Hormonal responses to partial drying of the root system of Helianthus annuus

@inproceedings{Masia1994HormonalRT,
  title={Hormonal responses to partial drying of the root system of Helianthus annuus},
  author={A. Monfort Masia and Andrea Pitacco and L. Braggio and Claudio Giulivo},
  year={1994}
}
Plants of Helianthus annuus were pot-grown in soil,with approximately 30% of the root system protruding through the base. After 7 d, the upper part of the root system of half of the plants was exposed to drought (internal roots) while the lower part was kept in aerated nutrient solution (protruding root). The treatment rapidly reduced the internal roots'water content from 26.1 to 21.9 g g -1 dry weight (DW), while in protruding roots of stressed plants it slowly and continuously decreased from… CONTINUE READING

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