Translocation pathways in the petioles and stem between source and sink leaves of Populus deltoides Bartr. ex Marsh.


Microautoradiography was used to follow the translocation pathways of 14C-labeled photosynthate from mature source leaves, through the stem, to immature sink leaves three nodes above. Translocation occurred in specific bundles of the midveins and petioles of both the source and sink leaves and in the interjacent internodes. When each of six major veins in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00397473


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