Air-spaces in the roots of some monocotyledons

  • Ambuja Pillai
  • S. K. Pillai

Summary and Conclusions

The origin and development of air chambers in four monocotyledons studied fall under three categories:

(i) where the chambers arise and develop lysigenously, (ii) where they arise schizogenously and enlarge lysigenously, and (iii) where the chambers arise and increase in size schizogenously.

The causes to explain the formation of air chambers as given by earlier investigators have been discussed with reference to the materials studied.


Cortical Cell Root Apex Mature Root Phoenix Dactylifera Root Pole 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ambuja Pillai
    • 1
  • S. K. Pillai
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyBirla CollegePilani

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