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Altitudinal variation in lifetime growth trajectory and reproductive schedule of a sub-alpine conifer, Abies mariesii

@article{Sakai2003AltitudinalVI,
  title={Altitudinal variation in lifetime growth trajectory and reproductive schedule of a sub-alpine conifer, Abies mariesii},
  author={Akiko Sakai and Kiyoshi Matsui and Daisuke Kabeya and Satoki Sakai},
  journal={Evolutionary Ecology Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={5},
  pages={671-689}
}
To determine whether forest trees are differentiated in terms of reproductive schedules among populations under different environmental conditions within a species, we studied three populations of Japanese subalpine snow-fir, Abies mariesii, located at different altitudes (1000, 1250 and 1400 m) on Mt. Hakkoda in northern Japan. We examined life-history schedules, including lifetime growth trajectories, reproductive maturation timing and size-dependent resource allocation to reproduction. With… 

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