Effects of X-Irradiation on Water and Ion Flux in Isolated Roots

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Due to the relatively small amount of work concerning radiation, it was thought feasible to use ionizing radiation as a tool to study the relationship between water and salt flux in isolated root systems. Moreover, the more quantitative potometric method lends itself well to such a study, since the two processes can be followed simultaneously. the aims of this study, therefore, were 1) to determine effects of X-irradiation on water, calcium and potassium flux in excised onion roots; 2) to determine the dose levels required for producing permeability changes; 3) to investigate the nature of radiation damage to root systems; ... continued below

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Wall, Malcolm J. January 1967.

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Due to the relatively small amount of work concerning radiation, it was thought feasible to use ionizing radiation as a tool to study the relationship between water and salt flux in isolated root systems. Moreover, the more quantitative potometric method lends itself well to such a study, since the two processes can be followed simultaneously. the aims of this study, therefore, were 1) to determine effects of X-irradiation on water, calcium and potassium flux in excised onion roots; 2) to determine the dose levels required for producing permeability changes; 3) to investigate the nature of radiation damage to root systems; and 4) to attempt to shed light on the relation between water transport and ion movement in root systems.

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Wall, Malcolm J. Effects of X-Irradiation on Water and Ion Flux in Isolated Roots, thesis, January 1967; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163902/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .