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Author(s):Huang, Bingru
Author Affiliation:Rutgers University
Title:Physiological characteristics and molecular basis of heat tolerance in Agrostis species
Section:Breeding, genetics, and physiology
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Source:2003 Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summary. 2003, p. 27.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Far Hills, NJ: United States Golf Association
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Agrostis; Physiology; Heat resistance; Soil temperature; Proteins; Genes
See Also:Other Reports from this USGA research project: 2003-09-250
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USGA Summary Points:The study examined thermal Agrostis scabra, non-thermal Agrostis scabra, A. rossiae, and Agrostis palustris cv. L-93. After 10 days, all plants grown at 42 C had lower chlorophyll content than plants grown at 35 and 20 C. Both ecotypes of thermal A. scabra had greater chlorophyll content than other Agrostis species at 35 C. Photosynthesis rate, transpiration rate, and stomatal conductance decreased for all species and ecotypes over the course of the study. This decrease was most pronounced in a non-thermal A. scabra ecotype. Total root number for all species decreased over time at 35 and 42 C. Both non-thermal and thermal ecotypes of A. scabra had greater root number than other Agrostis species. Root dry weight data showed the same trends as root number data.
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Huang, B. 2003. Physiological characteristics and molecular basis of heat tolerance in Agrostis species. Turfgrass Environ. Res. Summ. p. 27.
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