Water relations and growth responses of Uniola paniculata (sea oats) to soil moisture and water-table depth

  title={Water relations and growth responses of Uniola paniculata (sea oats) to soil moisture and water-table depth},
  author={Mark W. Hester and Irving A. Mendelssohn},
SummaryThis study examined the water relations and growth responses of Uniola paniculata (sea oats) to (1) three watering regimes and (2) four controlled water-table depths. [] Key Result Uniola paniculata's initial response to either drought or inundation was a reduction of leaf (stomatal) conductance and a concomitant decrease in leaf elongation. However, plants could recover from drought-induced leaf xylem pressures of less than-3.3 MPa, but prolonged inundation killed the plants.

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