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The Effect of Ionizing Radiation on Plant Growth
American Journal of Botany
Vol. 42, No. 4 (Apr., 1955), pp. 360-364
Published by: Botanical Society of America, Inc.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2438741
Page Count: 5
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Irradiation of seeds of various crop plants with 3000 r of X rays seemed to stimulate the growth of lettuce and cabbage, but more critical tests showed no significant effect of the irradiation. Irradiation of Gladiolus bulbs with 4000 r of X rays did result in significantly earlier flowering.
American Journal of Botany © 1955 Botanical Society of America, Inc.