Optical measurement of stem xylem vulnerability

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Brodribb, Timothy J.; Carriqui, Marc; Delzon, Sylvain; Lucani, Christopher;
  • Publisher: American Society of Plant Biologists
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1104/pp.17.00552
  • Subject: [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | résistance à la cavitation | water stress | conifère | embolism | stress hydrique | embolie | coniferous tree | transport xylème
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The vulnerability of plant water transport tissues to a loss of function by cavitation during water stress is a key indicator of the survival capabilities of plant species during drought. Quantifying this important metric has been greatly advanced by noninvasive techniq... View more
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