Relationship between leaf traits and fire-response strategies in shrub species of a mountainous region of south-eastern Australia

Date

2012

Authors

Vivian, Lyndsey
Cary, Geoffrey

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Academic Press

Abstract

•Background and Aims: Resprouting and seed recruitment are important ways in which plants respond to fire. However, the investments a plant makes into ensuring the success of post-fire resprouting or seedling recruitment can result in trade-offs that ar

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Keywords: coexistence; fire behavior; functional morphology; growth; landscape; life history trait; Mediterranean environment; mountain region; physiological response; recruitment (population dynamics); seed; shrub; trade-off; article; Australia; fire; germination; facultative resprouters; Fire-response strategies; leaf traits; obligate resprouters; obligate seeders

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Source

Annals of Botany

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1093/aob/mcr263

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2037-12-31