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Sulfur dioxide-induced growth changes in Eucalyptus calophylla

Murray, F. and Wilson, S. (1989) Sulfur dioxide-induced growth changes in Eucalyptus calophylla. European Journal of Forest Pathology, 19 (4). pp. 193-199.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0329.1989.tb00252...
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Abstract

Eucalyptus calophylla Lindley exposed to two levels of sulfur dioxide continuously for 120 days in open top chambers, showed contrasting changes in resource partitioning. Exposure to 125 μg m−3 of SO2 had an apparent fertilization effect with increase in the weight of stems and total above ground plant weight whereas 261 μg m−3 had a toxic effect with a reduction in the total number of leaves. SO2 had no effect on leaf protein or chlorophyll concentration nor on visible injury.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/15296
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