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Density-dependence in Salvia lyrata, a herbaceous perennial: the effects of experimental alteration of seed densities
Author(s): R. G. Shaw and J. Antonovics
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Ecology
Article Topic(s): Establishment methods,Competition,Germination
Research Setting(s): Field
Species Referenced: Salvia lyrata (Lyreleaf sage),
AbstractAnalyzes density-dependence in Salvia lyrata. Established individuals reduced the proportion of seedlings emerging and surviving, but seed density had not effect on the proportion of seedlings emerging. Seeding at 720 seeds dm-2 resulted in fewer individuals surviving than seeding at 240 and 480 seeds dm-2. Numbers of seedlings are regulated by the negative effect of adults.
Suggested CitationR. G. Shaw and J. Antonovics. "Density-dependence in Salvia lyrata, a herbaceous perennial: the effects of experimental alteration of seed densities." Journal of Ecology 74.3 (1986): 797-813.