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Morphological and Physiological Consequences of a Positive Plant Interaction

Author(s): S. D. Hacker and M. D. Bertness

Month: Oct
Year: 1995

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Ecology
Volume: 76
Issue: 7
Pages: 2165-2175

Article Topic(s): Stress,Water
Research Setting(s): Coastal,Wetland

Species Referenced: Iva frutescens (Jesuit's bark),


Evaluates the positive interaction between Juncus gerardi and Iva frutescens in a New England salt marsh. Iva frutescens benefits from the presence of J. gerardi but the mechanisms underlying this are unknown. Without J. gerardi, I. frutescens shows signs of stress from salinity and waterlogging.

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S. D. Hacker and M. D. Bertness. "Morphological and Physiological Consequences of a Positive Plant Interaction." Ecology 76.7 (1995): 2165-2175.

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