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The Dynamical Processes of Biodiversity

Case Studies of Evolution and Spatial Distribution


Driven by the increasing necessity to define the biological diversity frame of widespread, endemic and threatened species, as well as by the stimulating chance to describe new species, the study of the evolutive and spatial dynamics is in constant execution. Systematic overviews, biogeographic and phylogenic backgrounds, species composition and distribution in restricted areas are focal topics of the 15 interesting independent chapters collected in this book, chosen to offer to the reader an overall view of the present condition in which our planet is.

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The Dynamical Processes of BiodiversityCase Studies of Evolution and Spatial DistributionEdited by Oscar Grillo

Published: December 2nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1830

ISBN: 978-953-307-772-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4394-9

Copyright year: 2011

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47537 Total Chapter Downloads

22 Crossref Citations

30 Web of Science Citations

80 Dimensions Citations


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1. Biodiversity and Evolution in the Vanilla Genus

By Gigant Rodolphe, Bory Séverine, Grisoni Michel and Besse Pascale


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2. The Origin of Diversity in Begonia: Genome Dynamism, Population Processes and Phylogenetic Patterns

By A. Dewitte, A.D. Twyford, D.C. Thomas, C.A. Kidner and J. Van Huylenbroeck


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3. Olive (Olea Europaea L.): Southern-Italian Biodiversity Assessment and Traceability of Processed Products by Means of Molecular Markers

By V. Alba, W. Sabetta, C. Summo, F. Caponio, R. Simeone, A. Blanco, A. Pasqualone and C. Montemurro


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4. Systematic Diversity of the Family Poaceae (Gramineae) in Chile

By Víctor L. Finot, Juan A. Barrera, Clodomiro Marticorena and Gloria Rojas


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5. Arboreal Diversity of the Atlantic Forest of Southern Brazil: From the Beach Ridges to the Paraná River

By Maurício Bergamini Scheer and Christopher Thomas Blum


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6. Structure and Floristic Composition in a Successional Gradient in a Cloud Forest in Chiapas, Southern Mexico

By Miguel Ángel Pérez-Farrera, César Tejeda-Cruz, Rubén Martínez-Camilo, Nayely Martínez-Meléndez, Sergio López, Eduardo Espinoza-Medinilla and Tamara Rioja-Paradela


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7. Spatial Patterns of Phytodiversity - Assessing Vegetation Using (Dis) Similarity Measures

By S. Babar, A. Giriraj, C. S. Reddy, G. Jurasinski, A. Jentsch and S. Sudhakar


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8. Marine Macrophytic Algae of the Western Sector of North Pacific (Russia)

By Olga N. Selivanova


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9. Fungal Diversity – An Overview

By Sara Branco


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10. Aquatic Fungi

By Wurzbacher Christian, Kerr Janice and Grossart Hans-Peter


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11. Mycoflora and Biodiversity of Black Aspergilli in Vineyard Eco-Systems

By Cinzia Oliveri and Vittoria Catara


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12. Biodiversity of Yeasts in the Gastrointestinal Ecosystem with Emphasis on Its Importance for the Host

By Vladimir Urubschurov and Pawel Janczyk


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13. Biodiversity of Trichoderma in Neotropics

By Lilliana Hoyos-Carvajal and John Bissett


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14. Genetic Diversity and Population Differentiation of Main Species of Dendrolimus (Lepidoptera) in China and Influence of Environmental Factors on Them

By Gao Baojia, Nangong Ziyan and Gao Lijie


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15. Biodiversity in a Rapidly Changing World: How to Manage and Use Information?

By Tereza C. Giannini, Tiago M. Francoy, Antonio M. Saraiva and Vera L. Imperatriz-Fonseca


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