May 9, 2016

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  • Olea europaea sativa

    Leaf trait variation across the crown of isolated trees

    Isolated trees subjected to high irradiance and concomitant stress may adjust leaf phenotypes across the tree crown. The plasticity in structural traits such as leaf angles or size can have profound consequences in the acquisition of the light resource. Escribano-Rocafort et al. show that the expression of leaf traits in Olea europaea varies continuously through […] More