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Building roots in a changing environment: implications for root longevity
Root turnover is important to the global carbon budget as well as to nutrient cycling in ecosystems and to the success of individual plants. Our ability to predict the effects of environmental changeExpand
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Site condition, structure, and growth of baldcypress along tidal/non-tidal salinity gradients
This report documents changes in forest structure and growth potential of dominant trees in salt-impacted tidal and non-tidal baldcypress wetlands of the southeastern United States. We inventoriedExpand
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Soil Greenhouse Gas Fluxes during Wetland Forest Retreat along the Lower Savannah River, Georgia (USA)
Tidal freshwater forested wetlands (tidal swamps) are periodically affected by salinity intrusion at seaward transitions with marsh, which, along with altered hydrology, may affect the balance ofExpand
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Water transport properties of vine and tree stems in a tropical deciduous forest
In this study we surveyed branches of vines and trees to compare the ability of their wood to transport water by measuring their specific hydraulic conductivities; that is, we quantified the volumeExpand
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Tropical deciduous forest: Death of a biome.
Tropical Deciduous Forest: Death of a Biome THE CALAMITY that is befalling the tropical rain forests has overshadowed land-use disasters occurring in other ecosystems of the world. A meeting was heldExpand
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The rhizosphere : an ecological perspective
1 Introduction 2 Root life history and dynamics 3 The flux of carbon from roots to rhizosphere soil 4 Microbial communities and their activity in the rhizosphere 5 Rhizosphere microfauna 6 PlantExpand
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On the relative roles of hydrology, salinity, temperature, and root productivity in controlling soil respiration from coastal swamps (freshwater)
Background and aimsSoil CO2 emissions can dominate gaseous carbon losses from forested wetlands (swamps), especially those positioned in coastal environments. Understanding the varied roles ofExpand
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HEAT AVOIDANCE LIFE HISTORY STRATEGY CONTROLS THE DISTRIBUTION OF GEOTHERMAL AGROSTIS IN YELLOWSTONE
Two Agrostis taxa occur in geothermal habitats of Yellowstone National Park: Agrostis rossiae is reported to be endemic to the thermal areas and A. scabra occurs both in thermal and nonthermalExpand
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