Diagnosis of cucumber plant's healthiness by rapid biochemical test, simple nutrient analysis and xylem sap analysis: II. Nutritional status of cucumber plants affected by high salinity and oxygen deficiency

Ha, S.-Ho; Chung, G.-Chae; Lee, S.-Hee

Journal of the Korean Society for Horticultural Science 33(6): 438-441


ISSN/ISBN: 0253-6498
Accession: 008460021

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Alkaline phosphatase activity of cucumber roots grown hydroponically and content of N, P and Mg in petiole determined by colorimetric rapid test in response to high salinity and oxygen deficiency were measured. High salinity induced higher alkaline phosphatase activity which was similar to calcium deficiency and oxygen deficiency rapidly lowered the contents of N, P and Mg in petiole.