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British Plant Communities, Volume 2: Mires and Heaths

Flora / Fauna Identification Key
Series: British Plant Communities Volume: 2
By: John S Rodwell(Editor)
628 pages, illustrations, distribution maps, tables
British Plant Communities, Volume 2: Mires and Heaths
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  • British Plant Communities, Volume 2: Mires and Heaths ISBN: 9780521627207 Paperback Apr 1998 In stock
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  • British Plant Communities, Volume 2: Mires and Heaths ISBN: 9780521391658 Hardback Feb 1992 Out of Print #12800
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About this book

British Plant Communities is the first systematic and comprehensive account of the vegetation types of this country. It covers all natural, semi-natural and major artificial habitats in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland), representing the fruits of fifteen years of research by leading plant ecologists. The book breaks new ground in wedding the rigorous interest in the classification of plant communities that has characterized Continental phytosociology with the deep concern traditional in Great Britain to understand how vegetation works. The published volumes have been greeted with universal acclaim, and the series has become firmly established as a framework for a wide variety of teaching, research and management activities in ecology, conservation and land-use planning.

Contents

List of figures
Preface and acknowledgements

Part I. Preamble:
1. General introduction

Part II. Mires:
2. Introduction to mires
3. Key to mires
4. Community descriptions

Part III. Heaths:
5. Introduction to heaths
6. Key to heaths
7. Community descriptions

Index of synonyms to mires and heaths
Index of species in mires and heaths
Bibliography

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Flora / Fauna Identification Key
Series: British Plant Communities Volume: 2
By: John S Rodwell(Editor)
628 pages, illustrations, distribution maps, tables
Media reviews

'This series represents an outstanding achievement of descriptive plant ecology.' M. J. Crawley, Trends in Ecology and Evolution '! an excellent series of reference volumes.' Mineral Planning

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