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- Cigáň, Marek, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Planta 2014 v.240 no.6 pp. 1365-1372
- Sorghum bicolor; endodermis; fluorescence microscopy; image analysis; light microscopy; new methods; pH; phytoliths; roots; silica; sodium silicate
- ... Silica phytoliths are microscopic structures of amorphous hydrated silica (SiO₂·nH₂O) formed by specialized plant cells. Besides their biological roles, physical, chemical, and structural properties of biogenic silica offer a wide spectrum of applications in many fields of industry and technology. Therefore, processes involved in their formation recently become a very interesting topic to study. H ...