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δ 13 C of organic matter transported from the leaves to the roots in Eucalyptus delegatensis : Short-term variations and relation to respired CO 2

Gessler, Arthur; Keitel, Claudia; Kodama, Naomi; Weston, Christopher; Winters, Anthony; Keith, Heather; Grice, Kliti; Leuning, Ray; Farquhar, Graham


Post-photosynthetic carbon isotope fractionation might alter the isotopic signal imprinted on organic matter (OM) during primary carbon fixation by Rubisco. To characterise the influence of post-photosynthetic processes, we investigated the effect of starch storage and remobilisation on the stable carbon isotope signature (δ13C) of different carbon pools in the Eucalyptus delegatensis R. T. Baker leaf and the potential carbon isotope fractionation associated with phloem transport and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Functional Plant Biology
DOI: 10.1071/FP07064


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