Comparative studies on tolerance of Medicago truncatula and Medicago falcata to freezing

@article{Zhang2011ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative studies on tolerance of Medicago truncatula and Medicago falcata to freezing},
  author={Li-li Zhang and Mingui Zhao and Qiuying Tian and Wen-Hao Zhang},
  journal={Planta},
  year={2011},
  volume={234},
  pages={445-457}
}
Medicago falcata is a legume species that exhibits great capacity of tolerance to abiotic stresses. To elucidate the mechanism underlying tolerance of M. falcata to freezing, we compared the characteristics of M. falcata in response to cold acclimation and freezing with those of the legume model plant Medicago truncatula. M. falcata seedlings were more tolerant to freezing than M. truncatula, as evidenced by a lower value of EL50 (temperature at which 50% electrolyte leakage after freezing) and… CONTINUE READING

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