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Age-age correlation for early selection of rubber tree genotypes in São Paulo State, Brazil
In a field trial involving 68 rubber tree (Hevea spp.) clones calculation of genotypic correlation coefficients revealed significant age-age correlation from age 1 to 6 (immature period) for girth A and for age 7 to 12 ...
The effect of spatial context and plant characteristics on fruit removal
(Elsevier Masson, 2017-07-01)
Attracting frugivores for fruit removal is a crucial step in the reproductive success of those plants that depend on animals for seed dispersal. This mutualism involves many plant extrinsic and intrinsic factors that affect ...
Urban ethnobotany: a case study in neighborhoods of different ages in Chapeco, Santa Catarina State
(Soc Botanica Brasil, 2017-04-01)
The study of urban home gardens is still a current gap in knowledge in Brazilian ethnobotany researches, especially in the south of Brazil. This study was carried out to survey the species composition of plants in urban ...
Microhabitat use by Peucetia flava (Oxyopidae) on the glandular plant Rhyncanthera dichotoma (Melastomataceae)
(Amer Arachnological Soc, 2008-01-01)
Several studies have reported that plant structural components can exert influences on the density and distribution of spiders. However, little is known about which plant traits mediate specific associations between spiders ...
Adventitious shoot induction from leaf segments in Anthurium andreanum is affected by age of explant, leaf orientation and plant growth regulator
(Korean Soc Horticultural Science, 2014-02-01)
Anthurium is one of the main potted plants on the flower market, and micropropagation is the most used technique for clonal and large scale propagation of this species. Calli, adventitious shoots and regenerated plantlets ...