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9 edition of Dispersal in Plants found in the catalog.

Dispersal in Plants

A Population Perspective

by Roger Cousens

  • 292 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Plant ecology,
  • Plant reproduction & propagation,
  • Technology & Engineering,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy - Crop Science,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Plants - General,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Dispersal,
  • Plant populations,
  • Plants,
  • Vegetation dynamics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10146613M
    ISBN 100199299110
    ISBN 109780199299119

    Plants -- Dispersal. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Plants; Dispersal; Narrower term: Seeds -- Dispersal; Used for: Dispersal of plants; Plant dispe.   A Tree Is a Plant Here’s a wondrous book about trees, explaining that like the smaller plants and flowers that children see, a tree is also a plant – just a really big one. This book looks at the tree’s lifecycle through the four seasons for an overall view.

    Get this from a library! Dispersal Biology of Desert Plants. [Karen Rheede van Oudtshoorn; Margaretha W Rooyen] -- Dispersal processes, i.e. those processes occurring between the time of seed maturation and germination, have important effects on plant distribution and abundance. Although adaptations to . Biological dispersal refers to both the movement of individuals (animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, etc.) from their birth site to their breeding site ('natal dispersal'), as well as the movement from one breeding site to another ('breeding dispersal').Dispersal is also used to describe the movement of propagules such as seeds and cally, dispersal is defined as any movement that.

    Get this from a library! Dispersal in plants: a population perspective. [Roger Cousens; Calvin Dytham; R Law] -- This advanced textbook is the first to explore the consequences of plant dispersal for population and community dynamics, spatial patterns, and evolution. It successfully integrates a rapidly.   This dispersal method explains how remote islands have vegetation similar to land masses hundreds of miles away. Mechanical. Probably the most entertaining of seed dispersal methods is mechanical. Some plants have developed the ability to “launch” their seeds away from the parent plant. These plants build up tension in their tissue, much.


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Dispersal in Plants by Roger Cousens Download PDF EPUB FB2

This edited book gives examples on methods for measuring dispersal and reviews dispersal and its ecological (mainly, population dynamic) consequences and role in a wide range of taxa.

Lacking is a general introduction to dispersal, and some chapters may be too complicated for those seeking an introductory book. "Dispersal in plants: a population perspective is an excellent work, and a valuable addition to the plant ecologist's bookshelfEcology "This book highly recommended for plant and weed ecologists interested in plant population dynamics.

Mathematical models of dispersal from the perspective of the population are explained clearly, but the non Cited by:   * Camilla Moonen EWRS Newsletter * Overall, Dispersal in plants: a population perspective is an excellent work, and a valuable addition to the plant ecologist's bookshelf.

It would be suitable for both a graduate and advanced undergraduate students, as well as for anyone seeking an enjoyable, well-written introduction to the growing field of Pages: "Dispersal in plants: a population perspective is an excellent work, and a valuable addition to the plant ecologist's bookshelfEcology "This book highly recommended for plant and weed ecologists interested in plant population dynamics.

Mathematical models of dispersal from the perspective of the population are explained clearly, but the non 5/5(2). This is a two week unit on Pollination and Seed Dispersal to address NGSS standard 2-LS INCLUDED - -Student Journal -Lesson Plans -Seed Dispersal "Book" (Resource Pages) This unit includes a 23 student journal, which will take them through all types of.

Dispersal by Gravity Some plants make use of water to disperse their seeds. Although seeds of plants that grow in water are obviously spread by water, there are many other ways in which water plays a part in dispersing seeds.

- Perfect book to teach seed dispersal. This is a great way to tie into the seed game. Students will learn about how the seeds travel in a visual way. The three authors of this book have met this task with great success. The headings of the three parts into which the book is divided indicate the wide range of topics treated in this volume: ‘Dispersal of individual propagules’, ‘Patterns of dispersal from entire plants’ and ‘Dispersal of population dynamics and evolution’.Cited by: 2.

We fed seeds from two plants alien to Europe and two native plants to 10 individuals of each bird species, testing for the effects of bird and plant species on the potential for dispersal. Focused on NGSS 2-LS-2 this book walks kids through the various ways plants disperse their seeds.

There is a recording sheet at the end for students to take is an additional book with lines for students to fill in the ways seeds are dispersed. You choose what works best in your class a Brand: I Love Blts.

From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons is a book level Summary: From Seed to Plant visualizes how flowers grow but also discusses how fruits and vegetables get to be the way they are.

This can show students that seeds can hold more than one purpose. Seeds can grow us 4/5. Dispersal by wind. Fruit and seeds dispersed by wind without special modification.

Fruits and seeds dispersed by wind by special adaptations. Dispersal by birds. Dispersal by reptiles batrachians fish insects etc.

Dispersal by simple adhesion. Dispersal by adhesion through special modification. Dispersal by adhesion due to. This book breathes the spirit of great desert botanists, e.g. Murbeck and Zohary.

It is of basic importance in dispersal biology of desert plants and certainly will be a basis for future works in diaspore dispersal." (Plant Systematics and Evolution). Dispersal in Plants A Population Perspective Roger Cousens, Calvin Dytham, and Richard Law.

The first comprehensive treatment of plant dispersal set within a population framework; Examines both the processes and consequence of dispersal. R.E.L. Naylor, in Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, Seed Dispersal. Seed dispersal by plants is a passive process in the sense that the plants are unable to choose the destination of their offspring.

However, various features of the seed and plant can aid dispersal. Taller plants may disperse seeds over greater distances. aerodynamics of seed dispersal Download aerodynamics of seed dispersal or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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The overall impact of the dispersal mechanism on plant fitness is composed of the quantity of seeds processed by each dispersal vector, the viability of the seeds after handling and consumption by each disperser, and the likelihood that the dispersed seeds will germinate and mature into reproductive adult plants where they are deposited (seed Cited by: The Paperback of the Principles of Dispersal in Higher Plants by L.

van der Pijl at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. introduction to plant growth and seed dispersal. Stunning photo-graphs and fact-packed text showcase the role of seed features and functions in creating a new generation of plants.

Projections of plant population growth, based on the types of dispersal agents that take the seeds, may provide a window into the future in understanding how different animals bias recruitment of plants.

In a dispersal study of the giant cactus Neobuxbaumia tetezo in Mexico, Godinez-Alvarez and colleagues () find that a bat (Leptonycteris Cited by: A species with little innate dispersal ability may be able to move greater distances and have higher survival than expected if it has the ability to be spread by a vector, such as ants, birds, or other animals.

Plants commonly use vector-assisted dispersal, and there are many instances of adaptations by plants to use animals as dispersal agents.Seed dispersal is the way seeds get away from the parent plant to a new place. "Dispersal" means to spread or scatter. The basic idea is as follows.

Plants, obviously, cannot move after they have put down roots. It follows that it is an evolutionary advantage to get their seeds away from the parent plant. If the seeds take root nearby they will.