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The learn of plant progress procedures, as soon as the particular province of anatomists, has turn into multi-disciplinary, with significant contributions being made through biochemists, ecophysiologists, and molecular biologists. This review of tendencies within the box contains papers from experts in all the disciplines.

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Ann Bot. 38:209211. Ghouse, A. K. , M. Yunus, F. Farooqui, and D. Sabir. 1974. A simple maceration technique for the separation of sieve elements from the barks of woody plants. Curr. Sci. 43:424425. , and A. K. M. Ghouse. 1978. A rapid maceration technique to study reaction xylem developed due to root knot nematodes. Micr. Acta 80:273275. Environmental and Radiation Botany Abidi, S. , R. Kazmi, and A. K. M. Ghouse. 1979. Some acute doses of gamma irradiation and pollen fertility in Linum usitatissimum.

Ghouse, A. K. , M. Salahuddin, and M. Saquib. 1985. Size variation of tracheary elements across the tree trunk of Mangifera indica. Acta Bot. Indica 13:3336. Ghouse, A. K. , and F. A. Siddiqui. 1976. Cell length variation in phloem fibres within the bark of four tropical fruit trees: Aegle marmelos, Mangifera indica, Syzygium cumini and Zizyphys mauritiana. Blumea 23:1316. 1976. Cell length variation in phloem fibres within the bark of some tropical fruit trees. I. Anona squamosa, Emblica officinalis, Feronia limonia and Grewia asiatica.

These give rise to the so-called "adventive" laterals (Barlow 1986) and are analogous to the adventitious and epicormic axes on the shoot system. Initiation and subsequent emergence of lateral roots are under separate controls. The degree to which either process occurs in a strictly acropetal sequence is for the most part unknown, but at least in maize roots there is no precise order in which laterals either initiate or emerge as the main apex grows forward. The zone of primordium initiation does not usually overlap with that of lateral emergence, however (MacLeod 1990).

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