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High-dimensional coexistence of temperate tree species: Functional traits, demographic rates, life-history stages, and their physical context

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Theoretical models indicate that trade-offs between growth and survival strategies of tree species can lead to coexistence across life history stages (ontogeny) and physical conditions experienced by individuals. There exist predicted physiological mechanisms regulating these trade-offs, such as an investment in leaf characters that may increase survival in stressful environments at the expense of investment in bole or root growth. Confirming these mechanisms, however, requires that potential...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
PLoS ONE
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2011-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
Source identifiers:
314532
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:314532
UUID:
uuid:b2dccc24-08ea-42cd-a16e-a635bdf35454
Local pid:
pubs:314532
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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