Physiological ecology of plants of the wet tropics

Proceedings of an International Symposium Held in Oxatepec and Los Tuxtlas, Mexico, June 29 to July 6, 1983

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ISBN: 978-94-009-7301-5 (Print) 978-94-009-7299-5 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

      Introduction

  3. Physical Environment

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      Pages 3-12

      Nutrient Regime in The Wet Tropics: Physical Factors

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      Pages 13-25

      Physical Aspects of the Water Regime of Wet Tropical Vegetation

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      Pages 27-36

      Light Environments of Tropical Forests

  4. Establishment

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      Pages 37-50

      Ecophysiology of Seed Germination in the Tropical Humid Forests of the World: A Review

  5. Leaf-environment Interactions

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      Pages 51-84

      Leaf and Canopy Adaptations in Tropical Forests

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      Pages 85-98

      Leaf Energy Balance in the Wet Lowland Tropics

  6. Physiological Processes

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      Pages 99-112

      Tissue Water Deficits and Plant Growth in Wet Tropical Environments

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      Pages 113-128

      Photosynthetic Characteristics of Wet Tropical Forest Plants

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      Pages 129-138

      Measuring Gas Exchange of Plants in the Wet Tropics

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      Pages 139-154

      Nutrient Balance and Physiological Processes at the Leaf Level

  7. Epiphytes and Mycorrhizae

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      Pages 155-171

      Epiphytic Vegetation: A Profile and Suggestions for Future Inquiries

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      Pages 173-187

      Methods for Vesicular-Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Research in the Lowland Wet Tropics

  8. Plant-Herbivore Interactions

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      Pages 189-208

      The Roles of Plant Secondary Chemicals in Wet Tropical Ecosystems

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      Pages 209-224

      Insect-Plant Interactions: Some Ecophysiological Consequences of Herbivory

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      Pages 225-231

      Assessing the Effects of Herbivory

  9. Species Function and Forest Structure

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      Pages 233-243

      Dynamics of Wet Tropical Forests and Their Species Strategies

  10. Back Matter

    Pages 245-254