Effects of chronic elevated ozone concentration on antioxidant capacity, photosynthesis and seed yield of 10 soybean cultivars.

@article{Betzelberger2010EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of chronic elevated ozone concentration on antioxidant capacity, photosynthesis and seed yield of 10 soybean cultivars.},
  author={Amy M Betzelberger and Kelly M Gillespie and Justin McGrath and Robert P. Koester and Randall L. Nelson and Elizabeth A Ainsworth},
  journal={Plant, cell & environment},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 9},
  pages={1569-81}
}
Crops losses to tropospheric ozone (O(3)) in the United States are estimated to cost $1-3 billion annually. This challenge is expected to increase as O(3) concentrations ([O(3)]) rise over the next half century. This study tested the hypothesis that there is cultivar variation in the antioxidant, photosynthetic and yield response of soybean to growth at elevated [O(3)]. Ten cultivars of soybean were grown at elevated [O(3)] from germination through maturity at the Soybean Free Air Concentration… CONTINUE READING