Competition and Resource Use in Dune Ecosystems: InvasivePlant Species Vs Native Species
Coordinator - Cristina Máguas (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa)
Execution dates - 2001-01-01 - 2004-01-01 (36 Months)
Funding Entity - FCT Sapiens. Biological Sciences – System Biology, Marine Biology and Ecology
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Participating Institutions
1. Departament of Plant Biology, Universidade de Lisboa
2. IMAR – Coimbra Interdisciplinary Center (FCTUC)
This project aims to study the resources (mainly water and nutrients) used by species of the Acacia genus in dune ecosystems. For this purpose situations of presence and absence of invasive species will be compared and isotopes will be used to access the availability of some resources.