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Analyzing growth components in trees.
Observed growth, as given, for instance, by the length of successive annual shoots along the main axis of a plant, is mainly the result of two components: an ontogenetic component and anExpand
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Mud bank colonization by opportunistic mangroves : A case study from French Guiana using lidar data
Mud bank colonization by mangroves on the Amazon-influenced coast of French Guiana was studied using light detection and ranging (lidar) data which provide unique information on canopy geometry anExpand
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Seasonal variations in phenological traits: leaf shedding and cambial activity in Parkia nitida Miq. and Parkia velutina Benoist (Fabaceae) in tropical rainforest
Key messageIn French Guiana, the leaf and cambium phenologies should not be considered only as exogenous-driven processes, as the dry season, but also as endogenous-driven, as tree developmentExpand
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The Genus Cecropia: A Biological Clock to Estimate the Age of Recently Disturbed Areas in the Neotropics
Forest successional processes following disturbance take decades to play out, even in tropical forests. Nonetheless, records of vegetation change in this ecosystem are scarce, increasing theExpand
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Links between tree structure and functional leaf traits in the tropical forest tree Dicorynia guianensis Amshoff (Caesalpiniaceae)
Les relations entre stades architecturaux de developpement (ASD), morpho-anatomie foliaire et capacites photosynthetiques ont ete etudiees chez Dicorynia guianensis, une espece forestiere de Guyane.Expand
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Analyse des composantes de la croissance en hauteur et de la formation du tronc chez le chêne sessile, Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl. (Fagaceae) en sylviculture dynamique
Simultaneous observation of morphological and anatomical markers allowed us to reconstitute the growth pattern of the main axis in two populations of sessile oak aged 15 and 29 years, respectively.Expand
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The pipe model theory half a century on: a review
Background More than a half century ago, Shinozaki et al. (Shinozaki K, Yoda K, Hozumi K, Kira T. 1964a. A quantitative analysis of plant form - the pipe model theory. I. Basic analyses. JapaneseExpand
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Synchronization of growth, branching and flowering processes in the South American tropical tree Cecropia obtusa (Cecropiaceae).
Cecropia obtusa Trécul (Cecropiaceae) is a pioneer species associated with the initial phases of regeneration of tropical South American forests. A comparison of the succession of morphologicalExpand
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Modelling changes in leaf shape prior to phyllode acquisition in Acacia mangium Willd. seedlings.
The aim of this study was to characterise changes in leaf shape prior to phyllode acquisition along the axes of Acacia mangium seedlings. The study area was located in North Lampung (South Sumatra,Expand
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Analyse et modélisation de séquences d'événements botaniques : applications à la compréhension de la régularité d'expression des processus de croissance, de ramification et de floraison
Une entite botanique peut etre consideree comme une succession ordonnee d'entites botaniques d'un niveau d'organisation inferieur (ex : une unite de croissance peut se decrire comme une succession deExpand
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