Short Communication

Plant and Soil

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 421-426

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Some effects of increased atmospheric carbon dioxide on white clover (Trifolium repens) and pea (Pisum sativum)

  • C. L. MastersonAffiliated withAgricultural Institute
  • , Marie T. SherwoodAffiliated withAgricultural Institute

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The effects of atmospheric carbon dioxide enrichment on nitrogen fixation by white clover and pea, and on stomatal aperture, transpiration loss and nitrate reductase activity in white clover, are described and the implications discussed.