Forest Diversity And Function

Author: Michael Scherer-Lorenzen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540265996
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The authors provide both extensive reviews of the existing literature and own datasets. The volume is ideally suited for researchers and practitioners involved in ecosystem management and the sustainable use of forest resources.

Ectomycorrhizal Symbioses In Tropical And Neotropical Forests

Author: Amadou M. Bâ
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466594691
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Ectomycorrhizal (EcM) symbioses are mutualistic plant-fungus associations that
play a major role in function, maintenance and ... The contents address diversity
and function of ectomycorrhiza (ECM) associated with forest plants, impacts of ...

Forest Diversity And Management

Author: David L. Hawksworth
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402052081
Size: 41.55 MB
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Species diversity is a function of the number of species and the evenness in the
abundance he component species. We calculated diversity and evenness
profiles, which allowed comparing diversity and evenness of communities. We
applied ...

Discontinuities In Ecosystems And Other Complex Systems

Author: Craig R. Allen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231516827
Size: 10.83 MB
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A system's resilience is influenced by both within-scale and cross-scale diversity
of function. For example, the boreal forest's properties and patterns are
maintained by a set of processes involving an insect defoliator, the spruce
budworm, two ...

Sustainability And Diversity Of Forest Ecosystems

Author: Tohru Nakashizuka
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9784431732389
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However, such monotonous land use, or monoculture, has damaged various
ecological functions of forests and eroded the beneficial public service provided
by forests. In Japan, the most widespread monotonous land use is associated
with ...

Tropical Forest Ecology

Author: Florencia Montagnini
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540237976
Size: 12.91 MB
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In high elevation environments, diversity may be low, but there may exist
endemic species that are rare or endangered, and whose presence would not be
indicated by a simple diversity index. Although some aspects of forest function
are ...

Conserving Biological Diversity In Managed Tropical Forests

Author: Jill M. Blockhus
Publisher: IUCN
ISBN: 9782831701011
Size: 51.19 MB
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One of the most important services to be maintained in tropical forests is the
provision of habitat for the exceedingly rich fauna and flora of the biome. This
biological diversity conservation function is primarily served by national parks
and ...

Monitoring With Lichens Monitoring Lichens

Author: Pier Luigi Nimis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401004234
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SCOPE OF THE CHAPTER AND DEFINITIONS In this chapter we review
methods for monitoring the biodiversity (including community composition and
species diversity) of forest lichens, and for monitoring ecosystem function with
forest ...