Net photosynthetic rate under midday spring irradiance

Range >5.9 nmole CO2/cm^2/sec
Organism Plant Camissonia claviformis
Reference Mooney HA, Ehleringer J, Berry JA. High photosynthetic capacity of a winter annual in death valley. Science. 1976 Oct 15 194(4262):322-4. p.322 middle column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID17738049
Comments Under midday spring irradiances, the net photosynthetic rate of Camissonia exceeded 5.9 nmole of CO2 per square centimeter per second (93.5mg/dm^2/hour).
Entered by Uri M
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