Classification of Plant Communities by Robert H. Whittaker (auth.), Robert H. Whittaker (eds.)

By Robert H. Whittaker (auth.), Robert H. Whittaker (eds.)

The traditional groups of the area are diversified, and plenty of faculties of ecology have built classifications of groups in partial independence of each other. there's therefore an enormous and extensively dispersed literature at the type of plant and animal groups, comprising divergent techniques of other faculties and representing an excellent scan at the usefulness of other percentages for class. The editor sought in a re­ view monograph of 1962 to summarize those faculties and their heritage, and in 1973 released a treatise on 'Ordination and Clas­ sification of groups' as quantity five of the guide of crops technological know-how. We have been lucky, in getting ready the latter paintings, to have a really foreign panel of authors to debate various significant ap­ proaches to category. This moment version of the e-book of 1973 is meant to make the paintings extra broadly on hand in a cheaper shape as significant other volumes on ordination and on category of plant communities.

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Fischer, Jena. 2 vols, 588 & 1612 pp. , - 1922 - Biozonologie und Soziologie. Naturw. , N. F. 21: 518-523. , - 1936 - Die Reliktfohrenwa1der der A1pen. Beitr. geobot. Landesaufn. Schweiz 21: 1-190. , - 1940 - Die Vegetationskartierung der Schweiz im Masstab 1: 200,000. Ber. geobot. Inst. Rubel, Ziirich 1939: 76-85. , - 1941 - Vegetationsgiirtel und Biocoenose. Ber. schweiz. bot. Ces. 51: 461-474. , - 1942 - Uber einige Grundbegriffe der Biocoeno1ogie. Ber. geobot. Inst. Rubel, Ziirich 1941: 12-26.

Naturwissensehaften 48: 332-348. , - 1942 - Untersuchungen tiber die Vegetation der Bruchmoore in Ostfinnland. I. (Finn. ) Ann. , Soc. zool. -bot. fenn. Vanamo (Suomal. eliiin-ja kasvit. Seur. van. kasvit. ) 17(1) :1-203. , - 1937 - Die Pflanzengesellschaften Nordwestdeutschlands. Jber. naturh. Ges. Hannover )929/30-1935/36, 81-87: 1-170. Mitt. -soz. A,rb" Gemein Neidersachsen 3: 1-170. , - 1968a - Pflanzensoziologie und Landschaftsokologie. Ber. Symp. into Vereinig. Vegetationskunde, Stolzenau/Weser 1963, 7: 1-426.

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