Organism Size, Life History, and N:P Stoichiometry

  • Elser J
  • Dobberfuhl D
  • MacKay N
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Ontogenentic shifts lead to increasing N:P Ratios with decreasing growth rates... Elser: (1996): showed that life history and size of organisms heavily influence the rates of N:P excreted by organisms and that this, in turn affects consumer-resource interactions.

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  • James J. Elser

  • Dean R. Dobberfuhl

  • Neil A. MacKay

  • John H. Schampel

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