Short-term supply of elevated phosphate alters the belowground carbon allocation costs and functions of lupin cluster roots and nodules.

@article{Thuynsma2014ShorttermSO,
  title={Short-term supply of elevated phosphate alters the belowground carbon allocation costs and functions of lupin cluster roots and nodules.},
  author={Rochelle Thuynsma and Alexander James Valentine and Aleysia Kleinert},
  journal={Journal of plant physiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={171 8},
  pages={648-54}
}
The legume Lupinus albus is able to survive under low nutrient conditions due to the presence of two specialized below ground organs for the acquisition of nitrogen and phosphate, respectively.In this regard, cluster roots increase phosphate uptake and root nodules acquire atmospheric N₂via biological nitrogen fixation(BNF). Although these organs normally… CONTINUE READING