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  • Mineral nutrient stoichiometry of Hedera seeds
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    Mineral nutrient stoichiometry of Hedera seeds

    Analysis of variability in mineral allocation to seeds has rarely been considered in relation to allometric patterns and deviations from the allometric trajectory. Obeso examines the scaling of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur with seed mass in field-collected seeds of Hedera helix (ivy) and finds that whilst C and N content both vary isometrically with […] More

  • Mineral nutrient stoichiometry of Hedera seeds
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    Mineral nutrient stoichiometry of Hedera seeds

    Analysis of variability in mineral allocation to seeds has rarely been considered in relation to allometric patterns and deviations from the allometric trajectory. Obeso examines the scaling of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur with seed mass in field-collected seeds of Hedera helix (ivy) and finds that whilst C and N content both vary isometrically with […] More

  • Genome size and DNA base composition (Research in Context)
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    Genome size and DNA base composition (Research in Context)

    Genome size is known to affect various plant traits such as stomatal size and seed mass but these associations are not well understood for species with very large genomes, which are largely represented by geophytic plants. Veselý et al.  survey genome size across 219 geophytes and find that it is associated with species’ ecology and phenology, […] More