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Processes of Vegetation Change

By: CJ Burrows

551 pages, B/w photos & illus, figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1990 | #10153 | ISBN: 0045800138
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #10152 | ISBN: 004580012X
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About this book

This wide-ranging and well illustrated account of vegetation dynamics develops new concepts and theories which relate to the changes occurring in natural vegetation, and which emphasize the importance and distinctive role of individual plant species.

This is a very readable, straightforward, open-minded account - The Biologist


Contents

The nature of vegetation and kinds of vegetation change; plants and their abiotic environment; plants and their biotic environment; vegetation development on volcanic ejecta; vegetation development on sand dunes; vegetation development on glacial deposits; influences of strong environmental pressures; patterns of vegetation change in wetlands; changes in some temperate forests after disturbance; changes in some tropical forests; processes of vegetation change; community phenomena in vegetation development; on the theory of vegetation change.

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