Effects of air pollutants: Controlled air pollution studies reveal injury to certain important processes of plant life by air-borne toxicants
AuthorsGlenn W. Todd
John T. Middleton
Robert F. Brewer
Authors AffiliationsGlenn W. Todd is Assistant Biochemist in Plant Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside; John T. Middleton is Plant Pathologist, University of California. Riverside; Robert F. Brewer is Assistant Chemist in Soils and Plant Nutrition, University of California, Riverside.
Hilgardia 10(7):7-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n07p7. July 1956.
Symptoms of plant damage in the field can often be identified as the effect of one or more air pollutants. However, the exact mechanisms whereby the plant is damaged and the various manifestations of damage—after fumigation with air toxicants—are not so well known.
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