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      Gossypium spp; ovules; hydrolases

    • Abstract

       

      Soluble and wall-bound activities of acid phosphatase, β-glucosidase, α-galactosidase and invertase in the ovules ofGossypium arboreum L. andGossypium hirsutum L. are implicated in the hydrolysis and translocation of substrates during pre- and postanthesis phases. The physiological functions of these hydrolytic enzymes are discussed in relation to early ovule development and cotton fibre differentiation.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Richa1 Amarjit S Basra1 Kiranjit K Ahluwalia1 C P Malik1

      1. Department of Botany, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana - 141 004, India
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