rhododendron

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Summary: A plant genus of the family ERICACEAE.

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  1. Mayr S, Beikircher B, Obkircher M, Schmid P. Hydraulic plasticity and limitations of alpine Rhododendron species. Oecologia. 2010;164:321-30 pubmed publisher
    In the European Alps, Rhododendron ferrugineum grows in silicate regions while Rhododendron hirsutum is restricted to limestone areas. At geologically mixed sites, also hybrids (Rhododendron × intermedium) can occur...
  2. Hirao A. Kinship between parents reduces offspring fitness in a natural population of Rhododendron brachycarpum. Ann Bot. 2010;105:637-46 pubmed publisher
    ..This study assesses the effect of kinship between parents on the fitness of their progeny and the extent of spatial genetic structure in a natural population of Rhododendron brachycarpum.
  3. Iwata N, Kitanaka S. New cannabinoid-like chromane and chromene derivatives from Rhododendron anthopogonoides. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2011;59:1409-12 pubmed
    ..CBT) type, have been isolated together with geranyl orsellinic acid (8) from the Chinese medicinal plant Rhododendron anthopogonoides. Their structures were elucidated based on spectroscopic and chemical evidence...
  4. Zhong G, Hu M, Wei X, Weng Q, Xie J, Liu J, et al. Grayanane diterpenoids from the flowers of Rhododendron molle with cytotoxic activity against a Spodoptera frugiperda cell line. J Nat Prod. 2005;68:924-6 pubmed
    ..together with two known diterpenoids, rhodomolleins I and rhodojaponin III, were isolated from the flowers of Rhododendron molle. The structures of 1 and 2 were elucidated on the basis of interpretation of spectroscopic data...
  5. Zhang C, Yin L, Dai S. Diversity of root-associated fungal endophytes in Rhododendron fortunei in subtropical forests of China. Mycorrhiza. 2009;19:417-423 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the diversity of root endophytes in Rhododendron fortunei, fungal strains were isolated from the hair roots of plants from four habitats in subtropical forests of China...
  6. Ullah F, Hussain H, Hussain J, Bukhari I, Khan M, Choudhary M, et al. Tyrosinase inhibitory pentacyclic triterpenes and analgesic and spasmolytic activities of methanol extracts of Rhododendron collettianum. Phytother Res. 2007;21:1076-81 pubmed
    ..and structure elucidation of bioactive natural products, it was found that the methanol extract of the Rhododendron collettianum showed analgesic and spasmolytic activities...
  7. Mok S, Lee S. Identification of flavonoids and flavonoid rhamnosides from Rhododendron mucronulatum for. albiflorum and their inhibitory activities against aldose reductase. Food Chem. 2013;136:969-74 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the therapeutic potential of compounds from natural sources, Rhododendron mucronulatum for. albiflorum flowers (RMAF) and R. mucronulatum flowers (RMF) were tested for inhibition of aldose reductase (AR)...
  8. Hirao A, Kameyama Y, Ohara M, Isagi Y, Kudo G. Seasonal changes in pollinator activity influence pollen dispersal and seed production of the alpine shrub Rhododendron aureum (Ericaceae). Mol Ecol. 2006;15:1165-73 pubmed
    ..We compared the variations in insect visitation, pollen dispersal, mating patterns, and sexual reproduction of Rhododendron aureum early and late in the flowering season using five microsatellites...
  9. Jaiswal R, Jayasinghe L, Kuhnert N. Identification and characterization of proanthocyanidins of 16 members of the Rhododendron genus (Ericaceae) by tandem LC-MS. J Mass Spectrom. 2012;47:502-15 pubmed publisher
    The proanthocyanidins of the leaves of 16 taxa of the Rhododendron genus (Ericaceae) [Rhododendron 'Catawbiense Grandiflorum', Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White', Rhododendron smirnowii Trautv., Rhododendron calophytum Franch...

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  1. Wei H, Dhanaraj A, Rowland L, Fu Y, Krebs S, Arora R. Comparative analysis of expressed sequence tags from cold-acclimated and non-acclimated leaves of Rhododendron catawbiense Michx. Planta. 2005;221:406-16 pubmed
    ..sequence tag (EST) analysis approach was undertaken to identify major genes involved in cold acclimation of Rhododendron, a broad-leaf, woody evergreen species...
  2. Black P, Saleem A, Dunford A, Guerrero Analco J, Walshe Roussel B, Haddad P, et al. Seasonal variation of phenolic constituents and medicinal activities of Northern Labrador tea, Rhododendron tomentosum ssp. subarcticum, an Inuit and cree First Nations traditional medicine. Planta Med. 2011;77:1655-62 pubmed publisher
    Northern Labrador tea, Rhododendron tomentosum ssp. subarcticum, is one of the most commonly used medicinal plants by Inuit and other First Nations peoples of Canada...
  3. Liu Y, Cao Y, Ye J, Wang W, Song K, Wang X, et al. Immunomodulatory effects of proanthocyanidin A-1 derived in vitro from Rhododendron spiciferum. Fitoterapia. 2010;81:108-14 pubmed publisher
    ..of this study was to evaluate the immunomodulatory effects of proanthocyanidin A-1 (PAA-1) from leaves of Rhododendron spiciferum (Ericaceae)...
  4. Huang C, Hung K, Hwang C, Huang J, Lin H, Wang W, et al. Genetic population structure of the alpine species Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum sensu lato (Ericaceae) inferred from chloroplast and nuclear DNA. BMC Evol Biol. 2011;11:108 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined the phylogeography and the evolutionary history of the Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum s. l.
  5. Gunduz A, Durmus I, Turedi S, Nuhoglu I, Ozturk S. Mad honey poisoning-related asystole. Emerg Med J. 2007;24:592-3 pubmed
    ..The cause of the poisoning is the toxin grayanotoxin, found in honey obtained from the nectar of Rhododendron species on the mountains in the region...
  6. Vohník M, Fendrych M, Albrechtova J, Vosatka M. Intracellular colonization of Rhododendron and Vaccinium roots by Cenococcum geophilum, Geomyces pannorum and Meliniomyces variabilis. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2007;52:407-14 pubmed
    ..potentially ericoid mycorrhiza (ErM)-forming Meliniomyces variabilis Hambleton & Sigler (MVA-1) in roots of Rhododendron and Vaccinium...
  7. Wei H, Dhanaraj A, Arora R, Rowland L, Fu Y, Sun L. Identification of cold acclimation-responsive Rhododendron genes for lipid metabolism, membrane transport and lignin biosynthesis: importance of moderately abundant ESTs in genomic studies. Plant Cell Environ. 2006;29:558-70 pubmed
    We have previously analysed expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from non-acclimated (NA) and cold-acclimated (CA) Rhododendron leaves, and identified highly abundant complementary DNAs (cDNAs) possibly involved in cold acclimation...
  8. Bougoure D, Cairney J. Fungi associated with hair roots of Rhododendron lochiae (Ericaceae) in an Australian tropical cloud forest revealed by culturing and culture-independent molecular methods. Environ Microbiol. 2005;7:1743-54 pubmed
    The culturable fungal assemblage associated with hair roots of Rhododendron lochiae (Ericaceae) from a tropical cloud forest in Queensland, Australia was investigated using rDNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS) restriction fragment ..
  9. Wei H, Fu Y, Arora R. Intron-flanking EST-PCR markers: from genetic marker development to gene structure analysis in Rhododendron. Theor Appl Genet. 2005;111:1347-56 pubmed
    With a long-term goal of constructing a linkage map of Rhododendron enriched with gene-specific markers, we utilized Rhododendron catawbiense ESTs for the development of high-efficiency (in terms of generating polymorphism frequency) PCR-..
  10. Sabanadzovic S, Abou Ghanem Sabanadzovic N, Valverde R. A novel monopartite dsRNA virus from rhododendron. Arch Virol. 2010;155:1859-63 pubmed publisher
    A dsRNA molecule of 3.4 kbp was extracted from two great rhododendron samples from Great Smoky Mountains National Park...
  11. Yarlioglues M, Akpek M, Ardic I, Elcik D, Sahin O, Kaya M. Mad-honey sexual activity and acute inferior myocardial infarctions in a married couple. Tex Heart Inst J. 2011;38:577-80 pubmed
    ..Mad honey is intentionally produced from the nectar of Rhododendron ponticum, which grows in Japan, Nepal, Brazil, parts of North America and Europe, and the eastern Black Sea ..
  12. Chung J, Lin T, Chen Y, Cheng Y, Hwang S. Phylogeographic study reveals the origin and evolutionary history of a Rhododendron species complex in Taiwan. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2007;42:14-24 pubmed
    This study infers a single origin and a once-widespread distribution of the Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum species complex in Taiwan based on chloroplast DNA (cpDNA) variation...
  13. Delmas C, Lhuillier E, Pornon A, Escaravage N. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in Rhododendron ferrugineum (Ericaceae) using pyrosequencing technology. Am J Bot. 2011;98:e120-2 pubmed publisher
    Microsatellite primers were developed for Rhododendron ferrugineum (Ericaceae) to evaluate genetic diversity, population genetic structure, and mating system of this self-compatible species.
  14. Ahmad V, Ullah F, Hussain J, Farooq U, Zubair M, Khan M, et al. Tyrosinase inhibitors from Rhododendron collettianum and their structure-activity relationship (SAR) studies. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2004;52:1458-61 pubmed
    ..2) have been isolated from the aerial parts of Rhododendron collettianum and their structures determined on the basis of spectroscopic evidences...
  15. Poon W, Ho C, Yip K, Lai C, Cheung K, Sung R, et al. Grayanotoxin poisoning from Rhododendron simsii in an infant. Hong Kong Med J. 2008;14:405-7 pubmed
    ..who presented with vomiting, convulsions, and shock after ingesting a bottle of milk containing a decoction of Rhododendron simsii...
  16. Chou S, Krishna V, Chou C. Hydrophobic metabolites from Rhododendron formosanum and their allelopathic activities. Nat Prod Commun. 2009;4:1189-92 pubmed
    Eighteen components were isolated from the methanolic extract of leaves of Rhododendron formosanum Hemsl. (Ericaceae), an endemic species in Taiwan, and evaluated for their allelopathic properties...
  17. Peng Y, Lin W, Wei H, Krebs S, Arora R. Phylogenetic analysis and seasonal cold acclimation-associated expression of early light-induced protein genes of Rhododendron catawbiense. Physiol Plant. 2008;132:44-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Broad-leaved evergreens belonging to genus Rhododendron are often exposed to a combination of low temperatures and high light in their natural habitat as the ..
  18. Choo Y, Kang H, Lim S. Cardiac problems in mad-honey intoxication. Circ J. 2008;72:1210-1 pubmed
    Mad-honey disease or honey intoxication is caused by consuming honey produced from leaves and flowers of the Rhododendron family. Here a case of honey intoxication with cardiac involvement is reported.
  19. Tagane S, Hiramatsu M, Okubo H. Hybridization and asymmetric introgression between Rhododendron eriocarpum and R. indicum on Yakushima Island, southwest Japan. J Plant Res. 2008;121:387-95 pubmed publisher
    ..between two morphologically and ecologically divergent species on Yakushima Island-the light-purple flowered Rhododendron eriocarpum native to seaside habitats and the red flowered R. indicum native to riverside habitats...
  20. Iwata N, Kitanaka S. Tetracyclic chromane derivatives from Rhododendron anthopogonoides. J Nat Prod. 2010;73:1203-6 pubmed publisher
    ..daurichromenic acid (5) and ilicicolinic acid B (6), have been isolated from the Chinese medicinal plant Rhododendron anthopogonoides...
  21. Cao Y, Lou C, Fang Y, Ye J. Determination of active ingredients of Rhododendron dauricum L. by capillary electrophoresis with electrochemical detection. J Chromatogr A. 2002;943:153-7 pubmed
    ..capillary electrophoresis with electrochemical detection was employed to analyse active ingredients of Rhododendron dauricum L., an important crude herb frequently used in Chinese medicines...
  22. Tyler C, Pullin A, Stewart G. Effectiveness of management interventions to control invasion by Rhododendron ponticum. Environ Manage. 2006;37:513-22 pubmed
    b>Rhododendron ponticum is an invasive species in many countries, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, and France...
  23. Sun L, Pei K, Wang F, Ding Q, Bing Y, Gao B, et al. Different distribution patterns between putative ercoid mycorrhizal and other fungal assemblages in roots of Rhododendron decorum in the Southwest of China. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e49867 pubmed publisher
    ..We assessed the diversity of root associated fungi of Rhododendron decorum using internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequencing and terminal restriction fragment length ..
  24. Gunduz A, Turedi S, Uzun H, Topbas M. Mad honey poisoning. Am J Emerg Med. 2006;24:595-8 pubmed
    ..seen in the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey, stems from the "mad honey" made by bees from the rhododendron plant flowers...
  25. Erdemoglu N, Akkol E, Yesilada E, Calis I. Bioassay-guided isolation of anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive principles from a folk remedy, Rhododendron ponticum L. leaves. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008;119:172-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhododendron ponticum L. (Ericaceae) is used for the treatment of inflammatory diseases and to alleviate rheumatic pain and against toothache in Turkish traditional medicine.
  26. Liao P, Lin T, Lan W, Chung J, Hwang S. Duplication of the class I cytosolic small heat shock protein gene and potential functional divergence revealed by sequence variations flanking the {alpha}-crystallin domain in the genus Rhododendron (Ericaceae). Ann Bot. 2010;105:57-69 pubmed publisher
    ..CPsHSP) gene was found in a previous study and was suggested to be related to the ecological adaptation of Rhododendron species in the subgenus Hymenanthes...
  27. Ma Y, Zhang C, Zhang J, Yang J. Natural hybridization between Rhododendron delavayi and R. cyanocarpum (Ericaceae), from morphological, molecular and reproductive evidence. J Integr Plant Biol. 2010;52:844-51 pubmed publisher
    The natural hybridization that occurs between two sympatric species of Rhododendron subgenus Hymenanthes in Yunnan, China, was investigated. In field observations, it was noted that the putative hybrids between R. delavayi Franch. and R...
  28. Tooley P, Browning M, Kyde K, Berner D. Effect of temperature and moisture period on infection of Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White' by Phytophthora ramorum. Phytopathology. 2009;99:1045-52 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the temperature and moisture conditions that allow Phytophthora ramorum to infect Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White'. Most experiments were performed with a single P. ramorum isolate from the NA1 clonal lineage...
  29. Milne R, Abbott R. Reproductive isolation among two interfertile Rhododendron species: low frequency of post-F1 hybrid genotypes in alpine hybrid zones. Mol Ecol. 2008;17:1108-21 pubmed publisher
    Hybrids between the acid-loving species Rhododendron ferrugineum and the basic soil species Rhododendron hirsutum occur on soils of intermediate pH in the European Alps...
  30. De Keyser E, Desmet L, Van Bockstaele E, De Riek J. How to perform RT-qPCR accurately in plant species? A case study on flower colour gene expression in an azalea (Rhododendron simsii hybrids) mapping population. BMC Mol Biol. 2013;14:13 pubmed publisher
    ..the most crucial selection criteria in the breeding of a flowering pot plant, as is also the case for azalea (Rhododendron simsii hybrids). Flavonoid biosynthesis was studied intensively in several species...
  31. Milne R, Terzioglu S, Abbott R. A hybrid zone dominated by fertile F1s: maintenance of species barriers in Rhododendron. Mol Ecol. 2003;12:2719-29 pubmed
    ..At Tiryal Dag, northeast Turkey, Rhododendron x sochadzeae (R...
  32. De Keyser E, Shu Q, Van Bockstaele E, De Riek J. Multipoint-likelihood maximization mapping on 4 segregating populations to achieve an integrated framework map for QTL analysis in pot azalea (Rhododendron simsii hybrids). BMC Mol Biol. 2010;11:1 pubmed publisher
    Azalea (Rhododendron simsii hybrids) is the most important flowering pot plant produced in Belgium, being exported world-wide...
  33. Zha H, Milne R, Sun H. Asymmetric hybridization in Rhododendron agastum: a hybrid taxon comprising mainly F1s in Yunnan, China. Ann Bot. 2010;105:89-100 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhododendron (Ericaceae) is a large woody genus in which hybridization is thought to play an important role in evolution and speciation, particularly in the Sino-Himalaya region where many interfertile species often occur sympatrically...
  34. Peng Y, Reyes J, Wei H, Yang Y, Karlson D, Covarrubias A, et al. RcDhn5, a cold acclimation-responsive dehydrin from Rhododendron catawbiense rescues enzyme activity from dehydration effects in vitro and enhances freezing tolerance in RcDhn5-overexpressing Arabidopsis plants. Physiol Plant. 2008;134:583-97 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study shows that RcDhn5, one of the DHNs from Rhododendron catawbiense leaf tissues, encodes an acidic, SK(2) type DHN and is upregulated during seasonal CA and ..
  35. Eckert A, Carstens B. Does gene flow destroy phylogenetic signal? The performance of three methods for estimating species phylogenies in the presence of gene flow. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;49:832-42 pubmed publisher
    ..We extend these results to a discussion of the importance of species and population phylogenies to the fields of molecular systematics and phylogeography using an empirical example from Rhododendron.
  36. Milne R. Phylogeny and biogeography of Rhododendron subsection Pontica, a group with a tertiary relict distribution. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2004;33:389-401 pubmed
    b>Rhododendron subgenus Hymenanthes subsection Pontica is exceptional among Tertiary relict groups in having a high proportion of species (4 of 11) native to SW Eurasia...
  37. Escaravage N, Wagner J. Pollination effectiveness and pollen dispersal in a Rhododendron ferrugineum (Ericaceae) population. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2004;6:606-15 pubmed
    ..of insect visitors for pollination, and (2) their contribution as pollen vectors for gene dispersal in a Rhododendron ferrugineum population...
  38. Peng Y, Arora R, Li G, Wang X, Fessehaie A. Rhododendron catawbiense plasma membrane intrinsic proteins are aquaporins, and their over-expression compromises constitutive freezing tolerance and cold acclimation ability of transgenic Arabidopsis plants. Plant Cell Environ. 2008;31:1275-89 pubmed publisher
    ..In a seasonal cold acclimation (CA) study of Rhododendron catawbiense, two AQP cDNAs, RcPIP2;1 and RcPIP2;2, were down-regulated as the leaf freezing tolerance (FT) ..
  39. Cagli K, Tufekcioglu O, Sen N, Aras D, Topaloglu S, Basar N, et al. Atrioventricular block induced by mad-honey intoxication: confirmation of diagnosis by pollen analysis. Tex Heart Inst J. 2009;36:342-4 pubmed
    ..It can occur after ingestion of grayanotoxin-contaminated honey produced from the nectar of Rhododendron ponticum and other plant species, chiefly of the Ericaceae and Sapindaceae families...
  40. Gescher K, Kuhn J, Hafezi W, Louis A, Derksen A, Deters A, et al. Inhibition of viral adsorption and penetration by an aqueous extract from Rhododendron ferrugineum L. as antiviral principle against herpes simplex virus type-1. Fitoterapia. 2011;82:408-13 pubmed publisher
    The polyphenol-enriched aqueous extract RF from the aerial parts of Rhododendron ferrugineum exhibited strong antiviral activity against herpes simplex virus type-1 while adenovirus 3 was not affected. RF exhibited an IC(50) of 7...
  41. Cordero R, Nilsen E. Effects of summer drought and winter freezing on stem hydraulic conductivity of Rhododendron species from contrasting climates. Tree Physiol. 2002;22:919-28 pubmed
    ..maximum water transport in three diffuse-porous evergreen shrubs exposed to frequent winter freeze-thaw events (Rhododendron maximum L. and R. catawbiense Michaux from the Appalachian Mountains) and to a severe summer drought (R...
  42. Okuyan E, Uslu A, Ozan Levent M. Cardiac effects of "mad honey": a case series. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2010;48:528-32 pubmed publisher
    ..GTXs lead to cardiac toxicity because they increase sodium channel permeability and activate the vagus nerve...
  43. Spellman K, Schneller L, Mulder C, Carlson M. Effects of non-native Melilotus albus on pollination and reproduction in two boreal shrubs. Oecologia. 2015;179:495-507 pubmed publisher
    ..the pollination and reproductive success of two co-flowering ericaceous species: Vaccinium vitis-idaea and Rhododendron groenlandicum. We found that M...
  44. Zhang L, Xu P, Cai Y, Ma L, Li S, Li S, et al. The draft genome assembly of Rhododendron delavayi Franch. var. delavayi. Gigascience. 2017;6:1-11 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhododendron delavayi Franch. is globally famous as an ornamental plant. Its distribution in southwest China covers several different habitats and environments. However, not much research had been conducted on Rhododendron spp...
  45. Taschler D, Beikircher B, Neuner G. Frost resistance and ice nucleation in leaves of five woody timberline species measured in situ during shoot expansion. Tree Physiol. 2004;24:331-7 pubmed
    ..g., changes of 7.2 and 11 degrees C for Rhododendron ferrugineum L. and Larix decidua Mill., respectively)...
  46. Pornon A, Lamaze T. Nitrogen resorption and photosynthetic activity over leaf life span in an evergreen shrub, Rhododendron ferrugineum, in a subalpine environment. New Phytol. 2007;175:301-10 pubmed
    Here, the advantages for a shrub of having long vs short-lived leaves was investigated in Rhododendron ferrugineum by following nitrogen(15N) and carbon(14C) resorption and translocation, and photosynthetic capacity over the life span...
  47. Zhong G, Liu J, Weng Q, Hu M, Luo J. Laboratory and field evaluations of rhodojaponin-III against the imported cabbage worm Pieris rapae (L.) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Pest Manag Sci. 2006;62:976-81 pubmed
    The activity of rhodojaponin-III (R-III), a grayanoid diterpene compound isolated from Rhododendron molle G...
  48. Allan S, Kline D, Walker T. Environmental factors affecting efficacy of bifenthrin-treated vegetation for mosquito control. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2009;25:338-46 pubmed
    ..Degradation of bifenthrin efficacy was slowest in sites protected from rain and sun, which coincide with preferred resting site locations for many mosquito species. ..
  49. Shrestha A, Rezk A, Said I, von Glasenapp V, Smith R, Ullrich M, et al. Comparison of the polyphenolic profile and antibacterial activity of the leaves, fruits and flowers of Rhododendron ambiguum and Rhododendron cinnabarinum. BMC Res Notes. 2017;10:297 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhododendron species have been traditionally used in countries like China, Nepal, Russia and North America for treating human diseases. These species are known to be a good source of polyphenolic plant secondary plant metabolites...
  50. Mętrak M, Aneta E, Wiłkomirski B, Staszewski T, Suska Malawska M. Interspecific differences in foliar 1 PAHs load between Scots pine, birch, and wild rosemary from three polish peat bogs. Environ Monit Assess. 2016;188:456 pubmed publisher
    ..needles in comparison to wild rosemary (Rhododendron tomentosum Harmaja) and birch (Betula spp.) leaves...
  51. De Schepper S, De Loose M, Van Bockstaele E, Debergh P. Ploidy analysis of azalea flower colour sports. Meded Rijksuniv Gent Fak Landbouwkd Toegep Biol Wet. 2001;66:447-9 pubmed
    ..e. the margin of the petals. The possible role of gene dosage effects and cell size involved in the remarkable correlation between somatic polyploidy, (flavonoid) gene expression and the flower morphology is discussed. ..
  52. Rinehart T, Boyd D. Rapid, high-throughput detection of azalea lace bug (Hemiptera: Tingidae) predation by Chrysoperla rufilabris (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), using fluorescent-polymerase chain reaction primers. J Econ Entomol. 2006;99:2136-41 pubmed
    Azalea lace bugs, Stephanitis pyrioides (Scott) (Hemiptera: Tingidae), are the most common pest of azaleas (Rhododendron spp.) in nursery production and the landscape...
  53. Jaenson T, Palsson K, Borg Karlson A. Evaluation of extracts and oils of tick-repellent plants from Sweden. Med Vet Entomol. 2005;19:345-52 pubmed
    Abstract. Leaves of Myrica gale Linnaeus (Myricaceae), Rhododendron tomentosum (Stokes) H...
  54. Nadezhdina N, Cermak J, Ceulemans R. Radial patterns of sap flow in woody stems of dominant and understory species: scaling errors associated with positioning of sensors. Tree Physiol. 2002;22:907-18 pubmed
    ..and broadleaf (Populus canescens L.) species and in understory species (Prunus serotina Ehrh. and Rhododendron ponticum L.) by the heat field deformation (HFD) method...
  55. Louis A, Petereit F, Lechtenberg M, Deters A, Hensel A. Phytochemical characterization of Rhododendron ferrugineum and in vitro assessment of an aqueous extract on cell toxicity. Planta Med. 2010;76:1550-7 pubmed publisher
    Within a systematic phytochemical investigation of the leaves of RHODODENDRON FERRUGINEUM L. (Ericaceae), the volatile oil was isolated (0.7?%) and its constituents were characterized...
  56. Johnson D, McCulloh K, Woodruff D, Meinzer F. Evidence for xylem embolism as a primary factor in dehydration-induced declines in leaf hydraulic conductance. Plant Cell Environ. 2012;35:760-9 pubmed publisher
  57. Johnson D, Smith W. Cloud immersion alters microclimate, photosynthesis and water relations in Rhododendron catawbiense and Abies fraseri seedlings in the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. Tree Physiol. 2008;28:385-92 pubmed
    ..forests and the migration of plant communities, in particular the encroachment of spruce-fir forests and Rhododendron catawbiense Michx...
  58. Gunduz A, Meriçé E, Baydin A, Topbas M, Uzun H, Turedi S, et al. Does mad honey poisoning require hospital admission?. Am J Emerg Med. 2009;27:424-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to describe current patterns of monitoring and treatment of mad honey intoxication to make recommendations for a more standardized approach to care of patients with mad honey poisoning...
  59. Kajula M, Tejesvi M, Kolehmainen S, Mäkinen A, Hokkanen J, Mattila S, et al. The siderophore ferricrocin produced by specific foliar endophytic fungi in vitro. Fungal Biol. 2010;114:248-54 pubmed publisher
    ..and Labrador tea (Rhododendron tomentosum Harmaja). The siderophore produced in vitro was ferricrocin, quantities ranging between 7.9 and 17...
  60. Anderson B, Kawakita A, Tayasu I. Sticky plant captures prey for symbiotic bug: is this digestive mutualism?. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2012;14:888-93 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Rhododendron macrosepalum, a plant with sticky leaves that captures insects, has an association with symbiotic Mirid bugs ..
  61. Xiang Y, Zhang C, Zheng Y. Studies on the chemical constituents of the roots of Rhododendron molle G. Don. J Huazhong Univ Sci Technolog Med Sci. 2004;24:202-4 pubmed
    The compounds from the root of Rhododendron molle G. Don were isolated, purified by various chromatographic techniques, and their structures were identified according to the physical and chemical features and spectral data...
  62. Jeon Y, Kim B, Kim S, Oh I, Lee S, Shin J, et al. Rhododendrin ameliorates skin inflammation through inhibition of NF-?B, MAPK, and PI3K/Akt signaling. Eur J Pharmacol. 2013;714:7-14 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Rhododendron brachycarpum has been used as an oriental herbal medicine for skin inflammatory diseases...
  63. Heungens K, Crepel C, Inghelbrecht S, Maes M. Phytopthora ramorum in Belgium: 2002 survey results and research efforts. Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci. 2003;68:589-97 pubmed
    ..is a new and aggressive Phytophthora species that causes leaf blight and dieback symptoms on Viburnum and Rhododendron plants in Europe. A variant of this fungus is responsible for Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in California and Oregon...
  64. Wilkinson D. Testate amoebae and nutrient cycling: peering into the black box of soil ecology. Trends Ecol Evol. 2008;23:596-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Two recent studies suggest that the testate amoebae, a microbial group unfamiliar to most biologists, might play a much larger role in soil nutrient cycling than has hitherto been suspected...