Metabolic changes occur to sustain the increased iron uptake capacity of Fe-deficient plants. The aim of this work was to investigate the impact of Fe deficiency on the organic acid metabolism in Pisum sativum roots. For this purpose, seedlings of Pisum sativum (cv. Douce) were grown under controlled conditions, in the presence of iron sufficient (C) or deficient (D) mediums. Our results showed that PEPC activity increased by 290% in root extracts of Fe deficient plants, compared to the control. Citrate concentration increased in Fe deficient Pisum roots (114% of the control).
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Journal of Horticulture is among the best peer-reviewed journals which are characterized by fields of Horticulture. Articles published in this peer-reviewed journal are properly reviewed by at least two reviewers of the associated fields.
It mainly deals with classifications like Potato, Climate change, Common bean, Crop genome, Agricultural water, Metabolic changes, Soil Organic Carbon, Vegetable Cultivation, Root bacteria, Orchids.
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