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Photosynthetic light response in three carnivorous plant species: Drosera rotundifolia, D. capensis and Sarracenia leucophylla
Author(s): B. M. Bruzzese, R. Bowler, H. B. Massicotte and A. L. Fredeen
Publication Type: Article
Article Topic(s): Chemistry,Light
Research Setting(s): Field
Species Referenced: Sarracenia leucophylla (Crimson pitcherplant),
AbstractPhotosynthetic light responses were characterized in three species of carnivorous plant. Max photosynthetic rate was relatively low for all species. Highest rates were observed in Drosera rotundifolia.
Suggested CitationB. M. Bruzzese, R. Bowler, H. B. Massicotte and A. L. Fredeen. "Photosynthetic light response in three carnivorous plant species: Drosera rotundifolia, D. capensis and Sarracenia leucophylla." Photosynthetica 48.1 (2010): 103-109.