Notes: Winter-Season Photosynthesis and Respiration by Twigs and Seedlings of Deciduous and Evergreen Trees
Abstract:Dormant twigs of three deciduous tree species displayed active photosynthesis within one hour after being brought in from subfreezing temperatures. Between December 20 and April 1, leafless Liquidambar styraciflua L. seedlings increased in dry weight by 42 percent while seedlings of Pinus taeda L. increased in weight by 68 percent. Forest Sci. 17:41-43.
Keywords: Seedling growth
Document Type: News
Affiliations: Professor, School of Forest Resources, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh 27607
Publication date: 1971-03-01
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