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Living in the intertidal; desiccation and shading reduce seagrass growth, but high salinity or population of origin have no additional effect

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Living in the intertidal; desiccation and shading reduce seagrass growth, but high salinity or population of origin have no additional effect https://t.co/2gOb5kf2rw
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Supplemental Information

Raw data of experiment 1 and 2, separate sheets for morphology data and growth data

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26509v1/supp-1

Schematic drawing of the experimental plant unit, consisting of two shoots A

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26509v1/supp-2

Nutrient levels in the water layer of experiment 2 after 28 and 61 days, analysed at the NIOZ laboratory

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26509v1/supp-3

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Wouter Suykerbuyk conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Laura L. Govers conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

W. G. van Oven conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Kris Giesen performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Wim B.J.T. Giesen conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Dick J. de Jong conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Tjeerd J. Bouma conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Marieke M. van Katwijk conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Province of Zeeland gave the permission to perform research in the study area, to NIOO/CEME, the institute that is now named 'NIOZ', where several authors are/were employed. Province of Zeeland (case NB08.068, reference 08033625)

Funding

This work was supported by Projectbureau Zeeweringen, Middelburg, The Netherlands. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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