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A Physiological Study of Embryo Development in Heracleum sphondylium L. III. The Effect of Temperature on Metabolism

PEARL STOKES
Annals of Botany
New Series, Vol. 17, No. 65 (January, 1953), pp. 157-173
Published by: Oxford University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/42908506
Page Count: 17
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A Physiological Study of Embryo Development in Heracleum sphondylium L. III. The Effect of Temperature on Metabolism
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Abstract

Low temperature brings about the conversion of storage proteins into soluble nitrogenous compounds in the seed of Heracleum sphondylium. The possible mechanism of this action and its importance in relation to the phenomenon of after-ripening are discussed.

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