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Main Title Response of Maize and Wheat to Sulfur Dioxide.
Author Laurence, J. A. ;
CORP Author Boyce Thompson Inst. for Plant Research, Ithaca, NY.;Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-R-807398; EPA-600/J-79/153;
Stock Number PB84-146513
Additional Subjects Sulfur dioxide ; Air pollution ; Wheat plants ; Corn plants ; Exposure ; Tolerances(Physiology) ; Sensitivity ; Damage ; Plant tissues ; Reprints ; Zea mays ; Triticum aestivum ; Air pollution effects(Plants)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB84-146513 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 8p
Four hybrids of maize and seven cultivars of wheat were exposed to relatively low concentrations of sulfur dioxide (0.1 to 0.6 ppm) for up to 100 hours. Maize was found to be tolerant to sulfur dioxide and only minor differences were observed in dry mass, foliar injury, and total sulfur concentration. Total sulfur was found to be an inadequate estimator of sulfur dioxide dose. Wheat was less tolerant than maize and differences in sensitivities among cultivars were observed. Era spring wheat was most tolerant and Arrow winter wheat was most sensitive.