conifer species: Pinus pinaster and Picea abies. Plant Cell Rep. 2013;32:715-29 pubmed publisher
    ..embryonal mass proliferation, embryo maturation and germination) in two representative conifer species, Pinus pinaster and Picea abies...
  12. Futai K. Pine wood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2013;51:61-83 pubmed publisher
  13. Hernández León S, Gernandt D, Pérez de la Rosa J, Jardón Barbolla L. Phylogenetic relationships and species delimitation in pinus section trifoliae inferrred from plastid DNA. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e70501 pubmed publisher
    ..complex patterns of intra- and interspecific morphological and genetic variation in the North American hard pines (Pinus section Trifoliae), a group of approximately 49 tree species distributed in North and Central America and the ..
  14. Adams H, Germino M, Breshears D, Barron Gafford G, Guardiola Claramonte M, Zou C, et al. Nonstructural leaf carbohydrate dynamics of Pinus edulis during drought-induced tree mortality reveal role for carbon metabolism in mortality mechanism. New Phytol. 2013;197:1142-51 pubmed publisher
    ..NSCs) and associated physiology from a previous experiment where earlier drought-induced mortality of Pinus edulis at elevated temperatures was associated with greater cumulative respiration...
  15. Zou P, Yang X, Huang W, Zhao H, Wang J, Xu R, et al. Characterization and bioactivity of polysaccharides obtained from pine cones of Pinus koraiensis by graded ethanol precipitation. Molecules. 2013;18:9933-48 pubmed publisher
    b>Pinus koraiensis polysaccharides (PKP) were extracted by hot water from P. koraiensis pine cones...
  16. Wu X, Yuan W, Tian X, Fan B, Fang X, Ye J, et al. Specific and functional diversity of endophytic bacteria from pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus with different virulence. Int J Biol Sci. 2013;9:34-44 pubmed publisher
    ..caused by the pine wood nematode (PWN), Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, is one of the most devastating diseases of Pinus spp. The PWN was therefore listed as one of the most dangerous forest pests in China meriting quarantine...
  17. Wang Y, Lim L, DiGuistini S, Robertson G, Bohlmann J, Breuil C. A specialized ABC efflux transporter GcABC-G1 confers monoterpene resistance to Grosmannia clavigera, a bark beetle-associated fungal pathogen of pine trees. New Phytol. 2013;197:886-98 pubmed publisher
    ..This work has implications for understanding adaptation to host defences in an important forest insect-fungal system, and potentially for metabolic engineering of terpenoid production in yeast...
  18. Budde K, Heuertz M, Hernández Serrano A, Pausas J, Vendramin G, Verdú M, et al. In situ genetic association for serotiny, a fire-related trait, in Mediterranean maritime pine (Pinus pinaster). New Phytol. 2014;201:230-41 pubmed publisher
    ..This will help to extend the research focus to ecological keystone non-model species in their natural environments, where polymorphisms acquired their adaptive value...
  19. Eckert A, Bower A, Jermstad K, Wegrzyn J, Knaus B, Syring J, et al. Multilocus analyses reveal little evidence for lineage-wide adaptive evolution within major clades of soft pines (Pinus subgenus Strobus). Mol Ecol. 2013;22:5635-50 pubmed publisher
    ..This implies that genome-wide parameter estimates will need truly genome-wide data, so that many of the existing patterns documented previously for forest trees (e.g. little evidence for signature of selection) may need revision. ..
  20. Dodds K, Zylstra K, Dubois G, Hoebeke E. Arboreal insects associated with herbicide-stressed Pinus resinosa and Pinus sylvestris used as Sirex noctilio trap trees in New York. Environ Entomol. 2012;41:1350-63 pubmed publisher
    ..We trapped a portion of the arboreal insect community arriving at Pinus resinosa Ait. and Pinus sylvestris L., trap trees girdled 3 mo before (April), one month before (June), and at S...
  21. Münzbergová Z, Hadincová V, Wild J, Kindlmannová J. Variability in the contribution of different life stages to population growth as a key factor in the invasion success of Pinus strobus. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e56953 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied the population dynamics of an invasive tree species, Pinus strobus, in three habitat types represented by their position along the elevation gradient occupied by the species...
  22. Cullingham C, Cooke J, Coltman D. Effects of introgression on the genetic population structure of two ecologically and economically important conifer species: lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia) and jack pine (Pinus banksiana). Genome. 2013;56:577-85 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings are timely given the recent mountain pine beetle population expansion in the hybrid zone, and will facilitate future studies of adaptive traits in these ecologically important species. ..
  23. Ozawa H, Watanabe A, Uchiyama K, Saito Y, Ide Y. Influence of long-distance seed dispersal on the genetic diversity of seed rain in fragmented Pinus densiflora populations relative to pollen-mediated gene flow. J Hered. 2013;104:465-75 pubmed publisher
    ..evaluate the influence of seed LDD by estimating maternal and paternal inbreeding in the seed rain of fragmented 8 Pinus densiflora populations. In total, the sample size was 458 seeds and 306 adult trees...
  24. Dale A, Lewis K, Murray B. Sexual reproduction and gene flow in the pine pathogen Dothistroma septosporum in British Columbia. Phytopathology. 2011;101:68-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Results indicate a high evolutionary potential and long-distance dispersal in this pathogen, important to consider in future forest management. ..
  25. Altaner C, Tokareva E, Jarvis M, Harris P. Distribution of (1->4)-beta-galactans, arabinogalactan proteins, xylans and (1->3)-beta-glucans in tracheid cell walls of softwoods. Tree Physiol. 2010;30:782-93 pubmed publisher
    Polysaccharides were located in the walls of normal and compression wood tracheids of Pinus radiata (radiata pine), Picea sitchensis (Sitka spruce) and Picea abies (Norway spruce) by transmission electron microscopy using immunogold ..
  26. Floyd M, Clifford M, Cobb N, Hanna D, Delph R, Ford P, et al. Relationship of stand characteristics to drought-induced mortality in three southwestern piñion-juniper woodlands. Ecol Appl. 2009;19:1223-30 pubmed
    ..Piñon pine (Pinus edulis Engelm...
  27. Bruns T, Peay K, Boynton P, Grubisha L, Hynson N, Nguyen N, et al. Inoculum potential of Rhizopogon spores increases with time over the first 4 yr of a 99-yr spore burial experiment. New Phytol. 2009;181:463-70 pubmed publisher
    ..As this experiment progresses, the true longevity of the spores will eventually be revealed. ..
  28. Zhang H, Wang G, Bai C, Liu P, Liu Z, Liu Q, et al. A new eudesmane sesquiterpene glucoside from Liriope muscari fibrous roots. Molecules. 2011;16:9017-24 pubmed publisher
    ..39 ?g/mL) also exhibited nematocidal activity against B. xylophilus. The crude extract of L. muscari fibrous roots exhibited nematocidal activity against the pine wood nematode with a LC(50) value of 182.56 ?g/mL...
  29. Uhlenhut K, Högger P. Facilitated cellular uptake and suppression of inducible nitric oxide synthase by a metabolite of maritime pine bark extract (Pycnogenol). Free Radic Biol Med. 2012;53:305-13 pubmed publisher
    ..In fact, intracellular accumulation of M1 could explain why in vivo bioactivity can be observed with nanomolar plasma concentrations that typically fail to exhibit measurable activity in vitro...
  30. Vellinga E, Wolfe B, Pringle A. Global patterns of ectomycorrhizal introductions. New Phytol. 2009;181:960-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The majority of recorded introductions are associated with Pinus or Eucalyptus plantations in the southern hemisphere...
  31. Salim K, Naydenov K, Benyounes H, Tremblay F, Latifa E, Wahid N, et al. Genetic signals of ancient decline in Aleppo pine populations at the species' southwestern margins in the Mediterranean Basin. Hereditas. 2010;147:165-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Microsatellite markers were used to characterize the structure of genetic diversity in natural Moroccan Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis Mill...
  32. Dickie I, Bolstridge N, Cooper J, Peltzer D. Co-invasion by Pinus and its mycorrhizal fungi. New Phytol. 2010;187:475-84 pubmed publisher
    ..We tested these hypotheses by contrasting the ectomycorrhizal fungal communities associated with invasive Pinus contorta in New Zealand with co-occurring endemic Nothofagus solandri var. cliffortioides...
  33. Parchman T, Geist K, Grahnen J, Benkman C, Buerkle C. Transcriptome sequencing in an ecologically important tree species: assembly, annotation, and marker discovery. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:180 pubmed publisher
    ..The large and complex genomes of pines (Pinus spp...
  34. Adams H, Guardiola Claramonte M, Barron Gafford G, Villegas J, Breshears D, Zou C, et al. Temperature sensitivity of drought-induced tree mortality portends increased regional die-off under global-change-type drought. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:7063-6 pubmed publisher
    ..induced warmer temperatures (approximately 4 degrees C) shortened the time to drought-induced mortality in Pinus edulis (piñon shortened pine) trees by nearly a third, with temperature-dependent differences in cumulative ..
  35. Chinga Carrasco G, Yu Y, Diserud O. Quantitative electron microscopy of cellulose nanofibril structures from Eucalyptus and Pinus radiata kraft pulp fibers. Microsc Microanal. 2011;17:563-71 pubmed publisher
    This work comprises the structural characterization of Eucalyptus and Pinus radiata pulp fibers and their corresponding fibrillated materials, based on quantitative electron microscopy techniques...
  36. Schwelm A, Bradshaw R. Genetics of dothistromin biosynthesis of Dothistroma septosporum: an update. Toxins (Basel). 2010;2:2680-98 pubmed publisher
    ..A hypothesis for the biological role of dothistromin is outlined. Finally, the impact that the availability of the D. septosporum genome sequence will have on dothistromin research is discussed...
  37. Ince I, Yesil Celiktas O, Karabay Yavasoglu N, Elgin G. Effects of Pinus brutia bark extract and Pycnogenol in a rat model of carrageenan induced inflammation. Phytomedicine. 2009;16:1101-4 pubmed publisher
    The present study was conducted to explore the anti-inflammatory activities of Pinus brutia bark extract and Pycnogenol in a rat model of carrageenan-induced inflammation...
  38. Yu L, Wu X, Ye J, Zhang S, Wang C. NOS-like-mediated nitric oxide is involved in Pinus thunbergii response to the invasion of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Plant Cell Rep. 2012;31:1813-21 pubmed publisher
    ..as the activities of nitric oxide synthase (NOS)-like and nitrate reductase (NR) were monitored in the needles of Pinus thunbergii infected by Bursaphelenchus xylophilus...
  39. Aukema B, Powell J, Clayton M, Raffa K. Variation in complex semiochemical signals arising from insects and host plants. Environ Entomol. 2010;39:874-82 pubmed publisher
    ..at host, tree-within-host, and beetle-on-tree scales using tunneling male pine engravers [Ips pini (Say)] on jack, Pinus banksiana Lamb, red, P. resinosa Aiton, and white, P. strobus L. pines...
  40. Wang B, Mao J, Gao J, Zhao W, Wang X. Colonization of the Tibetan Plateau by the homoploid hybrid pine Pinus densata. Mol Ecol. 2011;20:3796-811 pubmed publisher
    b>Pinus densata is an intriguingly successful homoploid hybrid species that occupies vast areas of the southeastern Tibetan Plateau in which neither of its parental species are present, but the colonization processes involved are poorly ..
  41. Liu J, Ekramoddoullah A. Identification and characterization of the WRKY transcription factor family in Pinus monticola. Genome. 2009;52:77-88 pubmed publisher
    ..We performed PCR on genomic DNA to clone WRKY sequences from western white pine (Pinus monticola), one of the most valuable conifer species endangered by white pine blister rust (Cronartium ribicola)...
  42. Nie M, Meng H, Li K, Wan J, Quan Z, Fang C, et al. Comparison of bacterial and fungal communities between natural and planted pine forests in subtropical China. Curr Microbiol. 2012;64:34-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The natural and planted forests may function differently due to the differences in soil fungal diversity and relative abundance. ..
  43. He T, Pausas J, Belcher C, Schwilk D, Lamont B. Fire-adapted traits of Pinus arose in the fiery Cretaceous. New Phytol. 2012;194:751-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Fire-protective thick bark originated in Pinus c. 126 Ma in association with low-intensity surface fires. More intense crown fires emerged c...
  44. Li X, Wu H, Southerton S. Transcriptome profiling of Pinus radiata juvenile wood with contrasting stiffness identifies putative candidate genes involved in microfibril orientation and cell wall mechanics. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:480 pubmed publisher
    ..were used to compare gene expression in developing xylem with contrasting stiffness and MFA in juvenile Pinus radiata trees in order to gain further insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying microfibril orientation ..
  45. Lee K, Choi E. Effect of pine pollen extract on experimental chronic arthritis. Phytother Res. 2009;23:651-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the pine pollen might be beneficial in the treatment of chronic inflammatory disorders. ..
  46. Villalobos D, Díaz Moreno S, Said E, Cañas R, Osuna D, Van Kerckhoven S, et al. Reprogramming of gene expression during compression wood formation in pine: coordinated modulation of S-adenosylmethionine, lignin and lignan related genes. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:100 pubmed publisher
  47. Kikuchi T, Aikawa T, Oeda Y, Karim N, Kanzaki N. A rapid and precise diagnostic method for detecting the Pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus by loop-mediated isothermal amplification. Phytopathology. 2009;99:1365-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, because it does not require expensive equipment or specialized techniques, this LAMP-based diagnostic method has the potential to be used under field conditions...
  48. de Villalobos A, Zalba S, Peláez D. Pinus halepensis invasion in mountain pampean grassland: effects of feral horses grazing on seedling establishment. Environ Res. 2011;111:953-9 pubmed publisher
    We evaluated the mechanisms that determine the increasing abundance of Pinus halepensis in mountain pampean grasslands in Argentina that is associated with the continuous presence of feral horses...
  49. Maimoona A, Naeem I, Saddiqe Z, Jameel K. A review on biological, nutraceutical and clinical aspects of French maritime pine bark extract. J Ethnopharmacol. 2011;133:261-77 pubmed publisher
    Bark extract of Pinus pinaster has a long history of ethnomedicinal use and is available commercially as herbal dietary supplement with proprietary name pycnogenol. It is used as a food supplement to overcome many degenerative disorders...
  50. Mayr S, Sperry J. Freeze-thaw-induced embolism in Pinus contorta: centrifuge experiments validate the 'thaw-expansion hypothesis' but conflict with ultrasonic emission data. New Phytol. 2010;185:1016-24 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated the hypothesis using centrifuge experiments and ultrasonic emission monitoring in Pinus contorta...
  51. Wagner A, Donaldson L, Kim H, Phillips L, Flint H, Steward D, et al. Suppression of 4-coumarate-CoA ligase in the coniferous gymnosperm Pinus radiata. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:370-83 pubmed publisher
    Severe suppression of 4-coumarate-coenzyme A ligase (4CL) in the coniferous gymnosperm Pinus radiata substantially affected plant phenotype and resulted in dwarfed plants with a "bonsai tree-like" appearance...
  52. Wei F, Li M, Song Y, Li H. [Apoptosis and activity changes of telomerase induced by essential oil from pine needles in HepG2 cell line]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2008;31:1197-200 pubmed
    ..To study the effects of essential oil extracted from pine needles on HepG2 cell line...
  53. Wang S, Han S, Zhang J, Wang C, Xu Y, Li X, et al. [Woody plant fine root biomass and its spatial distribution in top soil of broad-leaved Korean pine forest in Changbai Mountain]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2010;21:583-9 pubmed
    ..applied to study the spatial distribution of woody plant fine root biomass in a natural broad-leaved Korean pine (Pinus koraiensis) mixed forest soil in Changbai Mountain...
  54. Zhang J, Feng D, Ma H, Liu B, Wang H, Xie H, et al. Antitumor effects of Pinus massoniana bark extract in murine sarcoma S180 both in vitro and in vivo. Am J Chin Med. 2012;40:861-75 pubmed publisher
    b>Pinus massoniana bark extract (PMBE) is a mixture of flavonoids, and showed a capability of inducing cell apoptosis; however, its properties have not yet been fully investigated...
  55. Lu Q, Decock C, Zhang X, Maraite H. Ophiostomatoid fungi (Ascomycota) associated with Pinus tabuliformis infested by Dendroctonus valens (Coleoptera) in northern China and an assessment of their pathogenicity on mature trees. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2009;96:275-93 pubmed publisher
    ..It was suspected of being responsible for the death of more than three million Pinus tabuliformis trees. The present study sought to identify the ophiostomatoid fungi associated with D...
  56. Donaldson L, Knox J. Localization of cell wall polysaccharides in normal and compression wood of radiata pine: relationships with lignification and microfibril orientation. Plant Physiol. 2012;158:642-53 pubmed publisher
    ..polysaccharides in cell walls of tracheids and xylem parenchyma cells in normal and compression wood of Pinus radiata, was examined to determine the relationships with lignification and cellulose microfibril orientation...
  57. Aucina A, Rudawska M, Leski T, Ryliškis D, Pietras M, Riepsas E. Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities on seedlings and conspecific trees of Pinus mugo grown on the coastal dunes of the Curonian Spit in Lithuania. Mycorrhiza. 2011;21:237-45 pubmed publisher
    Ectomycorrhizal (ECM) communities of mature trees and regenerating seedlings of a non-native tree species Pinus mugo grown in a harsh environment of the coastal region of the Curonian Spit National Park in Lithuania were assessed...
  58. Ma F, Zhao C, Milne R, Ji M, Chen L, Liu J. Enhanced drought-tolerance in the homoploid hybrid species Pinus densata: implication for its habitat divergence from two progenitors. New Phytol. 2010;185:204-16 pubmed publisher
    The homoploid hybrid species Pinus densata is restricted to alpine habitats that exceed the altitude range of its two parental species, Pinus tabulaeformis and Pinus yunnanensis...
  59. Jones J, Moens M, Mota M, Li H, Kikuchi T. Bursaphelenchus xylophilus: opportunities in comparative genomics and molecular host-parasite interactions. Mol Plant Pathol. 2008;9:357-68 pubmed publisher
    ..We also examine the potential developments that could be made by more widespread use of genomics tools to understand interactions between B. xylophilus, bacterial pathogens that have been implicated in disease and host trees...
  60. Li X, Wu H, Southerton S. Seasonal reorganization of the xylem transcriptome at different tree ages reveals novel insights into wood formation in Pinus radiata. New Phytol. 2010;187:764-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Seasonal reorganization of the xylem transcriptome was investigated in Pinus radiata at four tree ages using cDNA microarrays...
  61. Lintunen A, Kalliokoski T. The effect of tree architecture on conduit diameter and frequency from small distal roots to branch tips in Betula pendula, Picea abies and Pinus sylvestris. Tree Physiol. 2010;30:1433-47 pubmed publisher
    ..three Picea abies (L.) H. Karst. and three Pinus sylvestris (L.) trees (mean age 35 years)...
  62. Chancerel E, Lepoittevin C, Le Provost G, Lin Y, Jaramillo Correa J, Eckert A, et al. Development and implementation of a highly-multiplexed SNP array for genetic mapping in maritime pine and comparative mapping with loblolly pine. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:368 pubmed publisher
    ..In this paper, we evaluated the potential of highly-multiplexed SNP genotyping for genetic mapping in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.), the main conifer used for commercial plantation in southwestern Europe.
  63. Hirao T, Fukatsu E, Watanabe A. Characterization of resistance to pine wood nematode infection in Pinus thunbergii using suppression subtractive hybridization. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:13 pubmed publisher
    ..However, no studies have assessed the molecular genetics, e.g. transcriptional changes, associated with infection-induced physiological changes in resistant or susceptible trees...
  64. Parks M, Cronn R, Liston A. Separating the wheat from the chaff: mitigating the effects of noise in a plastome phylogenomic data set from Pinus L. (Pinaceae). BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:100 pubmed publisher
  65. Ferreiro Domínguez N, Rigueiro Rodríguez A, Mosquera Losada M. Sewage sludge fertiliser use: implications for soil and plant copper evolution in forest and agronomic soils. Sci Total Environ. 2012;424:39-47 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the use of high quality sewage sludge as fertiliser may improve the global productivity of forest, agronomic and silvopastoral systems without creating environmental hazards...
  66. Wu X, Chen T, Zheng M, Chen Y, Teng N, Samaj J, et al. Integrative proteomic and cytological analysis of the effects of extracellular Ca(2+) influx on Pinus bungeana pollen tube development. J Proteome Res. 2008;7:4299-312 pubmed publisher
    ..nifedipine (Nif) to study Ca (2+) functions in differential protein expression and other cellular processes in Pinus bungeana pollen tube growth...
  67. Ioos R, Fabre B, Saurat C, Fourrier C, Frey P, Marçais B. Development, comparison, and validation of real-time and conventional PCR tools for the detection of the fungal pathogens causing brown spot and red band needle blights of pine. Phytopathology. 2010;100:105-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Both real-time assays proved to be significantly superior to the technique of humid chamber incubation, which often failed to produce spores for the accurate identification of the pathogens...
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