Browsing Theses and Dissertations (MU) by Thesis Advisor "Galen, Candace Elizabeth"
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(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
Ecological conditions of secondary sexual dimorphism in salix glauca : fundamental and realized dimorphic niche (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)This thesis explores the dimorphic niche of ecological conditions hypothesis as the selective force behind secondary sexual dimorphism in Salix glauca, a dioecious willow shrub. The dimorphic niche hypothesis predicts trait ...
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)Mutualisms are ubiquitous in nature, yet these interactions often vary in strength and persistence. This variation raises the questions of what determines whether mutualisms persist or vanish, and how does variation in the ...
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)Partner abundance affects costs and benefits in obligate mutualisms, but its role in facultative partnerships is less clear. I investigated this topic in a small alpine pollination web in the Colorado Rocky Mountains ...