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Asymmetric competition in plant populations

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Recently there has been much interest in the hypothesis that competition between individual plants is asymmetric or onesided: larger individuals obtain a disproportionate share of the resources (for their relative size) and suppress the growth of smaller individuals. This has important implications for population structure, for the analysis of competition between plants at the individual, population and community levels, and for our understanding of competition as a selective force in the evolution of plant populations.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftTrends in Ecology and Evolution
Vol/bind5
Udgave nummer11
Sider (fra-til)360-364
Antal sider5
ISSN0169-5347
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 1 jan. 1990

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