Skip to Main Content
Sucrose metabolism and growth in transplanted loblolly pine seedlingsAuthor(s): Shi-Jean S. Sung; C.C. Black; Paul P. Kormanik
Source: Pages 369-375 in Proc. 7th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conf., Mobile, AL.GTR-SO-93.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
PDF: Download Publication (216 KB)
DescriptionLoblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) seedling height, root collar diameter, and the specific activities of three sucrose metabolizing enzymes, namely, sucrose synthase (SS), acid invertase, and neutral invertase, were measured to assess seedling responses to transplant stress. It was concluded that i) SS was the dominant enzyme for sucrose metabolism in actively growing pine stems and taproots; ii) there were decreases in seedling growth and SS activity in transplanted seedlings as compared with nontransplanted controls; and iii) SS can be used as a biochemical indicator for growth sink strength and for stress caused by transplanting.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationSung, Shi-Jean S.; Black, C.C.; Kormanik, Paul P. 1993. Sucrose metabolism and growth in transplanted loblolly pine seedlings. Pages 369-375 in Proc. 7th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conf., Mobile, AL.GTR-SO-93.
- Vascular cambial sucrose metabolism and growth in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) in relation to transplanting stress
- A biochemical assessment of the value of top clipping nursery-grown loblolly pine seedlings
- Temporal and spacial aspects of root and stem sucrose metabolism in loblolly pine trees
XML: View XML