A Plant Ecology & Physiology Literature Guide: What to Read by the Ones that Write on it

Saturday, May 13, 2006

Tropical forest ecology and regeneration

Recommendations by: Professor Robin L. Chazdon. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. The University of Connecticut.

Journal papers

Augspurger, C. K. 1984. Seedling survival of tropical tree species: interactions of dispersal distance, light-gaps, and pathogens. Ecology 65: 1705-1712.

Bazzaz, F. A. 1979. The physiological ecology of plant succession. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 10: 351-371.

Chapin, F. S. I., Walker, B. H., Hobbs, R. J., Hooper, D. U., Lawton, J. H., Sala, O. E. & Tilman, D. 1997. Biotic control over the functioning of ecosystems. Science 277: 500-504.

Coley, P. D., Bryant, J. P. & Chapin, F. S. I. 1985. Resource availability and antiherbivore defense. Science 230: 895-899.

Grubb, P. J. 1977. The maintenance of species richness in plant communities: the importance of the regeneration niche. Biol. Rev. 52: 107-145.

Westoby, M., Falster, D. S., Moles, A. T., Vesk, P. A. & Wright, I. J. 2002. Plant ecological strategies: Some leading dimensions of variations between species. Annual Review of Ecology & Systematics 33: 125-159.


Laurance, W. F. & R. O. J. Bierregaard, Eds., 1997. Tropical Forest Remnants. The University of Chicago Press. Chicago, IL.

Press, M. C., J. D. Scholes & M. A. Barker, Eds.. 1999. Physiological Plant Ecology. Blackwell Scientific. Oxford.


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