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Seedling ecology and evolution

Seedling ecology and evolution

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant ecology,
  • Seedlings,
  • Plants -- Evolution

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mary Leck, V. Thomas Parker, Robert Simpson.
    ContributionsLeck, Mary Allessio., Parker, V. Thomas., Simpson, Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK980 .S53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 514 p. :
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23929661M
    ISBN 100521873053, 0521694663
    ISBN 109780521873055, 9780521694667
    LC Control Number2009285141

    Ecology of seed and seedling growth for conservation and restoration of tropical dry forest: A review Article (PDF Available) in Environmental Conservation 28(01) - 52 March with 1, Author: Ekta Khurana. Evolution of Seed Size. Since the evolution of the first seeded plants ~ million years ago, the largest change in seed size was found to be at the divergence of gymnosperms and angiosperms ~ million years ago, but overall, the divergence of seed size appears to take place relatively consistently through evolutionary time.

    Seedling Ecology and Evolution. By Edited Mary, Allessio Leck, This book provides a thoughtful and comprehensive review by leading researchers of the interconnected topics that constitute seedling ecology and ecophysiology, focusing on how and why seedlings are successful. Department of Ecology and Evolution PhD Program Student Activities Student Activities Jannet spent her summer travelling across Costa Rica with the Organization of Tropical Studies’ (OTS) Tropical Biology: An Ecological Approach field course.

    This chapter discusses plant agriculture with respect to ecology and evolution, and provides an opportunity to know more about ecological interactions and evolutionary adaptations using row crop agriculture as the hook. It attempts to lessen the information gap that exists between farmers and citizens in the industrialized world. The chapter provides information on the: evolution of crop. About this book This handbook is a most valuable guide for seed analysts the world over. Although the International Rules for Seed Testing define normal and abnormal seedlings in considerable detail, the additional help provided by this handbook, with its detailed instructions and many illustrations, is vital if the principles of seedling.


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Zotz, Gerhard and Reuter, Norman The effect of exposure to sea water on germination and vegetative growth of an epiphytic bromeliad. Journal of Tropical Ecology, Vol. 25, Issue. 3, p. Seedling Ecology and Evolution Mary Allessio Leck, V. Thomas Parker, Robert L. Simpson, Robert S.

Simpson Cambridge University Press, - Science - pages. Get this from a library. Seedling ecology and evolution. [Mary Allessio Leck; V Thomas Parker; Robert Simpson;] -- "This book provides a comprehensive exploration of the seedling stage of the plant life cycle.

It considers the importance of seedlings in plant communities; environmental factors with. Biologist 'Seedling Ecology and Evolution illustrates questions that remain unresolved and brings us up-to-date on current thinking.

The book does an amazing job of amassing and synthesizing, for the first time, our knowledge of the lives of seedlings, and it provides a great jumping-off point for future seedling research.'Price Range: £ - £ 'This book provides a comprehensive review of the interconnected topics that constitute seedling ecology and ecophysiology, focusing on how and why seedlings are successful.' Book Description.

An exploration of the seedling stage of the plant life cycle, bringing together physiology, morphology, evolution and ecology to focus on Reviews: 2. 'Seedling Ecology and Evolution illustrates questions that remain unresolved and brings us up-to-date on current thinking.

The book does an amazing job of amassing and synthesizing, for the first time, our knowledge of the lives of seedlings, and it provides a great jumping-off point for future seedling research.'Price: $ An exploration of the seedling stage of the plant life cycle, bringing together physiology, morphology, evolution and ecology to focus on how and why seedlings are successful.

An important text that sets the stage for future research. Ideal for graduates and researchers in Reviews: 2. An exploration of the seedling stage of the plant life cycle, bringing together physiology, morphology, evolution and ecology to focus on how and why seedlings are successful.

An important text that sets the stage for future research. Request PDF | Seedling Ecology and Evolution | Seedlings are highly sensitive to their environment. After seeds, they typically suffer the highest mortality of any life history stage.

This book. Seedling Ecology and Evolution Seedlings are highly sensitive to their environment. After seeds, seedlings typically suffer the highest mortality rate of any life history stage. This book provides a thoughtful and comprehensive review by leading researchers of the interconnected topics that constitute seedling ecology.

ogy and ecology of the protocorm life history stage, and also con-sider the ecology of seedlings that develop from protocorms. Empha-sis is given to the importance of orchid--fungus interactions.

The second section reviews epiphytic Bromeliaceae, focusing on seedling morphology and issues related to seedling ecology (e.g. Seedling recruitment varies widely across species and communities. A stable population is maintained if one reproductive individual is replaced, on average, by one successfully recruited offspring.

Therefore, we expect that there is a relationship between the life span of the plants and the temporal pattern of seedling by: 'Seedling Ecology and Evolution illustrates questions that remain unresolved and brings us up-to-date on current thinking. The book does an amazing job of amassing and synthesizing, for the first time, our knowledge of the lives of seedlings, and it provides a great.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Seedlings are highly sensitive to their environment.

After seeds, seedlings typically suffer the highest mortality rate of any life history stage. This book provides a thoughtful and comprehensive review by leading researchers of the interconnected topics that constitute seedling ecology and ecophysiology, focusing on.

Pris: kr. E-bok, Laddas ned direkt. Köp Seedling Ecology and Evolution av Mary Allessio Leck, V Thomas Parker, Robert L Simpson på Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography, and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination differs from all other books on seed germination. It is an all-encompassing volume that provides a working hypothesis of the ecological and environmental conditions under which various kinds of seed dormancy have developed.

Discussions of physiology, morphology, evolution and ecology are brought together to focus on how and why seedlings are successful. This important text sets the stage for future research and is valuable to graduate students and researchers in plant ecology, botany, agriculture and conservation.

(shelved 1 time as evolution-ecology-biology) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Chapter 2 The Evolutionary Ecology of Seed Size Michelle R. Leishman, Ian J. Wright, Angela T. Moles and Mark Westoby Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Introduction Seed mass is a trait that occupies a pivotal position in the ecology of a species.

It links the ecology of reproduction and File Size: KB. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography, and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination differs from all other books on seed germination. It is an all-encompassing volume that provides a working hypothesis of the ecological and environmental conditions under which various kinds of seed dormancy have developed.

It also presents information on the seed germination of more than species of trees, shrubs 2/5(1). Ecology, Biogeography, and, Evolution of Dormancy and Germination Carol C. Baskin and Jerry M. Baskin (Auth.) The new edition of Seeds contains new information on many topics discussed in the first edition, such as fruit/seed heteromorphism, breaking of physical dormancy and effects of inbreeding depression on germination.Abstract.

Seed ecology is the study of the ecological strategies plants utilize to ensure their reproduction by seed. These strategies include timing of seed production; allocation of nutrients to few or many seeds, big seeds or small ones; mechanisms of seed dispersal; understanding the seed bank; the environmental conditions that impose dormancy and induce germination; and factors that.book are rather dated (prior to ), although references within the last five years are also provided.

Overall, this is a book I would recommend. -Dr. Nina L. Baghai-Riding, Delta State University Seedling Ecology and Evolution. Leck, Mary Allessio, V. Thomas Parker and Robert L. Simpson (eds) ISBN (Paper US$OO).