How does the nectar of stomata-free nectaries cross the cuticle?

@article{Paiva2017HowDT,
  title={How does the nectar of stomata-free nectaries cross the cuticle?},
  author={{\'E}lder Ant{\^o}nio Sousa Paiva},
  journal={Acta Botanica Brasilica},
  year={2017},
  volume={31},
  pages={525-530}
}
In many glandular structures, departure from the cell is only one step in the process of exudate release to the plant surface. Here the set of events that lead nectar to the external environment is presented and discussed mainly for stomata-free nectaries. After being synthesized, the nectar or some of its component needs to be released to the environment where it performs its functions. Nectar precursors derived from cell metabolism need to cross several barriers, such as the cell membrane and… Expand

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