A Theory Model for Description of the Electrical Signals in Plant Part I

  • Zhongyi Wang
  • Lan Huang
  • Xiaofei Yan
  • Cheng Wang
  • Zhilong Xu
  • Ruifeng Hou
  • Xiaojun Qiao
Part of the The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 258)

The ion mechanism for membrane potential of higher plant was discussed in this paper. A modified Hodgkin and Huxley model was developed for description of the electrical signals in plant. Three individual components of ionic current were formulated in terms of Hodgkin and Huxley model. It include potassium current IK, calcium current ICa, and anion current ICl-. It model will provide a useful tool to simulate the electrical activity in cell of higher plants, which respond to environmental changes.

Keywords

electrical signals model Hodgkin-Huxley equation higher plant 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhongyi Wang
    • 1
  • Lan Huang
    • 1
  • Xiaofei Yan
    • 1
  • Cheng Wang
    • 2
  • Zhilong Xu
    • 2
  • Ruifeng Hou
    • 2
  • Xiaojun Qiao
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Information and Electrical EngineeringChina Agricultural UniversityChina
  2. 2.National Engineering Research Center for Information Technology in AgricultureChina

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