The Effect of Temperature on Photosynthesis and Amounts and Transport of Assimilate in Sunflower and Rape

  • M. J. Paul
  • D. W. Lawlor


Cool temperatures limit plant productivity, but the exact nature of this constraint and the temperature-dependent relationship between photosynthesis and consumption of photosynthate is not well understood.


Photosynthetic Rate Helianthus Annuus Triose Phosphate Sucrose Synthesis Rothamsted Experimental Station 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Paul
    • 1
  • D. W. Lawlor
    • 1
  1. 1.Biochemistry and Physiology DepartmentAFRC Institute of Arable Crops ResearchHarpenden, HertsUK

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