Development and aging of leaf etioplasts in maize cultured with and without sucrose

@inproceedings{Rascio1988DevelopmentAA,
  title={Development and aging of leaf etioplasts in maize cultured with and without sucrose},
  author={Nicoletta Rascio and Pp. Mariani and Francesca dalla Vecchia and Pasquale Chitano},
  year={1988}
}
Abstract The vital cycle of etioplasts has been compared in leaves of etiolated plants of maize grown on inorganic medium with or without sucrose, in order to ascertain how much starvation might affect the start of senescence. The results showed that the sucrose supply lengthened leaf survival and delayed the appearance of the late ultrastructural symptoms of etioplast senescence, but did not affect the beginning of senescence, which can be evaluated as a decrease in protochlrophyll(ide… CONTINUE READING