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Contributions to the ecology of halophytes

Volume 2 of the series Tasks for vegetation science pp 197-214

Adaptation of plants to saline environments: salt excretion and glandular structure

  • Nili LiphschitzAffiliated withDepartment of Botany, Tel-Aviv University
  • , Yoav WaiselAffiliated withDepartment of Botany, Tel-Aviv University

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Abstract

Excretion of ions by special salt glands is a well known mechanism for regulating the mineral content of many halophytic plants.