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Ecology of Siberian Dwarf Pine Pinus Pumila (Pallas) Regel on Kamchatka: General Survey

By: Peter A Khomentovsky

210 pages, 70 illus, 17 tabs

Science Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #128822 | ISBN: 1578081890
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Contents

Part 1 Introduction: the urgency of nature-management problems; research needed; investigations of "P. Pumila". Part 2 "Pinus Pumila" - taxonomic position, range and relations in Boreal forests of the northern hemisphere: taxonomic position and range; phylogenetic outline; vicariants. Part 3 "Pinus Pumila" in the plant covers of Northeastern Asia and Kamchatka: general principles; more exact definition of notions "Pinus Pumila" as an independent component of Tundra-Forest; "P. Pumila" in the Kamchatka vegetation cover. Part 4 History of the "Pinus Pumila" formation in Kamchatka in the late Cenozoic (on the basis of palynilogical data): appropriateness of using sporo-pollen spectra and their representativity in reconstructing the history of the plant cover in the regions; "P. Pumila" in the Pliocene; "P. Pumila" in the Pleistocene; "P. Pumila" in the Holocene. Part 5 Adaptogenesis of "Pinus Pumila": "P. Pumila" morphology; seasonal development of "P. Pumila"; "P. Pumila" seed production on Kamchatka.

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