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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

Year: 1982

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Oecologia
Volume: 52
Issue: 3
Pages: 370-375

Article Topic(s): Water,Stress
Research Setting(s): Coastal

Species Referenced: Heliotropium curassavicum (Salt heliotrope),

Abstract

Examines the physiological differences of Heliotropium curassavicum grown in coastal versus desert habitats. Desert plants exhibit greater photosynthetic performance at negative water potentials.

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J. 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.

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ISSN: 0029-8549
DOI: 10.1007/BF00367961

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