Fangshan Xia

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This experiment was designed to determine the relationship between the ultrastructure of the embryo cells and the changes in antioxidant enzymatic activities and lipid peroxidation in oat (Avena sativa L.) seeds with different moisture contents (4, 10 and 16 %) that were aged for 0, 8, 16, 24, 32 and 40 days in 45 °C. The results showed that the declining(More)
Seeds lose their viability when they are exposed to high temperature and moisture content (MC) during storage. The expression and metabolism of proteins plays a critical role in seed resistance to heat stress. However, the proteome response to heat stress in oat (Avena sativa) seeds during storage has not been revealed. To understand mechanisms of heat(More)
We observed the relationship between lifespan and mitochondria, including antioxidant systems, ultrastructure, and the hydrogen peroxide and malondialdehyde contents in 4 h imbibed oat (Avena sativa L.) seeds that were aged with different moisture contents (4%, 10% and 16%) for 0 (the control), 8, 16, 24, 32 and 40 d at 45 °C. The results showed that the(More)
The distribution of carbon from a branch setting pod in alfalfa was investigated during the seed development of seeds to determine the relative contribution of pod and leaf photoassimilates to the total C balance and to investigate the partitioning of these photoassimilates to other plant organs. A 13Clabeling procedure was used to label C photoassimilates(More)
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