Ecology of Leaf Longevity

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ISBN: 978-4-431-53917-9 (Print) 978-4-431-53918-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-6

    Foliar Habit and Leaf Longevity

  3. Chapter

    Pages 7-21

    Leaves: Evolution, Ontogeny, and Death

  4. Chapter

    Pages 23-39

    Quantifying Leaf Longevity

  5. Chapter

    Pages 41-56

    Theories of Leaf Longevity

  6. Chapter

    Pages 57-65

    Phylogenetic Variation in Leaf Longevity

  7. Chapter

    Pages 67-76

    Key Elements of Foliar Function

  8. Chapter

    Pages 77-86

    Endogenous Influences on Leaf Longevity

  9. Chapter

    Pages 87-97

    Exogenous Influences on Leaf Longevity

  10. Chapter

    Pages 99-108

    Biogeography of Leaf Longevity and Foliar Habit

  11. Chapter

    Pages 109-119

    Ecosystem Perspectives on Leaf Longevity

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 121-147