Plant Strategies, Vegetation Processes, and Ecosystem Properties - 2nd Edition
Grime, J. Philip
John Wiley & Sons
Plant Strategies, Vegetation Processes, and Ecosystem Properties, Second Edition, is a thoroughly updated
and comprehensive new edition of the very successful Plant Strategies and Vegetative Processes, which
controversially proposed the existence of widely-recurring plant functional types with predictable relationships
to vegetation structure and dynamics.
Paperback 456 Pages ISBN 9780470850404
This second edition uses evidence from many parts of the world to re-examine these concepts in the light
of the enormous expansion in the literature.
- A new section covering all aspects of ecosystem properties
- New chapters on
- Assembling of Communities
- Rarification and Extinction
- Colonisation and Invasion
- Principles and methodologies of a range of international tests including case study examples
- Chapter summaries for a quick reference guide
- Index of species names
Written in a very readable style, this book is an invaluable reference source for researchers in the areas of plant, animal, and community ecology, conservation and land management.
From the contents
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Preface to First Edition.
Primary Strategies in the Established Phase.
Secondary Strategies in the Established Phase.
PLANT STRATEGIES AND VEGETATION PROCESSES.
Assembling of Communities.
Rarification and Extinction.
Colonisation and Invasion.
PLANT STRATEGIES AND ECOSYSTEM PROPERTIES.
Trophic Structure, Productivity, and Stability.
: plant science