Winter leaf reddening in ‘evergreen’ species
Article first published online: 4 MAR 2011
© 2011 The Author. New Phytologist © 2011 New Phytologist Trust
Volume 190, Issue 3, pages 573–581, May 2011
How to Cite
Hughes, N. M. (2011), Winter leaf reddening in ‘evergreen’ species. New Phytologist, 190: 573–581. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03662.x
- Issue published online: 18 APR 2011
- Article first published online: 4 MAR 2011
- Received: 30 November 2010, Accepted: 8 January 2011
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