Xylem

Known as: Xylems 
Plant tissue that carries water up the root and stem. Xylem cell walls derive most of their strength from LIGNIN. The vessels are similar to PHLOEM… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
We tested the hypothesis that greater cavitation resistance correlates with less total inter-vessel pit area per vessel (the pit… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Possible mechanical and hydraulic costs to increased cavitation resistance were examined among six co-occurring species of… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Land plants need water to replace the evaporation that occurs while atmospheric CO2 is diffusing into photosynthetic tissue. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Boron deficiency hampers the productivity of 132 crops in more than 80 countries. Boron is essential in higher plants primarily… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Increasing concentrations of ions flowing through the xylem of plants produce rapid, substantial, and reversible decreases in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
SKOR, a K+ channel identified in Arabidopsis, displays the typical hydrophobic core of the Shaker channel superfamily, a cyclic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Recessive mutations at three loci cause the collapse of mature xylem cells in inflorescence stems of Arabidopsis. These irregular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Numerous bacteria have been isolated from within plants, and many reported from xylem, but only three species of xylem-limited… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Xylem embolism was measured in nine tree species for one or more years. Species were ring-porous (Quercus sp.), diffuse-porous… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We discuss the relationship between the dynamically changing tension gradients required to move water rapidly through the xylem… (More)
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