hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: [Aroid-l] Konjac bloom question

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Konjac bloom question
  • From: "Peter Matthews" <pjm@gol.com>
  • Date: Sun, 06 May 2007 21:58:02 +0900
  • Bounce-to: "Peter Matthews" <pjm@gol.com>

Dear Chuck,

I think one of the main authors on the biochemistry of aroid flowering
(generation of heat and aromatic compounds by the spadix) is Meuse

My own specimen of konjac has just flowered here in Kyoto (now beginning
to decay, 5th May), after an unusually warm winter.


On 5/2/2007, "Charles Gramling" <chazmg1@citlink.net> wrote:

>I have just experienced my first bloom. While reading about the amazing
>growth is one thing, seeing it is something else. I have not seen any
>discussion of what occurs that allows that amazing conversion of stored
>energy in to the flower. I almost thought that the tuber itself should be
>warm with the effort. Is there anything available on this process and what
>compounds are released during the bloom?
>Chuck Gramling

Aroid-l mailing list

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement