Effects of salinity and benzyl adenine on development and function of microhairs of Zea mays L

@article{Ramadan2004EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of salinity and benzyl adenine on development and function of microhairs of Zea mays L},
  author={T. Ramadan and Timothy John Flowers},
  journal={Planta},
  year={2004},
  volume={219},
  pages={639-648}
}
Bicellular microhairs are present on the surfaces of leaves of grasses with the exception of the Pooideae. In some halophytic grasses, these glandular hairs secrete salt, suggesting the intriguing question ‘can the microhairs of grasses that do not normally encounter salinity also secrete salt?’ Microhairs were counted in replicas of the adaxial and abaxial surfaces of leaves of various ages of maize plants growing either in the absence of salt or in the presence of 40, 80 or 120 mM NaCl. The… CONTINUE READING
14 Citations
42 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 42 references

Salt tolerance in the halophytic wild rice, Porteresia coarctata Tateoka

  • TJ Flowers, SA Flowers, MA Hajibagheri, AR Yeo
  • New Phytol
  • 1990
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Salt glands on leaves of Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana Kth.)

  • N Liphschitz, A Shomer-Ilan, A Eshel, Y Waisel
  • Ann Bot
  • 1974
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

Variation in salt secretory activity of microhairs in grasses

  • V Amarasinghe, L Watson
  • Aust J Plant Physiol
  • 1989
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Convenient method for studying grass leaf epidermis

  • KW Hilu, JL Randall
  • Taxon
  • 1984
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Kinetin alleviates the influence of waterlogging and salinity on growth and affects the production of plant growth regulators in Vigna sinensis and Zea mays

  • ME Younis, OA El-Shahaby, MMN Alla, ZM El-Bastawisy
  • Agronomie
  • 2003
2 Excerpts

Effect of kinetin on photosynthetic activity and carbohydrate content in waterlogged or seawater-treated Vigna sinensis and Zea mays plants

  • OA El-Shihaby, MMN Alla, ME Younis, ZM El-Bastawisy
  • Plant Biosyst
  • 2002
2 Excerpts

Effects of plant growth regulators on number of spikelets per panicle in rice (Oryza sativa L.) under saline flooding conditions

  • C Yokoyama, M Tsuda, Y Hirai
  • Jpn J Crop Sci
  • 2002
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…