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size matters

Post by Lucas » Tue Jul 29, 2014 3:51 pm

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 204326.htm

Sean T. Michaletz, Dongliang Cheng, Andrew J. Kerkhoff, Brian J. Enquist. Convergence of terrestrial plant production across global climate gradients. Nature, 2014; DOI: 10.1038/nature13470

The size and age of plants has more of an impact on their productivity than temperature and precipitation, according to a landmark study by University of Arizona researchers.
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