Group 6 Copy 90
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Ronin Institute

    Salt is dangerous to most plants, as it quickly disrupts their ionic homeostasis and their physiology. Most studies on plant adaptation to soil salinisation focus on the root, the part of the plant directly exposed to the salt. However, my recent recent work shows that application of salt to the roots induce long-distance electrical signals that quickly travel to the leaves via the phloem. These data open new questions regarding the role of systemic electrical signals in salt adaptation.



    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    What Pathogens Threaten the Texas Horned Lizard?

    Northern populations of the Texas Horned Lizard have experienced significant decline over recent decades. Disease...

    Developing a New Mouse Model for Studying Chemotherapeutic Nephrotoxicity

    A major dose-limiting toxicity of some chemotherapeutics (like cisplatin) is nephrotoxicity, leading to acute...

    How does Cotinine in cigarettes affect Vitamin-D concentration in women?

    According to Lung Cancer Statistics from CDC, more people in the United States die from lung cancer than any...

    Backer Badge Funded