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The role of freezing in setting the latitudinal limits of mangrove forests

Stuart, S A; Choat, B; Martin, Katherine; Holbrook, Noel Michele; Ball, Marilyn

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• Mangrove trees dominate coastal vegetation in tropical regions, but are completely replaced by herbaceous salt marshes at latitudes above 32°N and 40°S. Because water deficit can increase damage caused by freezing, we hypothesized that mangroves, wh

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50322
Source: New Phytologist
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2006.01938.x

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