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- Losapio, Gianalberto; Pugnaire, Francisco I.; O'Brien, Michael J.; Schöb, Christian
- Oikos 2018 v.127 no.9 pp. 1390-1397
- nurse plants, etc ; Retama sphaerocarpa; adults; buried seeds; ecosystems; life history; mature plants; nestedness; ontogeny; plant age; plant communities; prediction; rare species; shrubs; understory; Spain; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Understanding how ecological networks are organised over the course of an organism's lifetime is crucial for predicting the dynamics of interacting populations and communities across temporal scales. However, most studies so far considered only one life history stage at a time, such as adult, when studying networks of interacting species. Therefore, knowledge about how multiple life history stages ...