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What traits give a plant species a competitive edge?

Competition is an interaction between living organisms for resources, space or other prizes where ultimately there is a winner and loser(s). As a society we love competition, it forms an enate part of our character, with some even saying humans … Continue reading

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Linking plant traits and spatial heterogeneity to evaluate the efficacy of restoration efforts

For a while now, I have been thinking about how functional traits can be used to evaluate restoration efforts in more depth. Functional traits research has largely been carried out across sites, regions and continents, and remarkably interesting patterns have … Continue reading

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