Biodiversity of Lianas.
By: Parthasarathy, N.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Sustainable Development and Biodiversity: Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (285 p.).ISBN: 9783319145921.Subject(s): Biodiversity -- Research | Forest plants -- GermanyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Biodiversity of LianasDDC classification: 570 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Preface; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1: General Introduction; References; Chapter 2: Patterns of Liana Abundance, Diversity and Distribution in Temperate Forests; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Patterns of Liana Abundance and Distribution in Temperate Forests; 2.3 Possible Mechanisms for Increasing Liana Abundance in Temperate Forests; 2.4 Patterns of Liana Diversity in Temperate Forests; 2.5 Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Geographical, Taxonomical and Ecological Aspects of Lianas in Subtropical Forests of Argentina; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Geographical and Taxonomical Perspective
3.3 Ecological Perspective3.4 Importance of Lianas with an Appropriate Conservation Context and Sustainable Utilization; Appendix; References; Chapter 4: Liana Effects on Carbon Storage and Uptake in Mature and Secondary Tropical Forests; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Liana Effects on Carbon Cycling in Mature Forests; 4.2.1 Aboveground Carbon Storage; 4.2.2 Aboveground Woody Productivity; 4.2.3 Primary Productivity: Litterfall Production; 4.3 Liana Effects on Carbon Cycling in Mature Forests; 4.3.1 Aboveground Carbon Storage; 4.3.2 Aboveground Carbon Accumulation; 4.3.3 Litterfall Production
4.4 ConclusionsReferences; Chapter 5: Diversity and Distribution of Climbing Plants in Eurasia and North Africa; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Methods; 5.2.1 Study Areas; 5.2.2 Data Collection; 5.2.3 Data Analysis; 5.3 Diversity of Climbers; 5.3.1 Old World Climbers; 5.3.2 Eurasian and North African Climbers; 5.4 Distribution of Climbers in Eurasia and North Africa; 5.4.1 Distribution of Climbers in Regions; 220.127.116.11 SE. Asia; 18.104.22.168 S. China; 22.214.171.124 S. Asia; 126.96.36.199 Himalaya; 188.8.131.52 Tibetan Plateau; 184.108.40.206 Iranian Plateau; 220.127.116.11 W. Asia; 18.104.22.168 Mediterranean; 22.214.171.124 Sahara; 126.96.36.199 E. Asia
188.8.131.52 Mongolian Plateau184.108.40.206 Tianshan-Pamir-Kunlun; 220.127.116.11 Central Asia; 18.104.22.168 S. Siberia; 22.214.171.124 E. Europe; 126.96.36.199 W. Europe; 188.8.131.52 N. Eurasia (including Russian Far East, N. Siberia and N. Europe); 5.4.2 Distribution of Genus and Species; 5.5 Conclusion; Appendix; References; Chapter 6: Liana Assemblages in Tropical Forests of Africa and Southeast Asia: Diversity, Abundance, and Management; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Patterns of Liana Diversity in Tropical Forests of Africa and Southeast Asia; 6.3 Liana Abundance in Tropical Forests of Africa and Southeast Asia
6.4 Factors Influencing Liana Diversity and Abundance in Tropical Forests of Africa and Southeast Asia6.4.1 Forest Disturbance; 184.108.40.206 Mechanisms That May Explain Liana Assemblage Dynamics in Disturbed Areas of Africa and Southeast Asia; 6.4.2 Environmental Factors; 6.5 Management of Lianas in Africa and Southeast Asia; 6.5.1 Forest Management Systems That Incorporate Liana Cutting; 6.5.2 Impacts of Liana Cutting on Liana Assemblages and Forest Biodiversity; 6.6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: Diversity of Lianas in Eastern Himalayas and North-Eastern India; 7.1 Introduction
7.2 Study Area and Methods
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