The Effect of -inhibitor on Histogenesis of Balsam Fir Bark Cultured in Vitro
Balsam fir bark was cultured aseptically on a nutrient medium. When -inhibitor was added to the agar medium, extreme hypertrophy of phloem parenchyma and ray cells occurred. This hypertrophy gave rise to a conspicuous swelling which resembled the bark malformations, known as 'gout disease', caused by the balsam woolly aphid.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Research Officers, Forest Entomology and Pathology Laboratory, Fredericton, N. B., Canada
Publication date: 01 September 1965