Drought Sensitivity of the Carbon Isotope Composition of Leaf Dark-Respired CO2 in C3 (Leymus chinensis) and C4 (Chloris virgata and Hemarthria altissima) Grasses in Northeast China

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Zhong, Shangzhi ; Chai, Hua ; Xu, Yueqiao ; Li, Yan ; Ma, Jian-Ying ; Sun, Wei (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science, volume 8 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01996/full, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01996, pmc: PMC5770615
  • Subject: post-photosynthetic isotope fractionation | C4 species | dark respiration | Plant culture | SB1-1110 | water stress | photosynthetic 13C discrimination | Plant Science | Original Research | C3 species

Whether photosynthetic pathway differences exist in the amplitude of nighttime variations in the carbon isotope composition of leaf dark-respired CO2 (δ13Cl) and respiratory apparent isotope fractionation relative to biomass (ΔR,biomass) in response to drought stress is... View more
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