|Published in||Plant Ecology and Diversity|
Rada F, Azocar A, Garcia-Nuñez C
CRN 1, CRN 2
|IAI Project||CRN-040 / CRN2006|
Tropical high mountains present extreme daily temperature variations, frequent high air evaporative demands and seasonal differences in soil water availability. Plants have adapted to these conditions through different avoidance-tolerance mechanisms. This review focuses on plant-growth forms and their adaptive strategies.