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Silicon Compounds in Xylem Exudates of Plants
R. D. HARTLEY and L. H. P. JONES
Journal of Experimental Botany
Vol. 23, No. 76 (August 1972), pp. 637-640
Published by: Oxford University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/23687312
Page Count: 4
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An account is given of a study of silicon compounds in the xylem exudates of Equisetum hyemale and Zea mays. When fractionated by gel filtration the compounds behaved as silicic acid and not as an organo-silicon complex.
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