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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Forests, rainforests,
  • Plant Ecology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • British Isles,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Plants - General,
  • Forest plants,
  • Nature-Plants - General,
  • Plant communities - Great Britain,
  • Science / Botany,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Science-Life Sciences - Botany

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7749246M
ISBN 100521627214
ISBN 109780521627214

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British Plant Communities is the first systematic and comprehensive account of the vegetation types of Britain. It covers all natural, semi-natural and major artificial habitats in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland), representing the fruits of fifteen years of research by leading plant ecologists. The book breaks new ground in wedding the rigorous interest in the classification of plant.   British Plant Communities is the first systematic and comprehensive account of the vegetation types of this country. It covers all natural, semi-natural and major artificial habitats in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland), representing the fruits of fifteen years of research by leading plant ecologists. The book breaks new ground in Author: John S. Rodwell. British Plant Communities, Volume 1: Woodlands and Scrub, British Plant Communities, Volume 2: Mires and Heaths, British Plant Communities, Volume 3: Gr Author: John S. Rodwell. British Plant Communities is the first systematic and comprehensive account of the vegetation types of this country. It covers all natural, semi-natural and major artificial habitats in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland), representing the fruits of fifteen years of research by leading plant ecologists.

About this book. British Plant Communities is the first systematic and comprehensive account of the vegetation types of this country. It covers all natural, semi-natural and major artificial habitats in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland), representing the fruits of . Bulletin of the British Ecological Society, there is much in this book that will be of interest both to those who embrace and those who do not embrace the phytosociological approach towards vegetation. Journal of Biogeography, "The fruit of nearly a quarter century of effort, this series on British plant communities represents an exceptional.   Plants and Habitats has the potential to help beginners to a more rounded understanding of our plant life. It won't be the only book you want to take out, but it could become your starting point, especially it you've been putting those grasses, sedges and rushes off for another day." – Martin Rand, British Wildlife 25(2), pp. 5/5(1). In he revised and updated Arthur Tansley's book 'Britain's Green Mantle'. He was a contributing author to all of the five volumes of the definitive work on British Plant Communities, edited by l (), and also wrote three books in the New Naturalist Series: two on pollination, and one on the vegetation of Britain and Ireland.

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