Planta

, Volume 119, Issue 3, pp 257–261 | Cite as

Identification of IAA in phloem and root pressure saps of Ricinus communis L. by mass spectrometry

  • Shelagh M. Hall
  • G. C. Medlow
Short Communication

Summary

Using gas-liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry, IAA was identified in the phloem sap and root pressure sap of Ricinus communis L. The bark incision procedure for collecting phloem sap was not associated with a significant rise in the IAA level in the bark tissues.

Keywords

Chromatography Mass Spectrometry Bark Significant Rise Bark Tissue 

Abbreviation

IAA

indole-3-acetic acid

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© Springer-Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shelagh M. Hall
    • 1
  • G. C. Medlow
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyThe UniversityGlasgowUK

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