Photosynthetic response of Nereocystis luetkeana (Phaeophyta) to high light

@article{Poulson2011PhotosyntheticRO,
  title={Photosynthetic response of Nereocystis luetkeana (Phaeophyta) to high light},
  author={M. Poulson and Andrew McNeil and R. A. Donahue},
  journal={Phycological Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={59}
}
Photosynthetic response to high light was determined for Bull kelp, Nereocystis luetkeana (K. Mertens) Postels and Ruprecht in order to understand how this species is affected by short‐term fluctuations in irradiance. Exposure of N. luetkeana blades to high intensity photosynthetically active radiation (1000 µmol photons m−2 s–1) caused increased non‐photochemical quenching of fluorescence and higher de‐epoxidation ratios for xanthophyll pigments indicating that energy‐quenching xanthophylls… Expand
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