Peer reviewed


Jamali, S.; Jahns, P. & Tränkner, M. (2020) Mg deficiency induces photo-oxidative stress primarily by limiting CO2 assimilation and not by limiting photosynthetic light utilization. Plant Science, in press;

Suriyagoda, L.; Tränkner, M. & Dittert, K. (2020) Effects of potassium nutrition and water availability on iron toxicity of rice at seedling stage. Journal of Plant Nutrition;

Nogueira, A.F. Jr.; Tränkner, M.; Ribeiro, R.V.; von Tiedemann, A. & L. Amorim (2020) Photosynthetic cost associated with inducible defenses to Plasmopara viticola in grapevine. Frontiers in Plant Science - Plant Microbe Interactions;

Hou, W.; Tränkner, M.; Lu, J.; Yan, J.; Huang, S.; Ren, T.; Cong, R. & Li, X.(2020) Diagnosis of nitrogen nutrition in rice leaves influenced by potassium levels. Frontiers in Plant Science;


Tränkner, M. & Jamali, S. (2019) Minimum magnesium concentrations for photosynthetic efficiency in wheat and sunflower seedlings. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 144, 234-243;

Hauer-Jákli, M. & Tränkner, M. (2019) Critical leaf magnesium thresholds and the impact of magnesium on plant growth and photo-oxidative defense: A systematic review and meta-analysis from 70 years of research. Frontiers in Plant Science;

Hou, W.; Tränkner, M.; Lu, J.; Yan, J.; Huang, S.; Ren, T.; Cong, R. & Li, X. (2019) Interactive effects of nitrogen and potassium on photosynthesis and photosynthetic nitrogen allocation of rice leaves. BMC Plant Biology;


Tränkner, M.; Tavakol, E. & Jákli, B. (2018) Functioning of potassium and magnesium in photosynthesis, photosynthate translocation and photoprotection. Physiologia Plantarum, 163, 414-431.


Jákli, B.; Tavakol, E.; Tränkner, M.; Senbayram, M. & Dittert, K. (2017) Quantitative limitations to photosynthesis in K deficient sunflower and their implications on water-use efficiency. Journal of Plant Physiology 209, 20-30.