The Effect of Ozone on Plant Pigments

  • Adam Price
  • Andy Young
  • Phil Beckett
  • George Britton
  • Peter Lea


Ozone is the most economically important airborne pollutant in the USA, and perhaps Europe (1). Produced photochemically, concentrations can reach over 200 ppb (parts per billion) in heavily industrialised areas (2).


Total Carotenoid Activate Oxygen Species Total Pigment Paraquat Treatment Ozone Fumigation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Price
    • 1
  • Andy Young
    • 2
  • Phil Beckett
    • 1
  • George Britton
    • 2
  • Peter Lea
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Biological SciencesUniversity of LancasterUK
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of LiverpoolUK

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