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Author Ghazoul, Jaboury

Title Tropical rain forest ecology, diversity, and conservation / Jaboury Ghazoul and Douglas Sheil

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  QH541.5.R27 G43 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  QH541.5.R27 G43 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 516 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Oxford biology
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-503) and index
Contents Tropical rain forests: myths and inspirations -- An exuberance of plant life -- The great unseen: fungi and microorganisms -- More than monkeys: the vertebrates -- The little things: invertebrates -- From the beginning: origins and transformation -- Many rain forests: formations and ecotones -- So many species, so many theories -- Processes and cycles -- Plant form and function: what it takes to survive -- The ever changing forest: disturbance and dynamics -- The bloomin' rainforests: how flowering plants reproduce -- Nature's society: life's interactions -- Forests in the Anthropocene -- People of the forest: livlihoodds and wefare -- Biodiversity in a changing world -- A matter for scientists and society: conserving forested landscapes -- Requiem or revival
LC subject Rain forest ecology
Forest biodiversity conservation
Add Author Sheil, Douglas
Alt Title Tropical rainforest ecology, diversity, and conservation
ISBN 9780199285884 (pbk.)
0199285888 (pbk.)