Drought adaptive plant strategies in a semiarid sandy grassland

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Abstract

Sclerophyllous grasses are hydrostable water savers, except Koeleria glauca, which can maintain stable water balance in spite of intensive transpiration. Perennial dicotyledons belong to the hydrolabile water spender type, while thin leaves of Carex liparicarpos suffer from relatively high water deficits even at moderate transpiration. -from Author

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-15
Number of pages15
JournalAbstracta Botanica
Volume13
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989

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