Biology and ecology of mangroves

Biology and ecology of mangroves

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Product details

  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 210 x 279 x 10.67mm | 504g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
  • 44 Illustrations, black and white; IX, 188 p. 44 illus.
  • 9048185262
  • 9789048185269

Table of contents

1. Development of mangrove forests from a geological perspective.- 2. Evidence for an Upper Carboniferous mangrove community.- 3. Ecological notes on the mangroves of Fujian, China.- 4. A general account of the mangroves of Princess Charlotte Bay with particular reference to zonation of the open shoreline.- 5. Aspects of the development of mangals in the Townsville Region, North Queensland, Australia.- 6. Distribution of mangrove species in Australia.- 7. The New Zealand Mangrove Association.- 8. Mangroves in New Zealand.- 9. An introduction to the nomenclature and taxonomy of the mangrove flora in Papua New Guinea and adjacent areas.- 10. Mangrove fishes of New Guinea.- 11. The faunal communities of Australian mangroves.- 12. Distribution of Phycomycetes in mangrove swamps with brackish waters and waters of high salinity.- 13. Inheritance of Albinism in the Red Mangrove, Rhizophora mangle L..- 14. Significance of cryptovivipary in Aegiceras corniculatum (L.) Blanco.- 15. Succession in zoned mangrove communities: where is the climax?.- 16. Degradation of mangrove leaf and stem tissues in situ in Mgeni Estuary, South Africa.- 17. Mangroves and sewage: a re-evaluation.- 18. Ecology of a mangrove swamp near Juhu Beach. Bombay with reference to sewage pollution.- 19. Impact of oil spills on mangrove forests.- 20. The effects of oil pollution on mangroves and fisheries in Ecuador and Colombia.
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Review Text

` ...this book ... forms a useful addition to literature on mangroves. I should recommend its purchase to institutions with an interest in the fields of marine botany and estuarine biology. '
S.-A. Journal of Botany, 52:4 (1986)
` ...comprehensive and the subject matter is laid out clearly. The text is well illustrated with photographs and diagrams which are of a high standard. Each article carries a list of references which will be useful to workers in those fields. ...invaluable to senior students, teachers and research workers in the field of marine botany and estuarine biology... '
Journal of South American Botany, 50 (1984)
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`...this book ... forms a useful addition to literature on mangroves. I should recommend its purchase to institutions with an interest in the fields of marine botany and estuarine biology.'
S.-A. Journal of Botany, 52:4 (1986)
`...comprehensive and the subject matter is laid out clearly. The text is well illustrated with photographs and diagrams which are of a high standard. Each article carries a list of references which will be useful to workers in those fields. ...invaluable to senior students, teachers and research workers in the field of marine botany and estuarine biology...'
Journal of South American Botany, 50 (1984)
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