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Timothy L. Righetti, David R. Sandrock, Bernadine Strik, Carmo Vasconcelos, Yerko Moreno, Samuel Ortega-Farias, and Pilar Bañados

Biologic research uses many ratio-based expressions to interpret experimental results. When we evaluated citations in physiology subsections (developmental, environmental stress, photosynthesis, source sink) of the Journal of the American Society

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Thomas E. Marler and Gil N. Cruz

seeds. However, the role of source vs. sink relations could not be determined from this study, and the declines in seed carbohydrates could have been a consequence of declines in whole-tree health and not due to direct seed infestations per se. The seed

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Min Wu and Chieri Kubota

reproductive growth stage than the vegetative growth stage, a phenomenon associated with a sink-source relationship ( Ho, 1988 ). The reduction in sink activity caused an increase in sucrose in source leaves and led to a decrease in photosynthetic rate by

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Lisa W. DeVetter, Sean Watkinson, Ramesh Sagili, and Timothy Lawrence

yield was found to be insignificant. These findings indicate that pollination may, in fact, not be a yield limiting factor for ‘Duke’ grown in western Washington. Other source-sink, climactic, and management factors may be responsible for the regional

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Ben-Hong Wu, Shao-Hua Li, Marta Nosarzewski, and Douglas D. Archbold

Sorbitol metabolism and sink-source interconversions in developing apple leaves Plant Physiol. 70 335 339 McQueen, J.C. Minchin, P.E.H. 2005 Brief look at sorbitol in 1-year-old shoots of apple Malus domestica N

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Manasikan Thammawong, Daisuke Nei, Poritosh Roy, Nobutaka Nakamura, Takeo Shiina, Yuuichi Inoue, Hidenobu Hamachi, and Shigeyuki Nonaka

components during ageing of emerging juvenile bamboo shoots Intl. J. Food Sci. Nutr. 58 612 618 Pharr, D.M. Sox, H.N. 1984 Changes in carbohydrate and enzyme levels during the sink to source transition of leaves of

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Shawna L. Daley, William Patrick Wechter, and Richard L. Hassell

Blake (1994) attribute the loss of total nonstructural carbohydrates to the loss of leaves, the source of carbon and growth hormones in the plants’ source–sink relationship. In a similar way, watermelon rootstock seedlings may be dependent on the

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Kaori Itagaki, Toshio Shibuya, Motoaki Tojo, Ryosuke Endo, and Yoshiaki Kitaya

, M.C. Spencer-Phillips, P.T. 1996 Effects of pathogens and parasitic plants on source-sink relationships, p. 479–499. In: E. Zamski and A.A. Schaffer (eds.). Photoassimilate distribution in plants and crops. Marcel Dekker, New York, NY Bazzaz, F

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Sofia Caretto, Angelo Parente, Francesco Serio, and Pietro Santamaria

into sink organs ( Bergmann, 1992 ; Marschner, 1995 ). In muskmelon, fruits from plants receiving weekly foliar/spray K applications matured 2 d earlier and had significantly higher soluble solid concentration, total sugar, ascorbic acid (vitamin C

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Javier Fernandez-Salvador, Bernadine C. Strik, and David R. Bryla

., 2013 ). Blackberry plant nutrient status and fruit quality were affected by N fertilization when using granular, inorganic sources of N ( Archbold et al., 1989 ; Naraguma and Clark, 1998 ; Nelson and Martin, 1986 ). In ‘Arapaho’, fertilizer N rate had