Constituent and induced tannin accumulations in roots of loblolly pines

  • Authors: Walkinshaw, Charles H.
  • Publication Year: 1999
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: In. Gross, Georg G.; Hemingway, Richard W.; Yoshida, Takashi, eds. Plant polyphenols 2: chemistry, biology, pharmacology, ecology. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers: 843-852.

Abstract

Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L [L.]) has become the most important source of wood fiber in the Southern United States. This tree is an excellent competitor and recovers well from a variety of adverse conditions. The author presents a histological study of tannin in pine roots to measure tannin abundance as a primary trait to evaluate root health at the microscopic level. This paper describes the types of tannins in roots and quantifies their occurrence in plantation-grown loblolly pines.

  • Citation: Walkinshaw, Charles H. 1999. Constituent and induced tannin accumulations in roots of loblolly pines. In. Gross, Georg G.; Hemingway, Richard W.; Yoshida, Takashi, eds. Plant polyphenols 2: chemistry, biology, pharmacology, ecology. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers: 843-852.
  • Posted Date: January 1, 2000
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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