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Seed Ecophysiology of Temperate and Boreal Zone Forest Trees

By: RE Farmer

253 pages, Figs

Saint Lucie Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #65504 | ISBN: 1574440543
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About this book

This is the first contemporary book solely devoted to seed reproduction of forest trees, from flowering to establishment, with emphasis on the interaction of environment with physiological processes. The focus is upon seed function in natural settings and the application of information to natural regeneration of forests.


Contents

Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Components of Seed ProductionChapter 3: DispersalChapter 4: How Seed GerminateChapter 5: How to Evaluate GerminationChapter 6: Seed DormancyChapter 7: Seed Banking TreesChapter 8: Germination GeneticsChapter 9: Germination and Establishment: Temperature, Water and LightChapter 10: Germination and Establishment: Chemical EcologyChapter 11: Germination and Establishment: Animals, Pathogens and AgingChapter 12: Germination and Establishment: North American MicrositesIndex

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