Books  Ecology  Ecological Theory and Practice 

Plant Succession: Theory and Prediction

Series: Population and Community Biology Series

Edited By: DC Glenn-Lewin, RK Peet and TT Veblen

368 pages, B/w photos, illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #17010 | ISBN: 0412269007
Availability: Usually dispatched within 48 hours
NHBS Price: £232.50 $300/€256 approx

About this book

`Succession' is the term used to describe the phenomenon of changes in vegetational types in both time and space. The subject of the colonization and exploitation of `new' areas by plants is a key one in ecology and this book summarizes the theoretical arguments currently raging about the topic.


Contents

The nature of vegetation dynamics, D.C. Glenn-Lewin and E. van der Maarel; establishment, colonization and persistence, A.G. van der Valk; community structure and ecosystem function, R.K. Peet; regeneration dynamics, T.T. Veblen; from population dynamics to community dynamics - modelling succession as a species replacement process, R. van Hulst; statistical models of succession, M.B. Usher; individual-based models of forest succession, D.L Urban and H.H. Shugart; climate change and long-term vegetation dynamics, I.C. Prentice.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Urban Wildlife Conservation

NHBS Price: £67.99 $88/€75 approx

The Princeton Guide to Ecology

NHBS Price: £47.95 $62/€53 approx

How to Do Ecology

NHBS Price: £18.95 $24/€21 approx

Pandas and People

NHBS Price: £39.99 $52/€44 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194