Roots of willow (Salix viminalis L.) show marked tolerance to oxygen shortage in flooded soils and in solution culture

@article{Jackson2004RootsOW,
  title={Roots of willow (Salix viminalis L.) show marked tolerance to oxygen shortage in flooded soils and in solution culture},
  author={Michael A. B. Jackson and Paul A. Attwood},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  year={2004},
  volume={187},
  pages={37-45}
}
Responses to soil flooding and oxygen shortage were studied in field, glasshouse and controlled environment conditions. Established stools ofSalix viminalis L., were compared at five field sites in close proximity but with contrasting water table levels and flooding intensities during the preceding winter. There was no marked effect of site on shoot extension rate, time to half maximum length or final length attained. When rooted cuttings were waterlogged for 4 weeks in a glasshouse, soil redox… CONTINUE READING