Roots as Organs of Assimilation of Sulfate

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Science  30 Jul 1965:
Vol. 149, Issue 3683, pp. 547-548
DOI: 10.1126/science.149.3683.547


Roots of the field pea (Pisum arvense L.) can reduce a small proportion of the sulfate that they absorb from the external medium. Some of this reduced sulphur is transported to the shoot as methionine and, to a lesser extent, as cysteine and glutathione.