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Polyploidy enhances the occupation of heterogeneous environments through hydraulic related trade-offs in Atriplex canescens (Chenopodiaceae)


Hao, Guang-You; Lucero, Mary E.; Sanderson, Stewart C.; Zacharias, Elizabeth H.; Holbrook, N. Michele. 2013. Polyploidy enhances the occupation of heterogeneous environments through hydraulic related trade-offs in Atriplex canescens (Chenopodiaceae). New Phytologist. 197: 970-978.

doi: 10.1111/nph.12051

Plant hydraulic characteristics were studied in diploid, tetraploid and hexaploid cytotypes of Atriplex canescens (Chenopodiaceae) to investigate the potential physiological basis underlying the intraspecific habitat differentiation among plants of different ploidy levels.

Keywords: desert, drought tolerance, flow cytometry, niche differentiation, plant hydraulics, polyploidy, saltbush, water relations


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Polyploidy enhances the occupation of heterogeneous environments through hydraulic related trade-offs in Atriplex canescens (Chenopodiaceae)
Electronic Publish Date: February 28, 2013
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February 28, 2013

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