Interaction of Carbon and Nitrogen Metabolisms in Alpine Plants

  • F. BaptistEmail author
  • I. Aranjuelo


The importance of nitrogen (N) for plant growth has been well understood since the pioneering work of von Liebig (1840), which described the effect of individual nutrients on crops. Since this work, many studies have addressed plant nutrients in general and N in particular, leading to greater understanding of the coupling between N availability, carbon (C) and N fluxes, and whole plant growth.


Snow Cover Specific Leaf Area Alpine Plant Grow Season Length Oxidative Pentose Phosphate Pathway 
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  1. 1.Departamento de Biologia VegetalUniversitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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