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What Does the Movement of the Phloem-mobile Symplasmic Tracer,5, 6-carboxyfluorescein in Shoots of Pisum sativum L. Indicate-theExistence of a Symplasmic Transport System? -A bid to Answer Some Puzzling Questions

O.E. Ade-Ademilua and C.E.J. Botha
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O.E. Ade-Ademilua and C.E.J. Botha , 2006. What Does the Movement of the Phloem-mobile Symplasmic Tracer,5, 6-carboxyfluorescein in Shoots of Pisum sativum L. Indicate-theExistence of a Symplasmic Transport System? -A bid to Answer Some Puzzling Questions. American Journal of Plant Physiology, 1: 127-131.

DOI: 10.3923/ajpp.2006.127.131



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