Carbon dioxide exchange in leaves of Spartina anglica Hubbard

Mallott, PG, Davy, AJ, Jefferies, RL and Hutton, MJ (1975) Carbon dioxide exchange in leaves of Spartina anglica Hubbard. Oecologia, 20 (4). pp. 351-358. ISSN 0029-8549

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Abstract

The gas-exchange method has been used to measure net carbon dioxide assimilation at different temperatures and irradiances in leaves of salt-treated and untreated plants of Spartina anglica. The results together with those of the CO2 compensation point and leaf anatomical data clearly indicate that Spartina anglica is a high photosynthetic capacity plant. At high temperatures and irradiances leaves of the salt-treated plants were able to maintain net photosynthesis, in contrast to the behaviour of leaves of untreated plants. The ecological significance of these results is discussed.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
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Depositing User: Deborah Clemitshaw
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2011 14:06
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2018 13:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/34795
DOI: 10.1007/BF00345525

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