Jump to Main Content
- Alkarawi, Hassan Hadi; Zotz, Gerhard
- AoB Plants 2014 v.6 no.0 pp. plu048
- herbaceous plants, etc ; fruits; leaves; nitrogen; phosphorus; phytic acid; plant growth; plant organs; Show all 8 Subjects
- ... Phytic acid is the well-known principal storage compound of phosphorus (P) in fruits. Its metabolic role in other plant organs, e.g. green leaves is much less clear. Studying phytic acid in leaves of several herbaceous plant species, we obtained an expected (generally low foliar phytic acid concentrations) and an unexpected result: the proportion of P in phytic acid decreased when total P increase ...
- PubMed Central: