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Measurement of vulnerability to water stress-induced cavitation in grapevine: a comparison of four techniques applied to a long-vesseled species

Choat, Brendan; Drayton , William M; Brodersen , Craig; Matthews, Mark; Shackel, Kenneth A; Wada, Hiroshi; McElrone, Andrew

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Among woody plants, grapevines are often described as highly vulnerable to water-stress induced cavitation with emboli forming at slight tensions. However, we found native embolism never exceeded 30% despite low xylem water potentials (Ψx) for stems of f

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/19985
Source: Plant Cell and Environment
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2010.02160.x

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