1996

Tropical Forest Plant Ecophysiology

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-8493-2 (Print) 978-1-4613-1163-8 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Resource Acquisition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-3

    2. Photosynthesis

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        Pages 5-55

        Photosynthetic Responses of Tropical Forest Plants to Contrasting Light Environments

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        Pages 56-88

        CAM and C4 Plants in the Humid Tropics

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        Pages 89-113

        Diel Patterns of CO2 Exchange in Rainforest Canopy Plants

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        Pages 114-138

        Scaling up from Leaves to Whole Plants and Canopies for Photosynthetic Gas Exchange

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        Pages 139-161

        On the Relationship of Plant Geometry to Photosynthetic Response

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        Pages 162-186

        Photosynthetic Characteristics of Tropical Trees Along Successional Gradients

      Water Relations

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        Pages 187-216

        Influence of Seasonal Drought on the Carbon Balance of Tropical Forest Plants

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        Pages 217-243

        Hydraulic Architecture of Woody Tropical Plants

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        Pages 244-267

        Evaluating Aspects of Water Economy and Photosynthetic Performance with Stable Isotopes from Water and Organic Matter

      Acquisition of Soil Resources

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        Pages 268-300

        Root Growth and Rhizosphere Interactions in Tropical Forests

  3. Ecophysiological Aspects of Species Interactions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 301-303

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      Pages 305-336

      Anti-Herbivore Defenses of Young Tropical Leaves: Physiological Constraints and Ecological Trade-offs

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      Pages 337-362

      Causes and Consequences of Epiphyll Colonization

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      Pages 363-394

      Physiology of Tropical Vines and Hemiepiphytes: Plants that Climb Up and Plants that Climb Down

  4. Ecophysiological Patterns across Tropical Forest Communities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 395-397

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      Pages 399-439

      Environmental Factors and Ecophysiological Processes along Altitudinal Gradients in Wet Tropical Mountains

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      Pages 440-460

      Phenological Responses to Seasonality in Tropical Forest Plants

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      Pages 461-496

      Comparative Ecophysiology of Mangrove Forest and Tropical Lowland Moist Rainforest

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      Pages 497-530

      Ecotypic Variation in the Physiology of Tropical Plants

  5. Ecophysiology of Forest Regeneration and Succession

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 531-533

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      Pages 535-558

      Physiological Ecology of Seed Dormancy and Longevity

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      Pages 559-596

      Ecophysiology of Tropical Tree Seedlings

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      Pages 597-618

      Ecophysiological Constraints on the Distribution of Piper Species

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