Spatial explicit distribution of individual fine root biomass of Rhizophora mangle L. (Red Mangrove) in South Florida

Spatial explicit distribution of individual fine root biomass of Rhizophora mangle L. (Red... Wetlands Ecol Manage https://doi.org/10.1007/s11273-018-9609-8 ORIGINAL PAPER Spatial explicit distribution of individual fine root biomass of Rhizophora mangle L. (Red Mangrove) in South Florida . . . . . Jan F. Wilkens Franka Huth Uta Berger Donna Devlin Felix Popow Sven Wagner Received: 10 April 2017 / Accepted: 21 April 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Fine roots are of major importance for on distance function and tree height (Model 1, belowground processes in mangrove ecosystems. R ¼ 0:77, p value B 0.001), and the second on prop Little is known about individual mangrove root root density (Model 2, R ¼ 0:56, p value B 0.001). systems, particularly the fine root component. We Besides the aforementioned fixed effects, the results of measured fine root biomass distribution of solitary both models indicated random, site-specific variation standing Rhizophora mangle L. individuals with the with regards to fine root biomass distribution. Never- dual aim of (a) deepening our understanding of the theless, we were able to explain individual fine root belowground ecology and allometric relations of this biomass distribution with reference to aboveground species; and (b) gaining further information about its characteristics alone. These findings may help to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Wetlands Ecology and Management Springer Journals

Spatial explicit distribution of individual fine root biomass of Rhizophora mangle L. (Red Mangrove) in South Florida

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Springer Netherlands
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature
Subject
Life Sciences; Freshwater & Marine Ecology; Conservation Biology/Ecology; Environmental Law/Policy/Ecojustice; Marine & Freshwater Sciences; Hydrology/Water Resources; Water Quality/Water Pollution
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0923-4861
eISSN
1572-9834
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10.1007/s11273-018-9609-8
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Wetlands Ecol Manage https://doi.org/10.1007/s11273-018-9609-8 ORIGINAL PAPER Spatial explicit distribution of individual fine root biomass of Rhizophora mangle L. (Red Mangrove) in South Florida . . . . . Jan F. Wilkens Franka Huth Uta Berger Donna Devlin Felix Popow Sven Wagner Received: 10 April 2017 / Accepted: 21 April 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Fine roots are of major importance for on distance function and tree height (Model 1, belowground processes in mangrove ecosystems. R ¼ 0:77, p value B 0.001), and the second on prop Little is known about individual mangrove root root density (Model 2, R ¼ 0:56, p value B 0.001). systems, particularly the fine root component. We Besides the aforementioned fixed effects, the results of measured fine root biomass distribution of solitary both models indicated random, site-specific variation standing Rhizophora mangle L. individuals with the with regards to fine root biomass distribution. Never- dual aim of (a) deepening our understanding of the theless, we were able to explain individual fine root belowground ecology and allometric relations of this biomass distribution with reference to aboveground species; and (b) gaining further information about its characteristics alone. These findings may help to

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Wetlands Ecology and ManagementSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 4, 2018

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