Ecological selection pressures for C4 photosynthesis in the grasses

Osborne, C.P. and Freckleton, R.P. (2009) Ecological selection pressures for C4 photosynthesis in the grasses. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276 (1663). pp. 1753-1760. ISSN 0962-8452



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Keywords: C-4 photosynthesis; adaptation; water-use efficiency; aridity; shade; phylogeny
  • Published (online): 25 February 2009
  • Published: 22 May 2009
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Biological Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Animal and Plant Sciences (Sheffield)
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Publisher: The Royal Society
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