Soledad Ghirardi

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In plants with rhythmic growth, a branch segment extended in one event is known as growth unit (GU). GU structure, resulting from the resources allocated to stem length, volume and mass, and to leaf area and mass, is relevant for understanding branch functioning in the context of plant development. This study compares GU structure between main branches and(More)
• Species distributed along wide environmental ranges are expected to be either plastic or adapted to local optima. The elucidation of which of these alternatives prevails, is crucial in planning breeding and conservation strategies for not yet domesticated species. Austrocedrus chilensis (Cupressaceae) is the most commercially important conifer of the(More)
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