photosynthate


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pho·to·syn·thate

 (fō′tō-sĭn′thāt)
n.
A chemical product of photosynthesis.
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photosynthate

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɪnˌθeɪt)
n
(Botany) any substance synthesized in photosynthesis, esp a sugar
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Free amino acids exhibit anthozoan "host factor" activity: They induce the release of photosynthate from symbiotic dinoflagellates in vitro.
Stand density effects in young red alder plantations: productivity, photosynthate partitioning, and nitrogen fixation.
Diurnal variation in photosynthate partitioning in Kentucky bluegrass turf.
For zoochlorellae in the freshwater green hydra, maltose is the principal form of translocated photosynthate (M ews and Smith, 1982).
Photosynthate translocation in tillered Zea mays following carbon-14 dioxide assimilation.
Seed set and kernel abortion are tied to maintaining a balance between sink demand and sink capacity for photosynthate. To maintain ovary growth, a steady flux of C is required (Zinselmeier et al., 2000).
hippopus) are much more stimulatory to the excretion of photosynthate by T.
Cadmium is probably either translocated directly via xylem to the grains during maturity or is translocated as a result of the bulk stream of photosynthate from source to sink, i.e., from leaves to the grains via the phloem.
In addition, epiphytes store excess photosynthate as lipid rather than carbohydrate so Cladophora with epiphytes has higher fat than Cladophora without epiphytes.
Effect of defoliation and depodding on [sup.14]C[O.sub.2] assimilation and photosynthate distribution in Y-shaped soybean plants.
Therefore, pods formed on upper branches and vegetative growth compete for the limited photosynthate. In addition, light reflection from canola flowers reduce photosynthetic efficiency during flowering (Diepenbrock, 2000).
In experiments where squares or bolls were artificially removed at FS 2 and 3, photosynthate from subtending leaves of those FS was transported basipetally (Peoples and Matthews, 1981) and increased boll weight at FS 1 (Heitholt, 1997).