Laboratoire Ressources naturelles, Université Mouloud Mammeri, Tizi-Ouzou, Algérie
- Key words: Agrophysiology, Water stress, Phytology, Vegetal Resources, Sahara
- Page(s) : 121-4
- Published in: 2005
A study of the stem or of the leaf anatomy of Chenopodiaceae inventoried in the Northern part of Algerian Sahara showed a specific organization of the assimilating parenchyma of these species. This anatomical adaptation is correlated to a physiological one, many species being characterized by a C
4 pathway of carbon fixation.