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Physiological adaptation and plasticity to water stress of coastal and desert populations of Heliotropium curassavicum L.
Author(s): J. Roy and H. A. Mooney
Publication Type: Article
Article Topic(s): Water,Stress
Research Setting(s): Coastal
Species Referenced: Heliotropium curassavicum (Salt heliotrope),
AbstractExamines the physiological differences of Heliotropium curassavicum grown in coastal versus desert habitats. Desert plants exhibit greater photosynthetic performance at negative water potentials.
Suggested CitationJ. Roy and H. A. Mooney. "Physiological adaptation and plasticity to water stress of coastal and desert populations of Heliotropium curassavicum L. ." Oecologia 52.3 (1982): 370-375.