How can plant's cells survive being frozen?
#25647. Asked by student. (Dec 28 02 4:09 PM)
As plant cells freeze and thaw during spring frosts, copper ions (after spraying copper salts)may get pulled into cells and cause more damage than they would in the absence of frosts |
When plant cells freeze, they rupture, releasing the readily digestible cell solubles. animalscience-extension.tamu.edu/publications
At such temperatures,(frost) the fluids in plant cells freeze and expand, causing the cell walls to rupture. www.themastergardenershow.com/frost.htm
As the plant cells freeze, the cell wall is ruptured, causing severe damage
to the plant, literally killing the aboveground live material. ...
At low temperatures and low dew points the fluids in plant cells freeze and expand,causing the cell walls to rupture. Wind influences the likelihood of frost. ...
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