Book 1999

Alpine Plant Life

Functional Plant Ecology of High Mountain Ecosystems

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ISBN: 978-3-540-65438-4 (Print) 978-3-642-98018-3 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-IX

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-7

    Plant ecology at high elevations

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    Chapter

    Pages 9-19

    The alpine life zone

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    Chapter

    Pages 21-30

    Alpine climate

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    Chapter

    Pages 31-45

    The climate plants experience

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    Chapter

    Pages 47-62

    Life under snow: protection and limitation

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    Chapter

    Pages 63-76

    Alpine soils

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    Chapter

    Pages 77-100

    Alpine treelines

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    Chapter

    Pages 101-119

    Climatic stress

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    Chapter

    Pages 121-148

    Water relations

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    Chapter

    Pages 149-169

    Mineral nutrition

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    Chapter

    Pages 171-200

    Uptake and loss of carbon

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    Chapter

    Pages 201-220

    Carbon investments

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    Chapter

    Pages 221-233

    Growth dynamics

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    Chapter

    Pages 235-245

    Cell division and tissue formation

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    Chapter

    Pages 247-258

    Plant biomass production

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    Chapter

    Pages 259-290

    Plant reproduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 291-298

    Global change at high elevation

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 299-345