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Beech Forests

Series: Geobotany Volume: 24

By: Rob Peters

169 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #67272 | ISBN: 0792344855
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NHBS Price: £149.00 $189/€175 approx

About this book

Compares the beech forests of eastern Asia, North America and Europe.

' A rare book lying at the interface between ecology and palaeoecology that deserves a place in the forests section of your library.' The Holocene, 8:4 (1998)


Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Use and Management. 3. History: Spread and Speciation. 4. The Environment of Fagus Species: Climate and Soil. 5. Growth and Form: Beech Versus Other Dominant Tree Species. 6. Beech Forests: Woody Species Composition, Populations, Spatial Aspects. 7. Canopy-Dynamics in Beech Forests. 8. Synthesis and Conclusion.

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