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The Tropical Rain Forest:. has been added to your Basket. his remarkable book is a unique source of detailed empirical knowledge on the ecology and especially the natural history of the plants and their forests in the wet tropics. The text is lucid, rigorous and readable. P. S. Ashton, Trends in Ecology and Evolution. gratefully received gift. Ulrich Lüttge, Journal of Plant Physiology.
The Tropical Rain Forest: An Ecological Study. New York: Cambridge Univ.
After an introduction to the climate, biogeographic history and environment of tropical rain forests, successive chapters are devoted to plants, primates, other mammals, birds, canopy animals and insects.
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The Tropical Rain Forest An Ecological Study. Страна: США. Безопасный режим: выкл.
Bibliographic Details. Title: The Tropical Rain Forest an ecological study. Publisher: Cambridge University Press. Publication Date: 1998. With a focus on ecology, this book discusses rain forests as complex natural systems that are continually changing in response to climate and soil conditions, as well as to shifting cultivation, logging, and other human activities.
Mixed rain forest (sensu Davis and Richards 1933) exists in. .The tropical rain forest: an ecological study.
Mixed rain forest (sensu Davis and Richards 1933) exists in moderate drainage conditions, with a similar set of species in changing ratios of dominance. The variation within mixed forest is large and there have been several attempts at a ner scale deenition. Herbivore densities were among the lowest densities reported in tropical rainforests to date: . individuals per square metre of foliage. 3. Insect host specificity was assessed by calculating Lloyd’s index of patchiness from distributional records and considering feeding records in captivity and in situ.
This is followed by a new chapter on the unique tropical rain forests of oceanic islands
This is followed by a new chapter on the unique tropical rain forests of oceanic islands. This exciting and very readable book, illustrated throughout with color photographs, will be invaluable reading for undergraduate students in a wide range of courses as well as an authoritative reference for graduate and professional ecologists, conservationists, and interested amateurs.
An Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests. Oxford University Press. Other Course Materials: Richards, . Cambridge University Press, New York, NY. McDade et al. 1994. La Selva: Ecology and Natural History of a Neotropical Rainforests. The University of Chicago Press 10% 2 written exam.