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Primary Succession on Land By J. Miles

Primary Succession on Land by J. Miles

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This look at primary succession draws together microbiologists, ecologists, botanists and zoologists in a discussion of the early stages of community development, aided particularly by the ecological opportunities offered by the Mount St Helens eruption.

Primary Succession on Land Summary

Primary Succession on Land by J. Miles

Primary succession is the establishment and subsequent development of the first assemblage of species on a previously unvegetated surface. In the past, research into succession concentrated on the more widespread communities of grassland, herbland and forest. However, the initial stages of a community are characterized by algae, lichen and mosses, and despite their importance as primary colonizers, little attempt has been made to include the microbial community and its effects within the framework of research into primary succession. This symposium volume draws together microbiologists, ecologists, botanists and zoologists into a more coherent discussion of the early stages of community development; aided particularly by the ecological opportunities offered by the

Table of Contents

Introduction: Understanding The Fundamentals Of Succession Cryptoendolithic Communities From Hot And Cold Deserts: Speculation On Microbial Colonization And Succession Microbial Processes And Initial Stabilization Of Fellfield Soil The Effects Of Cryptogams On Mineral Substrates The Role Of Bryophyte Propagule Banks In Primary Successions: Case Study Of An Arctic Fellfield Soil Mechanisms Of Primary Succession On Volcanoes: A View From Mount St Helens; Primary Succession On The Cone Of Vesuvius The Colonization Of Strandlines Plant Distribution Patterns And Primary Succession On A Glacier Foreland: A Comparative Study Of Cryptogams And Higher Plants Dispersal And Establishment Of Tropical Forest Assemblages, Krakatau, Indonesia Physiological Controls Over Plant Establishment In Primary Succession The Vascular Plant Pioneers Of Primary Successions: Persistence And Phenotypic Plasticity The Demography Of Clonal Plants In Relation To Successional Habit Change: The Case Of Spartina Anglica The Role Of Nitrogen Fixation In Primary Succession On Land Primary Succession On Man-Made Wastes: The Importance Of Resource Acquisition Nitrogen Fixers And Species Replacements In Primary Succession Soil Organisms In Coastal Foredunes Involved In Degeneration Of Ammophila Arenaria Primary Succession On Land: Community Development And Wildlife Conservation Primary Succession Revisited

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GOR002251155
9780632035472
0632035471
Primary Succession on Land by J. Miles
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1993-05-31
328
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