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Date: 2017
Subject Keyword: niche | coexistence | trait | plant | adaptive dynamics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1254399
Description: To explain diversity in forests, niche theory must show how multiple plant species coexist while competing for the same resources. Although successional processes are widespread in forests, theoretica ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1200834
Description: Coral reefs are biologically diverse and ecologically complex ecosystems constructed by stony corals. Despite decades of research, basic coral population biology and community ecology questions remain ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1191658
Description: Here, we aim to understand differences in biomass distribution between major woody plant functional types (PFTs) (deciduous vs evergreen and gymnosperm vs angiosperm) in terms of underlying traits, in ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1200699
Description: A plant's growth rate is seen as a central element of its ecological strategy, and as determined by its traits. Yet the literature is inconsistent about the empirical correlation between functional tr ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1194757
Description: 1. Population dynamics in forests are strongly size-structured: larger plants shade smaller plants while also expending proportionately more energy on building and maintaining woody stems. Although th ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1193028
Description: Trait-based approaches advance ecological and evolutionary research because traits provide a strong link to an organism's function and fitness. Trait-based research might lead to a deeper understandin ... More
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Authors: Falster, Daniel S | Duursma, Remko A | Baltzer, Jennifer L | Baraloto, Christopher | Battaglia, Michael | Battles, John J | Bond-Lamberty, Ben | van Breugel, Michiel | Camac, James | Claveau, Yves | Coll, Lluís | Dannoura, Masako | Ishihara, Masae I | Delagrange, Sylvain | Domec, Jean-Christophe | Fatemi, Farrah | Feng, Wang | Gargaglione, Veronica | Goto, Yoshiaki | Hagihara, Akio | Hall, Jefferson S | Hamilton, Steve | Harja, Degi | Barneche, Diego R | Hiura, Tsutom | Holdaway, Robert | Hutley, Lindsay S | Ichie, Tomoaki | Jokela, Eric J | Kantola, Anu | Kelly, Jeff W. G | Kenzo, Tanaka | King, David | Kloeppel, Brian D | FitzJohn, Richard G | Kohyama, Takashi | Komiyama, Akira | Laclau, Jean-Paul | Lusk, Christopher H | Maguire, Douglas A | le Maire, Guerric | Mäkelä, Annikki | Markesteijn, Lars | Marshall, John | McCulloh, Katherine | Vårhammar, Angelica | Miyata, Itsuo | Mokany, Karel | Mori, Shigeta | Myster, Randall W | Nagano, Masahiro | Naidu, Shawna L | Nouvellon, Yann | O'Grady, Anthony P | O'Hara, Kevin L | Ohtsuka, Toshiyuki | Aiba, Masahiro | Osada, Noriyuki | Osunkoya, Olusegun O | Peri, Pablo Luis | Petritan, Any Mary | Poorter, Lourens | Portsmuth, Angelika | Potvin, Catherine | Ransijn, Johannes | Reid, Douglas | Ribeiro, Sabina C | Ando, Makoto | Roberts, Scott D | Rodríguez, Rolando | Saldaña-Acosta, Angela | Santa-Regina, Ignacio | Sasa, Kaichiro | Selaya, N. Galia | Sillett, Stephen C | Sterck, Frank | Takagi, Kentaro | Tange, Takeshi | Anten, Niels | Tanouchi, Hiroyuki | Tissue, David | Umehara, Toru | Utsugi, Hajime | Vadeboncoeur, Matthew A | Valladares, Fernando | Vanninen, Petteri | Wang, Jian R | Wenk, Elizabeth | Williams, Richard | Aspinwall, Michael J | de Aquino Ximenes, Fabiano | Yamaba, Atsushi | Yamada, Toshihiro | Yamakura, Takuo | Yanai, Ruth D | York, Robert A
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1065527
Description: Understanding how plants are constructed—i.e., how key size dimensions and the amount of mass invested in different tissues varies among individuals—is essential for modeling plant growth, carbon stoc ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1054992
Description: A plant's reproductive allocation (RA) schedule describes the fraction of surplus energy allocated to reproduction as it increases in size. While theorists use RA schedules as the connection between l ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/320604
Description: Plant traits vary widely across species and underpin differences in ecological strategy. Despite centuries of interest, the contributions of different evolutionary lineages to modern-day functional di ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/186622
Description: Sapwood cross-sectional area per unit leaf area (SA:LA) is an influential trait that plants coordinate with physical environment and with other traits. We develop theory for SA:LA and also for root su ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/177762
Description: • Co-occurring species often differ in their leaf lifespan (LL) and it remains unclear how such variation is maintained in a competitive context. Here we test the hypothesis that leaves of long-LL spe ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/177759
Description: • Plant light interception efficiency is a crucial determinant of carbon uptake by individual plants and by vegetation. Our aim was to identify whole-plant variables that summarize complex crown archi ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/178699
Description: Background and AimsThe contemporary relegation of conifers mainly to cold or infertile sites has been ascribed to low competitive ability, as a result of the hydraulic inefficiency of tracheids and th ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/195573
Description: 1. The Standardised Major Axis Tests and Routines (SMATR) software provides tools for estimation and inference about allometric lines, currently widely used in ecology and evolution. 2. This paper des ... More
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