Ecophysiology of Coniferous Forests

Curatore: William K. Smith
Anno: 1995
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 338 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 229 x 152 mm
Peso: 660 gr.
  • EAN: 9780126528756
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Conifers--pine, fir, and spruce trees--are dominant species in forests around the world. This book focuses on the physiology of conifers and how these physiological systems operate. Special consideration is devoted to the means by which ecophysiological processes influence organismal function and distribution. Chapters focus on the genetics of conifers, their geographic distribution and the factors that influence this distribution, the impact of insect herbivory on ecophysiological parameters, the effects of air pollution, and the potential impact that global climatic changes will have upon conifers. Because of the growing realization that forests have a crucial role to play in global environmental health, this book will appeal to a developing union of ecologists, physiologists and more theoretically minded foresters.