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Synopsis: Lessons From a Continental Archipelago

Martin L. Cody

in Plants on Islands

Published by University of California Press

Published in print June 2006 | ISBN: 9780520247291
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520932722 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520247291.003.0009
Synopsis: Lessons From a Continental Archipelago

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This chapter provides an overview of the island biogeographic picture in Barkley Sound plants and points out where the more interesting population biology and ecology was found. It also summarizes the important points discussed throughout the book, including the dynamics of plant colonization and extinction, the M/W theory of island biogeography, coexistence and competition, adaptation, evolution, and conservation.

Keywords: Barkley Sound; colonization; extinction; island biogeography; coexistence; competition; adaption; evolution; conservation

Chapter.  7105 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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