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Wetland Plants

Biology and Ecology, 1st Edition

By Julie K. Cronk, M. Siobhan Fennessy

CRC Press

482 pages

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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

Table of Contents

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply