Non-linear growth in tree ferns, Dicksonia antarctica and Cyathea australis

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Blair, David P.; Blanchard, Wade; Banks, Sam C.; Lindenmayer, David B.; (2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176908, pmc: PMC5426625
  • Subject: Research Article | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Geographical Locations | Wildfires | Trees | Ecology | Leaves | Ferns | People and Places | Plants | Plant Science | Dendrology | Biology and Life Sciences | Plant Anatomy | Terrestrial Environments | Medicine | Antarctica | Forests | Q | R | Fronds | Science | Ecosystems | Organisms | Forest Ecology

Tree ferns are an important structural component of forests in many countries. However, because their regeneration is often unrelated to major disturbances, their age is often difficult to determine. In addition, rates of growth may not be uniform, which further complic... View more
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