Plant and Soil

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 421–426 | Cite as

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

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


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.


Nitrogen Nitrate Dioxide Carbon Dioxide Plant Physiology 
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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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