12. Phosphorus as a Critical Macronutrient

  1. Malcolm J. Hawkesford and
  2. Peter Barraclough
  1. Carroll P. Vance

Published Online: 13 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960707.ch12

The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops

The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops

How to Cite

Vance, C. P. (2011) Phosphorus as a Critical Macronutrient, in The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops (eds M. J. Hawkesford and P. Barraclough), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960707.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK

Author Information

  1. USDA/Agricultural Research Service, Plant Science Research Unit, Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813819921

Online ISBN: 9780470960707

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Keywords:

  • other critical macro- and micronutrients - phosphorus, as critical macronutrients;
  • phosphorus (P), for plant growth - availability, frequently limiting;
  • mined rock phosphate - primary source of phosphorus fertilizer;
  • root adaptations, in species - acclimating to phosphorus deficiency;
  • phenotypic response to phosphorus deficiency - changes, in root morphology and architecture;
  • phosphorus deficiency phenotype - of Arabidopsis thaliana;
  • phosphorus stress, determinate growth of primary root - and phosphorus availability;
  • cluster root function - cluster roots, surface area and soil volume, for mining nutrients;
  • hormonal regulation - of cluster roots;
  • phosphorus deficiency-induced changes - in gene expression, and whole genome changes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Phenotypic response to phosphorus deficiency

  • Phosphorus uptake

  • Phosphorus deficiency alters root biology

  • Phosphorus deficiency-induced changes in gene expression

  • Multiple mechanisms regulate gene expression during acclimation to phosphorus deficiency

  • Overview

  • References