Tissue water relations for Brigalow and Mulga
DJ Connor and BR Tunstall
Australian Journal of Botany
16(3) 487 - 490
The relationship between the relative water content and the water potential of the phyllodes in brigalow and mulga is compared. It is shown that brigalow phyllode tissue is more resistant to desiccation than that of mulga. This is of interest because mulga has previously been considered to represent an extreme in drought tolerance of Australian arid zone plants.
Full text doi:10.1071/BT9680487
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