Role of Phospho enol pyruvate Carboxylase in the Adaptation of a Tropical Forage Grass to Low-Phosphorus Acid Soils

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Begum, Hasna Hena; Osaki, Mitsuru; Nanamori, Masahito; Watanabe, Toshihiro; Shinano, Takuro; Rao, Idupulapati M.; (2006)
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Journal: Journal of Plant Nutrition,volume 29,issue 1,pages35-57 (issn: 0190-4167)
  • Subject: PEPC activity | Brachiaria | Al tolerance | phosphorus acquisition | p-use efficiency | organic acids
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As Brachiaria hybrid cv. 'Mulato' has adapted to acid soils with extremely low phosphorus (P) contents, its low-P-tolerance mechanisms were investigated and compared with those of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and rice (Oryza sativa L. cv. 'Kitaake'). Among the three pla... View more
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