Potassium's role in crop resistance to drought and low temperature

IPNI-1993-CHN-C11

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Year of initiation:1993
Year of completion:1995

Interpretive Summary

1995

Potassium's role in crop resistance to drought and low temperature, 1995 Potassium sufficient corn plants had greater tolerance to low temperatures and water stress as a result of improved cell membrane integrity. These improvements were associated with greater uptake of P under cool temperatures and increased leaf chlorophyll content.


Updates & Reports

2001

Investigators


Project Leader

Yang Zhifu, Beijing Agricultural University


Project Cooperators

None


IPNI Staff

P. He


Location

Asia \ Eastern Asia \ CHN


Topics

best management practices