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Do thick leaves avoid thermal damage in critically low wind speeds?

Leigh, Andrea; Sevanto, S; Ball, Marilyn; Close, John; Ellsworth, David S; Knight, C A; Nicotra, Adrienne; Vogel, S

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• Transient lulls in air movement are rarely measured, but can cause leaf temperature to rise rapidly to critical levels. The high heat capacity of thick leaves can damp this rapid change in temperature. However, little is known about the extent to whic

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/63881
Source: New Phytologist
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04058.x

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