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Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries

Edited By: Robin L Chazdon and TC Whitmore

862 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Jun 2002 | #123380 | ISBN: 0226102254
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Hardback | Jun 2002 | #123379 | ISBN: 0226102246
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About this book

Modelled on the highly successful Foundations of Ecology, this book consists of facsimiles of papers chosen by world experts in tropical biology as the "classics" in the field. The papers are organized into sections on related topics, each introduced with a discussion of their role in triggering subsequent research. Topics covered include ecological and evolutionary perspectives on the origins of tropical diversity; plant-animal interactions; patterns of species diversity and distribution of arthropods, vertebrates, and plants; forest dynamics and ecosystem ecology; conservation biology; and tropical forest management.

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