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Changing gears during succession: shifting functional strategies in young tropical secondary forests

Literature: Journal Articles

Craven, D. et al. 2015. Changing gears during succession: shifting functional strategies in young tropical secondary forests. Oecologia, vol. 179 no. 1, pp.1-13

Contact Info

Corresponding author: dylan.craven@aya.yale.edu

Affiliations

  • School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Smithsonian Institution Forest Global Earth Observatory (ForestGEO), Ave. Roosevelt 401, Balboa, Ancon, Panamá, Republic of Panama
  • Present Address: Synthesis Centre for Biodiversity Sciences, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Deutscher Platz 5e, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
  • Institute for Biology, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 21, 04103 Leipzig, Germany 5 Yale-NUS College, 6 College Avenue East, Singapore, Singapore

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Description

  • The authors examined how functional strategies of young trees changed during the first stage of succession. 
  • The authors called for increased data on seed dispersal vectors, dipersal length, and landscape configurarion in order to improve models for secondary tropial forsts.

Geographical Region

  • Southern Central America
  • Ecosystems

  • General
  • Country

  • Panama
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