By Peter S. Eagleson
Published via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Special courses Series.
This is a study monograph and never a textbook. the following I display analytically how the saw, opposing, latitudinal gradients within the normal diversity and richness of neighborhood vascular land plant species are (outside the moist-tropical region, at the very least) pushed essentially via the neighborhood temporal and spatial variability of shortwave radiative flux on the cover most sensible. (The time period "richness" as used the following skill the neighborhood variety of various vascular land plant species limitless by means of the scale of the world sampled.) The hypotheses are simplistic yet are however convincingly actual in extratropical latitudes while verified opposed to observations over the continental land surfaces of the Northern Hemisphere, the one components confirmed here.
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Range and Richness of Vascular Land Plants: The Role of Variable Light (Special Publications) by Peter S. Eagleson