glycophyte


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glycophyte

[′gli·kə‚fīt]
(botany)
A plant requiring more than 0.5% sodium chloride solution in the substratum.
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Absence of halophytes from the less saline soils in upper zones of salt marshes often is hypothesized to be due to their inability to compete with less salt-tolerant glycophytes that dominate these brackish and freshwater habitats (Purer, 1942; Hinde, 1954; Ungar et al.
However, a number of researchers have concluded that halophytes may be limited to saline habitats because of their inability to compete with the less salt-tolerant glycophytes in nonsaline areas (Ungar, 1966; Barbour, 1970; Ungar et al.
Reciprocal transplant experiments to various levels of a New Zealand marsh also indicated that the salt tolerance of species was a critical factor determining success in lowest sites on salt marshes, but that interspecific competition limited the distribution of halophytes when they were competing with glycophytes in nonsaline habitats (Partridge & Wilson, 1988).
The most salt-tolerant species often are good competitors on saline soils but are poor competitors with glycophytes in nonsaline habitats.
AE, OZ, BI, HAU) in comparison with those who are sensitive (DK), the same result has been found by [11], this result isnot generalize as a general rule, in glycophytes some (beans and rice are classic examples) restrict the transport of [Na.
Germination is one of the most salt-sensitive plant growth stages and severely inhibited with increasing salinity both in glycophytes and halophytes [33].