Plant Production, Photosynthesis Rate and Related Characters in Doubled-Haploid Lines of Nicotiana Tabacum Selected by Photosynthetical Efficiency

  • H. Medrano
  • A. Pol
  • E. Delgado
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Because plant productivity and canopy photosynthesis are closely related, many attempts have been made to relate leaf CO2 Exchange Rate (CER) to yield of crop plants and to select plants for high CER in order to improve yield (1, 2, 3).


Leaf Area Plant Production Canopy Photosynthesis Crop Growth Rate Field Assay 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Medrano
    • 1
  • A. Pol
    • 1
  • E. Delgado
    • 1
  1. 1.Lab. de Fisilogia Vegetal. Dept. de Biologia y C.S.Universitat des les Illes BalearsPalma de MallorcaSpain

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