SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • Aerts, R. (1995) The advantages of being evergreen. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 10, 402407.
  • Aerts, R. & Chapin, F.S. (2000) The mineral nutrition of wild plants revisited: a re-evaluation of processes and patterns. In: Advances in Ecological Research, Vol. 30, pp. 167. Academic Press Inc, San Diego, CA.
  • Berendse, F. & Aerts, R. (1987) Nitrogen-use efficiency: a biologically meaningful definition? Functional Ecology 1, 293296.
  • Black, K.E., Harbron, C.G., Franklin, M., Atkinson, D. & Hooker, J.E. (1998) Differences in root longevity of some tree species. Tree Physiology 18, 259264.
  • Bouma, T.J., Yanai, R.D., Elkin, A.D., Hartmond, U., Flores-Alva, D.E. & Eissenstat, D.M. (2001) Estimating age-dependent costs and benefits of roots with contrasting life span: comparing apples and oranges. New Phytologist 150, 685695.
  • Brown, R.W. & Bartos, D.L. (1982) A Calibration Model for Screen-caged Peltier Thermocouple Psychrometers. Volume Research Paper INT-293. USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Ogden, UT.
  • Christensen, N.L. (1988) Vegetation of the southeastern coastal plain. In: North American Terrestrial Vegetation (eds G.Barbour & W.D.Billings), pp. 317363. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
  • Cote, B., Hendershot, W.H., Fyles, J.W., Roy, A.G., Bradley, R., Biron, P.M. & Courchesne, F. (1998) The phenology of fine root growth in a maple-dominated ecosystem: relationships with some soil properties. Plant and Soil 201, 5969.
  • Cox, D. (1972) Regression models and life tables. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society 34, 187220.
  • Eissenstat, D.M. & Yanai, R.D. (1997) The ecology of root lifespan. In: Advances in Ecological Research, Vol. 27, pp. 160. Academic Press, London.
  • Farrar, J.F. & Jones, D.L. (2000) The control of carbon acquisition by roots. New Phytologist 147, 4353.
  • Fitter, A.H. (1994) Architecture and biomass allocation as components of the plastic response of root systems to soil heterogeneity. In: Exploitation of Environmental Heterogeneity by Plants (eds M.M.Caldwell & R.W.Pearcy), pp. 305323. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
  • Fitter, A.H., Stickland, T.R., Harvey, M.L. & Wilson, G.W. (1991) Architectural analysis of plant root systems 1. Architectural correlates of exploitation efficiency. New Phytologist 118, 375382.
  • Grelen, H.E. (1962) Plant succession on cleared sandhills in northwest Florida. American Midland Naturalist 67, 3644.
  • Grime, J.P. (2001) Plant Strategies, Vegetation Processes, and Ecosystem Properties, 2nd edn. Wiley, New York.
  • Hendrick, R.L. & Pregitzer, K.S. (1996) Temporal and depth-related patterns of fine root dynamics in northern hardwood forests. Journal of Ecology 84, 167176.
  • Hendricks, J.J., Nadelhoffer, K.J. & Aber, J.D. (1993) Assessing the role of fine roots in carbon and nutrient cycling. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 8, 174178.
  • Hobbie, S.E. (1992) Effects of plant-species on nutrient cycling. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 7, 336339.
  • Joslin, J.D., Wolfe, M.H. & Hanson, P.J. (2001) Factors controlling the timing of root elongation intensity in a mature upland oak stand. Plant and Soil 228, 201212.
  • Kikuzawa, K. (1995) The basis for variation in leaf longevity of plants. Vegetatio 121, 89100.
  • Lemon, P.C. (1949) Successional responses of herbs in the longleaf-slash pine forest after fire. Ecology 30, 135145.
  • Monk, C.D. (1966) An ecological significance of evergreeness. Ecology 47, 504505.
  • Nicolardot, B., Recous, S. & Mary, B. (2001) Simulation of C and N mineralisation during crop residue decomposition: a simple dynamic model based on the C : N ratio of the residues. Plant and Soil 228, 83103.
  • Pregitzer, K.S., Zak, D.R., Curtis, P.S., Kubiske, M.E., Teeri, J.A. & Vogel, C.S. (1995) Atmospheric CO2, soil nitrogen, and fine root turnover. New Phytologist 129, 579585.
  • Prentice, R.L. & Kalbfleisch, J.D. (1979) Hazard models with covariates. Biometrics 35, 2539.
  • Reich, P.B., Walters, M.B. & Ellsworth, D.S. (1992) Leaf life-span in relation to leaf, plant, and stand characteristics among diverse ecosystems. Ecological Monographs 62, 365392.
  • Rothstein, D. & Zak, D.R. (2001) Relationships between plant nitrogen economy and life history in three deciduous-forest herbs. Journal of Ecology 89, 385394.
  • Ryser, P. (1996) The importance of tissue density for growth and life span of leaves and roots: a comparison of five ecologically contrasting grasses. Functional Ecology 10, 717723.
  • Saterson, K.A. & Vitousek, P.M. (1984) Fine-root biomass and nutrient cycling in Aristida stricta in a North Carolina coastal plain savanna. Canadian Journal of Botany/Revue Canadienne de Botanique 62, 823829.
  • Van der Krift, T.A.J. & Berendse, F. (2001) The effect of plant species on soil nitrogen mineralization. Journal of Ecology 89, 555561.
  • Van der Krift, T.A.J. & Berendse, F. (2002) Root life spans of four grass species from habitats differing in nutrient availability. Functional Ecology 16, 198203.
  • Vasques de Aldana, B.R. & Berendse, F. (1997) Nitrogen-use efficiency in six perennial grasses from contrasting habitats. Functional Ecology 11, 619626.
  • Vasques de Aldana, B.R., Geerts, R. & Berendse, F. (1996) Nitrogen losses from perennial grass species. Oecologia 106, 137143.
  • Weber, E.P. & Day, F.P. (1996) The effect of nitrogen fertilization on the phenology of roots in a barrier island sand dune community. Plant and Soil 182, 139148.
  • Wedin, D.A. & Tilman, D. (1990) Species effects on nitrogen cycling – a test with perennial grasses. Oecologia 84, 433441.
  • Wells, B.W. & Shunk, I.V. (1931) The vegetation and habitat factors of the coarser sands of the North Carolina coastal plain: an ecological study. Ecological Monographs 1, 465520.
  • Wells, C.E. & Eissenstat, D.M. (2001) Marked differences in survivorship among apple roots of different diameters. Ecology 82, 882892.
  • Wilson, C.A., Mitchell, R.J., Hendricks, J.J. & Boring, L.R. (1999) Patterns and controls of ecosystem function in longleaf pine – wiregrass savannas. II. Nitrogen dynamics. Canadian Journal of Forest Research/Revue Canadienne de Recherche Forestiere 29, 752760.