On the closure of bordered pits in conifers

Abstract

The structure of bordered pits in springwood and summerwood tracheids ofAbies alba, Picea abies, Pinus silvestris andThuja occidentalis has been investigated in relation to their behaviour during pit closure microscopically as well as by penetrability studies. 1. The aspiration of the pit membrane takes place due to the adhesion forces between the capillary… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00592252

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