Pipecolic Acid in Leaves of Strawberry Plant as Influenced by Treatments Affecting Growth

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Science  02 Oct 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3379, pp. 864-865
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3379.864


Growth inhibition due to maleic hydrazide spray or to an unsatisfied chilling requirement caused young fully expanded leaves of the strawberry to accumulate pipeate pipecolic acid to a very striking degree. It is postulated that the accumulation resulted from blockage in normal metabolic conversion to other intermediary nitrogenous compounds.