Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Effects of root restriction on growth and associated cytokinin levels in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum)

Yong, Jean; Letham, D Stuart; Wong, Suan Chin; Farquhar, Graham

Description

Root restriction experiments on cotton plants were conducted under conditions where water and nitrogen supplies were not limiting. Xylem sap and leaf tissues were obtained before significant biomass reduction as a result of root restriction. Xylem-derived cytokinins (CTKs) entering a leaf and the CTK levels in the same excised leaf were measured, thus, enabling xylem sap and foliar CTKs to be compared concurrently under root-restrictive and control conditions. Abscisic acid (ABA) was also...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56011
Source: Functional Plant Biology
DOI: 10.1071/FP10009

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Yong_Effects_of_root_restriction_on_2010.pdf514.3 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator