Aluminum inhibits growth and stability of cortical microtubules in wheat (triticum aestivum) roots

Masao Sasaki, Yoko Yamamoto, Hideaki Matsumoto

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Abstract

Aluminum (Al) occurs abundantly in soil and solubilized aluminum ions in acid soil inhibit plant growth, in particular, root growth. Although several toxic effects of Al on plant growth have been reported, the mechanism of Al toxicity remains to be clarified.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)469-472
Number of pages4
JournalSoil Science and Plant Nutrition
Volume43
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 1997

Keywords

  • Aluminum
  • Cortical microtubule
  • Root growth
  • Triticum aestivum L
  • Wheat 1 Corresponding author

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Soil Science
  • Plant Science

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