Ionomics and the study of the plant ionome.

@article{Salt2008IonomicsAT,
  title={Ionomics and the study of the plant ionome.},
  author={David E. Salt and Ivan R. Baxter and Brett Lahner},
  journal={Annual review of plant biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={59},
  pages={
          709-33
        }
}
The ionome is defined as the mineral nutrient and trace element composition of an organism and represents the inorganic component of cellular and organismal systems. Ionomics, the study of the ionome, involves the quantitative and simultaneous measurement of the elemental composition of living organisms and changes in this composition in response to physiological stimuli, developmental state, and genetic modifications. Ionomics requires the application of high-throughput elemental analysis… 

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