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Record number 321299
Title The importance of seed mass for early regeneration in tropical forest: a review
Author(s) Rose, S.A.; Poorter, L.
Source In: Long-term changes in tropical tree diversity: Studies from the Guiana Shield, Africa, Borneo and Melanesia / ter Steege, H., Wageningen : Tropenbos - p. 19 - 35.
Department(s) Forest Ecology and Forest Management
PE&RC
Publication type Chapter in scientific book
Publication year 2003
Keyword(s) tropische regenbossen - regeneratievermogen - schaduw - zaden - bosecologie - tropical rain forests - regenerative ability - shade - seeds - forest ecology
Categories Forest Ecology
Abstract Seed mass is an important component of the shade tolerance of rain forest tree species. Using a metaanalysis this article evaluates till what extent seed mass affects the survival, initial size, and growth of seedlings in light environments that are typical of forest gaps and understory
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