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allometry

(ə-lŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
1. The disproportionate growth of a part or parts of an organism as the organism changes in size.
2. The study of such growth.

al′lo·met′ric (ăl′ə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
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The negative allometric growth found in both sexes coincides with other reports from the Colombian Caribbean (Bermudez, 2005).
Allometric models for determining leaf area of 'Fino de Jete' cherimoya grown in greenhouse and in the open field.
Allometric equations used to estimate the total aerial biomass of the tree components of different species in the studied models Species or group Equation of species Native species Y = 21.297 - 6.953 * DBH + 0.74 * (DB[H.sup.2]) Native species Y = -2.292 + 0.369 * (DBH) + 0.087 * H Cacao Y = [10.sup.(-1.625 + 2.63 * LOG (D30))] Palm trees Y = exp (-6.3789 + 0.877 ln(1/(DBH)2) + 2.151 ln(H)) Fruit trees Y = [10.sup.(-1.11 + 2.64 * LOG(D30))] Peach palm Y = 0.97 + 0.07 * BA - 0.949 x [10.sup.-3] * B[A.sup.2] + 0.65 x [10.sup.-5] * B[A.sup.3] Shade Rubber trees Y = exp (-0.834 + 2.223 (log10D30)) Species or group Interval Author (s) of species of DBH (cm) Native species > 4 Tiepolo et al.
The morphometric relationships of the shell size showed that, for all three species, a negative allometric growth was exhibited of the length-height, length-width, and height-width relationships, except the length-height relationship of Dosinia ponderosa which was isometric (Table 2).
The relation between S (i.e., F) and m was assessed using the standard allometric technique adopted by Jaric et al.
As noted, weight plays a great role in aerobics capacity and weight and mass are important in allometric equations, and design of these equations can estimate the cardiac respiratory preparation of individuals accurately.
Thirty-three destructively sampled trees were used to develop the biomass estimation allometric equations.
[44], reported a negative allometric growth for Clarias jaensis, Labeobarbus batesii, Labeo camerunensis, and T.
Reducing uncertainty in the use of allometric biomass equations for predicting above-ground tree biomass in mixed secondary forests.
The first step in developing a conservation plan of a native resource, is the characterization of the species, knowledge of the allometric relationships and estimating its growth models (Delgadillo-Calvillo et al., 2012).
Osmopriming resulted in quick and more uniform stand leading to significantly better allometric traits and crop yield.