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Plant Communities and Their Environment

Edited by Manuel Oliveira

University Tras os Montes Alto Douro (UTAD)

Co-editors:

Anabela Fernandes-Silva

University Tras os Montes Alto Douro (UTAD)

Feyza Candan

Manisa Celal Bayar Unıversity

This book presents different perspectives on how to understand the complex interaction between plants and the environment. Plant communities adapt to biotic and abiotic stresses with different mechanisms and understanding these phenomena provides the means to better manage our environment and to cultivate crops that better serve our needs.

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Plant Communities and Their EnvironmentEdited by Manuel Oliveira

Published: September 9th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.79940

ISBN: 978-1-78985-338-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-337-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-156-7

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

1657 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Plant Phenology and An Assessment of the Effects Regarding Heavy Metals, Nanoparticles, and Nanotubes on Plant Development: Runner Bean, Artichoke, and Chickpea Seedlings

By Feyza Candan

49

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2. Phenological Behaviour of Early Spring Flowering Trees

By Herminia García-Mozo

91

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3. Phenological Plasticity of Wild and Cultivated Plants

By Amber L. Hauvermale and Marwa N.M.E. Sanad

260

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4. Vegetation Dynamics. Natural versus Cultural and the Regeneration Potential. The Example of Sahara-Sahel

By Erhard Schulz, Aboubacar Adamou, Sani Ibrahim, Issa Ousseini and Ludger Herrmann

111

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5. Eastern Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans L.): A Bioindicator of Natural and Anthropogenic Stress in Fields and Forests

By Dean G. Fitzgerald, David R. Wade and Patrick Fox

203

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6. Responses of Community Structure, Productivity and Turnover Traits to Long-Term Grazing Exclusion in a Semiarid Grassland on the Loess Plateau of Northern China

By Jimin Cheng, Wei Li, Jishuai Su, Liang Guo, Jingwei Jin and Chengcheng Gang

242

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7. Aphid-Plant Interactions: Implications for Pest Management

By Sarwan Kumar

299

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8. Terroir Zoning: Influence on Grapevine Response (Vitis vinifera L.) at Within-vineyard and Between-Vineyard Scale

By Álvaro Martínez and Vicente D. Gómez-Miguel

233

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9. Major Natural Vegetation in Coastal and Marine Wetlands: Edible Seaweeds

By Ilknur Babahan, Birsen Kirim and Hamideh Mehr

173

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