The influence of phosphorus on the growth and physiology of the potato plant

@article{Houghland2008TheIO,
  title={The influence of phosphorus on the growth and physiology of the potato plant},
  author={Geoffrey V. C. Houghland},
  journal={American Potato Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={37},
  pages={127-138}
}
In any study on the importance of phosphorus in potato production it is essential to recognize the fundamental significance of the phosphate esters in plant growth, particularly their role in the conversion of carbohydrates and in the metabolism of starch. In a recent article on the influence of phosphoric acid on the metabolism of plants published by Behrens and translated by Sauchelli (2), the statement was made that “Carbohydrates can enter into the metabolism of plants only by way of the… CONTINUE READING