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Crassulacean Acid Metabolism in Epiphytic Orchids: Current Knowledge, Future Perspectives

By Gilberto Barbante Kerbauy, Cassia Ayumi Takahashi, Alejandra Matiz Lopez, Aline Tiemi Matsumura, Leonardo Hamachi, Lucas Macedo Félix, Paula Natália Pereira, Luciano Freschi and Helenice Mercier

Submitted: March 4th 2011Reviewed: July 25th 2011Published: March 2nd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/29144

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Gilberto Barbante Kerbauy, Cassia Ayumi Takahashi, Alejandra Matiz Lopez, Aline Tiemi Matsumura, Leonardo Hamachi, Lucas Macedo Félix, Paula Natália Pereira, Luciano Freschi and Helenice Mercier (March 2nd 2012). Crassulacean Acid Metabolism in Epiphytic Orchids: Current Knowledge, Future Perspectives, Applied Photosynthesis Mohammad Najafpour, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/29144. Available from:

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