Effects of anaerobic conditions on water and solute relations, and on active transport in roots of maize (Zea mays L.)

@article{Birner2004EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of anaerobic conditions on water and solute relations, and on active transport in roots of maize (Zea mays L.)},
  author={Thomas P. Birner and Ernst Steudle},
  journal={Planta},
  year={2004},
  volume={190},
  pages={474-483}
}
The effects of anoxia on water and solute transport across excised roots of young maize plants (Zea mays L. cv. Tanker) grown hydroponically have been studied. With the aid of the root pressure probe, root pressure (Pr), root hydraulic conductivity (Lpr), and root permeability (Psr), and reflection (σ sr) coefficients were measured using potassium nitrate (a typical nutrient salt) and sodium nitrate (an atypical nutrient salt) as solutes. During a period of 10–15 h, anaerobic treatment (0.0–0.2… CONTINUE READING