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Seasonal patterns of carbohydrate storage in four tropical tree species
We examined the seasonal variation in total non-structural carbohydrate (TNC) concentrations in branch, trunk, and root tissues of Anacardiumexcelsum, Lueheaseemannii, Cecropialongipes, andExpand
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A cross-continental test of the Enemy Release Hypothesis: leaf herbivory on Acer platanoides (L.) is three times lower in North America than in its native Europe
Acer platanoides (Norway maple) is a widespread native tree species in Europe. It has been introduced to North America where it has often established dense stands in both secondary woodlands andExpand
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The effect of understory palms and cyclanths on the growth and survival of Inga seedlings
Seedlings of Inga fagifolia (L.) Wild. and I. pezizifera Benth. were planted into the understory of a Costa Rican rain forest to test whether the proximity of large-leaved dwarf palms and cyclanthsExpand
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The Effect of a Short-Term Study Abroad Class on Students' Cross-Cultural Awareness
The purpose of this study was to discover if short-term study abroad trips produce the same changes in students that have been documented in long-term study abroad trips. The study was conducted withExpand
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Direct and delayed costs of reproduction in Aesculus californica
(1) Reproduction in Aesculus californica involves both direct and delayed costs. In this shoot-level analysis, direct costs were measured as the total non-structural carbohydrate, nitrogen and totalExpand
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Life history, enamel formation, and linear enamel hypoplasia in the Ceboidea.
Linear enamel hypoplasia (LEH), a developmental defect of enamel, increases in frequency from prosimian to monkey to lesser ape to great ape grades (Guatelli-Steinberg 2000 Am. J. Phys. Anthropol.Expand
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Non-structural carbohydrate accumulation and use in an understorey rain-forest shrub and relevance for the impact of leaf herbivory
1.Piper arieianum, an evergreen, understorey shrub of lowland moist forests of Central and South America, exhibits marked seasonal variation in reproductive activity even though climatic variation isExpand
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Photosynthetic responses of Miconia species to canopy openings in a lowland tropical rainforest
We examined the photosynthetic acclimation of three tropical species of Miconia to canopy openings in a Costa Rican rainforest. The response of photosynthesis to canopy opening was very similar inExpand
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Localized hypoplasia of the primary canine in bonobos, orangutans, and gibbons.
This paper extends observations by Lukacs ([1999] Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 110:351-363; [2001] Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 116:199-208) of localized hypoplasia of the primary canine (LHPC) among largeExpand
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