Respiration as a percentage of daily photosynthesis in whole plants is homeostatic at moderate, but not high, growth temperatures
Version of Record online: 22 FEB 2007
Volume 174, Issue 2, pages 367–380, April 2007
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Atkin, O. K., Scheurwater, I. and Pons, T. L. (2007), Respiration as a percentage of daily photosynthesis in whole plants is homeostatic at moderate, but not high, growth temperatures. New Phytologist, 174: 367–380. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02011.x
- Issue online: 22 FEB 2007
- Version of Record online: 22 FEB 2007
- Received: 10 October 2006 Accepted: 9 December 2006
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