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- Foti, Salvatore; Cosentino, Salvatore L.; Patanè, Cristina; Copani, Venera; Sanzone, Emanuele
- Agronomy for sustainable development 2003 v.23 no.1 pp. 29-36
- Sicily, etc ; Mediterranean climate; Miscanthus giganteus; air; biomass; coasts; indicator species; irrigation scheduling; leaf water potential; leaves; physiological response; plant available water; soil water content; soil water deficit; stomatal conductance; summer; vapor pressure; Italy; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Miscanthus giganteus is a potential crop for biomass. In order to evaluate the tolerance of the species to low soil water availability, which in the Mediterranean environment occurs during the warm and dry summertime, a 2-year research experiment was carried out in the field on the eastern coast of Sicily (Southern Italy), comparing the physiological responses of the crop to three levels of ETm re ...