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Statoliths in space....

Rca Godbole godbole at sun2.ruf.uni-freiburg.de
Mon Apr 29 04:09:38 EST 1996

Eric Grunden (egrunden at prairienet.org) wrote:

: Here on Earth, the statoliths in early roots detect gravity
: and keep plants growing upright. I am wondering what happens
: to plant growth in space. Are plants able to grow "downward"
: and are the position of the statoliths different in space?

: Look up the work by A. Sievers and his group at Bonn. They have published a
: lot on the statoliths in microgravity and centrifugation.

: Rca

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