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Old fields [electronic resource] : dynamics and restoration of abandoned farmland / edited by Viki A. Cramer and Richard J. Hobbs.

Contributor(s): Cramer, Viki A | Hobbs, R. J. (Richard J.) | Society for Ecological Restoration International.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Science and practice of ecological restoration: Publisher: Washington : Island Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (ix, 334 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781435699779 (electronic bk.); 1435699777 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Abandoned farms | Reclamation of land | Restoration ecology | SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental) | NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness | NATURE -- Ecology | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Old fields.DDC classification: 577.5/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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 Lep�s, and Marcel Rejm�anek -- 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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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 Lep�s, and Marcel Rejm�anek -- 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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