The Ecology of Plants / Edition 1

The Ecology of Plants / Edition 1

by Jessica Gurevitch, Samuel M. Scheiner, Samuel M. Scheiner, Gordon A. Fox
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878932917
Publisher:
Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1The Science of Plant Ecology1
Pt. IThe Individual and its Environment
2Photosynthesis and the Light Environment15
3Water Relations and Energy Balance41
4Soils, Mineral Nutrition, and Belowground Interactions63
Pt. IIEvolution and Population Biology
5Processes of Evolution87
6Outcomes of Evolution101
7Population Structure, Growth, and Decline123
8Growth and Reproduction of Individuals143
9Plant Life Histories167
Pt. IIIFrom Populations to Communities
10Competition185
11Herbivory and Plant-Pathogen Interactions213
12Community Properties235
13Disturbance and Succession253
14Local Abundance, Diversity, and Rarity275
Pt. IVFrom Ecosystems to Landscapes
15Ecosystem Processes295
16Communities in Landscapes319
17Landscape Ecology333
Pt. VGlobal Patterns and Processes
18Climate and Physiognomy353
19Biomes381
20Regional and Global Diversity405
21Paleoecology421
22Global Change: Humans and Plants437
App.: A Statistics Primer465
Photo Credits469
Glossary471
Literature Cited485
Index503

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