A rapid and sensitive HPLC method for quantifying both the
reduced and oxidized forms of glutathione simultaneously in woody
plant tissues was developed. This method was applicable to a variety
of woody plant species and different tissues. Total glutathione
content in the bark tissue of seven of the woody plant...
Chilling requirements of 43 apple and 38 pear cultivars
were estimated over a 2 year period by cutting shoots in the
field at weekly intervals and forcing them in a warm
greenhouse for 4 weeks. For apples, the mean values ranged
from 490 Chill Units (CU) +- 1 for 'Dorsett...