A detailed account of the biology and ecology of vascular wetland plants and their applications in wetland plant science, Wetland Plants: Biology and Ecology presents a synthesis of wetland plant studies and reviews from biology, physiology, evolution, genetics, community and population ecology, environmental science, and engineering. It provides a
Preface. INTRODUCTION. Introduction to Wetland Plants. Wetland Plant Communities. The Physical Environment of Wetland Plants. WETLAND PLANT SPECIES: EVOLUTION, ADAPTATIONS, AND REPRODUCTION. Adaptations to Growth Conditions in Wetlands. Reproduction of Wetland Angiosperms. WETLAND MACROPHYTE COMMUNITIES: FUNCTION, DYNAMICS, DISTURBANCE. The Primary Productivity of Wetland Plants. Community Dynamics in Wetlands. Invasive Species in Wetlands. APPLICATIONS OF WETLAND PLANT STUDIES. Wetland Plants in Restored and Constructed Wetlands. Wetland Plants as Biological Indicators. Appendix. References. Index.