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- Mitchell, Patrick J.; Veneklaas, Erik J.; Lambers, Hans; Burgess, Stephen S. O.
- Oecologia 2008 v.158 no.3 pp. 385-397
- design for environment, etc ; agroecosystems; correlation; embolism; shrubs; stems; plant communities; wood density; water use efficiency; leaf area; leaf water potential; trees; summer; multivariate analysis; land degradation; hydraulic conductivity; Australia; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Assessing the hydrological imbalance and associated land degradation issues facing much of southern Australia and other parts of the world requires a better understanding of the defining features of ecosystem water use and the design of sustainable agroecosystems. Thus, by grouping species with similar water-use strategies into ‘hydraulic functional types’ (HFTs), we investigated the characteristi ...