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Positive Plant Interactions and Community Dynamics

1st Edition

Edited by Francisco Pugnaire

CRC Press

178 pages

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Ever since the concept of the "struggle for life" became the heart of Darwin's theory of evolution, biologists have studied the relevance of interactions for the natural history and evolution of organisms. Although positive interactions among plants have traditionally received little attention, there is now a growing body of evidence showing the ef

Table of Contents

Plant Interactions and Community Dynamics: An Introduction. Do Positive Interactions Among Plants Matter? Quantitative Tools in Plant Interactions Analysis. Large and Small Scale Consequences of Facilitation on Species Diversity in Terrestrial Plant Communities. Biotic Interactions, Biodiversity an Ecosystem Functioning. Mycorrhiza and Facilitation. Plant Communities, Plant-Plant Interactions and Climate Change. Synthetic Analysis of the Stress Gradient Hypothesis.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany