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Respiratory activity in rice seedlings germinated under strictly anaerobic conditions

  • Hideo Tsuji


Rice seedlings germinated for up to 96 hr from the imbibition under strictly anaerobic conditions had a certain level of respiratory activity, though less than that of aerobic controls. Nitro-BT positive particles were recognized in coleoptile cells of these seedlings. Respiratory activity in shoots from these seedlings showed a marked rise after exposure to air.


Rice Seedling Respiratory Activity Seminal Root Anaerobic Treatment Marked Rise 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideo Tsuji
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  1. 1.Laboratory for Plant Ecological Studies, Faculty of ScienceKyoto UniversityKyoto

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