Ontogenetic shifts in plant interactions vary with environmental severity and affect population structure.

@article{Roux2013OntogeneticSI,
  title={Ontogenetic shifts in plant interactions vary with environmental severity and affect population structure.},
  author={Peter C. le Roux and J. Shaw and Steven L. Chown},
  journal={The New phytologist},
  year={2013},
  volume={200 1},
  pages={
          241-50
        }
}
  • Peter C. le Roux, J. Shaw, Steven L. Chown
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The New phytologist
  • Environmental conditions and plant size may both alter the outcome of inter-specific plant-plant interactions, with seedlings generally facilitated more strongly than larger individuals in stressful habitats. However, the combined impact of plant size and environmental severity on interactions is poorly understood. Here, we tested explicitly for the first time the hypothesis that ontogenetic shifts in interactions are delayed under increasingly severe conditions by examining the interaction… CONTINUE READING
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