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The Tolerance-Fecundity Trade-off and the Maintenance of Diversity in Seed Size

Seed size commonly varies by five to six orders of magnitude among coexisting plant species, a pattern ecologists have long sought to explain. Because seed size trades off with seed number, smallseeded species clearly have the advantage in fecundity, but what is the countervailing advantage of... Full description

1st Person: Muller-Landau, Helene C.
Additional Persons: Levin, Simon A. verfasserin
Source: in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Vol. 107, No. 9 (2010), p. 4242-4247
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2010
Keywords: research-article
species coexistence
habitat partitioning
competition-colonization trade-off
stress tolerance
seed mass
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