Pollination Ecology and the Rain Forest: Sarawak Studies / Edition 1

Pollination Ecology and the Rain Forest: Sarawak Studies / Edition 1

by David Roubik
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1441919457

ISBN-13: 9781441919458

Pub. Date: 11/23/2010

Publisher: Springer New York

The groundbreaking canopy-access and rain forest research at Lambir Hills National Park in Sarawak, Malaysia, has contributed an immense body of knowledge. Its major studies over more than a decade are synthesized here for the first time.

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The groundbreaking canopy-access and rain forest research at Lambir Hills National Park in Sarawak, Malaysia, has contributed an immense body of knowledge. Its major studies over more than a decade are synthesized here for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441919458
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
11/23/2010
Series:
Ecological Studies Series, #174
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword — Preface — Rain forest biology and the canopy system, Sarawak (1992-2002), David W. Roubik — Large processes with small targets: rarity and pollination in rain forests, David W. Roubik — The canopy Biology Program in Sarawak—its scope, methods and merit, Takakazu Yumoto and Tohru Nakashizuka — Soil-related floristic variation in a hyper-diverse dipterocarp forest, Stuart J. Davies, Sylvester Tan, James V. LaFrankie and Matthew D. Potts — Plant reproductive phenology in a mixed dipterocarp forest, Shoko Sakai, Kuniyasu Momose, Takakazu Yumoto, Teruyoshi Nagamitsu, Hidetoshi Nagamasu, Abang A. Hamid, Tohru Nakashizuka and Tamiji Inoue — A severe drought in Lambir Hills National Park, Rhett D. Harrison — The plant-pollinator community in a lowland dipterocarp forest, Kuniyasu Momose and Abdul Hamid — Floral resource utilization by stingless bees (Apidae, Meliponini), Teruyoshi Nagamitsu and Tamiji Inoue — Honey bees in Borneo, David W. Roubik — Beetle pollination in tropical rain forests, Kuniyasu Momose — Seventy-five ways to be a fig: an overview of a diverse plant assemblage, Rhett D. Harrison and Mike Shanahan — Ecology of traplining bees and understory pollinators, Makoto Kato — Vertebrate-pollinated plants, Takakazu Yumoto — Invertebrate predators of dipterocarp seeds, Michiko Nakagawa, Takao Itioka, Kuniyasu Momose and Tohru Nakashizuka — Diversity of anti-herbivore defenses in Macaranga, Takao Itioka — Coevolution of ants and plants, Takao Itino – Lowland Tropical Rain Forests of Asia and America: Parallels, Convergence and Divergence, James V. LaFrankie — Lambir's forest: The World's most diverse known tree assemblage?, Peter S. Ashton — Toward the conservation of tropical forests, Tamiji Inoue — Glossary — Bibliography

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