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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

Month: Apr
Year: 1998

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Experimental Botany
Volume: 49
Issue: 321
Pages: 753-759

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

Species Referenced: Chionanthus virginicus (White fringetree),

Abstract

The 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 Citation

R. 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.

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ISSN: 0022-0957
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/49.321.753

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