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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Impacts of Chilling on Photosynthesis in Thermopnilic Plants

Authors
item Allen, Damian
item Ort, Donald

Submitted to: Crop Development for Cool and Wet Climates in Europe
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: June 2, 2000
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Photosynthesis in warm-climate plants is substantially reduced by chilling temperatures. Species of tropical and subtropical origin offer the opportunity to study the effects of low temperature on photosynthetic processes undisguised by the myriad of protective responses observed in temperate species.

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