This volume defines a science of population biology for plants and other fixed organisms. The author describes the processes that determine the number of plants (and the number of plant parts) and examines:
the separate stages in ageneral model of population behavior
the ways in which individual plants interfere with each others growth and risk of death
aspects of the behavior of animals that influence or determine the size of plant populations.
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John Lander Harper (1925 - 2009) was a British biologist, specializing in ecology and plant population biology. He worked in the Department of Agriculture, Oxford, and then as Professor of Botany in the University of North Wales. His books include Population Biology of Plants (1977) and Ecology, Individuals, Populations and Communities (1986). He served as president of the British Ecological Society (1967) and of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (1993-1995). He was a fellow of the Royal Society from 1978 and a member of its Council from 1987 89. He also received many honours for his work on ecology and plant population: he won the Eminent Ecologist Award of the Ecological Society of America in 1984, and received the Royal Society s Darwin award in 1990. He received the Millennium Botany Award in 1999.Review:
"This is a remarkable book...will be a source for years to come."
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