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    Growth Assay for the Stem Parasitic Plants of the Genus Cuscuta
    Authors:  Volker Hegenauer , Max Welz, Max Körner and Markus Albert, date: 04/20/2017, view: 5418, Q&A: 0
    [Abstract] Cuscuta spp. are widespread obligate holoparasitic plants with a broad host spectrum. Rootless Cuscuta penetrates host stems with so called haustoria to form a direct connection to the host vascular tissue (Dawson et al., 1994; Lanini and Kogan, 2005; Kaiser et al., 2015). This connection allows a steady uptake ...
    Forest GPP Calculation Using Sap Flow and Water Use Efficiency Measurements
    Authors:  Fyodor Tatarinov, Eyal Rotenberg, Dan Yakir and Tamir Klein, date: 04/20/2017, view: 4146, Q&A: 0
    [Abstract] This is a protocol to evaluate gross primary productivity (GPP) of a forest stand based on the measurements of tree’s sap flow (SF), 13C derived water use efficiency (WUE), and meteorological (met) data. GPP was calculated from WUE and stomatal conductance (gs), the later obtained from SF up-scaled from sampled trees to stand ...
    Sample Preparation for X-ray Micro-computed Tomography of Woody Plant Material and Associated Xylem Visualisation Techniques
    Author:  Nicholas J. B. Brereton, date: 03/20/2016, view: 5586, Q&A: 0
    [Abstract] Variation in the tissue structure of short rotation coppice (SRC) willow is a principle factor driving differences in lignocellulosic sugar yield yet much of the physiology and development of this tissue is unknown. Traditional sectioning can be both difficult and destructive in woody tissue; however, technology such as three dimensional X-ray ...



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