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Terrestrial plant ecology

Terrestrial plant ecology

Author: Michael G Barbour
Publisher: Menlo Park, Calif. : Benjamin/Cummings, ©1999.
Series: Benjamin/Cummings series in the life sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
A textbook covering the entire field, blending classical topics with the results of new research, summarizing yet presenting conflicting evidence and opinions, avoiding jargon when possible, and focusing on being a textbook rather than an exhaustive reference. First published in 1979 and again in 1987; here two new authors have been added to account for the broadening of the discipline. Some basic background in the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Terrestrial plant ecology.
Menlo Park, Calif. : Benjamin/Cummings, ©1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Barbour
ISBN: 080530004X 9780805300048
OCLC Number: 39399263
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Background and basic concepts. --
Part 2: The species as an ecological unit. --
Part 3: The community as an ecological unit. --
Part 4: Environmental factors: light and temperature; photosynthesis; fire; soil; plant-water dynamics; water; major vegetation types of North America.
Series Title: Benjamin/Cummings series in the life sciences.
Responsibility: Michael G. Barbour [and others].


A synthesis of literature pertaining to the ecology of wild plants. The book offers the essential information for an understanding of the interactions between plants and their environment, and this  Read more...


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