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Neotropical Montane Forests: Biodiversity and Conservation: Abstracts from a Symposium at The New York Botanical Garden, 21-26, 1993


Series: AAU Reports Volume: 31

Edited By: H Balslev

114 pages, no illustrations

Aarhus University Press

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #27907 | ISBN: 8787600404
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Abstracts from the a New York Botanical Garden Symposium, June 1993. The symposium topics were: vegetation and flora; palaeobotany; taxonomy; man-plant-animal interactions; altitudinal zonation and methodology; conservation and protection.


Part 1 Vegetation and flora: general overview of biogeography and conservation; research studies - Costa Rica, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina. Part 2 Palaeobotany: non-vascular plants, including fungi, lichens, hepatics and mosses; vascular plants, including ferms, fern allies and gymnosperms - discussions of flowering plant families. Part 3 Man-plant-animal interaction: bird distribution patterns; plants and people in the montane region; human influence and plant uses. Part 4 Altitudinal zonation and methodology: current problems and methods in analyzing montane vegetation. Part 5 Conservation and protection: current problems and future needs in the conservation and management of montane forests.

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