Plant Resource Allocation

Plant Resource Allocation

1st Edition - June 16, 1997

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  • Editors: Fakhri Bazzaz, John Grace
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080539072

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Description

Plant Resource Allocation is an exploration of the latest insights into the theory and functioning of plant resource allocation. An international team of physiological ecologists has prepared chapters devoted to the fundamental topics of resource allocation.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of resource allocation in plants
  • All contributors are leaders in their respective fields

Readership

Advanced undergraduate, graduate faculty, and researchers in ecology, physiological ecology, plant science, agriculture, and environmental sciences

Table of Contents

  • F.A. Bazzaz, Allocation of Resources.
    H. Poorter and R. Villar, The Fate of Acquired Carbon in Plants.
    H. Heilmeier, M. Erhard, and E.-D. Schulze, Biomass Allocation and Water Use under Arid Conditions.
    M.Gerber, M.A. Watson, and H. de Kroon, Organ Preformation, Development, and Resource Allocation in Perennial Plants.
    R.M. Sibly and J.F.V. Vincent, Optimality Approaches to Resource Allocation in Woody Tissues.
    M.J. Hutchings, Resource Allocation Patterns and Their Consequences for Growth.
    E.G. Reekie, Tradeoffs between Reproduction and Growth Influence Time of Reproduction.
    P.G.L. Klinkhamer and T.J. de Long, Size-Dependent Allocation to Male and Female Reproduction.
    D. Ackerly, Allocation, Leaf Display and Growth in Fluctuating Light Environments.
    M. Lerdau and J. Gershenzon, Allocation Theory and Chemical Defense.
    J. Grace, Towards Models of Resource Allocation by Plants.
    Subject Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 303
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1997
  • Published: June 16, 1997
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080539072

About the Series Volume Editors

Fakhri Bazzaz

Affiliations and Expertise

The Biological Laboratories, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

John Grace

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Forestry & Ecological Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, U.K.

About the Editors

Fakhri Bazzaz

Affiliations and Expertise

The Biological Laboratories, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

John Grace

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Forestry & Ecological Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, U.K.

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