Freezing Tolerance and Cold Acclimation of Arctic and Subarctic Cushion Plants.

Olavi Junttila, Professor, Department of Plant Physiology and Microbiology
Institute of Biology and Geology, University of Troms°, Troms°, Norway

Funded by Norwegian Research Council and the University of Troms° Phytotron, Jarle Nilsen, Director.

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Selected References

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Spomer, G. G. 1983. Ecological and physiological investigations of alpine cushion plants. National Geographic Society Research Reports 15:601-607.
Warren Wilson, J. 1957. Observations on the temperatures of arctic plants and their environmnent. Journal of Ecology 45:499-531.