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    DescriptionPlant Ecophysiology deals with plants and their interaction with the environment. This completely revised and updated fourth edition of the classic text offers a comprehensive insight into the laws governing the development, vital capacity and adaptability of plants. The richly illustrated book focuses on the ways the different plant species and functional types react in various locations and all climatic zones. An extensive chapter deals with the effects of natural and anthropogenic stress factors. It is designed for students in biology, ecology, geography, and in agricultural and forestry sciences.


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    Title
    Physiological Plant Ecology
    Subtitle
    Ecophysiology and Stress Physiology of Functional Groups
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Walter Larcher
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 534
    Width: 164 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,161 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783540435167
    ISBN 10: 3540435166
    Classifications

    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.2
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: PSTS
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: NAT010000, SCI011000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16740
    BISAC V2.8: SCI056000
    DC22: 581.5
    BIC subject category V2: PSTD
    BISAC V2.8: SCI020000
    DC21: 581.7
    BISAC V2.8: NAT013000
    DC22: 581.7
    B&T Approval Code: A62400000, A60405500
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: OEKO2072, PFLA2075, PHYS4100, PFLA2072
    LC classification: QK717 .L3713 2003, QK1-989, QH301-705, QH540-549.5
    Thema V1.0: WNP, PSAF, PST, MFC, MFG, RNT
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th ed. 2003
    Illustrations note
    77 black & white tables, biography
    Publisher
    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
    Imprint name
    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
    Publication date
    01 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Berlin
    Review quote
    From the reviews of the fourth edition: "The well known ... Walter Larcher recently appeared in its fourth English edition. ... all sections have been completely revised and updated with current state-of-the-art knowledge. ... As a new feature, the text of the 4th edition contains 12 boxes with short contributions ... . has already become an institution and its high value as textbook for students and as reference volume for scientists remains absolutely indisputable. ... a keystone textbook for any student, teacher and researcher in the field of plant ecology." (Wolfram Beyschlag, Phytocoenologica Intl. J. Vegetation Ecology, Vol. 34(1), 2004) "The new edition has been completely revised and updated with current state-of-the-art knowledge. New in the current edition are contributions by experienced experts ... . The complex of tables, schemes, illustrations, and particularly numerous references has clearly been prepared with care. This is, without a doubt, a valuable contribution, able to fully meet the needs of scholars, researchers and upper level students of plant physiology and ecology." (P.L. Pisani, Advances in Horticultural Science, Vol. 17(3), 2003) "This book has already become an institution in the domain, and serves as textbook for teaching and for initiating young scientists ... . This new edition has been revised in depth, and enriched by synthetic contributions ... . the book is one of the most useful introductions into the field and will be of interest for students as a very exhaustive overview. ... The different topics are very nicely illustrated and commented, and up to date literature ... ." (Erwin Dreyer, Annals of Forest Science, 2003) "The book was enlarged by extended new areas, gathered in the boxes, with separate references at the end of the book. The information there is a contribution of invited authors - experienced specialists in recent physiological and environmental research. ... The main structure of the book ... was left unchanged. ... The new list of abbreviations is more complete than the previous one. ... I can summarize with a very personal conclusion - it is still the best ecophysiological study book in my professional life." (Anna Dzierzynska, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, Vol. 25(2), 2003)
    Table of contents
    1 The Environment of Plants.- 2 Carbon Utilization and Dry Matter Production.- 3 The Utilization of Mineral Elements.- 4 Water Relations.- 5 Environmental Influences on Growth and Development.- 6 Plants Under Stress.- References.- References within the Boxes.