Low-temperature tolerance and acclimation of Opuntia Spp after injecting glucose or methylglucose.

Cellular tolerances to subzero temperatures, as judged by the accumulation of a vital stain, were compared between Opuntia ficus-indica, a widely cultivated but low-temperature-sensitive cactus, and the widely ranging, winter-hardy Opuntia humifusa. Lowering the day/night temperatures from 300/20 de...

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Main Authors: Nobel, Park., Wang, Ning., Balsamo, Ronald., Loik, Michael., Hawke, Mary Anne.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 1995
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:173967