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Physiological Ecology of Tropical Plants

By: Ulrich E Luttge

458 pages, 256 illus, tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Jan 2008 | Edition: 2 | #168733 | ISBN-13: 9783540717928
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About this book

The fully revised and updated 2nd edition of this book covers all major tropical ecosystems from tropical forests to savannas, salinas, inselbergs and paramos. Tropical forests occupy about half of the entire volume. Savannas are now treated in two chapters. Coastal salinas have been combined with a new section on the Brazilian restingas in a chapter on coastal sand plains.


Contents

Introduction * Large Scale Sensing and Diagnosis in Relation to the Tropical Environment * Tropical Forests * Epiphytes, lianas and hemiepiphytes * Mangroves * Salinas * Savannas * Inselbergs * Paramos.

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Biography

Ulrich Luttge is also series editor of our series "Progress in Botany", and Editor-in-Chief of our journal "Trees - Structure and Function".

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