Coopman, Rafael E.; Briceno, Veronica; Corcuera, Luis J.; Reyes-Diaz, Marjorie; Alvarez, Daniela; Saez, Katherine; Garcia-Plazaola, Jose I.; Alberdi, Miren; Bravo, Leon A.
Nothofagus nitida (Phil.) Krasser (Nothofagaceae) regenerates under the canopy in microsites protected from high light. Nonetheless, it is common to find older saplings in clear areas and adults as emergent trees of the Chilean evergreen forest. We hypothesized that this shade to sun transition in N. nitida is supported by an increase in photochemical and non-photochemical energy dissipation capacities of both photosystems in parallel with the increase in plant size and light availability. To...[Show more]
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