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The Reconstruction Of Disturbed Arid Lands

An Ecological Approach, 1st Edition

By Edith B. Allen


267 pages

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This volume emphasizes application of the basic ecological relationships among plants, animals, microorganisms, the physical environment and man to reconstruct wildland ecosystems. It contains the proceedings of a symposium sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Seed-related Autecology in Restoration of Mined Jarrah Forest in Western Australia -- Seedling Establishment and Water Relations After Fire in a Mediterranean Ecosystem -- Use of Resource Partitioning and Disturbance Regimes in the Design and Management of Restored Prairies -- Some Trajectories of Succession in Wyoming Sagebrush Grassland: Implications for Restoration -- Belowground Structure: A Key to Reconstructing a Productive Arid Ecosystem -- Decomposition and Nutrient Cycling in Disturbed Arid Ecosystems -- Manipulation of Ecosystem Dynamics on Reconstructed Semiarid Lands -- The Hydrologic Role of Vegetation in the Development and Reclamation of Dryland Salinity -- Multifactorial Reconstruction of Semiarid Mediterranean Landscapes for Multipurpose Land Uses -- Ecological Approaches in Theory and Practice: To What Degree Is Reconstruction Possible?

About the Author

Edith B.Allen

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