Linking fine root morphology, hydraulic functioning and shade tolerance of trees.

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Summary of "Linking fine root morphology, hydraulic functioning and shade tolerance of trees."

Understanding root traits and their trade-off with other plant processes is important for understanding plant functioning in natural ecosystems as well as agricultural systems. The aim of the present study was to determine the relationship between root morphology and the hydraulic characteristics of several orders of fine roots (<2 mm) for species differing in shade tolerance (low, moderate and high).


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Name: Annals of botany
ISSN: 1095-8290


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