Experiments on Growth and Inhibition. Part II.--New Phenomena of Inhibition

@article{Snow1931ExperimentsOG,
  title={Experiments on Growth and Inhibition. Part II.--New Phenomena of Inhibition},
  author={R. Snow},
  journal={Proceedings of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  year={1931},
  volume={108},
  pages={305-316}
}
  • R. Snow
  • Published 1931
  • Biology
  • Proceedings of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
If young seedlings of pisum sativum or Vicia faba are decapitated in the epicotyl, the axillary buds of the cotyledons grow out, so that plants are formed with two shoots springing from the same level. If one grows a dated of such plants—" two-shoot plants," as they will be called—one finds that in some of them the shoots are very unequal from the start. In these plants the reader shoot very soon stops growing, often when it is only a few millimetres long, and after some weeds it dies. This is… Expand
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