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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (9): 1575–1584.
Published: 1 May 2006
...Peter Alpert SUMMARY Drying to equilibrium with the air kills nearly all animals and flowering plants, including livestock and crops. This makes drought a key ecological problem for terrestrial life and a major cause of human famine. However, the ability to tolerate complete desiccation...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (23): 3269–3272.
Published: 1 December 1999
... cycle, the material was in a state different from its original state, to which it returned only partially and/or slowly. Internal ‘microstructural’ prestresses are considered as an explanation for the mechanical behaviour seen in Aristolochia macrophylla and several other plants. * e-mail: spatz...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (23): 3273–3280.
Published: 1 December 1999
... for computing factors of safety for plants. One method works well for individual stems or entire plants, the other is useful when dealing with a population of conspecifics exhibiting a norm of reaction. Both methods require estimates of the actual and breaking bending (or torsional) moments experienced by stems...
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J Exp Biol (1994) 196 (1): 439–442.
Published: 1 November 1994
... concerns ion-motive events in plants and in plant model systems. Widmar Tanner summarizes an elegant series of experiments on the proton-coupled hexose transporter in lower and higher plants ( Caspari et al . 1994 ). The phenomenology of symport is discussed elsewhere in this volume ( Kaback et al . 1994...
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