The protoplasmic properties of sieve tubes

  title={The protoplasmic properties of sieve tubes},
  author={A. S. Crafts},
Changes, accumulated through the evolutionary development of plants from simple to highly specialized forms, have resulted in many ingenious mechanisms. Much of the structure and organization of plants, as for instance the broadening of leaves and the ramifying nature of roots is obviously adaptive. The ability of Sequoia and Eucalyptus to draw water to immense heights, of cane and sugar beets to accumulate sugars to high osmotic concentrations, and of Mimosa, Drosera and other sensitive plants… CONTINUE READING