Table of contents for Alpine plant life : functional plant ecology of high mountain ecosystems / Christian Korner.


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Plant ecology at high elevations.- The alpine life zone.- Alpine climate.- The climate plants experience.- Life under snow: protection and limitation.- Alpine soils.- Alpine treelines.- Climatic stress.- Water relations.- Mineral nu- trition.- Uptake and loss of carbon.- Carbon investments.- Growth dynamics.- Cell division and tissue formation.- Plant biomass production.- Plant reproduction.- Global change at high elevation.- References (with chapter annotation).- In- dex.- Color Plates.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mountain plants -- Ecology.
Mountain plants -- Ecophysiology.