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About this book
About this book
Brings together papers from two recent international symposia on the mangrove ecosystem and provides an outline of future directions in mangrove research considered to be urgent by prominent mangrove scientists.
Preface. A case of natural selection in Atlantic-East-Pacific Rhizophora; Z. Afzal-Rafii, et al. Genetic differentiation between Brugueira gymnorhiza and B. sexangula in Sri Lanka; P.D. Abeysinghe, et al. Faunal zonation and assemblages in the Pacific Colombian mangroves; J.R. Cantera, et al. Impact of ecological factors on the regeneration of mangroves in the Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta, Colombia; C. Elster, et al. Mangrove rehabilitation: choice and necessity; C.D. Field. Phenological patterns of Rhizophora L., Avicennia L. and Laguncularia Gaertn. f. in Amazonian mangrove swamps; M.E.B. Fernandes. Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle L.) litter fall response to selective pruning Indian River Lagoon, Florida, U.S.A.; R.W. Parkinson, et al. Breakdown of mangrove leaf litter in a managed mangrove forest in Peninsular Malaysia; E.C. Ashton, et al. Insect herbivory on mangrove leaves in Guadeloupe: effects on biomass and mineral content; E. Saur, et al. Mangrove-saltmarsh dynamics on a bay-head delta in the Hawkesbury River estuary, New South Wales, Australia; N. Saintilan, T.R. Hashimoto. Natural spatial dynamics of mangals through their margins: diagnostic elements; J.-M. Lebigre. Mangrove dynamics in the Rivieres du Sud area, West Africa: an ecogeographic approach; F. Bertrand. Mangrove mapping in North-Western Madagascar using SPOT-XS and SIR-C radar data; V. Pasqualini, et al.