Size variability and self-thinning in wild-rice (Zizania aquatica)

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Size variability decreases during the course of density-dependent mortality (self-thinning) in dense, naturally-occurring monocultures of wild rice in a tributary to the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. As self-thinning progresses, the size distribution changes from high inequality and positive skewness to become more uniform and equal, consistent with the hypothesis that self-thinning is driven by competition for light. -Authors

TidsskriftAmerican Journal of Botany
Udgave nummer3
Sider (fra-til)445-448
Antal sider4
StatusUdgivet - 1 jan. 1988

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