Plant response to polluted air: Specific effects of air pollutants on plants vary according to plant species and modifying internal and external factors
AuthorsJ. B. Kendrick
E. F. Darby
John T. Middleton
A. O. Paulus
Authors AffiliationsJ. B. Kendrick. Jr., is Associate Plant Pathologist, University of California. Riverside; E. F. Darley is Associate Plant Pathologist. University of California, Riverside; John T. Middle ton is Plant Pathologist, University of California, Riverside; A. O. Paullls is Extension Plant Pathologist, University of California. Riuerside.
Hilgardia 10(8):9-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n08p9. August 1956.
Field observations—and controlled fumigation experiments—have shown that plants differ in their response to atmospheric contamination by ethylene, herbicides, fluorides, sulfur dioxide, and smog, or oxidized hydrocarbons.
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