Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Books » Biology » Ecology » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Global Earth Changes Management: Technological Advances in Change Observation
$195.00
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Bestsellers
01.Ecology of Hierarchical Landscapes: From Theory to Application
02.Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling
03.Global Harms: Ecological Crime and Speciesism
04.Endangered Species: New Research
05.Progress in Environmental Microbiology
06.Grassland Biodiversity: Habitat Types, Ecological Processes and Environmental Impacts
07.Pelagic Sharks, Fisheries Management and Conservation: Past, Present, and Future
08.Ecological Economics Research Trends
09.Forest Fires: Detection, Suppression and Prevention
10.Forest Medicine
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Grassland Biodiversity: Habitat Types, Ecological Processes and Environmental Impacts
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
Grassland Biodiversity: Habitat Types, Ecological Processes and Environmental Impacts
Retail Price: $220.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

$198.00
Editors: Johan Runas and Theodor Dahlgren
Book Description:
Genetic diversity and species diversity are both crucial for ecosystem stability. Analysis of plant diversity aims to understand the organization and the variability of biological populations within ecosystems. This book provides a review on chemotaxonomical criteria helping to understand complex structures of plant diversity. It focuses particularly on the chemotaxonomic usefulness of phenolic compounds in analysis of chemical polymorphisms at different taxonomic levels. The relationship between grazing pressure and grassland vegetation is also examined, using drastically improved information technology such as remote sensing, Geographic Information System (GIS) and Ground Positioning Systems (GPS). Furthermore, an overview of the unique ecosystem of the South Brazilian Campos grasslands are given. The role of disturbance in maintaining Campos biodiversity and dynamics, and the importance of its conservation, is looked at as well. Other chapters in this book discuss the relationship between management and vegetation, and also suggest ways to conserve the species diversity of both plants and butterflies in semi-natural grassland.

Please click on a chapter below to purchase separately

Chapter 1 - CHEMOTAXONOMICAL ANALYSES OF HERBACEOUS PLANTS BASED ON PHENOLIC PATTERNS: A FLEXIBLE TOOL TO SURVEY BIODIVERSITY IN GRASSLANDS, pp. 1-134
Authors / Editors: (Nabil Semmar, Yassine Mrabet, Muhammad Farman, Mohamed Aouichri, ISSBAT, Institut Supérieur des Sciences Biologiques Appliquées de Tunis, Tunisia, and others)

Chapter 2 - FRAMEWORK FOR INTEGRATING INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND ECOLOGICAL METHODS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF DESERTIFICATION CONVENTION, pp. 135-177
Authors / Editors: (Hassan G. Roba, Gufu Oba, The National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, and others)

Chapter 3 - MONTANE GRASSLANDS OF THE UDZUNGWA PLATEAU, TANZANIA: A STUDY CASE ABOUT ITS HERPETOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE WITHIN THE EASTERN AFROMONTANE HOTSPOT, pp. 179-200
Authors / Editors: (Roberta Rossi, Raffaele Barocco, Sebastiano Salvidio, Michele Menegon, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy, and others)

Chapter 4 - EVALUATION OF GRAZING PRESSURE ON STEPPE VEGETATION BY SPECTRAL MEASUREMENT, pp. 201-222
Authors / Editors: (Tsuyoshi Akiyama, Kensuke Kawamura, Ayumi Fukuo, Toru Sakai, Zuozhong Chen, Genya Saito, River Basin Research Center, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan, and others)

Chapter 5 - SOUTH BRAZILIAN CAMPOS GRASSLANDS: BIODIVERSITY, CONSERVATION AND THE ROLE OF DISTURBANCE, pp. 223-239
Authors / Editors: (Alessandra Fidelis, Laboratory of Landscape Ecology and Conservation, Department of Ecology, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Chapter 6 - RELATIONSHIP OF MANAGEMENT PRACTISES TO THE SPECIES DIVERSITY OF PLANTS AND BUTTERFLIES IN A SEMI-NATURAL GRASSLAND, CENTRAL JAPAN, pp. 241-265
Authors / Editors: (Masako Kubo, Takato Kobayashi, Masahiko Kitahara and Atsuko Hayashi, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and Tourism, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, and others)

Chapter 7 - TOWARDS THE INFLUENCE OF PLANT-SOIL-MICROBES FEEDBACKS ON PLANT BIODIVERSITY, GRASSLAND VARIABILITY AND PRODUCTIVITY, pp. 267-301
Authors / Editors: (Sanon, A., Beguiristain, T., Cébron, A., Berthelin, J., Ndoye, I., Leyval, C., Prin, Y., Galiana, A., Baudoin, E. & Duponnois, R., Laboratoire Commun de Microbiologie IRD/ISRA/UCAD. Centre de Recherche de Bel Air. BP 1386. Dakar. Sénégal, and others)

Chapter 8 - ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI: A BELOWGROUND REGULATOR OF PLANT DIVERSITY IN GRASSLANDS AND THE HIDDEN MECHANISMS, pp. 303-316
Authors / Editors: (Qing Yao, Hong-Hui Zhu, College of Horticulture, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China, and others)

Chapter 9 - CARNIVOROUS MAMMALS IN A MOSAIC LANDSCAPE IN SOUTHEASTERN BRAZIL: IS IT POSSIBLE TO KEEP THEM IN AN AGRO-SILVICULTURAL LANDSCAPE?, pp. 317-332
Authors / Editors: (Maria Carolina Lyra-Jorge, Giordano Ciocheti, Leandro Tambosi, Milton César Ribeiro, Vânia Regina Pivello, Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Chapter 10 - GENETIC DIVERSITY OF FESTUCA PRATENSIS HUDS. AND LOLIUM MULTIFLORUM LAM. ECOTYPE POPULATIONS IN RELATION TO SPECIES DIVERSITY AND GRASSLAND TYPE, pp. 333-345
Authors / Editors: Madlaina Peter-Schmid, Roland Kölliker and Beat Boller, Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon, Research Station ART, Reckenholzstrasse, Zürich, Switzerland)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 11 - SOIL ORGANIC MATTER IN AN ALTITUDINAL GRADIENT, pp. 347-356
Authors / Editors: (Bente Foereid, Kim Harding, The Macaulay Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, UK)

Chapter 12 - THE BIODIVERSITY POTENTIAL OF RIPARIAN FIELD MARGINS IN INTENSIVELY MANAGED GRASSLANDS, pp. 357-362
Authors / Editors: L. J. Cole, D. I. McCracken, D. Robertson and W. Harrison, SAC, Auchincruive, Ayr, UK)

   Series:
      Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10, 377pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-542-3
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
Special Focus Titles
01.Essureal Journey: Concepts, Concerns and Considerations for Hysteroscopic Sterilization
02.Feminism: Past, Present and Future Perspectives
03.Accelerating Newborn through Toddler Learning Development
04.Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs): Clinical and Patient Perspectives, Levels of Care and Emerging Challenges
05.Genetic Mistakes: Understanding and Living with Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders
06.The Impact of Severe Mental Illness on Quality of Life: Challenges for Research and Practices
07.Vukhomba: An Analysis of the Puberty Rites of Passage for Girls among Vatsonga in Relation to Sexuality Education
08.The Challenges and Issues of Tourism Development in China
09.Reconstruction of the Tradition: Tourism and Authentication of Heritage in China
10.Nonlinearity: Problems, Solutions and Applications. Volume 1
11.Adaptive Management: Elements, Applications and Research
12.Natural Fibers: Properties, Mechanical Behavior, Functionalization and Applications

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2017

Grassland Biodiversity: Habitat Types, Ecological Processes and Environmental Impacts