Biology and Ecology of Norway Spruce by Mark G. TjoelkerBiology and Ecology of Norway Spruce by Mark G. Tjoelker

Biology and Ecology of Norway Spruce

EditorMark G. Tjoelker, Adam Boratynski, Wladyslaw Bugala

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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This is a concise and comprehensive review of the biology, ecology, and management of Norway spruce. Written by 25 experts in the field, and richly illustrated, it integrates classic and contemporary literature. More than 2000 works are cited in the text, which highlights basic research and forestry practices in central and Eastern Europe. The huge range of topics covered includes the species' morphology, its physiology and nutrition, and its ecology.
Title:Biology and Ecology of Norway SpruceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:475 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0.27 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048172098

ISBN - 13:9789048172092

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Table of Contents

1. Paleorecord of Norway spruce; A. Srodon, K. Tobolski.- 2. Morphology; T. Przybylski.- 3. Taxonomy; W. Bugala.- 4. Geographic distribution; K. Boratynska.- 5. The Central European disjunctions in the range of Norway Spruce; A. Boratynski.- 6. Anatomy, embryology, and karyology. Bud structure and shoot development; A. Hejnowicz.- 7. Growth and nutrition. 7.1. Hormonal regulation of growth andd evelopment; S. Pukacka. 7.2. Mineral nutrition; H. Fober.- 8. Reproduction. 8.1. Reproductive development; W. Chalupka. 8.2. Vegetative propagation; W. Barzdajn.- 9. Genetics. 9.1. Provenance variation andinheritance; M. Giertych. 9.2. Biochemical genetics; L. Mejnartowicz, A. Lewandowski.- 10. Mycorrhiza. 10.1. The mycorrhizal status of Norway spruce; M.L. Rudawska. 10.2. Ectomycorrhizal symbiosis and environmental stresses; B. Kieliszewska-Rokicka.- 11. Outline of ecology. 11.1. Ecology; J. Modrzynski. 11.2. Community dynamics of Norway spruce; W. Danielewicz, P. Pawlaczyk.- 12. Tree health. 12.1. Major infectious diseases; M. Manka. 12.2. Bark beetles; J. Michalski.- 13. Silviculture of Norway Spruce; S. Szymanski.- 14. Norway spruce function in polluted environments. 14.1. Sensitivity to environmental pollution; P. Karolewski. 14.2. Effects of pollutants on needle and wood anatomy; A. Werner.-15.Wood properties and uses; J. Surminski.- References.- Authors' Index.- Index of Names of Organisms.- Subject Index.-

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Aus den Rezensionen:". Sehr gründlich wird in Kapitel 10 auf fast 40 Seiten die Mykorrhiza der Fichte mit schönen Farbabbildungen dargestellt. . Das Buch . ist sehr weitgehend auf die Verhältnisse in Polen abgestimmt, und man erfährt viel über die umfangreiche Behandlung der Fichte in der wissenschaftlichen Literatur dieses Landes. Das über 2.000 Titel umfassende Literaturverzeichnis legt davon Zeugnis ab. Neben dem Sachverzeichnis gibt es noch einen 16-seitigen Autoren-Index. Das Werk ist einwandfrei hergestellt und mit überwiegend guten Abbildungen versehen ." (Ernst Röhrig, in: Forstarchiv, 2007, Vol. 78, S. 231)