THE PHOTOBIOLOGY OF Paphiopedilum STOMATA: OPENING UNDER BLUE BUT NOT RED LIGHT

@article{Zeiger1983THEPO,
  title={THE PHOTOBIOLOGY OF Paphiopedilum STOMATA: OPENING UNDER BLUE BUT NOT RED LIGHT},
  author={Eduardo Zeiger and Sarah M. Assmann and H. Meioner},
  journal={Photochemistry and Photobiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={38}
}
Abstract— The responses of stomata from Paphiopedilum harrisianum, Orchidaceae, to light and CO2 were studied in epidermal peels. Stomatal opening under red light was indistinguishable from that in darkness, whereas blue light promoted opening above dark levels. The ineffectiveness of red light in causing stomatal opening was confirmed in the presence of 100 μM KCN; average apertures in both darkness and red light were 53% of those measured in the absence of the inhibitor, whereas under blue… 

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