Nitrogen Economy and Nitrogen Environmental Interactions in Conifers
AbstractEfficient acquisition, assimilation and economy of nitrogen are of special importance in trees that must cope with seasonal periods of growth and dormancy over many years. The ability to accumulate nitrogen reserves and to recycle N determine to a great extent the growth and production of forest biomass. The metabolic relevance of two key amino acids, arginine and phenylalanine, as well as other processes potentially involved in the nitrogen economy of conifers are discussed in the current review. During their long life cycles, conifers not only cope with cyclical annual and long-term changes in the environment but also interact with other organisms such as herbivores and symbionts. The interactions of biotic and abiotic factors with conifer nitrogen metabolism will also be outlined in this review. View Full-Text
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Cañas, R.A.; de la Torre, F.; Pascual, M.B.; Avila, C.; Cánovas, F.M. Nitrogen Economy and Nitrogen Environmental Interactions in Conifers. Agronomy 2016, 6, 26.
Cañas RA, de la Torre F, Pascual MB, Avila C, Cánovas FM. Nitrogen Economy and Nitrogen Environmental Interactions in Conifers. Agronomy. 2016; 6(2):26.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cañas, Rafael A.; de la Torre, Fernando; Pascual, Maria B.; Avila, Concepción; Cánovas, Francisco M. 2016. "Nitrogen Economy and Nitrogen Environmental Interactions in Conifers." Agronomy 6, no. 2: 26.
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