Positive effect of shade on plant growth: amelioration of stress or active regulation of growth rate?
Article first published online: 12 DEC 2011
© 2011 The Authors. Journal of Ecology © 2011 British Ecological Society
Journal of Ecology
Volume 100, Issue 2, pages 459–466, March 2012
How to Cite
Semchenko, M., Lepik, M., Götzenberger, L. and Zobel, K. (2012), Positive effect of shade on plant growth: amelioration of stress or active regulation of growth rate?. Journal of Ecology, 100: 459–466. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01936.x
- Issue published online: 13 FEB 2012
- Article first published online: 12 DEC 2011
- Received 7 July 2011; accepted 8 November 2011 Handling Editor: James Cahill
Table S1. Phylogenetic signal in studied traits.
Table S2. The direction and significance of change in dry mass in response to shading treatments for each studied species.
Figure S1. The effect of light availability on plant shoot and root mass.
Figure S2. Frequency distributions of the relative difference in plant dry mass between (a) 25% daylight and full daylight treatments; and (b) 10% daylight and full daylight treatments.
Figure S3. Relationships between change in plant mass in response to different shading treatments and species ecological optima for nitrogen and soil moisture, and morphological plasticity in leaf area ratio.
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