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Net assimilation rate, specific leaf area and leaf mass ratio: which is most closely correlated with relative growth rate? A meta-analysis SO FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY LA English DT Article DE leaf weight ratio; net assimilation rate; relative growth rate; speci

Shipley B, Voigt C, Lehmann G, Michener R, Joachimski M, Kucukgul E, Kudu S ...see all
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  • (NAR, g cm(-2) day(-1)), specific leaf area (SLA,
  • 2. Each of 1n(NAR), ln(SLA) and ln(LMR) were separ
  • 2. We measured the ratio of nitrogen isotopes (del
  • 3. In free-ranging I. kraussi, muscular and cuticu
  • 3. LMR was never strongly related to RGR. In gener
  • 4. Female I. kraussii that were kept with males in
  • 5. In parthenogenetically reproducing P. intermedi
  • 6. We therefore conclude that female I. kraussii s
  • ALLOCATION
  • BUSH-CRICKETS
  • Bill.Shipley@USherbrooke.ca
  • CADMIUM
  • CO2
  • COMPONENTS
  • CU(II)
  • Cu(II)((aq)) removal.
  • DELTA-N-15
  • DIET
  • ELEVATED
  • EXPLANATION AB 1. Data were compiled consisting of
  • FOOD-CHAIN
  • FOREST
  • INTERSPECIFIC VARIATION
  • Isophya
  • LIGHT
  • NITROGEN
  • ORTHOPTERA
  • PEAT AB Batch studies were carried out to evaluate
  • PROTEIN
  • REMOVAL
  • RESPONSES
  • SEEDLING GROWTH
  • SHADE-TOLERANCE
  • SOLID-WASTES
  • SORPTION
  • SPERMATOPHORE AB 1. During copulation male katydid
  • TETTIGONIIDAE
  • The Langmuir isotherm successfully represented the
  • Type 2 activated carbons for the adsorption of zin
  • activated carbon
  • adsorption
  • adsorption in both systems is highly dependent on
  • adult males was low, suggesting a plant diet. Cuti
  • and tissue of sexually reproducing Isophya kraussi
  • aqueous solutions. The effects of particle size, p
  • assimilate spermatophylax compounds for both egg p
  • belonging to Type1 AC and Type2 AC, respectively,
  • between-experiment and within-experiment variation
  • concentrations, and contact time on adsorption of
  • copper
  • cuticular delta N-15 was almost identical, suggest
  • decreasing daily quantum input in experiments cont
  • delta N-15 in muscular tissue than in cuticula. Mu
  • delta N-15 of muscles as an indicator of the most
  • delta N-15 of the cuticula as an indicator of the
  • female katydids are built at least partly from pro
  • females held isolated from males, suggesting that
  • from 83 different experiments published in 37 diff
  • from nuptial gifts.
  • g(-1) day(-1)), and how these change with respect
  • general predictor of variation in RGR. However, fo
  • heavy metal removal ID HEAVY-METALS
  • homeostasis
  • homeostasis.
  • if they could explain some of the between-experime
  • importance of NAR decreased, and the importance of
  • initial adsorbate concentration, and contact time.
  • input (DQI, moles m(-2) day(-1)) and growth form (
  • intercepts. DQI and plant type were then added to
  • ln(RGR) using mixed model regressions in order to
  • mass ratio (LMR, g g(-1)) in determining relative
  • mg/g for Zn(II)((aq)) removal, but 6.930 and 0.267
  • nitrogen source
  • nitrogen-15 than female cuticula and also than mal
  • not differ between sexes, indicating that immature
  • on similar diets. Female muscles were significantl
  • order to quantify the relative importance of net a
  • originated from nuptial gifts.
  • parthenogenetically reproducing Poecilimon interme
  • phenomenon at these specific conditions. Langmuir
  • plant material.
  • relative importance of each growth component.
  • removal efficiencies, at pHs 7.03 and 4.49, for bo
  • size (0.25-0.50 mm) showed the best Zn(II)((aq)) a
  • species. This did not occur in experiments involvi
  • spermatophore
  • stable isotopes ID STABLE-ISOTOPES
  • that adult females incorporated animal proteins an
  • the adsorption capacities of adsorbents were inves
  • these females was also higher than that of muscle
  • to females, which is ingested by the female. We hy
  • uptake of insect proteins in the absence of nuptia
  • zinc

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Authors

  • B Shipley

  • C C Voigt

  • G U C Lehmann

  • R H Michener

  • M M Joachimski

  • E Y Kucukgul

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