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Title: A worldview of root traits: the influence of ancestry, growth form, climate and mycorrhizal association on the functional trait variation of fine-root tissues in seed plants

Abstract

Not provided.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [3]
  1. International Center of Tropical Botany, Florida International University, Miami FL 33199 USA; Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent OH 44242 USA
  2. Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5175 (CNRS - Université de Montpellier - Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier - EPHE), Montpellier 34293 France
  3. Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent OH 44242 USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Kent State Univ., Kent, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1536770
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0004335
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
New Phytologist
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 215; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0028-646X
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Plant Sciences

Citation Formats

Valverde-Barrantes, Oscar J., Freschet, Grégoire T., Roumet, Catherine, and Blackwood, Christopher B. A worldview of root traits: the influence of ancestry, growth form, climate and mycorrhizal association on the functional trait variation of fine-root tissues in seed plants. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1111/nph.14571.
Valverde-Barrantes, Oscar J., Freschet, Grégoire T., Roumet, Catherine, & Blackwood, Christopher B. A worldview of root traits: the influence of ancestry, growth form, climate and mycorrhizal association on the functional trait variation of fine-root tissues in seed plants. United States. doi:10.1111/nph.14571.
Valverde-Barrantes, Oscar J., Freschet, Grégoire T., Roumet, Catherine, and Blackwood, Christopher B. Tue . "A worldview of root traits: the influence of ancestry, growth form, climate and mycorrhizal association on the functional trait variation of fine-root tissues in seed plants". United States. doi:10.1111/nph.14571.
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journal = {New Phytologist},
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