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Functional plant ecology / edited by Francisco I. Pugnaire, Fernando Valladares
Alternate (uniform) Title Handbook of functional plant ecology
2nd ed
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QK901 .F86 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Plant ecology
Plant ecophysiology
Biotic communities
Physical Description xix, 724 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm
Note "Rev. ed. of: Handbook of functional plant ecology / edited by Francisco I. Pugnaire, Fernando Valladares. c1999." --from CIP
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Methods in comparative functional ecology / Carlos M. Duarte -- Opportunistic growth and desiccation tolerance: the ecological success of poikilohydrous autotrophs / Ludger Kappen and Fernando Valladares -- Ecological significance of inherent variation in relative growth rate and its components / Hendrik Poorter and Eric Garnier -- The architecture of plant crowns: from design rules to light capture and performance / Fernando Valladares and Ülo Niinemets -- Structure and function of root systems / Robert B. Jackson ... [et al.] -- Water relations and hydraulic architecture / Melvin T. Tyree -- Responses of plants to heterogeneous light environments / Robert W. Pearcy -- Acquisition, use, and loss of nutrients / Frank Berendse, Hans de Kroon, and Wim G. Braakhekke -- Functional attributes in Mediterranean-type ecosystems / Richard Joffre, Serge Rambal, and Claire Damesin -- Tropical forests: diversity and function of dominant life-forms / Ernesto Medina -- Plant diversity in tropical forests / S. Joseph Wright -- Arctic ecology / Sarah E. Hobbie -- Plant life in Antarctica / T. G. Allan Green, Burkhard Schroeter, and Leopoldo G. Sancho -- Facilitation in plant communities / Ragan M. Callaway and Francisco I. Pugnaire -- Plant interactions: competition / Heather L. Reynolds and Tara K. Rajaniemi -- Plant-herbivore interaction: beyond a binary vision / Elena Baraza ... [et al.] -- Ecology of plant reproduction: mating systems and pollination / Anna Traveset and Anna Jakobsson -- Seed and seedling ecology / Kaoru Kitajima -- Biodiversity and interactions in the rhizosphere : effects on ecosystem functioning / Susana Rodríguez-Echeverría, Sofia R. Costa, and Helena Freitas -- Resistance to air pollutants: from cell to community / Jeremy Barnes ... [et al.] -- Canopy photosynthesis modeling / Wolfram Beyschlag and Ronald J. Ryel -- Ecological applications of remote sensing at multiple scales / John A. Gamon, Hong-Lie Qiu, and Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa -- Generalization in functional plant ecology: the species-sampling problem, plant ecology strategy schemes, and phylogeny / Mark Westoby
Series Books in soils, plants, and the environment
Alternate Author Pugnaire, Francisco I., 1957-
Valladares, Fernando, 1965-

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