Interactive effects of high irradiance and moderate heat on photosynthesis, pigments, and tocopherol in the tree-fern Dicksonia antarctica
Liubov Volkova, Michael Tausz, Lauren T Bennett, Erwin Dreyer
Functional Plant Biology - an international journal of plant function | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2009
Liubov Volkova acknowledges support by a Melbourne Research Scholarship and by an S. F. Pond Trust Travelling Scholarship for 2006. The work was in part supported by a research contract with the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment and by an internal grant of the University of Melbourne to M Tausz. Thanks to Andrew Merchant for useful hints on the experimental design, to all the kind and helpful staff of INRA Nancy, in particular to Christophe Bailly for ensuring smooth operation of the climate chamber during the experiment, Jean Marie Gioria for growing the tree-ferns, and to Jacqueline Marchand for N quanti. cation in the fronds. Damien L. Callahan, School of Botany, University of Melbourne, is personally thanked for help with operating the HPLC.