Effects of low temperatures on the growth and unfrozen water content of an aquatic plant

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StatementA.J. Palazzo ... [et al.].
SeriesCRREL report -- 84-14
ContributionsPalazzo, A. J., Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
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Paginationiii, 7, [1] p.
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Water temperature has a direct effect on the growth of aquatic plants. An unnatural introduction of warm water into a water body is called thermal pollution. Examples of this kind of pollution include runoff from heated roadways and warm water released from industrial facilities into waterways.

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Water deficit stress, which can arise from many environmental conditions, including drought, salinity, or extremes in temperature, induces numerous biochemical and physiological responses in plants (for review, see Hanson and Hitz, ).Under water deficit conditions, plant growth is substantially reduced, partly because lower turgor pressure in the cells results in a lower cell expansion rate.

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Evidence so far suggests that future global climate change will affect aquatic hyphomycete activity and community structure, with consequences for the functioning. At the starting water content of 025 g g −1 the penetrometer resistance of the soil at the high bulk density was 20 MPa and was on the verge of having a significant effect on leaf growth (see Fig.

1). At the low bulk density the penetrometer resistance of the soil was negligible at all water .Trees resist excessive rates of water loss through stomatal regulation, a process which may be mediated by the level of growth regulators transported from the roots during periods of soil water deficits.

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