Impact of Salicylic Acid on the Transport and Distribution of Sugars in Plants

  • M. S. KrasavinaEmail author
  • N. A. Burmistrova


The article discusses the ways of salicylic acid influence on transport of sucrose and its distribution in plants. The intercellular and long-distance transport along phloem depends on the presence or absence of SA. As a result of sucrose influx in heterotrophic tissues the content of sucrose in the sink organs may increase. Complex interactions between SA, sucrose, Ca2+, ROS and transmembrane electrical potential that occur in the apoplast and at the level of plasma membrane are discussed.


Salicylic acid  Sucrose Cell-to-cell transport  Phloem transport  Electric potential  


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