Uptake kinetics of deuteriated water vapor by plants: Experiments of D2O release in a greenhouse as a substitute for tritiated water

N. Momoshima, H. Kakiuchi, T. Okai, S. Yokoyama, H. Noguchi, M. Atarashi, H. Amano, S. Hisamatsu, M. Ichimasa, Y. Ichimasa, Y. Maeda

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Abstract

Potted plants were exposed to D2O vapor in a greenhouse and uptake of D2O by leaf and deposition of D2O to pot soil were examined. Atmospheric D2O concentration in the greenhouse increased rapidly after starting the release and reached constant level in a few hours. Although the variation of D2O concentration in leaf followed that in air with showing a time delay, D2O concentration in leaf did not become the same level as that in air and vein showed lower concentration than lamina. D2O concentration in the pot soil increased slowly with diffusing in deeper layer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)459-464
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Volume239
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-1999
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pollution
  • Spectroscopy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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    Momoshima, N., Kakiuchi, H., Okai, T., Yokoyama, S., Noguchi, H., Atarashi, M., Amano, H., Hisamatsu, S., Ichimasa, M., Ichimasa, Y., & Maeda, Y. (1999). Uptake kinetics of deuteriated water vapor by plants: Experiments of D2O release in a greenhouse as a substitute for tritiated water. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 239(3), 459-464. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02349051