Journal: BMC Plant Biology

Residual transpiration as a component of salinity stress tolerance mechanism: a case study for barley

Residual transpiration as a component of salinity stress tolerance mechanism: a case study for barley Md. Hasanuzzaman, Noel W. Davies, Lana Shabala, Meixue Zhou, Tim J. Brodribb and Sergey Shabala https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-017-1054-y

Background: While most water loss from leaf surfaces occurs via stomata, part of this loss also occurs through the leaf cuticle, even when the stomata are fully closed. This component, termed residual transpiration, dominates during the night and…

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