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Document Type

Research

Abstract

One of the most widely used radioactive isotopes for the study of metabolic reactions in ·plants is phosphorus-32, which has a convenient half life of 14.3 days and a maximum beta energy of 1. 7 Mev. This radioisotope can easily be measured by ordinary electronic methods, e.g., a geiger tube and a proportional scaling unit.

Publication Date

1955

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

62

Issue

1

First Page

220

Last Page

222

Copyright

© Copyright 1955 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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