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Community assembly and succession

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

in Invasion Dynamics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Community ecology deals with the succession, coexistence, and diversity patterns of species at the assembly level. Community assembly rules are hypotheses, often supported by limited evidence, to ... More


The assembly and function of Cape plant communities in a changing world

Jasper A. Slingsby, David D. Ackerly, Andrew M. Latimer, H. Peter Linder, and Anton Pauw

in Fynbos: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of a Megadiverse Region

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199679584
eISBN:
9780191791949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679584.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

A clear understanding of how communities are assembled is essential to understand how ecosystems function, how global change impacts are altering ecosystems and the functions they perform, and how ... More


Functional Traits and Community Assembly during Secondary Succession

Robin L. Chazdon

in Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines the life forms, functional traits, and functional groups of plants that predominate during different successional stages, and describes patterns and mechanisms of species ... More


Animal Body Size: Linking Pattern and Process across Space, Time, and Taxonomic Group

Felisa A. Smith and S. Kathleen Lyons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226012148
eISBN:
9780226012285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012285.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Galileo wrote that “nature cannot produce a horse as large as twenty ordinary horses or a giant ten times taller than an ordinary man unless by miracle or by greatly altering the proportions of his ... More


Introduction

Martin L. Cody

in Plants on Islands: Diversity and Dynamics on a Continental Archipelago

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247291
eISBN:
9780520932722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247291.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This book is a study of plants on the continental islands in Barkley Sound, British Columbia, and can be considered an island biogeography case history, constrained by taxon and region. It discusses ... More


Invasion Dynamics

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Invasion Dynamics depicts how non-native species spread and perform in their novel ranges and how recipient socio-ecological systems are reshaped and how they respond to the new incursions. It ... More


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