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- Nebauer, Sergio G.; Renau-Morata, Begoña; Lluch, Yolanda; Baroja-Fernández, Edurne; Pozueta-Romero, Javier; Molina, Rosa-Victoria
- Plant physiology and biochemistry 2014 v.80 pp. 105-113
- alternate bearing, etc ; Citrus; alpha-amylase; carbon; fruits; gene expression; genes; glucose-1-phosphate adenylyltransferase; leaves; metabolism; oranges; roots; seasonal variation; starch; sucrose; trees; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... The fruit is the main sink organ in Citrus and captures almost all available photoassimilates during its development. Consequently, carbohydrate partitioning and starch content depend on the crop load of Citrus trees. Nevertheless, little is known about the mechanisms controlling the starch metabolism at the tree level in relation to presence of fruit. The aim of this study was to find the relatio ...