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Foliar dehydration tolerance of twelve deciduous tree species
Author(s): R. M. Auge, X. G. Duan, J. L. Croker, W. T. Witte and C. D. Green
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Experimental Botany
Article Topic(s): Stress, Water
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Chionanthus virginicus (White fringetree),
AbstractThe ability of 12 tree species to withstand drought stress was studied by quantifying the lethal leaf water potential. Chionanthus virginicus was among the species found to be most tolerant of dehydration.
Suggested CitationR. M. Auge, X. G. Duan, J. L. Croker, W. T. Witte and C. D. Green. "Foliar dehydration tolerance of twelve deciduous tree species." Journal of Experimental Botany 49.321 (1998): 753-759.