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Growth and physiological responses of canola (Brassica napus) to three components of global climate change: temperature, carbon dioxide and drought
Elevated CO2 appears to be a significant factor in global warming, which will likely lead to drought conditions in many areas. Few studies have considered the interactive effects of higher CO2,Expand
Differential sensitivity of canola (Brassica napus) seedlings to ultraviolet-B radiation, water stress and abscisic acid
It was found that enhanced UVB and water stress adversely affected B. napus seedlings and interaction between these two factors affected plant performance, but ABA had little significant role. Expand
The biology of Canadian weeds. 139. Rhamnus cathartica L.
European buckthorn, Rhamnus cathartica L., is an introduced shrub or small tree of forests, thickets, open pastures, hedgerows, roadsides, and riparian habitats in Canada, and is particularly abundant in southern Ontario. Expand
Effects of temperature and watering regime on growth, gas exchange and abscisic acid content of canola (Brassica napus) seedlings
It is revealed that water stress strongly, but higher temperature to a lesser extent, affected canola seedlings, leading to reduced growth and dry matter, and the negative effects increased with time. Expand
Morphological and physiological responses of canola (Brassica napus) siliquas and seeds to UVB and CO2 under controlled environment conditions
It is revealed that UVB radiation exerts an adverse effect on canola siliquas and seeds, and some of the detrimental effects of UVB on these reproductive parts can partially be mitigated by CO 2. Expand
Growth and physiological responses of canola (Brassica napus) to UV-B and CO2 under controlled environment conditions
Elevated CO 2 can partially ameliorate some of the adverse effects of UV-B radiation in B. napus, and significant relationships were found between morphological, physiological, and chemical parameters. Expand
Does salicylic acid mitigate the adverse effects of temperature and ultraviolet-B radiation on pea (Pisum sativum) plants?
It is revealed that higher temperatures and UVB radiation exert an adverse effect on pea plants, and some of the detrimental effects of these stress factors can be mitigated by exogenous salicylic acid. Expand
Differential responses of two Stellaria longipes ecotypes to ultraviolet-B radiation and drought stress
The prairie ecotype was taller, had higher number of nodes, and greater leaf area and specific leaf weight, which resulted in increased dry matter in this ecotype, which appeared to be more sensitive to UVB and drought stress than ‘alpine’. Expand
A rapid effect of applied brassinolide on abscisic acid concentrations in Brassica napus leaf tissue subjected to short-term heat stress
The results suggest that the well-known enhancement of tolerance to high temperature stress that can be obtained by BL or 24-epi-BL applications may be caused by a brassinosteroid-induced elevation in endogenous ABA concentration. Expand
Stressed crops emit more methane despite the mitigating effects of elevated carbon dioxide.
It is suggested that the despite the mitigating effects of rising atmospheric CO2, CH4 emission may be higher in the face of ongoing global climate change in warmer and drier environments. Expand