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Patterns of genetic diversity in colonizing plant species: Nassauvia lagascae var. lanata (Asteraceae: Mutisieae) on Volcan Lonquimay, Chile.
The effect of colonization on the distribution of genetic diversity within and among populations in relation to species characteristics remains an open empirical question. The objective of this studyExpand
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Human impacts and aridity differentially alter soil N availability in drylands worldwide
Aims Climate and human impacts are changing the nitrogen (N) inputs and losses in terrestrial ecosystems. However, it is largely unknown how these two major drivers of global change willExpand
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Litter burning does not equally affect seedling emergence of native and alien species of the Mediterranean-type Chilean matorral
Central Chile differs from other areas with Mediterranean-type climate by the scarcity of natural wildfires. The Chilean matorral is highly invaded by alien plant species from other MediterraneanExpand
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Does plant-derived smoke affect seed germination in dominant woody species of the Mediterranean matorral of central Chile?
Studies performed in the fire-prone Mediterranean-type climate shrublands of Australia, California, and South Africa have shown that plant-derived smoke enhances seed germination in many species.Expand
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Temperature and agriculture are largely associated with fire activity in Central Chile across different temporal periods
Abstract Wildfires have important ecological and socio-economic implications worldwide. Identifying the major ecological drivers regulating fire activity across space and time is critical toExpand
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Postfire responses of the woody flora of Central Chile: Insights from a germination experiment
Fire is a selective agent shaping plant traits and community assembly in fire-prone ecosystems. However, in ecosystems with no fire history, it can be a cause of land degradation when it is suddenlyExpand
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Seed Pubescence and Shape Modulate Adaptive Responses to Fire Cues
Post-fire recruitment by seeds is regarded as an adaptive response in fire-prone ecosystems. Nevertheless, little is known about which heritable seed traits are functional to the main signals of fireExpand
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Heat shock and plant leachates regulate seed germination of the endangered carnivorous plant Drosophyllum lusitanicum
Abstract. In fire-prone ecosystems, many plant species have specialized mechanisms of seed dormancy that ensure a successful recruitment after fire. A well-documented mechanism is the germinationExpand
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Surface indicators are correlated with soil multifunctionality in global drylands
This work was funded by the European Research Council ERC Grant agreement 242658 (BIOCOM). CYTED funded networking activities (EPES, Accion 407AC0323). D.J.E. acknowledges support from the AustralianExpand
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