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Physiological Ecology of Tropical Plants


By: Ulrich E Luttge

458 pages, 256 illus, tabs


Hardback | Jan 2008 | Edition: 2 | #168733 | ISBN-13: 9783540717928
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The fully revised and updated 2nd edition of this book covers all major tropical ecosystems from tropical forests to savannas, salinas, inselbergs and paramos. Tropical forests occupy about half of the entire volume. Savannas are now treated in two chapters. Coastal salinas have been combined with a new section on the Brazilian restingas in a chapter on coastal sand plains.


Introduction * Large Scale Sensing and Diagnosis in Relation to the Tropical Environment * Tropical Forests * Epiphytes, lianas and hemiepiphytes * Mangroves * Salinas * Savannas * Inselbergs * Paramos.

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Ulrich Luttge is also series editor of our series "Progress in Botany", and Editor-in-Chief of our journal "Trees - Structure and Function".

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