[Plant-education] Simple measurement of photosynthesis

David Alan Walker via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by d.a.walker At sheffield.ac.uk)
Thu Nov 9 12:04:19 EST 2006


Recently had occasion to look at the literature on simple ways of measuring
photosynthesis (in elementary teaching).

Came across, and much impressed by,
http://www-saps.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/articles/cabomba/cabomba.htm

Thought to bring this to the attention  of Plant Ed but, driven by unseemly
pride, couldn¹t resist also mentioning

Polarographic Measurement of Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution by Leaf Discs

T. Delieu; D. A. Walker

New Phytologist 1981 Vol. 89, No. 2 , pp. 165-178

 http://www.jstor.org/view/0028646x/di003970/00p0026n/0

which was designed for class experiments but has turned out to be rather
more useful than Tom and I ever imagined it would:-

http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=leaf-disc+electrode&hl=en&lr=&btnG=Searc
h

Regards

David


>From David Walker, FRS., Emeritus Professor of Photosynthesis, University of
Sheffield, UK.





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