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Author(s):Forbes, P. J.; Black, K. E.; Hooker, J. E.
Author Affiliation:Soil Biology Unit, Land Research Department, SAC, Doig Scott Building, Craibstone Estate, Aberdeen, AB21 9TQ, UK
Title:Temperature-induced alteration to root longevity in Lolium perenne
Source:Plant and Soil. Vol. 190, No. 1, March 1997, p. 87-90.
# of Pages:4
Publishing Information:Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Related Web URL:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1004298804353
    Last checked: 10/14/2015
    Notes: Abstract only
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Root longevity; Temperatures; Lolium perenne; Ecosystems; Nutrients
Abstract/Contents:"The production and mortality of roots is an important factor determining nutrient and carbon fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems. However, the effect of temperature on the longevity of roots is not understood. In this study the impact of changes in temperature on the longevity of Lolium perenne roots was determined. Plants were grown at 15 °C, 21 °C and 27°C and their roots were observed using a minirhizotron system. Major effects of temperature were measured with large reductions in root longevity occurring at higher temperatures. The implication of these data are discussed."
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Forbes, P. J., K. E. Black, and J. E. Hooker. 1997. Temperature-induced alteration to root longevity in Lolium perenne. Plant Soil. 190(1):p. 87-90.
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