Since the independent plant must expose green tissues to light, massive opaque coverings may not be employed by foliage leaves. Their exposed position and necessarily delicate structure render them peculiarly liable to injury. The writer has been interested in noting some of the responses of foliage leaves to injuries. A paper now in press summarizes the literature of this subject and describes the healing structures developed by certain mesophytic leaves following wounding.
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Wylie, Robert B.
"The Cicatrization of Wounded Citrus Leaves,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 35(1), 117-121.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol35/iss1/20