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The Ecology of Tropical Forest Tree Seedlings

Series: Man and the Biosphere Volume: 17

Edited By: MD Swaine

340 pages, Figs, tabs

Parthenon Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #49911 | ISBN: 1850706875
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NHBS Price: £92.00 $118/€100 approx

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The complexity of tropical forests and their diverse biota has always fascinated ecologists and their study presents an opportunity to explore fundamental ecological hypotheses about plant structure and function. This volume brings together many recent developments in research on tree seedling ecology.


Review of Some Aspects of Tropical Rain Forest Seedling Ecology with Suggestions for Further Enquiry. Photosynthetic Responses to Light in Tropical Rain Forest Tree Seedlings. Functional Morphology of Tropical Tree Seedlings. Demography of TropicalTree Seedlings. Seedling Ecology and Tropical Forestry. Persistence in a Tropical Understory: Clonal Growth in Psychotria Horizontalis.. Seedlings, Saplings, and Tree Temperaments: Potential for Agroforestry in the African Rain Forest. CotyledonFunctional Morphology, Patterns of Seed Reserve Utilization, and Regeneration Niches of Tropical Tree Seedlings. Differential Responses to Nutrients, Shade, and Drought Among Tree Seedlings of Lowland Tropical Forest in Singapore. Seedling Growth ofShorea Section Doona (Dipterocarpaceae) in Soils from Topographically Different Sites of Sinharaja Rain Forest in Sri Lanka. The Significance of Seedling Size and Growth Rate of Tropical Rain Forest Tree Seedlings for Regeneration in Canopy Openings.Seedling Demography in Undisturbed Tropical Wet Forest in Costa Rica. Rates of Mortality and Growth in Three Groups of Dipterocarp Seedlings in Sabah, Malaysia. Index.

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