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Nitrate, Potassium and Phosphate in Plants.

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Publication date2000
Host publicationEncyclopedia of Life Sciences
<mark>Original language</mark>English


The kinetics of the uptake of nitrate, ammonium, potassium and phosphate by plant roots are described. The uptake mechanisms are equated to the very recent isolation and characterization of genes encoding specific membrane-bound transporter proteins.