Volume 196 2008

Western North American Juniperus Communities

A Dynamic Vegetation Type

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ISBN: 978-0-387-34002-9 (Print) 978-0-387-34003-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Ecology

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      Pages 3-18

      Western North American Juniperus Communities: Patterns and Causes of Distribution and Abundance

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      Pages 19-47

      Structure and Composition of Juniperus Communities and Factors That Control Them

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      Pages 48-57

      Distribution of Juniperus Woodlands in Central Texas in Relation to General Abiotic Site Type

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      Pages 58-92

      Structure and Function of Woodland Mosaics: Consequences of Patch-Scale Heterogeneity and Connectivity Along the Grassland–Forest Continuum

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      Pages 93-110

      Comparison of the Understory Vegetation of Juniperus Woodlands

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      Pages 111-130

      The Potential Role of Mycorrhizae in the Growth and Establishment of Juniperus Seedlings

  3. Encroachment: Community Changes

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      Pages 133-155

      Ecological Impacts of Ashe Juniper on Subtropical Savanna Parklands and Woodlands

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      Pages 156-169

      Ecological Consequences of the Replacement of Native Grassland by Juniperus virginiana and Other Woody Plants

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      Pages 170-187

      Altered Ecosystem Processes as a Consequence of Juniperus virginiana L. Encroachment into North American Tallgrass Prairie

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      Pages 188-201

      Juniper Tree Impacts on Local Water Budgets

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      Pages 202-215

      Juniperus Woodlands and the Water Cycle on Karst Rangelands

  4. Management

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      Pages 219-238

      The Combined Influence of Grazing, Fire, and Herbaceous Productivity on Tree–Grass Interactions

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      Pages 239-252

      Ecological Consequences of Using Prescribed Fire and Herbivory to Manage Juniperus Encroachment

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      Pages 253-271

      From the Dust Bowl to the Green Glacier: Human Activity and Environmental Change in Great Plains Grasslands

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      Pages 272-290

      Reversing the Woodland Steady State: Vegetation Responses During Restoration of Juniperus-Dominated Grasslands with Chaining and Fire

  5. The Future

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      Pages 293-295

      Conclusions: Present Understanding and Future Research in Juniperus Communities

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 297-313