Ecology of Cenchrus grass complex

Environmental conditions and population differences in western India

  • Authors
  • S. C. Pandeya
  • H. Lieth

Part of the Tasks for vegetation science book series (TAVS, volume 23)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Western India — The Physical Environment, The Land, and The People

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. S. C. Pandeya, H. Lieth
      Pages 3-22
    3. S. C. Pandeya, H. Lieth
      Pages 23-46
  3. Differences of Plant Populations and Distribution Patterns

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
  4. Net Primary Productivity and Climo-Edapho-Vegetational Relationships

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. S. C. Pandeya, H. Lieth
      Pages 121-131
    3. S. C. Pandeya, H. Lieth
      Pages 132-164
    4. S. C. Pandeya, H. Lieth
      Pages 165-172
  5. Germinability of Cenchrus ciliaris Ecotypes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. S. C. Pandeya, H. Lieth
      Pages 175-192
  6. Case Study

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. S. C. Pandeya, H. Lieth
      Pages 195-216
  7. Part VI

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. S. C. Pandeya, H. Lieth
      Pages 219-222
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 223-234

About this book


The idea for the present volume stems from the In many cases we had to decide ourselves what long time friendship between the series editor and changes had to be made in the manuscript. This the volume editor. The field work was carried out was done, however, with the prior consent of during several years of the last two decades by Professor Pandeya. We hope that we did not Professor Pandeya and his team of workers: overlook any items which should have been S. C. Sharma, H. K. Jain, K. C. Paliwal, V. M. changed - if we did, it is our responsibility. In Bhanot, S. J. Pathak, R. Sharma, S. C. Bhatt, P. K. order to demonstrate our responsibility I have Mathur, Y. N. Rao and G. V. Saratbabu. The wide signed as co-editor of this volume. scope of the undertaking required expeditions and The series editor accepted this unusual task individual field studies for which reports were because the topic is of great significance for dry available. subtropical regions of the world. It was the task of Professor Pandey a to sift all The Cenchrus grasslands are of great importance this information and put it together in a form in the dry areas of South East Asia. The value of understandable for an international audience. the ecological grassland study for range manage­ The manuscript was delivered to the series edi­ ment is therefore obvious.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-0768-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-2926-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0167-9406
  • Series Online ISSN 1875-130X
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