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Foundations of tropical forest biology : classic papers with commentaries

Author: Robin Lee Chazdon; T C Whitmore; Association for Tropical Biology.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
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These papers are organized into sections on related topics, each introduced with a discussion of their role in subsequent research. Topics include: perspectives on the origins of tropical diversity,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Lee Chazdon; T C Whitmore; Association for Tropical Biology.
ISBN: 0226102246 9780226102245 0226102254 9780226102252
OCLC Number: 48003143
Notes: "Published in association with the Association for Tropical Biology."
Description: xv, 862 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A. von Humboldt and A. Bonpland, excerpts from Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the new continent, during the years 1799-1804 (1814-21) --
H.W. Bates, excerpt from The naturalist on the River Amazons (1864) --
T. Belt, excerpt from The naturalist in Nicaragua (1874) --
A.R. Wallace, excerpt from Natural selection and tropical nature (1895) --
A.F.W. Schimper, excerpt from Plant-geography upon a physiological basis ([1898] 1903) --
The Pleistocene changes of vegetation and climate in tropical South America (1974) / T. van der Hammen --
Speciation in Amazonian forest birds (1969) / J. Haffer --
P.H. Raven and D.I. Axelrod, excerpts from Angiosperm biogeography and past continental movements (1974) --
F.G. Stehli and S.D. Webb, A kaleidoscope of plates, faunal and floral dispersals, and sea level changes (1985) ; excerpts from chapter 1 of The great American biotic interchange --
Evolution in the tropics (1950) / T. Dobzhansky --
Latitudinal variations in organic diversity (1960) / A.G. Fischer --
The structure of the tropical rain forest and speciation in the humid tropics (1966) / A.A. Fedorov --
Latitudinal gradients in species diversity : a review of concepts (1966) / E.R. Pianka --
Why mountain passes are higher in the tropics (1967) / D.H. Janzen --
Patterns of communities in the tropics (1969) / R.H. MacArthur --
Diversity in tropical rain forests and coral reefs (1978) / J.H. Connell --
Herbivores and the number of tree species in tropical forests (1970) / D.H. Janzen --
Effects of leaf age and plant life history patterns on herbivory (1980) / P.D. Coley --
L. van der Pijl, excerpt from Principles of dispersal in higher plants (1972) --
Ecology, flowering phenology, and hummingbird pollination of some Costa Rican Heliconia species (1975) / F.G. Stiles --
H.W. Bates, excerpt from Contributions to an insect fauna of the Amazon Valley. Lepidoptera: Heliconidae (1862) --
T. Belt, excerpt from The naturalist in Nicaragua (1874) --
On the pollination ecology of Ficus sycomorus in East Africa (1968) / J. Galil and D. Eisikowitch --
Biologically active compounds in orchid fragrances (1969) / C.H. Dodson [and others] --
Evolutionary aspects of fruit-eating by birds (1971) / D.W. Snow --
Patchy distributions of ant species in New Guinea rain forests (1958) / E.O. Wilson --
A.J. Haddow, P.S. Corbet and J.D. Gillett, [excerpts from] Entomological studies from a high tower in Mpanga Forest, Uganda (1961) --
Tropical forests : their richness in Coleoptera and other arthropod species (1982) / T.L. Erwin --
J.L. Harrison, excerpts from The distribution of feeding habits among animals in a tropical rain forest (1962) --
Evolution of primate societies (1966) / J.H. Crook and J.S. Gartlan --
M.P.L. Fogden, excerpt from The seasonality and population dynamics of equatorial forest birds in Sarawak (1972) --
M.L. Crump, excerpts from Reproductive strategies in a tropical anuran community (1974) --
Bird species diversity on an Andean elevational gradient (1977) / J. Terborgh --
A. Gautier-Hion, excerpts from Food niches and coexistence in sympatric primates in Gabon (1978) --
Regeneration patterns in the closed forest of Ivory Coast (1938) / A. Aubréville --
P.W. Richards, excerpt from Composition of primary rain forest (2) (1952) --
An estimate of the number of species of trees in an Amazonian forest community (1953) / J.M. Pires, T. Dobzhansky and G.A. Black --
P.S. Ashton, excerpts from Ecological studies in the mixed dipterocarp forests of Brunei State (1964) --
W.J. Eggeling, excerpt from Observations on the ecology of the Budongo rain forest, Uganda (1947) --
Rejuvenation as a factor for judging the status of vegetation types : the biological nomad theory (1958) / C.G.G.J. van Steenis --
Distribution of tropical American rain forest species in the light of successional processes (1965) / G. Budowski --
Regeneration and pattern in the subtropical rain forest (1972) / L.J. Webb, J.G. Tracey and W.T. Williams --
T.C. Whitmore, excerpts from Change with time and the role of cyclones in tropical rain forest on Kolombangara, Solomon Islands (1974) --
P.H. Nye and D.J. Greenland, excerpt from The soil under shifting cultivation (1960) --
On biomass and trophic structure of the central Amazonian rain forest ecosystem (1973) / E.J. Fittkau and H. Klinge --
Community architecture and organic matter dynamics in tropical lowland rain forests of Southeast Asia with special reference to Pasoh Forest, West Malaysia (1978) / T. Kira --
Tropical rain forest : a nonrenewable resource (1972) / A. Gómez-Pompa, C. Vázquez-Yanes and S. Guevara --
Distributional ecology of New Guinea birds (1973) / J.M. Diamond --
Populations and local extinctions of birds on Barro Colorado Island, Panama (1974) / E.O. Willis --
Effects of selective logging on the behavioral ecology of West Malaysian primates (1986) / A.D. Johns --
Are we on the verge of a mass extinction in tropical rain forests? (1986) / D. Simberloff --
Problems of shifting cultivation and economic development in northern Thailand (1978) / P. Kunstadter and E.C. Chapman --
Daemonorhops (1935) / I.H. Burkill --
Development of a silvicultural system for the conversion of natural inland lowland evergreen rain forest of Malaya (1959) / J. Wyatt-Smith --
A second look at the economics of natural management systems in tropical mixed forests (1987) / A.J. Leslie --
Forest industries for socio-economic development (1979) / J.C. Westoby.
Responsibility: editors, Robin L. Chazdon and T.C. Whitmore.
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