• Posted on: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 05:56
  • By: Anonymous
Ocean acidification and the loss of phenolic substances in marine plants
Arnold, T

Studies in Italy and in the Chesapeake Bay, USA, found that seagrasses lost phenolics, which protect against grazing and disease, when living in high CO2/low pH conditions. The findings suggest that seagrassses may be vulnerable to higher grazing rates under ocean acidification.

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