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Plant functional traits associated with frost susceptibility
(Lincoln University, 2015)
Frost can affect the productivity and distribution of plants, as it can cause plant cell rupture and xylem cavitation, which may limit the water transport, growth, and survival of plants. Climate change is expected to ...
Do mutualists matter? The role of pollinators, seed dispersers and belowground symbionts in the invasion success of Acacia
(Lincoln University, 2012)
Plant species introduced to new locations may lose their natural enemies but can also leave behind important mutualists. Here, I take a novel comparative approach to identify the potential role of mutualistic interactions ...