Physiological Plant Ecology

Physiological Plant Ecology

Physiological Plant Ecology

Plant Ecophysiology deals with plants and their interaction with the environment. This completely revised and updated fourth edition of the classic text offers a comprehensive insight into the laws governing the development, vital capacity and adaptability of plants. The richly illustrated book focuses on the ways the different plant species and functional types react in various locations and all climatic zones. An extensive chapter deals with the effects of natural and anthropogenic stress factors. It is designed for students in biology, ecology, geography, and in agricultural and forestry sciences.

Review

From the reviews of the fourth edition:

"The well known … Walter Larcher recently appeared in its fourth English edition. … all sections have been completely revised and updated with current state-of-the-art knowledge. … As a new feature, the text of the 4th edition contains 12 boxes with short contributions … . has already become an institution and its high value as textbook for students and as reference volume for scientists remains absolutely indisputable. … a keystone textbook for any student, teacher and researcher in the field of plant ecology." (Wolfram Beyschlag, Phytocoenologica Intl. J. Vegetation Ecology, Vol. 34(1), 2004)

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