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Carbon Dioxide and Environmental Stress (Physiological by Luo Yiqi, Harold A. Mooney, Bernard Saugier

By Luo Yiqi, Harold A. Mooney, Bernard Saugier

This e-book makes a speciality of the interactive results of environmental stresses with plant and atmosphere services, specifically with appreciate to adjustments within the abundance of carbon dioxide. The interplay of stresses with increased carbon dioxide are awarded from the mobile via complete plant surroundings point. The e-book rigorously considers not just the responses of the above-ground component of the plant, but in addition emphasizes the serious function of below-ground (rhizosphere) elements (e.g., roots, microbes, soil) in deciding upon the character and significance of those interactions.

* Will emerging CO2 adjust the significance of environmental pressure in average and agricultural ecosystems?
* Will environmental pressure on crops decrease their potential to take away CO2 from the atmosphere?
* Are a few stresses extra very important than others as we difficulty ourselves with worldwide change?
* will we enhance predictive versions valuable for scientists and policy-makers?
* the place should still destiny study efforts be centred?

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D. Farquhar, and I. R. ), pp. 229-251. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA. Morison, J. I. L. (1993). Response of plants to CO2 under water limited conditions. Vegetatio 104/105, 193-209. Morison, J. I. , and Gifford, R. M. (1984). Plant growth and water use with limited water supply in high CO2 concentrations. I. Leaf area, water use and transpiration. Aust. J. Plant Physiol. 11, 361-374. , and Suge, H. (1995). Ethylene and carbon dioxide: Regulation of oat mesocotyl growth. Plant Cell Environ.

These feedback links tend to modulate marked changes and stabilize the system. Impacts of water deficit and Ca elevation on photosynthetic capacity can also be mutually reinforcing, or can be minimal. Because of the counteractive impact of water deficit and Ca elevation on at least two of the parameters in the top row depicted in Fig. 4, the overall impact on assimilation per unit land area and productivity is generally counteractive. That is, elevated CO2 tends to alleviate the negative effect of water deficit, and water deficit tends to reduce the beneficial effects of elevated CO2.

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