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Author Körner, Christian, 1949-

Title Alpine plant life : functional plant ecology of high mountain ecosystems / Christian Ko⁺rner
Edition Second edition
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ℗♭2003

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 MELB  581.7538 Koa/Apl 2003  DUE 06-09-22
Description xi, 344 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents Plant ecology at high elevations -- The alpine life zone -- Alpine climate -- The climate plants experience -- Life under snow: protection and limitation -- Alpine soils -- Alpine treelines -- Climatic stress -- Water relations -- Mineral nutrition -- Uptake and loss of carbon -- Carbon investments -- Growth dynamics and phenology -- Cell division and tissue formation -- Plant biomass production -- Plant reproduction -- Global change at high elevation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-333)
Subject Mountain plants -- Ecology.
Mountain plants -- Ecophysiology.
Alpine plants
Plant ecology
Ecosystems
LC no. 2003045468
ISBN 3540003479 (alk. paper)
9783540003472 (alk. paper)