Volume 185 2006

Ecology and Conservation of Neotropical Montane Oak Forests

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ISBN: 978-3-540-28908-1 (Print) 978-3-540-28909-8 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Introduction to Neotropical Montane Oak Forests

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Global and Neotropical Distribution and Diversity of Oak (genus Quercus) and Oak Forests

  2. Paleo-Ecology and Biogeography

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-28

      Immigration of Oak into Northern South America: a Paleo-Ecological Document

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      Pages 29-37

      Effects of the Younger Dryas Cooling Event on Late Quaternary Montane Oak Forest in Costa Rica

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      Pages 39-54

      Altitudinal Zonation of Montane Oak Forests Along Climate and Soil Gradients in Costa Rica

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      Pages 55-68

      Saprotrophic and Ectomycorrhizal Macrofungi of Costa Rican Oak Forests

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      Pages 69-81

      Diversity and Biogeography of Lichens in Neotropical Montane Oak Forests

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      Pages 83-98

      Epiphytic Communities of Bryophytes and Macrolichens in a Costa Rican Montane Oak Forest

  3. Stand Structure and Composition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-112

      Composition and Structure of Humid Montane Oak Forests at Different Sites in Central and Eastern Mexico

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      Pages 113-125

      Oak Forests of the Hyper-Humid Region of La Chinantla, Northern Oaxaca Range, Mexico

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      Pages 127-139

      Structure and Composition of Costa Rican Montane Oak Forests

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      Pages 141-151

      Structure and Composition of Colombian Montane Oak Forests

  4. Population Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Pages 155-163

      Regeneration and Population Dynamics of Quercus rugosa at the Ajusco Volcano, Mexico

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      Pages 165-176

      Ecology of Acorn Dispersal by Small Mammals in Montane Forests of Chiapas, Mexico

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      Pages 177-189

      Establishment, Survival and Growth of Tree Seedlings Under Successional Montane Oak Forests in Chiapas, Mexico

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      Pages 191-206

      Population Structures of Two Understory Plant Species Along an Altitudinal Gradient in Costa Rican Montane Oak Forests

  5. Ecosystem Disturbance and Regeneration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-221

      Secondary Succession in Montane Pine-Oak Forests of Chiapas, Mexico

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      Pages 223-233

      Changes in Diversity and Structure Along a Successional Gradient in a Costa Rican Montane Oak Forest

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      Pages 235-243

      Regeneration Dynamics in a Costa Rican Montane Oak Forest After Reduced-Impact Logging

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      Pages 245-257

      Growth and Physiological Responses of Oak, Pine and Shrub Seedlings to Edge Gradients in a Fragmented Mexican Montane Oak Forest

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      Pages 259-269

      Morphological Variations of Gall-Forming Insects on Different Species of Oaks (Quercus) in Mexico

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