The essential function and features of stomata from grasses

 

 

Grass stomata

by McKown K. H., Bergmann D. C. (2018)

1 Department of Genetics, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA.

2 Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford, CA 94305, USA.

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in Curr Biol. 28(15): R814-R816 –  doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.05.074 –

PMID: 30086309

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=30086309

Abstract

Stomata are adjustable valves through which gas and water exchange occur in plant leaves.

Here, McKown and Bergmann highlight the essential function and features of stomata from grasses.

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Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.

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