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Primary Succession on Land

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Series: Special Publication of the British Ecological Society Series Volume: 12

Edited By: J Miles and DWH Walton

309 pages, 69 illus

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #24392 | ISBN: 0632035471
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About this book

A discussion on the early stages of community development on previously unvegetated surfaces characterized by algae, lichen and moss growth.


Contents

Introduction: Understanding The Fundamentals Of Succession Cryptoendolithic Communities From Hot And Cold Deserts: Speculation On Microbial Colonization And Succession Microbial Processes And Initial Stabilization Of Fellfield Soil The Effects Of Cryptogams On Mineral Substrates The Role Of Bryophyte Propagule Banks In Primary Successions: Case Study Of An Arctic Fellfield Soil Mechanisms Of Primary Succession On Volcanoes: A View From Mount St Helens; Primary Succession On The Cone Of Vesuvius The Colonization Of Strandlines Plant Distribution Patterns And Primary Succession On A Glacier Foreland: A Comparative Study Of Cryptogams And Higher Plants Dispersal And Establishment Of Tropical Forest Assemblages, Krakatau, Indonesia Physiological Controls Over Plant Establishment In Primary Succession The Vascular Plant Pioneers Of Primary Successions: Persistence And Phenotypic Plasticity The Demography Of Clonal Plants In Relation To Successional Habit Change: The Case Of Spartina Anglica The Role Of Nitrogen Fixation In Primary Succession On Land Primary Succession On Man-Made Wastes: The Importance Of Resource Acquisition Nitrogen Fixers And Species Replacements In Primary Succession Soil Organisms In Coastal Foredunes Involved In Degeneration Of Ammophila Arenaria Primary Succession On Land: Community Development And Wildlife Conservation Primary Succession Revisited

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