Plant and Soil

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 421–426

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

  • C. L. Masterson
  • Marie T. Sherwood
Short Communication

DOI: 10.1007/BF02149750

Cite this article as:
Masterson, C.L. & Sherwood, M.T. Plant Soil (1978) 49: 421. doi:10.1007/BF02149750


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.

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© Martinus Nijhoff 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. L. Masterson
    • 1
  • Marie T. Sherwood
    • 1
  1. 1.Agricultural InstituteWexfordIreland

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