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Date: 2003
Subject Keyword: 060200 Ecology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103383
Description: In plants, investment in height improves access to light, but incurs costs in construction and maintenance of the stem. Because the benefits of plant height depend on which other height strategies are ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103377
Description: We investigated the relationship between seed size and seed survival in the soil in 67 species from arid Australia. There was a very weak, marginally significant positive relationship between the viab ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/85361
Description: Seed ecologists have often stated that they expect larger-seeded species to have lower survivorship through postdispersal seed predation than smaller-seeded species. Similar predictions can be made fo ... More
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Date: 2003
Subject Keyword: 060200 Ecology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103161
Description: 1. Most plants withdraw nutrients from leaves as they age, and redeploy them elsewhere in the plant. The proportion of nutrients resorbed and the residual nutrient concentration in senesced leaves are ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103167
Description: There is a spectrum from species with narrow, frequently branched twigs carrying small leaves and other appendages, to species with thick twigs carrying large leaves and appendages. Here we investigat ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/84995
Description: In microeconomics, a standard framework is used for determining the optimal input mix for a two‐input production process. Here we adapt this framework for understanding the way plants use water and ni ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103395
Description: The mean size of seeds produced by plants at the equator is two to three orders of magnitude higher than the mean size of seeds produced by plants at 60°. We compiled data from the literature to asses ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103416
Description: Retaining a reserve of buds or meristems for recovery from occasional damage is widespread among plants. Yet possession of a bud bank is not ubiquitous. Presumably there are costs to maintaining buds ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/6216
Description: Patterns in the spatial distribution of organisms provide important information about mechanisms that regulate the diversity of life and the complexity of ecosystems1, 2. Although microorganisms may c ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103446
Description: 1 Plant survival following disturbance was modelled simply as the probability that at least one of n stems sprouts, each stem having an independent probability of sprouting, s. This first-order model ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103392
Description: Relationships between seed mass and several aspects of plant regeneration ecology were investigated in a post-fire environment in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park near Sydney, Australia. We found a sig ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103401
Description: 1 Large-seeded species have long been known to have higher survivorship during establishment than small-seeded species. Here, we assessed the size of this advantage by compiling published data on surv ... More
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Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: 060200 Ecology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103404
Description: A widely-used description of vegetation response to fire is that species can be clearly classified as sprouters or non-sprouters. We aimed to assess: (1) how well this dichotomous classification (spro ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103388
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103413
Description: 1 A widely used classification of plant response to fire divides species into two groups, sprouters and non-sprouters. In contrast, regeneration responses to catastrophic wind throw and small gap dist ... More
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