Models considering only the maximum photosynthetic capacity for all leaves over-estimated net carbon dioxide exchange by nearly a third.
This study provides the first evidence for the physiological role of the hydathode trichomes in active water secretion in the rhinanthoid Orobanchaceae.
Is botany nothing more than a matter of physics?
In order to survive in desert-like areas. date palms substantially rely on the exploitation and recharge of the stem reservoir in their water budget.
Kläring et al. find that removing all fruit from the cucumber plant results in a doubling of the root-zone respiration within a few hours.
Cavitation resistance is crucial to coping with and surviving drought.
Various transpiration and growth traits of seedlings of pedunculate oak, Quercus robur, are correlated with their multilocus heterozygosity (MLH).
A study of barley plants during the early stages of vegetative development (9–28 d old) to determine by what means root water uptake is increased.
Non-flowering plants have rather complex reproductive life cycles compared to the more familiar pattern of fertilization and seed formation seen in Angiosperms.