Total number of peer-reviewed journal papers > 240.
Hirsch Index: 109 (Google Scholar); 87 (Scopus)
Total citations received: > 51 200 (Google Scholar); > 27 500 (Scopus), May, 2024

See following links for further details:
Google Scholar:

Selected Papers

Cakmak, I. and Marschner, H. (1992): Magnesium deficiency and high light intensity enhance activities of superoxide dismutase, ascorbate peroxidase and glutathione reductase in bean leaves. Plant. Physiol. 98: 1222-1227.

Cakmak, I. and Horst. W.J. (1991): Effect of aluminium on lipid peroxidation, superoxide dismutase, catalase, peroxidase activities in root tips of soybean (Glycine max L.). Physiol. Plant. 83: 463 -468.

Cakmak, I. (2000): Role of zinc in protecting plant cells from reactive oxygen species. New Phytol. 146: 185-205.

Cakmak, I. (2008): Enrichment of cereal grains with zinc: Agronomic or genetic biofortification? Plant and Soil, 302: 1-17.

Cakmak, I. (2005): The role of potassium in alleviating detrimental effects of abiotic stresses in plants. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 168: 521-530

Cakmak, I and Kirkby EA. (2008): Role of magnesium in carbon partitioning and alleviating photooxidative damage. Physiol. Plant. 133: 692-704

Cakmak, I., Pfeiffer, WH. and McClafferty, B. (2010): Biofortification of durum wheat with zinc and iron. Cereal Chem. 87: 10-20

Cakmak I, Kalayci M, Kaya Y, Torun AA, Aydin N, Wang Y, Arisoy Z, Erdem H, Gokmen O, Ozturk L, Horst WJ. (2010): Biofortification and localization of zinc in wheat grain. J. Agric. Food Chem. 58: 9092-9102

Mengutay, M., Ceylan, Y., Kutman, U.B. and Cakmak, I. (2013): Adequate magnesium nutrition mitigates adverse effects of heat stress on maize and wheat. Plant Soil. 368:57-72

Govindan V, Tutus, Y. Gomez-Becerra, H. Hao YF, Demir L, Kara R, Crespo-Herrera LA, Orhan S, Yazici A, Singh RP and Cakmak I. (2017) QTL mapping for grain zinc and iron concentrations and zinc efficiency in a tetraploid and hexaploid wheat mapping populations. Plant Soil, 411:81-99.

Cakmak I, Prom-u-thai C, Guilherme,LRG, Rashid A, Hora KH, Yazici A, Savasli E, Kalayci M, Tutus Y, Phuphong P, Rizwan M, Martins FAD, Dinali GS, Ozturk L. 2017. Iodine biofortification of wheat, rice and maize through fertilizer strategy. Iodine biofortification of wheat, rice and maize through fertilizer strategy. Plant and Soil, 418: 319-335

Cakmak I and Kutman B. (2018) Agronomic biofortification of cereals with zinc: a review. Eur. J. Soil Sci. 69: 172-180

Zou C, Du Y, Rashid A, Ram H, Savasli E, Pieterse PJ, Ortiz-Monasterio I, Yazici A, Kaur C, Mahmood K, Singh S, Le Roux MR, Kuang W, Onder O, Kalayci M, Cakmak I (2019) Simultaneous biofortification of wheat with zinc, iodine, selenium, and iron through foliar treatment of a micronutrient cocktail in six countries. J. Agric. Food Chem. 67: 8096-8106

Cakmak, I., Marzorati, M., Van den Abbeele, P., Hora, K., Holwerda, H.T., Yazici, M.A., Savasli, E.,Neri, J., Du Laing, G. (2020): Fate and bioaccessibility of iodine in food prepared from agronomically biofortified wheat and rice and impact of cofertilization with zinc and selenium. J. Agric. Food Chem. 8: 1525-1535

Yazici, M.A., Asif, M., Tutus, Y., Ortas, I., Ozturk, L., Lambers, H., Cakmak, I. (2021): Reduced root mycorrhizal colonization as affected by phosphorus fertilization is responsible for high cadmium accumulation in wheat. Plant Soil, 468:19–35

Cakmak, I., Lambers, J., Grant, C.A., Zhao, F. 2023: Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: key players in avoiding cadmium accumulation in food crops. Plant Soil, 484:13–32

Selected Book Chapters

1) Cakmak, I and Engels, C. (1999): Role of mineral nutrients in photosynthesis and yield formation. In: Crop Nutrition: Ed. Z. Rengel. The Haworth Press, New York pp. 141-168. ISBN: 1-56022-880-6

2) Cakmak, I., Graham, R. and Welch R. M. (2002): Agricultural and Molecular Genetic Approaches to Improving Nutrition and Preventing Micronutrient Malnutrition Globally. In: Encylopedia of Life Support Systems. UNESCO-EOLSS Publishers Co Ltd. UK, ISBN: 0 9542989-0-X, pp: 1075-1099

3) Grusak, M.A. and Cakmak, I. (2005): Methods to improve the crop-delivery of minerals to humans and livestock. In: Plant Nutritional Genomics; Eds.: M. Broadley and P. White. Blackwell Publishing, pp. 265-286, ISBN: 1-4051-2114-9.

4) Cakmak, I. (2008): Zinc Deficiency in Wheat in Turkey. In: Micronutrient Deficiencies in Global Crop Production, Springer, pp. 181-200, ISBN: 978-1-4020-6859-1

5) Lyons, G. and Cakmak, I. (2012): Agronomic biofortification of food crops with micronutrients. In: Fertilizing Crops to Improve Human Health: a Scientific Review. Food and Nutrition Security. Eds: T. Bruulsema et al IFA-IPNI Publication, Paris

Book Editor

Bruulsema, T.W., Heffer, P., Welch, R.M., Cakmak, I., Moran, K. (2012): Fertilizing Crops to Improve Human Health:a Scientific Review. Food and Nutrition Security.IPNI, Norcross, GA, USA; IFA, Paris, France, May 2012, pp.1-290.

Rengel, Z., Cakmak, I. and White P.J.  (2023):  Marschner’s Mineral Nutrition of Plants (4th edn.), Academic Press, San Diego, CA, USA