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Title Growth and defence in plants : resource allocation at multiple scales / Rainer Matyssek [and others], editors
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Series Ecological studies, 0070-8356 ; v. 220
Ecological studies ; v. 220
Contents Part 1. Introduction / The Balance Between Resource Sequestration and Retention: A Challenge in Plant Science / R. Matyssek, J. Koricheva, H. Schnyder, D. Ernst and J.C. Munch, et al. -- Part 2. Mechanisms of resource allocation in plants and stands -- Common Links of Molecular Biology with Biochemistry and Physiology in Plants Under Ozone and Pathogen Attack / D. Ernst, M. Jürgensen, G. Bahnweg, W. Heller and G. Müller-Starck -- Host-Parasite Interactions and Trade-offs Between Growth- and Defence-Related Metabolism Under Changing Environments / W. Oßwald, F. Fleischmann and D. Treutter -- Conifer Defense Against Insects and Fungal Pathogens / N. Kolosova and J. Bohlmann -- The Rhizosphere: Molecular Interactions Between Microorganisms and Roots / R. Hampp, A. Hartmann and U. Nehls -- Stores as Substrate Sources of Respiration: Effects of Nitrogen Stress and Day Length / C.A. Lehmeier, F.A. Lattanzi and H. Schnyder
Tracing Carbon Fluxes: Resolving Complexity Using Isotopes / H. Schnyder, U. Ostler, C. Lehmeier, M. Wild and A. Morvan-Bertrand, et al. -- Solar Radiation as a Driver for Growth and Competition in Forest Stands / M. Leuchner, C. Hertel, T. Rötzer, T. Seifert and R. Weigt, et al. -- Site Conditions and Tree-Internal Nutrient Partitioning in Mature European Beech and Norway Spruce at the Kranzberger Forst / A. Göttlein, M. Baumgarten and J. Dieler -- Plants and Their Ectomycorrhizosphere: Cost and Benefit of Symbiotic Soil Organisms / R. Agerer, A. Hartmann, K. Pritsch, S. Raidl and M. Schloter, et al. -- Case Study "Kranzberger Forst": Growth and Defence in European Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and Norway Spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) / K.-H. Häberle, R. Weigt, P.S. Nikolova, I.M. Reiter and J. Cermak, et al. -- Growth and Space Use in Competitive Interactions Between Juvenile Trees / T.E.E. Grams, M.J. Daigo, J.B. Winkler, S. Gayler and R. Matyssek -- Allometry of Tree Crown Structure. Relevance for Space Occupation at the Individual Plant Level and for Self-Thinning at the Stand Level / H. Pretzsch, C. Matthew and J. Dieler
Principles of Growth Partitioning Between Trees in Forest Stands Under Stress / H. Pretzsch, J. Dieler and T. Rötzer -- Part 3. Unifying Theory in Resource Allocation? -- Mechanistic Modelling of Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Systems / E. Priesack, S. Gayler, T. Rötzer, T. Seifert and H. Pretzsch -- Learning from Various Plants and Scenarios: Statistical Modeling / W. zu Castell, R. Matyssek, A. Göttlein, F. Fleischmann and A. Staninska -- Modelling the Defensive Potential of Plants / S. Gayler, E. Priesack, F. Fleischmann, W. Heller and T. Rötzer, et al. -- Effects of Stress and Defence Allocation on Tree Growth: Simulation Results at the Individual and Stand Level / T. Rötzer, T. Seifert, S. Gayler, E. Priesack and H. Pretzsch -- Predictability of Plant Resource Allocation: New Theory Needed? / R. Matyssek, S. Gayler, W. zu Castell, W. Oßwald and D. Ernst, et al. -- Part 4. Outlook -- Conclusions and Perspectives / R. Matyssek
Summary This volume gathers a timely understanding of resource allocation and its regulation in herbaceous and woody plant systems, linking molecular with biochemical and physiological process levels
Analysis Life sciences
Plant Ecology
Plant breeding
Plant diseases
Plant physiology
Plant Pathology
Plant Genetics & Genomics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Growth (Plants)
Plant defenses.
Systems biology.
Form Electronic book
Author Matyssek, Rainer.
LC no. 2012948418
ISBN 9783642306457 (electronic bk.)
3642306454 (electronic bk.)