Advances in Ecological Research: v. 27

Advances in Ecological Research: v. 27

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This volume contains papers highlighting the diverse interests of modern ecologists. Areas covered range from physiological and evolutionary ecology to ecosystem ecology. Papers address the longevity of roots, the importance of wind dispersal to the population ecology of nocturnal insects. The different functions of soil fauna, N abundance in an old field ecosystem and forest productivity.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 545g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • b&w illustrations, indexes
  • 0120139278
  • 9780120139279

Table of contents

The ecology of root lifespan, D.M. Eissenstat and R.D. Yanai; nocturnal insect migration: effects of local winds, P.J.A. Burt and D.E. Pedgley; faunal activites and soil processes: adaptive strategies that determine ecosystem function, P. Lavelle; terrestrial plant ecology and N natural abundance: the present limits to interpretation for uncultivated systems with original data from a Scottish old field, L.L. Handley and C.M. Scrimgeour; age-related decline in forest productivity, M.G. Ryan, D. Brinkley and J.H.Fownes.
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