Early morning photosynthesis of the moss Tortula ruralis following summer dew fall in a Hungarian temperate dry sandy grassland

@article{Csintalan2004EarlyMP,
  title={Early morning photosynthesis of the moss Tortula ruralis following summer dew fall in a Hungarian temperate dry sandy grassland},
  author={Z. Csintalan and Z. Tak{\'a}cs and M. Proctor and Z. Nagy and Z. Tuba},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={151},
  pages={51-54}
}
  • Z. Csintalan, Z. Takács, +2 authors Z. Tuba
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Plant Ecology
  • Air temperature and humidity, moss surface temperature, moss water content, and photosynthetically active radiation were measured through a clear dry night and early morning in July 1998; CO2 gas exchange of the moss was measured by infra-red gas analysis. The measurements showed progressive absorption of water by the moss through much of the night. The moss reached sufficient water content for about 1.5 h of positive net CO2 uptake immediately after dawn. The cumulative net carbon balance on… CONTINUE READING
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