The Vegetation of Wisconsin: An Ordination of Plant Communities

The Vegetation of Wisconsin: An Ordination of Plant Communities

by John T. Curtis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299019402
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 01/28/1959
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 704
Sales rank: 661,299
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Until his death in 1961, John T. Curtis had been for many years a professor of Botany at the University of Wisconsin. A scholar of international standing, he had served on advisory panels of the National Science Foundation and had held posts such as the Research Director of the Société Haitiano-Américaine de Développement Agricole and Chairman of the Wisconsin State Board for Preservation of Scientific Areas

Table of Contents

Part 1 BACKGROUND
Introduction
3(4)
Flora
7(18)
Environment
25(24)
Plant communities and their distribution
49(14)
Vegetation study methods
63(24)
Part 2 SOUTHERN FORESTS
Southern forests--general
87(16)
Southern forests--mesic
103(29)
Southern forests--xeric
132(24)
Southern forests--lowland
156(15)
Part 3 NORTHERN FORESTS
Northern forests--general
171(13)
Northern forest--mesic
184(18)
Northern forests--xeric
202(19)
Northern forests--lowland
221(22)
Boreal forest
243(18)
Part 4 GRASSLANDS
Prairie
261(47)
Sand barrens and bracken-grassland
308(17)
Part 5 SAVANNA AND SHRUB COMMUNITIES
Savanna
325(27)
Tall shrub communities
352(9)
Part 6 LESSER COMMUNITIES
Fen, meadow, and bog
361(24)
Aquatic communities
385(17)
Beach, dune, and cliff communities
402(10)
Weed communities
412(25)
Part 7 THE VEGETATION AS A WHOLE
Postglacial history
437(19)
The effect of man on the vegetation
456(20)
Interrelations of communities
476(123)
APPENDIX
Tables for Chapter 4
515(4)
Table for Chapter 5
519(1)
Figures and tables for Chapter 6
519(3)
Figures and tables for Chapter 7
522(6)
Figures and tables for Chapter 8
528(5)
Figures and tables for Chapter 10
533(3)
Figures and tables for Chapter 11
536(5)
Figures and tables for Chapter 12
541(7)
Figures and tables for Chapter 13
548(4)
Figures and tables for Chapter 14
552(10)
Figures and tables for Chapter 15
562(4)
Figures and tables for Chapter 16
566(9)
Figures and tables for Chapter 17
575(3)
Figures and tables for Chapter 18
578(6)
Figures and tables for Chapter 19
584(3)
Figures and tables for Chapter 20
587(3)
Figures and tables for Chapter 21
590(6)
Figure for Chapter 22
596(3)
Glossary 599(5)
Bibliography 604(29)
Species list 633(12)
Index 645

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