Notes: Distribution of Available Carbohydrates in Planted Loblolly Pine Root Systems
Quantitative analyses of phloem and xylem from deliberately deformed taproots of hand-planted Pinus taeda revealed an accumulation of soluble carbohydrates above the principal curvature. Excess sugars in this region are thought to promote lateral root development.
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Affiliations: Associate Professor, School of Forestry, Duke University, Durham, N. C.
Publication date: 1968-09-01
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