Plant Resource Allocation / Edition 1

Plant Resource Allocation / Edition 1

by Fakhri A. Bazzaz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0120834901

ISBN-13: 9780120834907

Pub. Date: 06/30/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This book 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.

Key Features
• Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of resource allocation in plants
• All contributors

Overview

This book 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.

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780120834907
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
06/30/1997
Series:
Physiological Ecology Series
Pages:
303
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

F.A. Bazzaz, Allocation of Resources.
H. Poorter and R. Villar, The Fate of Acquired Carbon in Plants.
H. Heilmeier, M. Erhard, and E.-D. Schulze, Biomass Allocation and Water Use under Arid Conditions.
M.Gerber, M.A. Watson, and H. de Kroon, Organ Preformation, Development, and Resource Allocation in Perennial Plants.
R.M. Sibly and J.F.V. Vincent, Optimality Approaches to Resource Allocation in Woody Tissues.
M.J. Hutchings, Resource Allocation Patterns and Their Consequences for Growth.
E.G. Reekie, Tradeoffs between Reproduction and Growth Influence Time of Reproduction.
P.G.L. Klinkhamer and T.J. de Long, Size-Dependent Allocation to Male and Female Reproduction.
D. Ackerly, Allocation, Leaf Display and Growth in Fluctuating Light Environments.
M. Lerdau and J. Gershenzon, Allocation Theory and Chemical Defense.
J. Grace, Towards Models of Resource Allocation by Plants.
Subject Index.

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