Old fields : dynamics and restoration of abandoned farmland

Published
  • Washington : Island Press c2007
Physical description
1 online resource (346 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-61091-098-2
  • 1-59726-908-5
  • 1-4356-9977-7
Notes
  • "Society for Ecological Restoration International."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • Original electronic resource Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Ebrary eBook
Contents
  • 1. Why old fields? : the socioeconomic and ecological causes and consequences of land abandonment / Richard J. Hobbs and Viki A. Cramer -- pt. 1. Old fields and the development of ecological concepts -- 2. Old field succession : development of concepts / Richard J. Hobbs and Lawrence R. Walker -- 3. Old fields as complex systems : new concepts for describing the dynamics of abandoned farmland / Viki A. Cramer -- pt. 2. Case studies from around the world -- 4. Implications of land use history for natural forest regeneration and restoration strategies in Puerto Rico / Jess K. Zimmerman, T. Mitchell Aide, and Ariel E. Lugo -- 5. Processes affecting succession in old fields of Brazilian Amazonia / Gislene Ganade -- 6. Old field vegetation succession in the neotropics / Karen D. Holl -- 7. Patterns and processes of old field reforestation in Australian rain forest landscapes / Peter D. Erskine, Carla P. Catterall, David Lamb, and John Kanowski -- 8. Succession on the Piedmont of New Jersey and its implications for ecological restoration / Scott J. Meiners, Mary L. Cadenasso, and Steward T.A. Pickett -- 9. Succession and restoration in Michigan old field communities / Katherine L. Gross and Sarah M. Emery -- 10. Old field succession in central Europe : local and regional patterns / Karel Prach, Jan Lepš, and Marcel Rejmánek -- 11. Dynamics and restoration of abandoned farmland and other old fields in southern France / Pascal Marty, James Aronson, and Jacques Lepart -- 12. Land abandonment and old field dynamics in Greece / Vasilios P. Papanastasis -- 13. Old field dynamics on the dry side of the Mediterranean Basin : patterns and processes in semiarid southeast Spain / Andreu Bonet and Juli G. Pausas -- 14. Restoration of old fields in Renosterveld : a case study in a Mediterranean-type shrubland of South Africa / Cornelia B. Krug and Rainer M. Krug -- 15. Prospects for the recovery of native vegetation in western Australian old fields / Viki A. Cramer, Rachel J. Standish, and Richard J. Hobbs -- pt. 3. Synthesis : old field dynamics and restoration -- 16. Old field dynamics : regional and local differences, and lessons for ecology and restoration / Richard J. Hobbs and Viki A. Cramer.
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
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