JOURNAL BROWSE
Search
Advanced SearchSearch Tips
Analysis of CO2 Fixation Capacity in Leaves of Ten Species in the Family Fagaceae
facebook(new window)  Pirnt(new window) E-mail(new window) Excel Download
 Title & Authors
Analysis of CO2 Fixation Capacity in Leaves of Ten Species in the Family Fagaceae
Oh, Soon-Ja; Shin, Chang-Hoon; Kim, Chul-Soo; Kang, Hee-Suk; Kang, Kyeng-Min; Yang, Yun-Hi; Koh, Seok-Chan;
  PDF(new window)
 Abstract
The rate of photosynthesis (A) of leaves from 10 plant species (6 evergreen and 4 deciduous) of the family Fagaceae was measured using a portable photosynthesis analyzer, to examine which species take up most efficiently. Of the evergreen species, the photosynthetic rate of Castanopsis cuspidata var. sieboldii was highest, and remained above 82.1~106.4 from July to November. Of the deciduous species, the photosynthetic rate of Quercus acutissima was higher than that of the other three species, and remained high at 83.5~116.6 from September to November. The photosynthetic rate of the 10 species was positively correlated with stomatal conductance (gs) and transpiration rate (E). However, there was no correlation between photosynthetic rate and intercellular concentration (), although there was a positive correlation just in three species (Q. gilva, Q. acutissima and Q. glauca). These results suggest that the fixation capacity of C. cuspidata var. sieboldii, an evergreen species, and Q. acutissima, a deciduous species, is significantly higher than that of the other species examined, and that photosynthesis is regulated by both stomatal conductance and transpiration. Therefore, C. cuspidata var. sieboldii and Q. acutissima may be valuable for the evaluation of carbon uptake in urban green spaces as well as in afforested areas.
 Keywords
Fagaceae;Photosynthetic rate;Castanopsis cuspidata var. sieboldii;Quercus acutissima; fixation capacity;
 Language
Korean
 Cited by
 References
1.
Ciborowski, P., 1989, Sources, sinks, trends, and opportunities, in: Abrahamson, D. E. (ed.), The Challenge of Global Warming, Island Press, Washington, D.C., 213-230.

2.
Corcuera, L., Morales, F., Abadia, A., Gil-Pelegrin, E., 2005, Seasonal changes in photosynthesis and photoprotection in a Quercus ilex subsp. ballota woodland located in its upper altitudinal extreme in the Iberian Peninsula, Tree Physiol., 25, 599- 608. crossref(new window)

3.
Damesin, C., Rambal, S., 1995, Field study of leaf photosynthetic performance by a Mediterranean deciduous oak tree (Quercus pubescens) during a severe summer drought, New Phytol., 131, 159-167. crossref(new window)

4.
Gratani, L., Pesoli, P., Crescente, M. F., 1998, Relationship between photosynthetic activity and chlorophyll content in an isolated Quercus ilex L. tree during the year, Photosynthetica, 35, 445-451. crossref(new window)

5.
Gratani, L., Pesoli, P., Crescente, M. F., Aichner, K., Larcher, W., 2000, Photosynthesis as a temperature indicator in Quercus ilex L., Global Planet. Change, 24, 153-163. crossref(new window)

6.
Haldimann, P., Feller, U., 2004, Inhibition of photosynthesis by high temperature in oak (Quercus pubescens L.) leaves growth under natural conditions closely correlates with a reversible heat-dependent reduction of the activation state of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase, Plant, Cell and Environ., 27, 1169-1183. crossref(new window)

7.
IPCC, 2007, Climate change 2007: Mitigation of climate change, Contribution working group shos contribution to the fourth assessment report of the lntergovernmental panel on climate change, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, U.S.A., 176.

8.
Jo, H. K., 2002, Impacts of urban greenspace on offsetting carbon emissions for middle Korea, J. Environ. Manag., 64, 115-126. crossref(new window)

9.
Kim, J. W., 1992, Vegetation of Northest Asia. on the syntaxonomy and syngeography of the oak and beech forests, Ph. D. Dissertation, Wien University, Vienna, Austria.

10.
Larcher, W., 2000, Temperature stress and survival ability of Mediterranean sclerophyllous plants, Plant Biosyst., 134(3), 279-295. crossref(new window)

11.
Lee, S. K., Son, Y. W., Noh, N. J., Heo, S. J., Yoon, T. K., Lee, A. R., Sarah, A. R., Lee, W. K., 2009, Carbon storage of natural pine and oak pure and mixed forests in Hoengseong, Kangwon, J. Korean For. Soc., 98(6), 772-779 (written in Korean with English abstract).

12.
Ogaya, R., Penuelas, J., 2003, Comparative seasonal gas exchange and chlorophyll fluorescence of two dominant woody species in a Holm Oak Forest, Flora, 198, 132-141. crossref(new window)

13.
Oh, S. J., Koh, S. C., 2004, Chlorophyll fluorescence and antioxidative enzyme activity of Crinum leaves exposed to natural environmental stress in winter, Korean J. Environ. Biol., 22(1), 233-241 (written in Korean with English abstract).

14.
Ramanathan, V., 1989, Observed increases in greenhouse gases and predicted climatic changes, in: Abrahamson, D. E. (ed.), The Challenge of Global Warming, Island Press, Washington, D.C., 239-247.

15.
Rodhe, H., 1990, A comparison of the contributions of various gases to the greenhouse effect, Science, 248, 1217-1219. crossref(new window)

16.
Royer, D. L., Osborne, C. P., Beerling, D. J., 2005, Contrasting seasonal patterns of carbon gain in evergreen and deciduous trees of ancient polar forests, Paleobiol., 31(1), 141-150. crossref(new window)

17.
Song, M. S., 2007, Analysis of distribution and association structure on the sawtooth oak (Quercus acutissima) forest in Korea, Ph. D. Dissertation, Changwon University, Korea (written in Korean with English abstract).

18.
Westin, J., Sundblad, L. G., Hallgren, J. E., 1995, Seasonal variation in photochemical activity and hardiness in clones of Norway spruce (Picea abies), Tree Physiol., 15, 685-689. crossref(new window)