Water relations of climbing ivy in a temperate forest

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Leuzinger, S.; Hartmann, A.; Körner, C.;
  • Publisher: SPRINGER
  • Journal: Planta,volume 233,issue 6,pages1,087-1,096 (issn: 0032-0935, eissn: 1432-2048)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s00425-011-1363-6

Ivy (Hedera helix) is the most important liana in temperate European forests. We studied water relations of adult ivy in a natural, 35m tall mixed deciduous forest in Switzerland using a construction crane to access the canopy. Predawn leaf water potential at the top of... View more
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