The use of chlorophyll fluorescence nomenclature in plant stress physiology

  title={The use of chlorophyll fluorescence nomenclature in plant stress physiology},
  author={Olaf Van Kooten and Jan F. H. Snel},
  journal={Photosynthesis Research},
  • O. KootenJ. Snel
  • Published 1 September 1990
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Photosynthesis Research
During recent years there has been remarkable progress in the understanding and practical use of chlorophyll fluorescence in plant science. This 'renaissance' of chlorophyll fluorescence was induced by the urgent need of applied research (like plant stress physiology, ecophysiology, phytopathology etc.) for quantitative, non-invasive, rapid methods to assess photosynthesis in intact leaves. Recent developments of suitable instrumentation and methodology have substantially increased these… 

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