Effects of Salinity on Water Transport of Excised Maize (Zea mays L.) Roots.

@article{Azaizeh1991EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of Salinity on Water Transport of Excised Maize (Zea mays L.) Roots.},
  author={Hassan A. Azaizeh and Ernst Steudle},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  year={1991},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={1136-45}
}
The root pressure probe was used to determine the effects of salinity on the hydraulic properties of primary roots of maize (Zea mays L. cv Halamish). Maize seedlings were grown in nutrient solutions modified by additions of NaCl and/or extra CaCl(2) so that the seedlings received one of four treatments: Control, plus 100 millimolar NaCl, plus 10 millimolar CaCl(2), plus 100 millimolar NaCl plus 10 millimolar CaCl(2). The hydraulic conductivities (Lp(r)) of primary root segments were determined… CONTINUE READING

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