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Alpine plant life : functional plant ecology of high mountain ecosystems / Christian Körner.

By: Körner, Christian, 1949-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2003Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xi, 344 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 3540003479; 9783540003472.Subject(s): Mountain plants -- Ecology | Mountain plants -- Ecophysiology | Alpine plants | Plant ecology | Ecosystems | Mountain plants -- Ecology | Mountain plants -- Ecophysiology | Flore alpine | Écologie | Écophysiologie | Écosystème alpin | Pflanzenökologie -- Alpen | Alpen -- Pflanzenökologie | növényökológia -- magashegységek | ökofiziológia -- növények -- magashegységek | Mountain plants -- Ecology | Mountain plants -- EcophysiologyOnline resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-333).

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.