Plant Resource Allocation
Fakhri A. Bazzaz, John Grace
Elsevier, Jul 23, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 303 pages
Plant Resource Allocation is an exploration of the latest insights into the theory and functioning of plant resource allocation. An international team of physiological ecologists has prepared chapters devoted to the fundamental topics of resource allocation.
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Chemical Composition and Construction Costs
Comparing Insects and Plants
Chapter 4 Biomass Allocation and Water Use under Arid Conditions
Chapter 5 Organ Preformation Development and Resource Allocation in Perennials
Chapter 6 Optimality Approaches to Resource Allocation in Woody Tissues
Chapter 7 Resource Allocation Patterns in Clonal Herbs and Their Consequences for Growth
Chapter 8 Tradeoffs between Reproduction and Growth Influence Time of Reproduction
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