Plants in the sun

An increase in ultraviolet exposure due to ozone depletion in the stratosphere would be bad news for us. Research is now showing that plants, including crop species, are also at risk. High ultraviolet-B exposure, particularly in peas, results in a loss of chlorophyll from the leaves, and a resultant drop in photosynthetic ability.

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