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Interactive effects of salinity and irradiance on growth: implications for mangrove forest structure along salinity gradients

Ball, Marilyn

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Early growth of Ceriops australis and C. decandra was studied in response to salinity and irradiance under laboratory conditions. These results provided a basis for interpretation of growth patterns during seedling establishment by seven species of Rhizophoraceae with variation in irradiance under natural low and high salinity regimes in a tropical mangrove forest. Survival declined with decrease in irradiance, except where very low salinities apparently induced sensitivity to high irradiance...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93268
Source: Trees (Structure and Function)
DOI: 10.1007/s00468-002-0169-3

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