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GRADIENT ANALYSIS OF VEGETATION*
  • Robert H. Whittaker
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
  • 1 May 1967
CONTENTS
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Dominance and Diversity in Land Plant Communities
Most plant communities consist of several or many species which compete for light, water, and nutrients. Species in a given community may be ranked by their relative success in competition;Expand
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The Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study: Forest Biomass and Production
A small watershed in the White Mountains of New Hampshire bearing meso- phytic, cool-temperate, broadleaf-deciduous forests was studied. Acer saccharum, Betula lutea, and Fagus grandifolia areExpand
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Carbon in the biota.
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Primary Production in Terrestrial Ecosystems
Results to date have established general ranges of such paometers of ecosystems as total biomass, total surface area of leaves and of stems and branches, rates of decay of organic matter in soils,Expand
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The Saguaro: A Population in Relation to Environment.
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Methods of Assessing Terrestrial Productivty
Major contrasts between aquatic and terrestrial communities result from the short life spans and small accumulation of biomass in aquatic plants, and the longer life spans and substantialExpand
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The Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study: Composition and Dynamics of the Tree Stratum
The synecology of tree species was studied in a mature second—growth forest in the Hubbard Brook ecosystem. The forest, on a 13—ha undisturbed watershed ecosystem covering a 245—m range of elevation,Expand
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Allelochemics: chemical interactions between species.
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