Oxides of nitrogen and their impact upon vegetation.

  title={Oxides of nitrogen and their impact upon vegetation.},
  author={Andrew Rowland and A. J. Murray and Alan R. Wellburn},
  journal={Reviews on environmental health},
  volume={5 4},
Annual and daily levels of the two major oxides of nitrogen (NOX), nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) are still rising in the atmosphere of the urban environment and in close proximity to automobile and airport traffic. Although oxides of nitrogen give rise to other phytotoxic pollutants such as ozone they are also in their own right damaging to plant health. This injury is not normally visible but is reflected in poorer growth and loss of productivity in terms of value and amenity… CONTINUE READING