Table 1 Evidence that the susceptibility of plants to O3 is conserved at relatively high taxonomic levels.

Evidence that the susceptibility of plants to O3 is conserved at relatively high taxonomic levels.. The reader may refer to the references for further details.

SusceptibilityReference
Angiosperms > gymnosperms(204)
Pioneer species > climax species(205)
Temperate species > subtropical
species
(12)
Therophytes > other Raunkiaer life
forms (chamaephytes and
hemicryptophytes)
(14, 43)
Deciduous trees > evergreen
conifers
(5)
Deciduous broadleaf species >
evergreen broadleaf and
needle-leaf species
(12)
Fabaceae (legumes), Poaceae, and
Asteraceae > Brassicaeae
(5, 43)
Fabaceae > Asteraceae,
Caryophyllaceae, and Poaceae
(43)
Myrtaceae and Salicaceae >
Boraginaceae and Brassicaceae
(5)
Legumes > other forbs and grasses(14)
Species grown under favorable
growth conditions or productive
habitats > species grown in less
productive habitats
(14)
Light-loving plants > Plants that
normally occur in the shade
(43)
Plants grown at dry sites > plants
grown in moister soils
(43)
Plants tolerant to moderate salinity
> plants of no saline habitats
(43)