Following cessation of aeration of the nutrient solution several effects could be observed in cells of the root tips of bean plants: Starch grains disappeared from the amyloplasts; small electron dense bodies, probably lipids, were formed and the rough endoplasmatic reticulum showed concentric arrangements. The internal structure of the mitochondria seemed unaffected.

Acta botanica neerlandica

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C. Papenhuijzen, & M.H. Roos. (1979). Some changes in the subcellular structure of root cells of Phaseolus vulgaris as a result of cessation of aeration in the root medium. Acta botanica neerlandica, 28(6), 491–495.