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POINT COMPENSATION [1 record]

Record 1 2004-05-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Morphology and General Physiology
DEF

A point, generally referring to light intensity, at which dry-matter gain through photosynthesis is balanced by dry-matter loss through respiration.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Morphologie et physiologie générale

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Morfología y fisiología general
DEF

Intensidad luminosa para la que se iguala la proporción de respiración y fotosíntesis en una planta.

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