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Ozone sensitivity of 28 plant selections exposed to ozone under controlled conditions

Author(s): L. J. Kline, D. D. Davis, J. M. Skelly, J. E. Savage and J. Ferdinand

Year: 2008

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Northeastern Naturalist
Volume: 15
Issue: 1
Pages: 57-66

Article Topic(s): Stress
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Cephalanthus occidentalis (Common buttonbush),

Abstract

Identifies plants that can be used as bioindicators for the pollutant ground-level ozone. Plants most sensitive to ozone included Cephalanthus occidentalis and Asclepias incarnata. Common ozone-induced symptoms on leaves included pigmented adaxial leaf surface stipple, bifacial necrosis, and premature defoliation.

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L. J. Kline, D. D. Davis, J. M. Skelly, J. E. Savage and J. Ferdinand. "Ozone sensitivity of 28 plant selections exposed to ozone under controlled conditions." Northeastern Naturalist 15.1 (2008): 57-66.

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