Experimental growth responses to groundwater level variation and competition in five British wetland plant species

  title={Experimental growth responses to groundwater level variation and competition in five British wetland plant species},
  author={Michael Peter Kennedy and Judith M. Milne and Kevin J. Murphy},
  journal={Wetlands Ecology and Management},
New experimental evidence from controlledglasshouse studies was used to testprevious empirical field observations aboutthe interactions of hydrological dynamicswith individual plant species in wetlandhabitats. Manipulation of water levels, andthe presence/ absence of competitorspecies, produced significant morphologicalresponses (e.g. resource allocation toabove- and below-ground structures; plantheight; leaf size; tiller production) inmature individuals of five freshwaterwetland plant species… CONTINUE READING

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