Growth and Defence in Plants: Resource Allocation at Multiple Scales

Growth and Defence in Plants: Resource Allocation at Multiple Scales


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ISBN-13: 9783642306440
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 09/15/2012
Series: Ecological Studies , #220
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 474
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

1 The balance between resource sequestration and retention – a challenge in plant science
R. Matyssek, J. Koricheva, H. Schnyder, D. Ernst, J.C. Munch, W. Oßwald, and H. Pretzsch

Part II Mechanisms of resource allocation in plants and stands
Introduction into Part II

2 Common links of molecular biology with biochemistry and physiology in plants under ozone and pathogen attack
D. Ernst,, M. Jürgensen, G. Bahnweg, W. Heller, and G. Müller-Starck

3 Host-parasite interactions and trade-offs between growth and defence related metabolism under changing environments
W. Oßwald, F. Fleischmann, and D. Treutter

4 Conifer Defense Against Insects and Fungal Pathogens
N. Kolosova and J. Bohlmann

5 The rhizosphere: molecular interactions between microorganisms and roots
R. Hampp, A. Hartmann, and U. Nehls

6 Stores as substrate sources of respiration – effects of nitrogen stress and day length
C.A. Lehmeier, F.A. Lattanzi, H. Schnyder

7 Tracing carbon fluxes – resolving complexity using isotopes

H. Schnyder, U. Gamnitzer, C. Lehmeier, M. Wild, A.B. Bertrand-Morvan, R. Schäufele, and F.A Lattanzi

8 Solar radiation as a driver for growth and competition in forest stands
M. Leuchner, C. Hertel, T. Rötzer, T. Seifert, R. Weigt, H. Werner, and A. Menzel

9 Site conditions and tree-internal nutrient partitioning in mature European beech and Norway spruce at the Kranzberger Forst
A. Göttlein, M. Baumgarten, and J. Dieler

10 Plants and their ectomycorrhizosphere – cost and benefit of symbiotic soil organisms
R. Agerer, A. Hartmann, K. Pritsch, S. Raidl, M. Schloter, R. Verma, and R. Weigt

11 Case study „Kranzberger Forst“ – growth and defence in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.)
K.-H. Häberle, R. Weigt, P.S. Nikolova, I.M. Reiter, J. Cermak, G. Wieser, H. Blaschke, T. Rötzer, H. Pretzsch, and R. Matyssek

12 Growth and space use in competitive interactions between juvenile trees
T.E.E. Grams, M.J. Daigo, J.B. Winkler, S. Gayler, and R. Matyssek

13 Allometry of tree crown structure. Relevance for space occupation at the individual plant level and for self-thinning at the stand level
H. Pretzsch, C. Matthew, and J. Dieler

14 Principles of growth partitioning between trees in forest stands under stress
H. Pretzsch, J. Dieler, and T. Rötzer

Part III Unifying Theory in Resource Allocation?
Introduction intro Part III

15 Mechanistic modelling of soil-plant-atmosphere systems
E. Priesack, S. Gayler, T. Rötzer, T. Seifert, and H. Pretzsch

16 Learning from various plants and scenarios – statistical modeling
W. zu Castell, R. Matyssek, A. Göttlein, F. Fleischmann, and A. Staninska

17 Modeling the defensive potential of plants
S. Gayler, E. Priesack, F. Fleischmann, W. Heller, T. Rötzer, T. Seifert, and R. Matyssek

18 Effects of stress and defence allocation on tree growth - simulation results at the individual and stand level
T. Rötzer, T. Seifert, S. Gayler, E. Priesack, and H. Pretzsch

19 Predictability of plant resource allocation – new theory needed?
R. Matyssek, S. Gayler, W. zu Castell, W. Oßwald, D. Ernst, H. Pretzsch, H. Schnyder, and J.-C. Munch

Part IV Outlook

20 Conclusions and Perspectives
R. Matyssek

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