Volume 157 2003

Mycorrhizal Ecology

ISBN: 978-3-540-00204-8 (Print) 978-3-540-38364-2 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIV

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-29

      Towards Ecological Relevance — Progress and Pitfalls in the Path Towards an Understanding of Mycorrhizal Functions in Nature

  3. Ecophysiology, Ecosystem Effects and Global Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31

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      Pages 33-74

      Carbon and Nutrient Fluxes Within and Between Mycorrhizal Plants

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      Pages 75-92

      Function and Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizae in Carbon and Mineral Nutrition

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      Pages 93-115

      Foraging and Resource Allocation Strategies of Mycorrhizal Fungi in a Patchy Environment

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      Pages 117-133

      The Role of Various Types of Mycorrhizal Fungi in Nutrient Cycling and Plant Competition

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      Pages 135-160

      Global Change and Mycorrhizal Fungi

  4. Biodiversity, Plant and Fungal Communities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

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      Pages 163-200

      Diversity of Ecto-mycorrhizal Fungal Communities in Relation to the Abiotic Environment

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      Pages 201-224

      Genetic Studies of the Structure and Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Communities

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      Pages 225-242

      Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Ecosystem Functioning

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      Pages 243-265

      Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi as a Determinant of Plant Diversity: in Search of Underlying Mechanisms and General Principles

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      Pages 267-292

      Dynamics within the Plant — Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Mutualism: Testing the Nature of Community Feedback

  5. Multitrophic Interactions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 293-293

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      Pages 295-320

      Mycorrhizae-Herbivore Interactions: Population and Community Consequences

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      Pages 321-344

      Actions and Interactions of Soil Invertebrates and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Affecting the Structure of Plant Communities

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      Pages 345-372

      Interactions Between Ecto-mycorrhizal and Saprotrophic Fungi

  6. Host Specificity and Co-evolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 373-373

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 375-413

      Mycorrhizal Specificity and Function in Myco-heterotrophic Plants

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 415-437

      Specificity in the Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis

  7. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 439-439

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      Pages 441-456

      Mycorrhizal Ecology: Synthesis and Perspectives

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 457-471