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  • ISBN: 9780226102245
  • ISBN10: 0226102246

Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology Classic Papers With Commentaries

by T. C. Whitmore

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 05/01/2002
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Preface Introduction Robin L. Chazdon Part One Tropical Naturalists of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries Robin L. Chazdon and the Earl of Cranbrook 1 A. von Humboldt and A. Bonpland (1814-21) Excerpts from Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent, during the Years 1799-1804 2 H. W. Bates (1864) Excerpt from The Naturalist on the River Amazons 3 T. Belt (1874) Excerpt from The Naturalist in Nicaragua 4 A. R. Wallace (1895) Excerpt from Natural Selection and Tropical Nature 5 A. F. W. Schimper ([1898] 1903) Excerpt from Plant-Geography upon a Physiological Basis Part Two What Shaped Tropical Biotas As We See Them Today? T. C. Whitmore 6 T. van der Hammen (1974) The Pleistocene Changes of Vegetation and Climate in Tropical South America 7 J. Haffer (1969) Speciation in Amazonian Forest Birds 8 P. H. Raven and D. I. Axelrod (1974) Excerpts from Angiosperm Biogeography and Past Continental Movements 9 F. G. Stehli and S. D. Webb (1985) A Kaleidoscope of Plates, Faunal and Floral Dispersals, and Sea Level Changes Part Three Ecological and Evolutionary Perspectives on the Origins of Tropical Diversity Douglas W. Schemske 10 T. Dobzhansky (1950) Evolution in the Tropics 11 A. G. Fischer (1960) Latitudinal Variations in Organic Diversity 12 A. A. Fedorov (1966) The Structure of the Tropical Rain Forest and Speciation in the Humid Tropics 13 E. R. Pianka (1966) Latitudinal Gradients in Species Diversity: A Review of Concepts 14 D. H. Janzen (1967) Why Mountain Passes are Higher in the Tropics 15 R. H. MacArthur (1969) Patterns of Communities in the Tropics 16 J. H. Connell (1978) Diversity in Tropical Rain Forests and Coral Reefs Part Four Plant-Animal Interactions and Community Structure Bette A. Loiselle and Rodolfo Dirzo 17 D. H. Janzen (1970) Herbivores and the Number of Tree Species in Tropical Forests 18 P. D. Coley (1980) Effects of Leaf Age and Plant Life History Patterns on Herbivory 19 L. van der Pijl (1972) Excerpt from Principles of Dispersal in Higher Plants 20 F. G. Stiles (1975) Ecology, Flowering Phenology, and Hummingbird Pollination of some Costa Rican Heliconia Species Part Five Coevolution Robert J. Marquis and Rodolfo Dirzo 21 H. W. Bates (1862) Contributions to an Insect Fauna of the Amazon Valley. Lepidoptera: Heliconidae 22 T. Belt (1874) Excerpt from The Naturalist in Nicaragua 23 J. Galil and D. Eisikowitch (1968) On the Pollination Ecology of Ficus sycomorus in East Africa 24 C. H. Dodson, R. L. Dressler, H. G. Hills, R. M. Adams, and N. H. Williams (1969) Biologically Active Compounds in Orchid Fragrances 25 D. W. Snow (1971) Evolutionary Aspects of Fruit-Eating by Birds Part Six Case Studies of Arthropod Diversity and Distribution Scott E. Miller, Vojtech Novotny, and Yves Basset 26 E. O. Wilson (1958) Patchy Distributions of Ant Species in New Guinea Rain Forests 27 A. J. Haddow, P. S. Corbet, and J. D. Gillett (1961) Entomological Studies from a High Tower in Mpanga Forest, Uganda 28 T. L. Erwin (1982) Tropical Forests: Their Richness in Coleoptera and Other Arthropod Species Part Seven Terrestrial Vertebrate Diversity B. A. Loiselle, R. W. Sussman, and the Earl of Cranbrook 29 J. L. Harrison (1962) Excerpts from The Distribution of Feeding Habits among Animals in a Tropical Rain Forest 30 J. H. Crook and J. S. Gartlan (1966) Evolution of Primate Societies 31 M. P. L. Fogden (1972) Excerpt from The Seasonality and Population Dynamics of Equatorial Forest Birds i
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