Plant and Soil

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 121–126 | Cite as

Growth substance and ion absorption

  • A. C. Schuffelen


The results of some experiments concerning the influence of growth substance on ion intake by plants are presented. Is has been found that the rate of ion intake is independent of low concentrations of growth substance. It is suggested that the intake takes place via the living processes. The regulation of the transport of glucose is mentioned as a possible direct function of the growth substance.


Glucose Plant Physiology Growth Substance Direct Function Living Process 
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© Martinus Nijhoff 1949

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. C. Schuffelen
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  1. 1.Laboratory for Agricultural Chemistry of the Agricultural CollegeWageningen

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