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Growing on the Edge Hydraulic Architecture of Mangroves - Ecological Plasticity and Functional Significance of Water Conducting Tissue in Rhizophora Mucronata and Avicennia Marina

By: Nele Schmitz(Author)
133 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Growing on the Edge
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  • Growing on the Edge ISBN: 9789054874898 Paperback Apr 2010 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
Price: £36.95
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Addressing the hydraulic structure of mangrove trees to gain knowledge about the way they successfully respond to the unique environmental demands of intertidal areas, this study explores the challenging field of ecological wood anatomy and the quest to discover how trees adapt their cellular make-up for survival under ambient and site-specific conditions. Divided into three parts, this accessible reference highlights the structure of the wood and the formation and implications of the wood's hydraulic architecture and discusses the unpredictable growth patterns of mangrove trees.

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Nele Schmitz is pursuing a PhD in biology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

By: Nele Schmitz(Author)
133 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
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