Stomata: active portals for flourishing on land

Curr Biol. 2011 Jul 26;21(14):R540-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.06.021.

Abstract

Two studies suggest early land plants could actively control stomata, facilitating gas exchange while limiting water loss, a critical adaption to life on land.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Evolution, Molecular*
  • Plant Physiological Phenomena*
  • Plant Stomata / physiology*
  • Plants / genetics*