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Nutrients in Senesced Leaves: Keys to the Search for Potential Resorption and Resorption Proficiency
TLDR
Resorption proficiency appeared to parallel some phylogenic trends, yet the influence of phylogeny was not so significant as to overwhelm the effects of recent selection.
The Influence of Geomorphological Heterogeneity on Biodiversity  II. A Landscape Perspective
The influence of geomorphological heterogeneity on vascular plant species richness was studied in 26 Rhode Island Audubon refuges ranging in size from 1.4 to 58.6 ha. Indices of abiotic heterogeneity
The Influence of Geomorphological Heterogeneity on Biodiversity : II . A Landscape Perspective
The influence of geomorphological heterogeneity on vascular plant species richness was studied in 26 Rhode Island Audubon refuges ranging in size from 1.4 to 58.6 ha. Indices of abiotic heterogeneity
Effects of Preventing Nutrient Resorption on Plant Fitness and Foliar Nutrient Dynamics
TLDR
The significant negative effects on growth and reproduction that resulted from preventing resorption in Q. ilicifolia offer strong support for the hypothesis that resor adaptation contributes significantly to plant fitness.
High Foliar Nitrogen in Desert Shrubs: An Important Ecosystem Trait or Defective Desert Doctrine?
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Because nitrogen concentrations in the foliage of desert shrub are not higher than those in plants growing in more mesic environments, the tenet that desert shrubs support ex- traordinarily nitrogen-rich foliage can no longer be supported.
Allelopathic inhibition of nitrification and nitrifying bacteria in a ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl.) community.
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The dynamics of ponderosa pine stands in western North Dakota were studied to determine the influence of plant-produced chemicals on nitrification rates and competitive interactions within the stands.
Nutrient resorption in desert shrubs
Nutrient resorption is the physiological process that acts to conserve plant nutrients by withdrawing them from tissues undergoing senescence and sequestering them for future use. Speculation about
Nutrient resorption in shrubs growing by design, and by default in Chihuahuan Desert arroyos
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Significant differences in resorption between obligate and non-obligate riparian species suggested that evolutionary history and habitat specificity may be added to the list of factors known to influence resOrption.
Element resorption in a guild of understory shrub species: niche differentiation and resorption thresholds
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A model was developed suggesting the existence of a threshold below which none of the guild species could further reduce foliar N and P levels, and the role of niche diversification in the evolution and maintenance of interspecific resorption differences was evaluated.
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