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Keywords: respiratory transpirationClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (23): 4437–4444.
Published: 1 December 2005
... days of removal from their gall. Contrary to most previous reports, a large majority of the increased desiccation resistance (∼85%) was due to reduced respiratory transpiration with the remainder being the result of a lowered cuticular permeability. Rates of cuticular water loss were reduced...