Survival Strategies of Annual Desert Plants / Edition 1

Survival Strategies of Annual Desert Plants / Edition 1

by Yitzchak Gutterman
     
 

Annual desert plant species of unrelated taxa in the Negev Desert of Israel have developed complementary sets of adaptations and survival strategies as ecological equivalents with physiological, morphological and anatomical resemblances, in the various stages of their life cycle. See more details below

Overview

Annual desert plant species of unrelated taxa in the Negev Desert of Israel have developed complementary sets of adaptations and survival strategies as ecological equivalents with physiological, morphological and anatomical resemblances, in the various stages of their life cycle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540431725
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/03/2002
Series:
Adaptations of Desert Organisms Series
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

1The Desert Biome, Survival Adaptations and Strategies of Annual Plant Species1
2Flowering Strategies37
3Strategies of Phenotypic Plasticity of Germination During Seed Development and Maturation65
4Strategies of Phenotypic Plasticity of Germination: Dormancy After Seed Maturation127
5Seed Dispersal Adaptations and Strategies169
6Germination Adaptations, Strategies and Influences on Germination During Seed Wetting211
7Embryo and Seedling Survival and Plant Development281
8Summary of the Complementary Sets of Survival Strategies of Some Common Species of the Negev Desert That Have Been Studied in Detail303
References315
Index of Latin Names337
Subject Index341

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