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The geobiology and ecology of Metasequoia

Author: Ben A LePage; Christopher J Williams; Hong Yang
Publisher: Dordrecht ; [Great Britain] : Springer, ©2005.
Series: Topics in geobiology, v. 22.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents a definitive overview of fossil and living Metasequoia and was written by sixteen of the world's experts on this important genus. Given the reality of increasing human pressure and the inevitability of global change, efforts to conserve this ancient genus are underway. This book will be of interest to botanists, geologists, paleobotanists, biogeographers, foresters, ecologists, paleoecologists,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
International Metasequoia Symposium (1st : 2002 : Wuhan, China).
Geobiology and ecology of Metasequoia.
Dordrecht ; [Great Britain] : Springer, ©2005
(DLC) 2005279966
(OCoLC)60667459
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ben A LePage; Christopher J Williams; Hong Yang
ISBN: 9781402027642 1402027648 1402026315 9781402026317
OCLC Number: 209839014
Notes: Includes contributions from the 1st International Metasequoia Symposium, held at the China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, August 2002.
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 434 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: The evolution and biogeographic history of Metasequoia / Ben A. LePage, Hong Yang and Midori Matsumoto --
Paleoecology and history of Metasequoia in Japan, with reference to its extinction and survival in East Asia / Arata Momohara --
A high-resolution palynological analysis, Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian High Arctic / Suzanna L. Richter and Ben A. LePage --
Metasequoia in the Oligocene Bridge Creek flora of western North America : ecological implications and the history of research / Herbert W. Meyer --
Gunther's travels : the odyssey of Metasequoia seeds from the 1920s? / Judy Barrett Litoff --
Cuticle analysis of living and fossil Metasequoia / Qin Leng --
Ultrastructural preservation in middle Eocene Metasequoia leaf tissues from the Buchanan Lake Formation / Karimah Schoenhut --
Biomolecules from living and fossil Metasequoia : biological and geological applications / Hong Yang --
Ecological characteristics of Metasequoia glyptostroboides / Christopher J. Williams --
Physiological ecology of Metasequoia glyptostroboides Hu et Cheng / David R. Vann --
Competitive advantages of Metasequoia in warm high latitudes / Richard Jagels and Maria A. Equiza --
Selecting and propagating new cultivars of Metasequoia / John Kuser --
Cultivars of Metasequoia glyptostroboides / Christophe Nugue --
A conservation plan for Metasequoia in China / Gaytha A. Langlois.
Series Title: Topics in geobiology, v. 22.
Responsibility: edited by Ben A. LePage, Christopher J. Williams and Hong Wang.
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