Intact plant magnetic resonance imaging to study dynamics in long-distance sap flow and flow-conducting surface area.

@article{Scheenen2007IntactPM,
  title={Intact plant magnetic resonance imaging to study dynamics in long-distance sap flow and flow-conducting surface area.},
  author={Tom W. J. Scheenen and Frank J Vergeldt and Anneriet M. Heemskerk and Henk Van As},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={144 2},
  pages={
          1157-65
        }
}
Due to the fragile pressure gradients present in the xylem and phloem, methods to study sap flow must be minimally invasive. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) meets this condition. A dedicated MRI method to study sap flow has been applied to quantify long-distance xylem flow and hydraulics in an intact cucumber (Cucumis sativus) plant. The accuracy of this MRI method to quantify sap flow and effective flow-conducting area is demonstrated by measuring the flow characteristics of the water in a… CONTINUE READING
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