Plant Resource Allocation

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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.
  • Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of resource allocation in plants
  • All contributors are leaders in their respective fields
 

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Contents

Chemical Composition and Construction Costs
39
Comparing Insects and Plants
73
Chapter 4 Biomass Allocation and Water Use under Arid Conditions
93
Chapter 5 Organ Preformation Development and Resource Allocation in Perennials
113
Chapter 6 Optimality Approaches to Resource Allocation in Woody Tissues
143
Chapter 7 Resource Allocation Patterns in Clonal Herbs and Their Consequences for Growth
161
Chapter 8 Tradeoffs between Reproduction and Growth Influence Time of Reproduction
191
Chapter 9 SizeDependent Allocation to Male and Female Reproduction
211
Chapter 10 Allocation Leaf Display and Growth in Fluctuating Light Environments
231
Chapter 11 Allocation Theory and Chemical Defense
265
Chapter 12 Toward Models of Resource Allocation by Plants
279
Index
293
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