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Ecology and biogeography of pinus

Author: David M Richardson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback ed., Transferred to digital printingView all editions and formats

In the face of increasing human pressure and global climate change, this volume provides an essential source of reference for all those concerned with the management of natural and planted pine  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Richardson
ISBN: 0521789109 9780521789103 0521551765 9780521551762
OCLC Number: 816307294
Description: XVII, 527 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Part I. Introduction: 1. Ecology and biogeography of Pinus - an introduction D. Richardson and P. Rundel; Part II. Evolution, Phylogeny and Systematics: 2. Phylogeny and sytematics of Pinus R. Price, A. Liston and S. Strauss; 3. Early evolution of pines C. Millar; Part III. Historical Biogeography: 4. The late Quaternary history of pines in northern Asia C. Kremenetski, K. Liu and G. MacDonald; 5. The late Quaternary history of pines in Europe K. Willis, K. Bennet and J. Birks; 6. The late Quaternary history of pines in northern North America G. MacDonald, L. Cwynar and C. Whitlock; 7. The history of pines in Mexico and Central America J. Perry, A. Graham, and D. Richardson; Part IV. Macroecology and Recent Biogeography: 8. Pines of the Mediterrranean Basin M. Barbero, R. Loisel, P. Quezel, D. Richardson and F. Romane; 9. The recent history of pinyon pines in the American southwest R. Lanner and T. van Devender; 10. Macroecological limits to the abundance and distribution of Pinus G. Stevens and B. Enquist; Part V. Ecological Themes: 11. Fire and pine ecosystems J. Agee; 12. Evolution and life histories of Pinus J. Keely and P. Zedler; 13. Genetic variation in Pinus F. Ledig; 14. Seed dispersal in Pinus R. Lanner; 15. Ecophysiology of Pinus P. Rundel and B. Yoder; 16. The mycorrhizal state of Pinus D. Read; 17. Effects of pines on soil properties and processes M. Scholes and T. Nowicki; 18. Insect-pine interactions P. de Groot and J. Turgeon; 19. Diseases and the ecology of indigenous and exotic pines T. Harrington and M. Wingfield; Part VI. Pines and Humans: 20. Pines in cultivation: a global view D. Le Maitre; 21. Pinus radiata: a narrow endemic of North America takes on the world P. Lavery and D. Mead; 22. Pines as invaders in the southern hemisphere D. Richardson and S. Higgins; Glossary; Glossary of English common names for pines; Taxonomic index; Subject index.
Responsibility: ed. by David M. Richardson.


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