Growth characteristics ofNelumbo nucifera Gaertn. in response to water depth and flooding

@article{Nohara2006GrowthCO,
  title={Growth characteristics ofNelumbo nucifera Gaertn. in response to water depth and flooding},
  author={Seiichi Nohara and Makoto Kimura},
  journal={Ecological Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={12},
  pages={11-20}
}
Three experiments on the effects of water depth and flooding onNelumbo nucifera Gaertn. were made in the artificial environment of concrete ponds. First, plants were harvested in autumn after growing under seven different water levels ranging from 0.2–3 m The number of floating leaves, the total number of leaves and the leaf area index of emergent leaves were greatest in the tanks at 0.5 m depth. The petiole dry weight per unit length of emergent leaves and the ratio of aboveground to… 

Figures from this paper

Morphological and physiological response strategies of Vallisneria natans at different water depths and light conditions
TLDR
The results demonstrated that V. natans can adapt to water depth and light availability by changing morphological, physiological and resource allocation, and will provide new insight for species selection when conducting aquatic plants restoration in freshwater ecosystem.
The Effects of Competition on Growth and Biomass Allocation in Nymphoides peltata (Gmel.) O. Kuntze Growing in Microcosm
TLDR
These studies indicate that the growth of N. peltata is strongly inhibited by the presence of Z. latifolia, but can show certain competitive advantages over T. bispinosa and M. spicatum when growing with each of the competitor species.
Plastic and Non-Plastic Variation in Clonal Morphology of Nymphoides peltata along a Water Depth Gradient in Liangzi Lake, China
TLDR
N. peltata seemed to be more plastic in the elongation of leaf petioles than in other organs in response to water depth, and many ramet characteristics showed a significant non-plastic variation, with some characteristics changing with clone size irrespective of water depth.
Flooding Effects on the Population Dynamics of Cabomba furcata and Nelumbo nucifera in a Shallow Floodplain Wetland
Cabomba furcata is an introduced species that has been naturalized in Malaysia and is becoming invasive in a shallow wetland - Lake Chini, Pahang - displacing the dominance of the native Nelumbo
JPPE 24권5호_4차.hwp
Background and objective: If the Nelumbo nucifera spreads in a wetland at a high density, it can have considerable positive and negative ecological effects on habitats. For this reason, it is
Survey of the Lotus Root Habitats in the Sediment Using Acoustic Coring System
The lotus plant (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.) is an aquatic emergent angiosperm that is distributed in wetlands. In Japan, the lotus is widely distributed in Japanese eutrophic waters [1]. A large
Natural History of Heterophylly in Nymphaea odorata ssp. tuberosa (Nymphaeaceae)
TLDR
The results suggest that changes in the light environment may be the controlling factor in this system of heterophylly, the appearance of different leaf forms on a single plant.
Eutrophication, agriculture and water level control shift aquatic plant communities from floating-leaved to submerged macrophytes in Lake Chini, Malaysia
In this study we: (1) present a quantitative spatial analysis of the macrophyte communities in Lake Chini with a focus on the biogeographical distributions of the native Nelumbo nucifera and the
Alien invasive macrophyte put into the shade: The native floating‐leaved macrophyte Nymphoides indica reduces Cabomba caroliniana growth performance through competition for light
Alien invasive aquatic macrophytes tend to displace native species and transform diverse macrophyte communities into monospecific stands. It is often thought that superior competitiveness allows
Interactions between ethylene, gibberellin and abscisic acid in regulating submergence induced petiole elongation in Nelumbo nucifera
TLDR
Under submergence, increased ethylene altered the balance between a growth-inhibiting hormone (ABA) and agrowth-promoting (GA) and contributed to the submergence-induced petiole elongation in lotus.
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 45 REFERENCES
Effects of water level fluctuation on the growth ofNelumbo nucifera Gaertn. in Lake Kasumigaura, Japan
TLDR
The fluctuation in water level, characterized by the amplitude and duration of flooding and the time of flooding in the life cycle, is an important factor determining the growth and survival of N. nucifera in Lake Kasumigaura.
Growth of the Indian lotus (Nelumbo nucifera GAERTN.) and the Influence of Tuber Density on Foliage Structure and Biomass.
TLDR
N. nucifera exhibited typical pioneer characteristics in an environment of frequent disturbances such as flooding, i.e., a high T/R ratio, high vegetative propagation by stolons and a short life span of the tuber.
Effects of water depth on Typha latifolia and Typha domingensis.
TLDR
Examination of the morphology and biomass allocation of two species of Typha to determine if they have similar phenotypic responses to water depth found them to conform to expectations based on considerations of how their carbon budgets would be affected by water depth.
Growth and metabolism of Typha species in relation to cutting treatments
TLDR
Container and field experiments conducted to determine the physiological basis for reports that reports that the latter treatment was more effective as a control measure showed that oxygen could diffuse very readily to plant parts growing in an anoxic environment if there was a small amount of leaf or cut plant stem growing above the water level.
Effects of flooding on root and shoot production of bald cypress in large experimental enclosures
TLDR
Effects of hydroperiod on the root production of bald cypress saplings were determined in large watertight enclosures over three growing seasons and it was concluded that CF plants were more productive than PF plants.
Variations in leaf characteristics of six species of Sagittaria (alismataceae) caused by various water levels
TLDR
Leaf width and length were decreased by submergence, and petiole length increased, which indicate genetic differences among, and variability within, taxa, and that both groups of plants respond similarly to variations in water depth.
The effects of water level on the growth and reproduction of Scirpus maritimus var. paludosus.
TLDR
A shift from clonal growth to seed production with increasing water depth is interpreted as a strategy that permits survival of S. maritimus populations through the wet and dry climatic periods of the Canadian prairies.
Growth and life span of the leaves of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. in Lake Kasumigaura, Japan
TLDR
Growth of leaves of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn in Lake Kasumigaura was investigated with special emphasis on leaf dynamics, and mean leaf life span of emergent leaves with thick laminae and stiff petioles was much longer than that of floating leaves.
Light and Nutrients in the Control of Aquatic Plant Community Structure. I. In Situ Experiments
TLDR
Sediment and irradiance effects on these species are consistent with their growth form, suggesting that the natural distribution of submerged aquiatic pla.nt species is related to plant growth form.
Niche differentiation between two rhizomatous plant species: Typha latifolia and Typha angustifolia
TLDR
Results from this study indicate that T. latifolia is competitively superior in shallow water because of its greater leaf surface area but that those plants growing in deeper water had taller leaves, a greater allocation to leaves, and a decreased allocation to sexual and vegetative reproduction.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...