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Rapid colorimetric determination of nitrate in plant tissue by nitration of salicylic acid
Abstract An analysis is described for the rapid determination of nitrate‐N in plant extracts. The complex formed by nitration of salicylic acid under highly acidic conditions absorbs maximally at 410Expand
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Two Types of Sunburn in Apple Caused by High Fruit Surface (Peel) Temperature
of apple costs growers millions of dollars in economic losses annually. We have identified two types of sunburn in apple and their causes. The first (sunburn necrosis) is caused by thermal death ofExpand
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ENVIRONMENTAL STRESSES THAT CAUSE SUNBURN OF APPLE
Sunburn of apple costs growers millions of dollars in economic losses annually. We have identified two types of sunburn in apple and their causes. One type (sunburn necrosis) is caused by thermalExpand
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Sunburn of Apple Fruit: Historical Background, Recent Advances and Future Perspectives
Sunburn is a physiological disorder of apples and other fruit species caused by excess solar radiation. Damage occurs in practically all growing regions of the world, causing severe crop loss everyExpand
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Fruit) STRESS-INDUCED DISORDERS: EFFECTS ON APPLE FRUIT QUALITY
The emphasis in this paper is on the effects of environmental stresses on apple quality. Apples can be damaged either pre-harvest or post-harvest by certain stresses. In some instances, preharvestExpand
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Rapid Accumulation of gamma-Aminobutyric Acid and Alanine in Soybean Leaves in Response to an Abrupt Transfer to Lower Temperature, Darkness, or Mechanical Manipulation.
Soybean (Glycine max [L.] Merr) leaves contain a low level (0.05 micromole per gram fresh weight) of gamma-aminobutyric acid (Gaba) but the concentration of this non-protein amino acid increased to 1Expand
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HEAT AND LIGHT-INDUCED APPLE SKIN DISORDERS: CAUSES AND PREVENTION
In Washington State (USA) and many other major fruit-growing regions of the world, several fruit skin disorders are induced by heat and/or light stress in apples (Malus × domestica Borkh.). ThreeExpand
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Photooxidative Sunburn of Apples: Characterization of a Third Type of Apple Sunburn
ABSTRACT Photooxidative sunburn, a third type that is distinctly different from sunburn necrosis and sunburn browning, is described for apple (Malus domestica Borkh.). Shaded (nonacclimated) applesExpand
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Exploitation of physiological and genetic variability to enhance crop productivity
The American Society of Plant Physiologists recognizes the need to identify primary physiological limitations to crop productivity. This basic information is essential to facilitate and accelerateExpand
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