Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size

@article{Stephenson2014RateOT,
  title={Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size},
  author={Nathan L. Stephenson and A. J. Das and Richard Condit and Sabrina E. Russo and Patrick J. Baker and Noelle G. Beckman and David Anthony Coomes and Emily R. Lines and William K. Morris and Nadja R{\"u}ger and Esteb{\'a}n {\'A}lvarez and Cecilia Blundo and Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin and George B. Chuyong and Stuart J. Davies and Alexandra Duque and Corneille E N Ewango and Olivier Flores and Jerry F. Franklin and H. Ricardo Grau and Zhang Hao and Mark E. Harmon and Stephen P. Hubbell and David Kenfack and Y. Lin and Jean-Remy Makana and Agustina Malizia and Lucio Ricardo Malizia and Robert J. Pabst and Nantachai Pongpattananurak and Sheng‐Hsin Su and I Fang Sun and S. Tan and Duncan Thomas and P. J. van Mantgem and X. K. Wang and Susan K. Wiser and Miguel A. Zavala},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2014},
  volume={507},
  pages={90-93}
}
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