Root turnover of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) in soil tubes

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Five groundnut cultivars were grown in transparent tubes of pasteurized loam compost in growth-chamber conditions. Weekly tracings were made of all the roots visible through the walls of the tubes. White roots were assessed as living, and brown or decayed roots as dead; this correlated with microscopical assessments of root viability based on cytoplasmic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00008339

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