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Seed germination at different temperatures and water stress levels, and seedling emergence from different depths of Ziziphus lotus
Abstract Ziziphus lotus (L.) Lam. is a deciduous shrub with intricately branched stems in the Rhamnaceae family. It's a dominant and economically important species widely distributed in active sandExpand
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Combined effect of NaCl-salinity and hypoxia on growth, photosynthesis, water relations and solute accumulation in Phragmites australis plants
Abstract Aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of two key environmental factors of estuarine ecosystems, salinity and hypoxia, on the physiological attributes in reed plantsExpand
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Influence of NaCl-salinity on growth, photosynthesis, water relations and solute accumulation in Phragmites australis
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of NaCl-salinity on the physiological attributes in common reed, Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steudel. Plants grew optimally underExpand
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Germination responses of Reaumuria vermiculata to salinity and temperature
Reaumuria vermiculata is a xerohalophytic perennial dwarf shrub distributed in many gypseous and saline areas in southern Tunisia. A laboratory experiment was carried out to assess the effects ofExpand
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Germination responses of Diplotaxis harra to temperature and salinity
Abstract Diplotaxis harra (Forssk.) Boiss, an annual herb in the family of Brassicaceae, is widely distributed in many sandy and gypseous areas in southern Tunisia. Laboratory experiments wereExpand
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Comparative phenological and water potential patterns of three Calligonum species in the eastern great Erg of Tunisia.
Abstract Calligonum azel , C. comosum and C. arich (Polygonaceae) are three dominant and economically important species widely distributed in active sand dunes in the southern desert of Tunisia,Expand
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Differential responses in growth and water relationship of Medicago sativa (L.) cv. Gabès and Astragalus gombiformis (Pom.) under water-limited conditions.
This study aims to compare the growth attributes and water relationship of two-forage legume plants: a crop plant, Medicago sativa (L.) cv. Gabès, and a wild plant, Astragalus gombiformis (Pom.),Expand
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Rapid recovery of photosynthesis and water relations following soil drying and re-watering is related to the adaptation of desert shrub Ephedra alata subsp. alenda (Ephedraceae) to arid environments
Abstract Ephedra alata subsp. alenda is the most important pioneer plant of the moving and semi-stable sand dunes in the deserts and steppes of south Tunisia and occurs naturally in the Grand ErgExpand
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Toward understanding the ecological role of mucilage in seed germination of a desert shrub Henophyton deserti: interactive effects of temperature, salinity and osmotic stress
AimsSeeds of Henophyton deserti (Brassicaceae), an endemic saharan shrub in south Tunisia, produce a pectinaceous mucilage layer that can imbibe a large amount of water when wetted. The aim of thisExpand
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The effect of sodium chloride salinity on the growth, water status and ion content of Phragmites communis trin.
The present study deal with the physiological behavior of Phragmites communis under salt stress. The effects of salinity on growth, dry weight partitioning, water status and ion content were studiedExpand
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