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Salsola arbusculiformis , a C3–C4Intermediate in Salsoleae (Chenopodiaceae)

Morphology, Anatomy and Histochemistry of Salicornioideae (Chenopodiaceae) Fruits and Seeds

Seed Germination and Radicle Growth of a Halophyte, Kalidium caspicum(Chenopodiaceae)

Effect of Salinity on Germination and Seedling Growth of twoAtriplexspecies (Chenopodiaceae)

Features of Photosynthesis in Haloxylon species of Chenopodiaceae that are Dominant Plants in Central Asian Deserts

Loss of Genetic Variation in Geographically Marginal Populations of Atriplex tatarica (Chenopodiaceae)

Gall Morphology and Community Composition in Asphondylia flocossa (Cecidomyiidae) Galls on Atriplex polycarpa (Chenopodiaceae)

The unique structural and biochemical development of single cell C4 photosynthesis along longitudinal leaf gradients in Bienertia sinuspersici and Suaeda aralocaspica (Chenopodiaceae)

Germination of Dimorphic Seeds of the Desert Annual Halophyte Suaeda aralocaspica (Chenopodiaceae), a C4 Plant without Kranz Anatomy

The need to re-investigate the nature of homoplastic characters: an ontogenetic case study of the ‘bracteoles’ in Atripliceae (Chenopodiaceae)

Light‐dependent Development of Single Cell C4 Photosynthesis in Cotyledons of Borszczowia aralocaspica (Chenopodiaceae) during Transformation from a Storage to a Photosynthetic Organ

Effects of Insect Herbivory on Physiological and Biochemical (Oxidative Enzyme) Responses of the Halophyte Atriplex subspicata (Chenopodiaceae)

Structural, biochemical, and physiological characterization of photosynthesis in two C4 subspecies of Tecticornia indica and the C3 species Tecticornia pergranulata (Chenopodiaceae)

Structural and physiological analyses in Salsoleae (Chenopodiaceae) indicate multiple transitions among C3, intermediate, and C4 photosynthesis

Development of structural and biochemical characteristics of C4 photosynthesis in two types of Kranz anatomy in genus Suaeda (family Chenopodiaceae)

Anatomy, chloroplast structure and compartmentation of enzymes relative to photosynthetic mechanisms in leaves and cotyledons of species in the tribe Salsoleae (Chenopodiaceae)


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A family, mostly of herbs but including some shrubs, of plants that are frequently succulent, or covered with mealy hairs. The leaves are mostly simple and alternate. The flowers are inconspicuous, borne in dense clusters, bisexual or unisexual, tri- to pentamerous, and have a superior ovary of 1 cell. The fruits are 1-seeded nuts. Beta (beetroot, sugar beet) and Spinachia (spinach) are important vegetables or sources of sugar. There are about 120 genera, with 1300 species, cosmopolitan in distribution but occurring mainly in arid regions or saline habitats, and also as weeds in enriched cultivated or waste ground.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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