Conceptual diagram illustrating the inverse relationship between the size of plants and their growth rates and nutrient requirements.

Relationship between plant size, nutrient requirement and growth rate

Conceptual diagram illustrating the inverse relationship between the size of plants and their growth rates and nutrient requirements.

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Author(s)Kris Beckert
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-01-01
AlbumProcesses > Biological
TypeGraphic
PublicationTropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment
Project(s)South Florida Ecosystem Synthesis
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