The Surface “Histogen” of Living Shoot Apices

  • Ernest A. Ball
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 18)


Theories to account for the growth of the shoot apex of vascular plants include those of the apical cell, histogens, the tunica-corpus, and the initial ring-quiescent center.


Central Cell Shoot Apex Apical Cell Growth Center Quiescent Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest A. Ball
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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