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  • Robert Guderian
Conference paper
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 52)

Abstract

The various plant responses to photochemical oxidants at various levels of biological organization are based on a sequence of biochemical and physiological events terminating in injury (Fig. 2.2). From this perspective, Tingey and G. E. Taylor (1982) proposed a conceptual model to summarize plant responses which included pollutant uptake (leaf conductance), perturbation, homeostasis, and injury which can be equated with or lead into damage (see Chap. 2.3). This concept is summarized as a basis for discussing the mechanisms of ozone and PAN actions on vegetation.

Keywords

Plant Community Ozone Concentration Lichen Species Ozone Exposure Photochemical Oxidant 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Guderian
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  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte BotanikUniversität EssenEssen 1Germany

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