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Hierarchical patterns of symbiotic orchid germination linked to adult proximity and environmental gradientsAuthor(s): Jeffrey M. Diez
Source: Journal of Ecology, Vol. 95: 159-170
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe recruitment stage can be critical in determining plant population dynamics, as juveniles encounter a range of abiotic and biotic stressors in the environments where they land after dispersal, and often experience high mortality rates. Although both abiotic and biotic constraints on recruitment are often assumed to operate at multiple scales, these relationships are rarely quantified in ways that enable prediction of recruitment dynamics across environmental gradients.
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CitationDiez, Jeffrey M. 2007. Hierarchical patterns of symbiotic orchid germination linked to adult proximity and environmental gradients. Journal of Ecology, Vol. 95: 159-170
Keywordsgermination, hierarchical bayesian, mycorrhizae, orchidaceae, prediction
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