Stoichiometric Constraints Do Not Limit Successful Invaders: Zebra Mussels in Swedish Lakes

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Rahmat Naddafi; Peter Eklöv; Kurt Pettersson;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 4, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC2671157, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005345
  • Subject: Ecology/Community Ecology and Biodiversity | Research Article | Ecology/Ecosystem Ecology | Medicine | Q | R | Ecology | Ecology/Global Change Ecology | Marine and Aquatic Sciences/Biogeochemistry | Science | Marine and Aquatic Sciences/Limnology | Marine and Aquatic Sciences/Ecology | Ecology/Population Ecology
    mesheuropmc: animal structures | fungi

Background Elemental imbalances of carbon (C): nitrogen (N): phosphorus (P) ratios in food resources can constrain the growth of grazers owning to tight coupling between growth rate, RNA allocation and biomass P content in animals. Testing for stoichiometric constraints... View more
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