Leaf mass per area for lowest leaves in the canopy

Range ~55 g/m^2
Organism Birch Betula pendula
Reference P Meir et al., Acclimation of photosynthetic capacity to irradiance in tree canopies in relation to leaf nitrogen concentration and leaf mass per unit area, Plant, Cell & Environment Volume 25, Issue 3, pages 343–357, March 2002 p.353 fig 7b
Method Foliage was dried at 70 °C to constant mass, and then finely ground and acid-peroxide digested before determination by colorimetric analysis (Grimshaw et al. 1989).
Comments Extracted manually from fig 7b
Entered by Uri M
ID 107170