Involvement of homocastasterone, salicylic and abscisic acids in the regulation of drought and freezing tolerance in doubled haploid lines of winter barley

Sabina Malaga , Anna Janeczko , Franciszek Jankowiak , Piotr Waligórski , Jana Oklestkova , Ewa Dubas , Monika Krzewska , Anna Nowicka , Ewa Surówka , Marcin Rapacz , Magdalena Wójcik-Jagła , Przemysław Kopeć , Tomasz Hura , Agnieszka Ostrowska , Katarzyna Kaczanowska , Iwona Żur


Ten doubled haploid (DH) lines of winter barley with an increased range of freezing/drought tolerance were used to identify phytohormones involved in plant stress acclimation. Cold hardening and drought stress were applied at the most critical stages of plant development on young seedlings and heading plants, respectively. The level of the phytohormones was significantly higher at heading, more than 5-fold in respect of salicylic acid (SA) and total brassinosteroids (BRs) and 1.7-fold in the case of abscisic acid (ABA). Moreover, the spectrum of detectable BRs increased from one—homocastasterone (HCS)—found in seedlings to four BRs identified in heading plants [HCS, castasterone (CS), teasterone and dolicholide], with the last one detected for the first time in cereal species. To some extent freezing tolerance seems to be determined by native hormonal status as control seedlings of tolerant DH lines contained 1.4- and 2.3-fold lower amount of ABA and HCS and 2.3-fold higher amount of SA in comparison to freezing-sensitive ones. Such dependency was not observed in heading plants as significant variation in CS content was the only detected difference. Under stress treatments, tolerant DH lines accumulated significantly lower (75–81%) amount of ABA, which probably reflected lower stress intensity resulting from another defence strategy. In contrast, stress-induced significant almost 2-fold increase in HCS/CS and 2–3-fold decrease in SA content specific for tolerant DH lines of barley suggest the involvement of these molecules in freezing/drought defence. Detected correlations suggest their interaction with nonspecific peroxidase and low molecular weight antioxidants.
Author Sabina Malaga - Polish Academy Of Sciences
Sabina Malaga,,
, Anna Janeczko - Polish Academy Of Sciences
Anna Janeczko,,
, Franciszek Jankowiak - Polish Academy Of Sciences
Franciszek Jankowiak,,
, Piotr Waligórski - Polish Academy Of Sciences
Piotr Waligórski,,
, Jana Oklestkova - The Czech Academy of Sciences
Jana Oklestkova,,
, Ewa Dubas - Polish Academy Of Sciences
Ewa Dubas,,
, Monika Krzewska - Polish Academy Of Sciences
Monika Krzewska,,
, Anna Nowicka - Polish Academy Of Sciences, The Czech Academy of Sciences
Anna Nowicka,,
, Ewa Surówka - Polish Academy Of Sciences
Ewa Surówka,,
, Marcin Rapacz (FoAaE / DoPP)
Marcin Rapacz,,
- Department of Plant Physiology
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Journal seriesPlant Growth Regulation, ISSN 0167-6903, e-ISSN 1573-5087, (N/A 70 pkt)
Issue year2020
Publication size in sheets0.75
Keywords in EnglishEnvironmental stress acclimation, Homozygous lines, Hordeum vulgare (L.), Phytohormones
ASJC Classification1102 Agronomy and Crop Science; 1110 Plant Science; 1314 Physiology
Languageen angielski
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Involvement of homocastasterone, salicylic and abscisic acids in the regulation of drought and freezing tolerance in doubled haploid lines of winter barley of 08-01-2020
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FinansowanieThe research was performed in the frame of the Project, No. 26 financed by the Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development within the Program ‘Basic Research for Biological Progress in Plant Production’. The analysis of BRs was supported from the European Regional Development Funding Project ‘Plants as a Tool for Sustainable Global Development’ (No. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_019/0000827).
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