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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Fishing for nutrients in heterogeneous landscapes: modelling plant growth trade-offs in monocultures and mixed communities

Simon Antony Croft, Jonathan W. Pitchford and Angela Hodge.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution. 8370 words.

The problem of how best to find and exploit essential resources, the quality and locations of which are unknown, is common throughout biology. For plants, the need to grow an efficient root...

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The impact of flower morphology and pollinator community composition on pollen transfer in the distylous Primula veris

P Deschepper, R Brys and H Jacquemyn.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 6743 words.

Abstract

Distyly is a floral polymorphism characterized by the presence of two discrete morphs with reciprocal positioning of anthers and stigmas in flowers on...

Leaf economics of evergreen and deciduous tree species along an elevational gradient in a subtropical mountain

Kundong Bai, Chengxin He, Xianchong Wan and Debing Jiang.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Physiology; Plant Evolution. 9991 words.

The ecophysiological mechanisms underlying the pattern of bimodal elevational distribution of evergreen tree species remain incompletely understood. Here we used leaf economics spectrum...

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Orchid conservation: bridging the gap between science and practice

Stephan W Gale, Gunter A Fischer, Phillip J Cribb and Michael F Fay.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 5198 words.

Abstract

Threats to orchid survival continue to intensify, with > 50% of the orchids that have been assessed for the IUCN Global Red List falling in to one of...

Genetic diversity and floral width variation in introduced and native populations of a long-lived woody perennial

Jane C. Stout, Karl J. Duffy, Paul A. Egan, Maeve Harbourne and Trevor R. Hodkinson.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Pathology and Diseases; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution. 6206 words.

Populations of introduced species in their new environments are expected to differ from native populations, due to processes such as genetic drift, founder effects and local adaptation,...

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Are superior ovaries damaged by the bills of flower-visiting birds and does this preclude adaptation to bird pollinators?

Chang-Qiu Liu, Yang Niu, De-Li Peng and Hang Sun.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 7797 words.

Abstract

A biological trait may promote adaptation to particular pollinators, and this may be a major factor governing the variation of pollination systems...

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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