Journal: Plant Science

Xylem hydraulic physiology: The functional backbone of terrestrial plant productivity

Brodribb TJ. 2009. Xylem hydraulic physiology: The functional backbone of terrestrial plant productivity. Plant Science 177(4): 245-251.

Land plants are completely dependent on a passive system of water transport for their survival. The great bulk of the xylemtissue is non-living and consequently has no short term capacity to acclimate or adjust to changes in hydraulic…

Download