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Leaf shape influences spatial variation in photosynthetic function in Lomatia tinctoria

Leigh, Andrea; Hill, Ross; Ball, Marilyn

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A relationship exists between the two-dimensional shape of leaves and their venation architecture, such that broad or broad-lobed leaves can have leaf tissue far from major veins, potentially creating stronger gradients in water potential - and associated photosynthetic function - than found across narrow counterparts. We examined the spatial patterns of photosynthetic efficiency (ΔF/Fm′) and non-photochemical quenching (NPQ) in response to increased vapour pressure deficit (VPD) using two...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74109
Source: Functional Plant Biology
DOI: 10.1071/FP13334

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