Field Observations of Midday Closure of Stomata in the Oil Palm, Elaeis guineensis Jacq.

@article{Rees1958FieldOO,
  title={Field Observations of Midday Closure of Stomata in the Oil Palm, Elaeis guineensis Jacq.},
  author={Anthony R. Rees},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1958},
  volume={182},
  pages={735-736}
}
DURING the course of studies on stomatal movement of oil palms under field conditions, some effects of soil moisture on midday closure have been observed. These are of particular interest when examined in the light of the hypothesis of Heath and Orchard1 on the relationship between leaf temperature and midday stomatal closure.