Clinorotation influence on the growth of root hairs in Beta vulgaris L. seedlings

1Shevchenko, GV, 1Kordyum, EL
1M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2007, 13 ;(2):048-052
Publication Language: Russian
It is shown that clinorotation affects the angle of Beta vulgaris L. root hair growth and changes it from 85–95° to 40–60° at the stage of hair initiation. Our investigations of actin cytoskeleton arrangement and tip-based gradient of calcium ions proved the involvement of above components in the maintenance of the directed growth in simulated microgravity (clinorotation).
Keywords: calcium ions, clinorotation, maintenance
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