Volume 220 2012

Growth and Defence in Plants

Resource Allocation at Multiple Scales

ISBN: 978-3-642-30644-0 (Print) 978-3-642-30645-7 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-24

      The Balance Between Resource Sequestration and Retention: A Challenge in Plant Science

  3. Mechanisms of Resource Allocation in Plants and Stands

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      Pages 25-28

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      Pages 29-51

      Common Links of Molecular Biology with Biochemistry and Physiology in Plants Under Ozone and Pathogen Attack

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      Pages 53-83

      Host–Parasite Interactions and Trade-offs Between Growth- and Defence-Related Metabolism Under Changing Environments

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      Pages 85-109

      Conifer Defense Against Insects and Fungal Pathogens

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      Pages 111-139

      The Rhizosphere: Molecular Interactions Between Microorganisms and Roots

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      Pages 141-155

      Stores as Substrate Sources of Respiration: Effects of Nitrogen Stress and Day Length

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      Pages 157-173

      Tracing Carbon Fluxes: Resolving Complexity Using Isotopes

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      Pages 175-191

      Solar Radiation as a Driver for Growth and Competition in Forest Stands

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      Pages 193-211

      Site Conditions and Tree-Internal Nutrient Partitioning in Mature European Beech and Norway Spruce at the Kranzberger Forst

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      Pages 213-242

      Plants and Their Ectomycorrhizosphere: Cost and Benefit of Symbiotic Soil Organisms

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      Pages 243-271

      Case Study “Kranzberger Forst”: Growth and Defence in European Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and Norway Spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.)

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      Pages 273-286

      Growth and Space Use in Competitive Interactions Between Juvenile Trees

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      Pages 287-310

      Allometry of Tree Crown Structure. Relevance for Space Occupation at the Individual Plant Level and for Self-Thinning at the Stand Level

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      Pages 311-329

      Principles of Growth Partitioning Between Trees in Forest Stands Under Stress

  4. Unifying Theory in Resource Allocation?

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      Pages 331-333

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      Pages 335-353

      Mechanistic Modelling of Soil–Plant–Atmosphere Systems

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      Pages 355-373

      Learning from Various Plants and Scenarios: Statistical Modeling

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      Pages 375-399

      Modelling the Defensive Potential of Plants

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      Pages 401-432

      Effects of Stress and Defence Allocation on Tree Growth: Simulation Results at the Individual and Stand Level

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      Pages 433-449

      Predictability of Plant Resource Allocation: New Theory Needed?

  5. Outlook

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      Pages 451-451

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      Pages 453-457

      Conclusions and Perspectives

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 459-470

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