Some Aspects of the Münch Hypothesis

  • Paul E. Weatherley
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 4)


In the first part of this contribution I will consider the evidence for and against the Münch pressure flow hypothesis and in the second part I will discuss the structure of the sieve tube in relation to the Münch hypothesis.


Turgor Pressure Pressure Flow Sieve Tube Sieve Element Phloem Tissue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul E. Weatherley
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  1. 1.Botany DepartmentUniversity of AberdeenAberdeenScotland

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