Daily Archive: December 10, 2011


Free paper — A perspective on underwater photosynthesis in submerged terrestrial wetland plants

Submergence inhib­its pho­to­syn­thesis by ter­restrial wet­land plants, but less so in spe­cies that pos­sess leaf gas films when sub­merged. Floodwaters are often super­sat­ur­ated with dis­solved CO2enabling pho­to­syn­thesis by sub­merged ter­restrial plants, although rates remain…

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