2011

Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

Ecology and Conservation

ISBN: 978-1-61091-021-7 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests as a Natural System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-21

      Neotropical Seasonally Dry Forests: Diversity, Endemism, and Biogeography of Woody Plants

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      Pages 23-44

      The Biogeography of Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests in South America

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      Pages 45-57

      Extent and Drivers of Change of Neotropical Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

  3. Animal Biodiversity of Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Pages 61-70

      Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest Soil Diversity and Functioning

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      Pages 71-84

      Insect Diversity in Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

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      Pages 85-106

      Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest Mammals: Adaptations and Seasonal Patterns

  4. Ecosystem Processes in Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Pages 109-128

      Primary Productivity and Biogeochemistry of Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

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      Pages 129-140

      Physiological Mechanisms Underlying the Seasonality of Leaf Senescence and Renewal in Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest Trees

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      Pages 141-156

      Water Dynamics at the Ecosystem Level in Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

  5. Human Impacts and Conservation in Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-172

      Impact of Anthropogenic Transformation of Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests on Ecosystem Biogeochemical Processes

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      Pages 173-194

      Human Impacts on Pollination, Reproduction, and Breeding Systems in Tropical Forest Plants

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      Pages 195-219

      Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest Biodiversity and Conservation Value in Agricultural Landscapes of Mesoamerica

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      Pages 221-237

      Pasture Recolonization by a Tropical Oak and the Regeneration Ecology of Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

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      Pages 239-257

      Economic Botany and Management Potential of Neotropical Seasonally Dry Forests

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      Pages 259-277

      Ecosystem Services in Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

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      Pages 279-299

      Climatic Change and Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

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      Pages 301-306

      Synthesis and Promising Lines of Research on Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 307-392