Electric Potential Patterns around a Root of the Higher Plant

Shu EZAKI  Kiyoshi TOKO  Kaoru YAMAFUJI  Fujio IRIE  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)   Vol.E71   No.10   pp.965-967
Publication Date: 1988/10/25
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Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Measurement and Instrumentation

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Two-dimensional pattern of an electric potential around a horizontally-placed root of adzuki bean was detected by a multi-electrode measuring system. The vectors of electric current calculated from the electric potential pattern show a long route from the basal part of the root to the apical part.