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.
L'Hirondelle, S.J., Binder, W.D.. 2002. Ultraviolet-B Radiation Impacts on Tree Seedlings in British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Land Management Handbook (FLNRORD). LMH49
Topic: FLNRORD Research Program
Keywords: Seedling, Performance
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