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Ultraviolet-B Radiation Impacts on Tree Seedlings in British Columbia

Author(s) or contact(s): S.J. L'Hirondelle and W.D. Binder
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Seedling Performance
Series: Land Management Handbook
Other details:  Published 2002. Hardcopy is available.


This report provides some background information on the thinning ozone layer and how UV-B affects plants, summarize the logistics of UV-B exposure studies, and shows results for each tree species studied. It also provides an initial ranking of UV-B sensitivity, compares these results to those of other studies, and makes recommendations for future directions.

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Updated April 26, 2007