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Combined effects of arbuscular mycorrhizas and light on water uptake of the neotropical understory shrubs, Piper and PsychotriaAuthor(s): Damond A. Kyllo; Virginia Velez; Melvin T. Tyree
Source: New Phytologist 160:443-454
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionRoot hydraulic conductance (Kr) was measured for five understory shrub species of the neotropical moist forest to determine the effects of arbuscular mycorrhizas (AM) for both carbon-rich and carbon-limited host plants.
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CitationKyllo, Damond A.; Velez, Virginia; Tyree, Melvin T. 2003. Combined effects of arbuscular mycorrhizas and light on water uptake of the neotropical understory shrubs, Piper and Psychotria. New Phytologist 160:443-454
Keywordsarbuscular mycorrhiza (AM), high pressure flow meter (HPFM), hydraulic conductance, Piper, Psychotria, tropical forest
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