Inhibition of ethylene production by cobaltous ion.

@article{Lau1976InhibitionOE,
  title={Inhibition of ethylene production by cobaltous ion.},
  author={Oi-lim Lau and Shang Fa Yang},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  year={1976},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={114-7}
}
The effect of Co(2+) on ethylene production by mung bean (Phaseolus aureus Roxb.) and by apple tissues was studied. Co(2+), depending on concentrations applied, effectively inhibited ethylene production by both tissues. It also strongly inhibited the ethylene production induced by IAA, kinetin, IAA plus kinetin, Ca(2+), kinetin plus Ca(2+), or Cu(2+) treatments in mung bean hypocotyl segments. While Co(2+) greatly inhibited ethylene production, it had little effect on the respiration of apple… CONTINUE READING

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