Transformation of plastids in the leaves of Acer negundo L. var. odessanum (H. Rothe).

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The leaves of Acer negundo L. var. odessanum (H. Rothe), if permanently exposed to strong sunlight, do not green, but remain yellow and finally become bleached. In yellow leaves the plastids contain single thylakoids and no grana. In plastids of bleached leaves, however, only vesicles are present. The concentration of chlorophylls and photosynthetic… (More)

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