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Ecology and Evolution of the Grass-Endophyte Symbiosis

Gregory P. Cheplick and Stanley Faeth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195308082
eISBN:
9780199867462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308082.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Symbiotic relationships between plants and fungi are extremely common in nature, ranging from highly parasitic to closely mutualistic. Grasses, which are common and ecologically important components ... More


The Child’s View of the Third Reich in German Literature: The Eye Among the Blind

Debbie Pinfold

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245659
eISBN:
9780191697487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245659.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The child is a prominent figure in German literature and in German literary criticism alike. This book examines the ways in which German authors have used the child’s perspective to present the Third ... More


Influences on Ecosystem Function III: Bioenergetics

Frederic H. Wagner

in Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Five of six studies of annual, net above-ground production (ANPP) in ungrazed herbaceous vegetation in or near the northern range have produced values from 52.8-110.6 g/m2. One extensive study of ... More


Grass and Grazers: An Ecological Primer

JOE C. TRUETT

in Grass: In Search of Human Habitat

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258396
eISBN:
9780520944527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses grass height, season of growth, and longevity. There are three grass height categories: tall, mid-height, and short. These have become standard ways of describing grasslands, ... More


The Fall and Rise of Party Militants

Roderic Ai Camp

in The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199742851
eISBN:
9780199866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742851.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Democratic politics engineered a sea change among politicians in the linkage between holding a party position and a nationally prominent office. Party militants have increased in number dramatically ... More


Respiration in coastal benthic communities

Jack J. Middelburg, Carlos M. Duarte, and Jean-Pierre Gattuso

in Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527084
eISBN:
9780191713347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527084.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter reviews coastal benthic communities with the aim of deriving a global estimate for respiration in these ecosystems. Reefs, mangroves, salt marshes, macroalgae, sea grasses, and ... More


Influences on Upland System Structure II: The Sagebrush-Steppe Subsystem

Frederic H. Wagner

in Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Historic and photographic evidence shows that sagebrush (sagebrush-steppe is 53% of the northern range) were moderate to abundant from 1872-1920, significantly reduced from 1920-1960, and recovered ... More


The vegetation

Bryan Shorrocks

in The Biology of African Savannahs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570660
eISBN:
9780191717680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570660.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The various forms of African savannah vegetation are an expression of the interactions of climate, soils, herbivores, fire, and human activities. This chapter examines each of these causes. A brief ... More


Constructing Authorship in the Work of Günter Grass

Rebecca Braun

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542703
eISBN:
9780191715372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542703.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book traces a long-standing concern with issues of authorship throughout the work of Günter Grass, Germany's best-known contemporary writer and public intellectual. Through detailed ... More


A Sea Symphony

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0079
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The first sketches for A Sea Symphony were made in 1903, and it was gradually worked out during the next seven years. It was first produced at the Leeds Festival in 1910, and has since been performed ... More


In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

James G. Patterson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On Monday 19 September 1803, the most significant trial in the history of Ireland took place in Dublin. At the dock stood a twenty-five-year-old former Trinity College student and doctor's son. His ... More


Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Michael Lavalette and Vasilios Ioakimidis (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

What is the relationship between social work and the state? Who controls which services' needs are addressed and how? This book looks at social work responses in different countries to extreme ... More


A Shooting on Grass Mountain

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 recounts the evening of March 20, 1957, in which Master Sergeant Robert G. Reynolds shot and killed a Chinese man just outside of the Reynolds' home on Grass Mountain in Taiwan. It presents ... More


American Conservatism in Historical Perspective

Gillian Peele

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 details the evolution of the conservative movement and its interaction with the Republican Party from 1945 to the present. It provides a periodization of the modern American right which ... More


In the Shadow of the Wall: Coming to Terms with Communism

Patrick Major

in Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Examines the longer‐term impact of the Wall, which induced some East Germans to come to terms with the system in ways in which the open border of the 1950s had prevented. The chapter examines ... More


Agriculture after the Black Death

Thirsk Joan

in Alternative Agriculture: A History: From the Black Death to the Present Day

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208136
eISBN:
9780191677922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208136.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the efforts of farmers to save agriculture after the Black Death. The first solution to the crisis in agriculture was to ... More


Notes on a Practical Problem

Donald H. Regan

in Utilitarianism and Co-operation

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246091
eISBN:
9780191680922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246091.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses a few observations about how the followers of CU might deal in practice with cases involving multiple best patterns of behaviour. One limitation of the discussion is that it ... More


The Eccentricity of the Middle East and North Africa’s Environmental History

J. R. McNeill

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter is a global and comparative analysis of the Middle East and North Africa's environmental history. It argues that three distinct features—termed “eccentricities"—help to explain the ... More


Primary producers: plant production and its availability

Donald S. McLusky and Michael Elliott

in The Estuarine Ecosystem: Ecology, Threats and Management

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525080
eISBN:
9780191728198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525080.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Within the estuarine ecosystem there may be several sources of plant production, including salt marsh plants, eel grass, or sea weeds. Growing directly on the surface of the mudflats may be ... More


Morphological and physiological adaptations of desert plants to the abiotic environment

David Ward

in The Biology of Deserts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199211470
eISBN:
9780191728143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211470.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Some of the most interesting adaptations of plants to their environments are shown by desert plants. One need only think of the cacti of North and Central America, Welwitschia mirabilis of the Namib, ... More


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