This book is an exploration of the latest insights into the theory and functioning of plant resource allocation. An international team of physiological ecologists has prepared chapters devoted to the fundamental topics of resource allocation. Key features are: comprehensive coverage of all aspects of resource allocation in plants; and, all contributors are leaders in their respective fields.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : F.A. Bazzaz, Allocation of Resources. H. Poorter and R. Villar, The Fate of Acquired Carbon in Plants. H. Heilmeier, M. Erhard, and E.-D. Schulze, Biomass Allocation and Water Use under Arid Conditions. M.Gerber, M.A. Watson, and H. de Kroon, Organ Preformation, Development, and Resource Allocation in Perennial Plants. R.M. Sibly and J.F.V. Vincent, Optimality Approaches to Resource Allocation in Woody Tissues. M.J. Hutchings, Resource Allocation Patterns and Their Consequences for Growth. E.G. Reekie, Tradeoffs between Reproduction and Growth Influence Time of Reproduction. P.G.L. Klinkhamer and T.J. de Long, Size-Dependent Allocation to Male and Female Reproduction. D. Ackerly, Allocation, Leaf Display and Growth in Fluctuating Light Environments. M. Lerdau and J. Gershenzon, Allocation Theory and Chemical Defense. J. Grace, Towards Models of Resource Allocation by Plants. Subject Index.
- Data Publicarii : 23 Jul 1997
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 303
- ISBN : 9780120834907