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- H. W. Gausman; R. R. Rodriguez; D. E. Escobar
- Agronomy journal 1975 v.67 no.5 pp. 720-724
- Agave americana; Allium cepa; Kalanchoe laciniata; Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri; Peperomia obtusifolia; Yucca; leaves; onions; ozone; reflectance; stratosphere; tissues; transmittance; ultraviolet radiation; wavelengths
- ... Partial destruction of ozone in the earth's upper atmosphere (stratosphere) will increase levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation that reach the earth's surface; consequently, plants could be exposed to harmful amounts of UV-B radiation (280 to 320 nm). The objective of our research was to characterize the reflectance, transmittance, and absorptance of UV-B radiation by leaf epidermises. Accordingly, ...