Ability of crassulacean acid metabolism plants to overcome interacting stresses in tropical environments

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND AIMS Single stressors such as scarcity of water and extreme temperatures dominate the struggle for life in severely dry desert ecosystems or cold polar regions and at high elevations. In contrast, stress in the tropics typically arises from a dynamic network of interacting stressors, such as availability of water, CO(2), light and nutrients… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plq005

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