Compensating effects to growth of carbon partitioning changes in response to SO2-induced photosynthetic reduction in radish

H. A. Mooney, M. Küppers, George W Koch, J. Gorham, C. Chu, W. E. Winner

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Exposure of plants to SO2 reduced their photosynthetic performance due tio reductions in carboxylating capacity. Although the reduced carbon gain resulted in a lower growth rate of SO2-exposed plants over that of controls, their loss of potential growth was minimized because of proportional increases in allocation to new leaf material.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)502-506
Number of pages5
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1988
Externally publishedYes



  • Carbon allocation
  • Growth analysis
  • Photosynthetic performance
  • Radish
  • SO inhibition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology
  • Medicine(all)

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