The pathways of calcium movement to the xylem.

Calcium is an essential plant nutrient. It is acquired from the soil solution by the root system and translocated to the shoot via the xylem. The root must balance the delivery of calcium to the xylem with the need for individual root cells to use [Ca2+]cyt for intracellular signalling. Here the evidence for the current hypothesis, that Ca2+ travels… CONTINUE READING