The Blue Light Factor in Sun and Shade Plant Adaptation

  • K. Humbeck
  • H. Senger
Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


Sun and shade plants are adapted to specific light conditions. They can live in extremely different environments. Shade plants can grow in the deep shade under the canopy of a rainforest and sun plants in the full sunlight of open fields.


High Light Condition Shade Plant Scenedesmus Obliquus Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution Blue Light Irradiation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Humbeck
  • H. Senger
    • 1
  1. 1.Fachbereich Biologie/BotanikPhilipps-UniversitätMarburgGermany

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