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Fluctuating resources in plant communities: a general theory of invasibility
Summary 1 The invasion of habitats by non-native plant and animal species is a global phenomenon with potentially grave consequences for ecological, economic, and social systems. Unfortunately, toExpand
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New handbook for standardised measurement of plant functional traits worldwide
Plant functional traits are the features (morphological, physiological, phenological) that represent ecological strategies and determine how plants respond to environmental factors, affect otherExpand
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TRY – a global database of plant traits
Plant traits – the morphological, anatomical, physiological, biochemical and phenological characteristics of plants and their organs – determine how primary producers respond to environmentalExpand
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The Soil Seed Banks of North West Europe: Methodology, Density and Longevity
Preface 1. Seed banks: coverage, criteria and classification 2. Principal features of the data 3. Methods for the study of seed banks 4. Description and guide to the interpretation of the database 5.Expand
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Challenging Theophrastus: A common core list of plant traits for functional ecology
Abstract. Ecologists need a common language of plant traits in order to make comparisons across regions and scales, pool data, and maximize the utility of the data. To develop such a set of traits weExpand
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Seed banks and seed dispersal: Important topics in restoration ecology
Introduction 461 Seed banks and seed dispersal 462 Seed bank classification 463 Naturally buried seeds 463 Artificially buried seeds 465 Seed bank density and longevity 466 Seed bank analysis 466Expand
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Seed size and shape predict persistence in soil
An understanding of seed persistence in the soil is important to vegetation management and weed control, but experimental collection of seed bank data is tedious and expensive. We report a rapid,Expand
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The UNIX time-sharing system
UNIX is a general-purpose, multi-user, interactive operating system for the PDP-11/40 and 11/45 computers. Expand
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Specific leaf area and leaf dry matter content as alternative predictors of plant strategies
A key element of most recently proposed plant strategy schemes is an axis of resource capture, usage and availability. In the search for a simple, robust plant trait (or traits) that will allowExpand
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