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Appendix A: Diagram of model suite design, selection, and informed comparisons using evidence ratios.
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Appendix B: Isometric and allometric scaling of leaf traits, reproductive effort and size-density relationships. Tables include linear regression results; Reduce Major Axis (RMA) slope and confidence intervals; and significance of differences between observed and predicted slopes.
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Appendix C: Top Models per Suite (Generalized Additive Models, Generalized Linear Models, Linear Models).
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Appendix D: Map of Prescottia stachyodes distribution (presence and absence) within the Luquillo Forest Dynamics Plot, Puerto Rico.
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Appendix E: Plots of Moran’s I statistic over distance (meters) for null Generalized Additive Model (GAM), with and without smoothing for X,Y coordinates as a method to reduce spatial autocorrelation bias.
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Appendix F: Histograms of Prescottia stachyodes abundance (count per subplot) before, and after, zero truncation.
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Appendix G: Plots of top ranked Generalized Additive Model (GAM) fit for Prescottia stachyodes presence and absence.
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Appendix H: Plots of isometric and allometric scaling of Prescottia stachyodes reproductive effort as a function of plant size.
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