Biology of populus and its implications for management and by Reinhard Friedrich Stettler

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Carbon acquisition and allocation (R. G. Isebrands) 355 Introduction 355 Carbon assimilation 357 Carbon allocation and partitioning 373 Models 384 Summary: future needs and direction 391 References 392 Page viii ABSTRACT/RÉSUMÉ Trees of the genus Populus (poplars, cottonwoods, aspens) are widely distributed over the northern hemisphere and planted in many other parts of the world. In their native ecosystems they play a major role in the recolonization of sites after disturbances and provide important habitat for fish and wildlife.

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G. D. D. M. Driebe, and P. Keim) 247 Introduction 247 Defensive chemistry 249 Resistance and introgression in hybrid swarms 254 Herbivore responses to hybrids 258 Conservation of cottonwood hybrid zones 264 Conclusions and implications 269 Acknowledgements 270 References 270 Page vi Part II. M. Hinckley) 277 References 281 Chapter 12. Leaf growth physiology (E. Van Volkenburgh and G. Taylor) 283 Introduction 283 Leaf development in Populus 283 Physiology of leaf cell growth 288 Environmental effects on leaf expansion 290 Solving questions using Populus 295 References 297 Chapter 13.

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