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The behavioural ecology of climbing plants

Ernesto Gianoli.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant Evolution; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7959 words.

Climbing plants require an external support to grow vertically and enhance light acquisition. Vines that find a suitable support have greater performance and fitness than those that remain...

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Climate change reduces nectar secretion in two common Mediterranean plants

Krista Takkis, Thomas Tscheulin, Panagiotis Tsalkatis and Theodora Petanidou.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biological Sciences. 7881 words.

Global warming can lead to considerable impacts on natural plant communities, potentially inducing changes in plant physiology and the quantity and quality of floral rewards, especially...

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Collaboration between grass seedlings and rhizobacteria to scavenge organic nitrogen in soils

James F. White, Qiang Chen, Mónica S. Torres, Robert Mattera, Ivelisse Irizarry, Mariusz Tadych and Marshall Bergen.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biochemistry; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant-Microbe Interactions. 5309 words.

Plants require nitrogen (N) to make proteins, nucleic acids and other biological molecules. It is widely accepted that plants absorb inorganic forms of N to fill their needs. However,...

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Comparing salt tolerance of beet cultivars and their halophytic ancestor: consequences of domestication and breeding programmes

Jelte Rozema, Danny Cornelisse, Yuancheng Zhang, Hongxiu Li, Bas Bruning, Diana Katschnig, Rob Broekman, Bin Ji and Peter van Bodegom.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology; Ecology and Conservation. 7137 words.

Salt tolerance of higher plants is determined by a complex set of traits, the timing and rate of evolution of which are largely unknown. We compared the salt tolerance of cultivars of sugar...

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Dominant plant taxa predict plant productivity responses to CO<sub>2</sub> enrichment across precipitation and soil gradients

Philip A. Fay, Beth A. Newingham, H. Wayne Polley, Jack A. Morgan, Daniel R. LeCain, Robert S. Nowak and Stanley D. Smith.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biological Sciences. 5010 words.

The Earth's atmosphere will continue to be enriched with carbon dioxide (CO2) over the coming century. Carbon dioxide enrichment often reduces leaf transpiration, which in water-limited...

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Ecophysiology of four co-occurring lycophyte species: an investigation of functional convergence

Jacqlynn Zier, Bryce Belanger, Genevieve Trahan and James E. Watkins.

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology. 4611 words.

Lycophytes are the most early divergent extant lineage of vascular land plants. The group has a broad global distribution ranging from tundra to tropical forests and can make up an...

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Effect of saline water on seed germination and early seedling growth of the halophyte quinoa

M. R. Panuccio, S. E. Jacobsen, S. S. Akhtar and A. Muscolo.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Agriculture and Farming; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology. 9265 words.

Salinization is increasing on a global scale, decreasing average yields for most major crop plants. Investigations into salt resistance have, unfortunately, mainly been focused on...

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Effect of temperature and nutrients on the growth and development of seedlings of an invasive plant

Hana Skálová, Lenka Moravcová, Anthony F. G. Dixon, P. Kindlmann and Petr Pyšek.

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P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Pathology and Diseases; Plant Physiology; Ecology and Conservation. 4805 words.

Plant species distributions are determined by the response of populations to regional climates; however, little is known about how alien plants that arrive in central Europe from...

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Effects of disturbance regime on carbohydrate reserves in meadow plants

Štěpán Janeček, Alena Bartušková, Michael Bartoš, Jan Altman, Francesco de Bello, Jiří Doležal, Vít Latzel, Vojtěch Lanta, Jan Lepš and Jitka Klimešová.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology. 6900 words.

Carbohydrate storage enables plants to tolerate both seasonally unfavourable conditions and recover from disturbance. Although short-term changes in storage levels due to disturbance are...

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Effects of salinity and ascorbic acid on growth, water status and antioxidant system in a perennial halophyte

Abdul Hameed, Salman Gulzar, Irfan Aziz, Tabassum Hussain, Bilquees Gul and M. Ajmal Khan.

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P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology; Ecology and Conservation. 5081 words.

Salinity causes oxidative stress in plants by enhancing production of reactive oxygen species, so that an efficient antioxidant system, of which ascorbic acid (AsA) is a key component, is...

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